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Old 25 February 2008, 16:12   #21
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Iam jealous thats a very very nice toy . Iam almost tempted to sell my yam fazer for one of those . In fact if we have another wet summer I probably will .

have you managed to find a new tohatsu 50 . I got the impression that although there are none available there must be some kept back for the zap cat racers .
I am getting my whole package from Ceasar Marine, Nauti Bouy got them in touch with me (Yes, they rang me.. probably because they knew theyd make a sale!). They are sorting out everything. They are supplying the boat, trailer and engine. It's the basic carb 50hp pull-start. Bullet proof and not much to go wrong!

I've been harping on about getting a toy for ages now. All my mates have Jetski's and while they're fun, you get bored of them quick and they cost a fortune to run, so I went with something a little different! I'll upload some more pics when she arrives
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Old 25 February 2008, 17:22   #22
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I am getting my whole package from Ceasar Marine, Nauti Bouy got them in touch with me (Yes, they rang me.. probably because they knew theyd make a sale!). They are sorting out everything. They are supplying the boat, trailer and engine. It's the basic carb 50hp pull-start. Bullet proof and not much to go wrong!

I've been harping on about getting a toy for ages now. All my mates have Jetski's and while they're fun, you get bored of them quick and they cost a fortune to run, so I went with something a little different! I'll upload some more pics when she arrives

Yes i fancied a jetski untill i hired one on holiday , it didn't do much for me at all .

Iam not far from ceasar marine if you are coming over to collect it , so if you feel the need to test it before you take it home ,just incase , I know just the place .

iam sure they are keeping a supply of tohasu's just for this package because ceasar said they didn't have any last summer and couldn't get any when i enquired about a surfcat package .
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Old 25 February 2008, 18:02   #23
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Yes i fancied a jetski untill i hired one on holiday , it didn't do much for me at all .

Iam not far from ceasar marine if you are coming over to collect it , so if you feel the need to test it before you take it home ,just incase , I know just the place .

iam sure they are keeping a supply of tohasu's just for this package because ceasar said they didn't have any last summer and couldn't get any when i enquired about a surfcat package .
I'm having it delivered. No need to go over and inspect as it's a new package. I've been told that the cat has been put away into storage away from the public eye since i've bought it, just waiting on an engine to arrive, shouldn't be more than a week. They say that they don't order the engine until they get a deposit so they obviously don't have them in stock
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I'm having it delivered. No need to go over and inspect as it's a new package. I've been told that the cat has been put away into storage away from the public eye since i've bought it, just waiting on an engine to arrive, shouldn't be more than a week. They say that they don't order the engine until they get a deposit so they obviously don't have them in stock
I wonder if they are available for export only or something .

Whatever you are a lucky boy and I reckon there will be lots more jetski's being sold when your mates see the zapcat
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How about a 4.7 m SIB (with Orca 866 hypalon) like this? This one is rated for up to 80hp. It's also available in 5.3m & 4.2m versions.














Tuber, I just caught a hold of your post on this thread, out boating while it's snowing? Man you must have anti freeze in your veins... I don't think even Stoo would do something like that... Then again, maybe he would... You Canucks are hardcore!!!
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I was lucky enough to race one in Portugal as a "Guest" driver, they are an absolute hoot! The first thing we did was go for 3 or 4 miles down the coast to find some waves to jump, the tiller takes some holding onto with a tuned race prop I can tell you! They corner like nothing else except maybe a circuit cat.

Make sure the pressures are correct as that will seriously affect the handling, and get a bungy fitted to the tiller to compensate for the pull from the prop - that's it!
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I was lucky enough to race one in Portugal as a "Guest" driver, they are an absolute hoot! The first thing we did was go for 3 or 4 miles down the coast to find some waves to jump, the tiller takes some holding onto with a tuned race prop I can tell you! They corner like nothing else except maybe a circuit cat.

Make sure the pressures are correct as that will seriously affect the handling, and get a bungy fitted to the tiller to compensate for the pull from the prop - that's it!

Thanks for the tips. I got a bungee cord fitted at the dealers, for the sake of 25 it saves me having to get it done another time

Any idea what pressure I should have the tubes at? The manufacturer says 3.2psi. I have a small pressure gauge that came with another small inflatable I have - I don't know if it will fit or not

Are they really as nuts as everyone says they are? Would you believe i've never even seen one in the flesh, yet i've bought one!
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Thanks for the tips. I got a bungee cord fitted at the dealers, for the sake of 25 it saves me having to get it done another time

Any idea what pressure I should have the tubes at? The manufacturer says 3.2psi. I have a small pressure gauge that came with another small inflatable I have - I don't know if it will fit or not

Are they really as nuts as everyone says they are? Would you believe i've never even seen one in the flesh, yet i've bought one!
Good idea on the bungy!

The "Kicker" which is the smaller tube that the boat rides on needs to be one pressure and the "Tubes" are another - the manufacturers will know better than me!

They are completely insane, and you can even take friends out for a ride, go to the beach etc and they don't fall over stood still!
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WEll i'm a guy that's true to my word (to myself!)

Just picked up the Thundercat from the port, it was a damn long drive, but she's now sitting at the local boat club just waiting to be run in

Will get pics early next week when I get her in the water
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