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Old 28 September 2004, 16:20   #11
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Is this a Solent ?

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i think the clue is TOHATSU on the side of the tatty rib in the picture
oh god i laughed so loud at that i think i bust a rib ,take it your not a lover of the phantom hull that was is used by Tohatsu and Solent ribs then or do you not like Solent ribs .
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Old 28 September 2004, 16:30   #12
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Hi Paul
Never met you but with your sence of humour we would get on like a house on fire.My heart sunk when I read your post,I'm glad I scrolled down to read the last bit other wise I would have burst into tears.
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Old 28 September 2004, 17:26   #13
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Tim, sorry but I couldn't resist it.

Yes the Solent/Tohatsu is an excellent hull which is very easily driven by even medium powered engines resulting in good fuel consumption figures or a very high top speed as we have seen with the original Tohatsu tests by RI and the later Solents with the 1.7 Mercruiser. If I was in the market for a 6 - 7m rib then I would be visiting Lee. Shame he has such a long waiting list, but that must say something for design.

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Old 28 September 2004, 17:30   #14
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Think he has two moulds running now to reduce waiting time am over there on Thursday will find out and let you know they are a great hull whatever the arguement as to what is what see ya
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Old 28 September 2004, 17:34   #15
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thats is correct 2 of em
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Old 28 September 2004, 18:58   #16
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and they are well made and i think they represent good value
You told me that they were very arse end twitchy.

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Old 29 September 2004, 02:26   #17
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Old 29 September 2004, 08:09   #18
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You told me that they were very arse end twitchy.

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Yep they are just like the Tohatsus in the rough wnen you are loading the power on. Broken anything lately? I don't think they are the best boats out there (it's Tim Griffin that says that) but they are a good price and well made
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Old 29 September 2004, 08:16   #19
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Old 29 September 2004, 09:01   #20
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Nice one Nick Never miss an oporterunity for a good laugh
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