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    1997 Shuttlecraft + sl780.

    Hi all, I have a few questions that need answered. I have a 1996 Polaris sl780. I am thinking off getting a 1997 shuttlecraft jetsport for it. This the link http://www.boattrader.com/listing/19...sport-99114548. And here is my question,
    1) is my SL 780 powerful enough to run this shuttlecraft?
    2) the shuttlecraft have SLT 3 printed on it, I don't know if it was meant for a SLT. What is the different between a SLT and a SL?
    3) Is the hull for SLT 780 and SL 780 the same, I meant size and measurement.
    Thanks , and btw I am only getting it for $800, I think the price is ok.


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    The SL is a 2 person and shorter then the SLT that is a 3 person ski,I think there is about a 2 foot differance in length. I wouldn't expect a 780 would be powerful enough to move it like you'd want. I'm guessing top speed might be in the 30-35 mph range, but that all depends on how many people, weight your loaded with. What ski did they use before on it? Not alot of people on here have used one before that I've ever seen. You might want to post in the "open discussion" area,were all the brands of skis are talked about.

    I really don't know if the SLT printed on it is referring to model made for or not.

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    I missed this one. I had a shuttlecraft that i bought with my sl900. It was a lot of fun and could hit about 40-45 with 2 riders on the shuttlecraft. I sold It thinking I dont need this thing. I wish I would have kept it now to take the dogs for rides You need to make sure the rails will fit your ski. It wont be fast but a lot of fun with your 780. It is a lot of extra strain on the engine though.

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    Slt's are about a foot longer and a few inches wider

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    Quote Originally Posted by BryanP View Post
    Slt's are about a foot longer and a few inches wider
    So I guess this shuttlecraft can't fix for my sl780 then...
    By the way 25mph will be enough for me.

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    Btw, how do we register the shuttlecraft? Can it use my jet ski register number?

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    We had seperate registration numbers. You can probably still find rails to fit the sl hull. Should measure the rails on the shuttlecraft. You might be able to use spacers behind to make a tighter fit for the SL hull. They are nice for carrying extra gas. The side compartments were very deep and spacious. Plus it rides nice in the heavy chop.

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    I dont think I need to register the shuttle by itself as it does not have a motor

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