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Old 23 May 2013, 16:00   #11
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Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
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Old 23 May 2013, 16:20   #12
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Boat name: BlueTube
Make: XS500
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury Opti 75hp
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Thanks for the info Nos4r2 ..... Learn something everyday!

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Old 24 May 2013, 02:42   #13
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Boat name: Hullabaloo
Make: Humber
Length: 8m +
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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.

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Old 24 May 2013, 02:54   #14
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Boat name: Beretta
Make: Ballistic
Length: 6m +
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Originally Posted by Budgie1 View Post
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, 01:14   #15
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Make: Oceans
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