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Old 23 May 2013, 17:00   #11
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Pic here:-
It's the way the chines come back downwards.
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Old 23 May 2013, 17:20   #12
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Old 24 May 2013, 03:42   #13
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Hi, We have three Ballistic 5.5m Ribs on the Dry Stack. One has a 75hp E-Tec, one has a 90hp E-tec and one has a 115hp E-tec. Having driven all three I think they are great little boats and perfect for The Solent. The 115 can be a bit of a handfull!!!! I believe the 5.5's were not hypalon tubes but the others in the range are.

By the way, just sold one for 12,500 details here Ballistic 5.5m RIB For Sale
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Old 24 May 2013, 03:54   #14
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Steve .... Please excuse my ignorance but what is 'reverse scallop'? Never heard that term before
Id never heard it either until I started to look into the Ballistic range, some people / testers use this phrase to describe the shape of the hull and the chines.
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Old 25 May 2013, 02:14   #15
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