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Hello everyone, I am new to this forum. I am a senior engineering student in my final semester. My design team chose a new atv design as our senior project. We plan to design and build a go-kart which can go from land to water back to land on its own power. It would still operate on land as a typical go-kart does, perhaps with larger tires; we are adding a large fan to make it operate like a fan boat on the water, and of course a water tight base with enough buoyancy to keep it afloat. Part of our project is we have to prove there's a market for our design. So, my question here today is if this vehicle were on the market, would you be interested in buying it?

Thanks for your help :)

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as long as it was priced lower than a loaded can-am :laugh:

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Oh, yeah! The quad ski. Maybe something a bit more rugged than this. Must be 4WD, low and reverse gears. Needs 4-wheeler land speed. Dosent have to be as fast on as a jet ski on water. Just stable and powerful enough to go up river.

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i agree Tim, i think (judging from the videos) its much more a jet ski than quad.

the coolest thing i ever drove from land into water was this amphibious. when i was in my teens, i worked on an island (Nicholson Island Who knows about Nicholson Island? : Prince Edward County News countylive.ca) that was used for hunting for the famous and wealthy. they had 2 of these beasts ... and that car is bad a$$ !!

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