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    Polaris SLX Pro 785 VS SeaDoo (2003) RXP

    Has anyone ever raced their PRO 785 against one of these machines? How did it compare. I am assuming the PRO has a much better power to weight ratio, but still interested if anyone has ever actually raced one. and what the outcome was, from the hole shot to wide open down the lake?


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    I race both my 785 pro and my 2006 rxp supercharged ski in Region 5 here in Texas, the pro turns better on the tight buoys, and is pretty quick on the hole shot, but it only tops out at 60 mph and the rxp now tops out at 79-80
    they are in 2 different race classes,
    The big RXP cuts thru the rough chop better and is a smoother ride, it just a bigger all around ski, and after 12 laps on the 785 pro your arms are pretty beat,
    I am going to use the RXP for Endurance this year, and race the pro back in the 800cc limited class,

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    I raced my buddy on my 1010 verses his RXP....I was spinning out of the hole bad because I didn't have the right prop in so we were neck and neck the whole time. Now that I have the right one, I know I would kill him from the holeshot all the way up top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hyoctane23 View Post
    I raced my buddy on my 1010 verses his RXP....I was spinning out of the hole bad because I didn't have the right prop in so we were neck and neck the whole time. Now that I have the right one, I know I would kill him from the holeshot all the way up top.

    Make sure you get a video of it and post it in the Sea Doo section!!!!!!

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    For a 15 year old boat the 785 does very well in CC trim.

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    I'D RATHER SWEAT THAN SHIVER hyoctane23's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by BryanP View Post
    Make sure you get a video of it and post it in the Sea Doo section!!!!!!
    I wish I could but he sold it

    He is also 145 lbs and I am 230 so keep that in mind too!!

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    I can't wait to triple pipe my Pro 1200 so I can go beat on some newer skis

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    Quote Originally Posted by BryanP View Post
    I can't wait to triple pipe my Pro 1200 so I can go beat on some newer skis
    I have some local seadoo guys that I love given them a run on the 900. Its just fun thinking they are running twice the horsepower and have a little trouble catching up untill we hit the rough water. I just love my 900 was only $2000 many years ago and they have to take out a second mortgage for the seadoo's.

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    I know the Polaris 3 cylinder domestic skis are as fast as any of the N/A 4 strokes out there now, except for maybe the VXR.

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