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Old 09 September 2014, 16:12   #1
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Etec, Love-Hate-Love.........?

Whatever one's opinion, I question whether I've could've put anything on the back of our VM7 that would've had as much fizz.
With the 4 blade Cyclone the grip, instant power and throttle response is very,very impressive.

We came out of the Helford river yesterday eve and headed back to Fal into a head 1-2m slightly confused swell. We were cracking along at 30knts+ just playing with it. There was enough in reserve to either launch it of ease it on through. Very satisfying.

I'm not gonna tell anyone that it's the best 250 in the World or to go buy one, but for me, it's bloody great!
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Old 09 September 2014, 16:20   #2
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To be fair, I get the same feeling with the Opti. I don't reckon there's much between them apart from the Opti sound
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Like old Fords. they go faster when they are about to go bang..Etec..And then it stopped because the wind was in the wrong direction or an injector had man flu or the flywheel weights came off or or
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Like old Fords. they go faster when they are about to go bang..Etec..And then it stopped because the wind was in the wrong direction or an injector had man flu or the flywheel weights came off or or
It's a shame that you felt the need to post this, but don't worry, nobody will be angry with you, we're all here for you, whenever you need us.
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Ha Ha .. I'm surprised you did with the love Hate bit, you love em, I hate em.. Its a public forum. if you don't like the responses don't post them..Anyway why did you post it considering the bashing they seem to get but I suppose you need to bring attention to your plight.Enjoy your etec!!
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Ha Ha .. I'm surprised you did with the love Hate bit, you love em, I hate em.. Its a public forum. if you don't like the responses don't post them..Anyway why did you post it considering the bashing they seem to get but I suppose you need to bring attention to your plight.Enjoy your etec!!
Maybe he felt the need to refine his Trolling Technique a touch. Do you think he'll draw any suckers in?
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its funny, i had a dig at a guys etec just the other week, which he then started to defend (as i expected!) until his son reminded him of two that they knew of that had blown up, and then they both started talking about the problems they had with theirs, priceless!
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To be fair, I get the same feeling with the Opti. I don't reckon there's much between them apart from the Opti sound
I like the Etec as it's quiet but do miss the Opti BARK when it leaves the water
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I hate em..
No you don't. You no more hate Etecs than you do Osprey ribs. It's people that you hate and as a part of your hatred of certain people, you seek to rubbish whatever they own. It's an old, obvious and slightly sad forum practice in which you specialise.

Don't worry, none of your targets take it personally, a troubled childhood perhaps?
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I like the Etec as it's quiet but do miss the Opti BARK when it leaves the water
JV launched our's out of the Helford the other eve, with just him and a mate onboard. I was stood on the Ferryboat pontoon. It sounded pretty good.
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