Hobbico Reef Racer II RTR EP Boat
This is the Hobbico Reef Racer 2 Deep-Vee ready-to-run electric powered boat kit.
The super-quick vee-hull Reef Racer 2 comes complete and ready to run, with a durable hull and prepainted hatch, with factory-applied decals there's even a painted driver figure! The Reef Racer 2 offers quick response and "turn-on-a-dime" handling even at top speeds. Easily removable watertight covers that protect the electronics equipment and the Reef Racer 2's self-righting hull design ensure non-stop action! With its amazing maneuverability, the Reef Racer 2 is perfect for swimming pools, small ponds and lakes!
Features an ABS molded pre-joined and pre-painted deep-vee type hull with detailed deck and driver figure, pre-applied decals, self-righting hull desing automatically recovers from rolls and flips. Water cooled 380 size motor. Forward only electronic speed control. The rubber sealed hatch secures with two twist-on latches.
Includes a water proof receiver box, 1x1.58 nylon propeller, 2-channel AM pistol grip radio with one mini servo, 6 cell 1100mAh NiMH battery pack, 30 minute 12V field battery charger,boat stand and illustrated instructions.
Color of hull is different depending on radio channel.
Requires 8 AA batteries not included
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- Fun while it lasted #2 Review by Rob
The boat was a blast for 15 mins. Never got wet on the inside and not the servo does not work. I went back to HP to exchange and they said I have to call the manufacture about warranty... BS.
I buy parts from my local HP every few days and the entire staff knows me. I have many RC Cars, Boats , Heli's... I know what I am doing. Why they wont offer customer service and trade it our is beyond me.
Thumbs down for HP. (Posted on 4/16/14)
- 5 stars after some "tweaks" but LOTS of fun and great value! Review by The Dr.
Antenna tip. Rather than folding the antenna end over and putting the silicone cap on, I made a pinhole through the silicone cap and ran the antenna THROUGH that. Snug, very waterproof and antenna isn't folded. Also, put a drop of glue where the antenna rod exits the boat as getting rolled over in the waves and hitting the sand can pull it out (bad) and water comes in (worse). Just stuff I learned and now you don't have to (:-D)
Remember, you really shouldn't run it in salt water, but I DO and it's a BLAST! Just clean boat very thoroughly and wipe Xmtr antenna before collapsing to get any salt spray off of it. I'm going to HP and get another battery! (Posted on 7/12/13)
- fun while it lasts Review by consumer brad
- pool fun Review by Mom