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GSX480 Gas Sport Hydroplane Kit w/ cowling

Availability: In stock

Only 18 left

Regular Price: $265.00

Special Price $225.25

Quick Overview

Welcome to the future of GAS Sport Hydroplane racing. The all new ML Boatworks GSX480 Gas Sport Hydroplane is one impressive machine. With over a year on the design table, we talked to top racers around the world and listened to their needs. The final product left no stone unturned, and the way this boat runs shows it paid off! This boat is ready to hit the race course and stake its claim. This boat is fast and stable not only in calm water, but also in rough and windy conditions. With this 48" hydroplane- just pull the trigger, hold it wide open!



This hull also uses new Truss Frame Technology, or TFT, available no where else but ML Boatworks. What is TFT you ask? It is an aircraft ply-lite ply-aircraft ply truss system, allowing the inner "forward to aft" structural frames to be widened out to around 7.5" while increasing overall integrity vs. the competitions 5" opening. This extra width allows for access behind the 5" built-in engine rails WITHOUT the need to remove the deck sheeting. This means no need to stress about mounting your motor in the wrong position and not being able to access blind nuts after your model is built. It also means more room for the carb and tuned pipe, a wider radio box area, and also more usable transom width to push the rudder over an inch wider to the right getting it even more in line with the turn fin. Locating the rudder this far other increases stability in the turns around a race course, and stabilizes emergency left hand turning. These benefits will astound builders who have dealt with 5" openings in the past.



With its rock solid platform, you will be able to harness all the available power from your wildest 26-36cc gas engine. This boat is sized properly for the IMPBA and NAMBA gas sport hydroplane classes, and it also fits the S and T FE power glasses for sport hydroplane (FE cowling available soon). Available as a complete kit with all wood frames, outside sheeting, and basswood sticks. A white gel coated fiberglass cowling is now included standard! A pdf instruction manual is available upon request.










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    Included items:

    *A white gel coated fiberglass cowling is now standard!

    *Full wood kit with all internal framing, exterior sheeting, basswood sticks, quarter round, and dowels

    Hardware Recommended:

    *Speedmaster .60 Rudder

    *Speedmaster standard round bottom hydroplane Strut

    *Virginia Craftsman ( rcracerva@yahoo.com ) Gas Sport Turn Fin

    Length: 48"

    Optional items for the GSX480 kit:

    *A beautiful laser cut boat stand kit is available for this hull, kit # SHS-480. (Stand requires 3/4" dowel rods and are not included). See under the RC Boat Stands section.

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