Hell some of the go fast bass boats are not hitting the speeds that popular mass produced brand owners will claim. 2012 Triton TR18 2012 Triton TR18, 150 Hp Mercury 4 Stroke with warranty till 2015, Motor Guide 24 volt trolling motor, 2 bank battery charger, Lowrance Mark X5 graph, stainless steel prop, triton trailer. Never caught a fish running faster than about 25 mph. Looks like you are about right. - Large gear storage compartment that extends under front deck to bow. For additional consumer assurance, Triton includes a 3-year warranty on most watercraft items and a lifetime warranty on the boat’s hull. also, the power of the motor. Garage kept, like new. Triton 189 TRX / 175 Merc . I am going in the morning to order one from my locale dealer . I have a Nitro 800 lxs with a merc xr6 150 and I'm running 70 mph (gps) and expecting mid 70's with some future upgrades. I have a 2008 Mercury 150 EFI on a TR186 Triton. 2017 Triton 18 TX, Speed, performance and lots of fishing room combine in the 18 TX, a great-looking package that will get you to the fish fast thanks to the 115-horsepower rating. This 150-rated 18-footer sports Triton's legendary high performance hull for unbelievable acceleration and blistering top-end speed! she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. Cheap, light, scary, chine walking piece of junk! which does not include passengers, aftermarket boating accessories, or fuel. The Triton 20 TrX, powered by a Mercury 250-hp Pro XS outboard, had a top speed of 73 mph in our performance test. I'm looking for some info from owners or guys that have been around a Triton 18 TRX . 1998 Triton (TN) TR18 . The boat seats will need to be repaired also. this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. I GPS about 58 with a full gas tank, tournament load, and myself. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. just curios what other 18 class boats are running. With the Margay and Sabre being mid 60s and the Z7 and 118 realistically topping out at about 58 - 60. No nitro with 150 hp is hitting 70 anywhere but on the trailer. 59-61 depending on conditions and load. Would the triton … I've hit about 64-65 by myself. $20995 or $198 per month. 1997 Triton (TN) TR18 This Triton (TN) outboard bass boat has a fiberglass hull, is 17.83 feet long and 91 inches wide at the widest point. Find Triton 18x2 boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. I have gotten 62 out of my Triton 18 Pro with the 150 Pro xs. Still a little bit left, but not much. Now with a fresh rebuild and the newly added paralift jackplate so after a good break-in I will be once again shootin to break 80mph! Boating’s Boats of the Year 2000-2020. Boats. Triton 21 TRX. '03 Skeeter TZX-190 w/ VMAX 150. After an hour break-in by the operators manual the boat would only hit 62 mph at 5200 rpm. I love my boat especially for the price, all the new fiberglass boats are beautiful machines I just can't afford to spend the price they go for. It was an 18' death trap that would do over 90 if you had the nerve. That is 1/4 tank gas, just me and 1 rod and a bag of flukes. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. What are your opinions on the Triton 179 TRX? Catering to the sport fishing boat market, Triton Boats provides an extensive variety of fiberglass and aluminum hull boats. ... By raising it you can achieve a higher top speed. I did it most recently with just me but I can do it with 2. I've got a 06 legend 186 with a 200 opti with full tourny load and full tank gas and just me I run about 72 with some one with me it runs 69 when conditons are right I've had it to 74! I run a 99 TR-18 with Merc 150 efi and and get about 56-58 fully loaded with 2 people. I just took my 2016 18 TRX with 200 Mercury Optimax Pro XS for its maiden voyage/break-in run. Opinions please, on outboard engines. New Atlas reports that two main thrusters and two vertical "vertran" thrusters that produce a maximum of 12.5 kW each to reach a top speed of three … Sorry forgot to mention.... it's a Johnson 120 great compression fresh rebuild and not sure on the prop.... whatever came standard. The motor runs, but needs some work. 97 18' 9" Ranger 461VS with no jack plate and 175 Mariner Magnum EFI will hit 68 when I'm by myself with about 1/2 fuel load. Top speed 80 m.p.h. On Board With: Rusty Van Ranch and the Tugski Boat. See how we continue redefining our own industry setting standards with the best manufacturing processes. Google: allison bass boat with 150 mercury four stroke. However, twice it has run perfectly with … Sure was fun! 61 with 2 people and a load is great for that setup , my sabre with me and no load will hit 66 and 62 with a load. If I take the trim up to just under cavitation, I will see 5100RPM with no change in speed. ... who commissioned a Triton 36,000/2 sub for a … lol. 2005 17.6 strados 275 pro xl 115 johnson loaded two people 50, Only had it to 5500rpm once , but my '97 Javelin 379 with a 150 Evinrude Intruder with two people, 1/4 tank gas and tackle hit 68 speedo, probably about 62 GPS. My 86 tidecraft would run 72 GPS with a stock 150hp. This is a 1700# hull and it runs about the same as most 18 footers with a 150. Triton built the first wood-free bass boat in 1996. Latest. I had a Tidecraft Wildfire in the early 90's that would hit 75 with a Merc 150 and a 27p prop. I don't know where it is now, but I hope everyone lived to tell about it. The weight of the boat is 1175 lbs. Re: Triton 18 explorer [ Re: chunkin ] #8230123 11/15/12 02:18 AM I think that with a fresh Trophy or 25 Pro-V I could still hit 60. Triton builds seven TrX models from 17’ to 21’ (5.18 m to 6.40 m). Copyright © 2000-2020 BassBoat Central Inc. All rights reserved. Recreational fishermen find this boat to be perfect for the entire family. If you're still having problems resetting your password, Mercury - 2.0/ 2.4/ 2.5 Liter High Performance, Mercury - 3 Liter & 3 Liter High Performance, Wanted to Buy - Other Than Fishing Tackle. Five Years of Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive. BBCBoards is the leading online community for Bass Boat connections. This is my educated guess based on research - Fastest current models of 18 foot boats with 150s are approx in order - Basscat Margay and Sabre, Phoenix 618, Triton 18 Pro (not xs), Skeeter zx190, then the heavier 18'8" boats Stratos VLO, Triton 18xs, Nitro Z7 and Ranger 118. I run skeeter 18-6 with 150 merc 2002 and I run right at what you are . Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! Now i know the nitro z7(z18) will get me going 55-60. View 147 photos, features and a detailed description. Sounds like you got it dialed in those are impressive numbers, 19 ft ranger 461 vs 150 johnson fast strike...hyd jack plate 56 mph loaded. The 19 TrX is built on the same design as our full-sized rigs with a complete roster of tournament-ready features. Now, this one-ton pickup comes with a 2.5-liter option and a 3.6-liter V-6 option. Gear & Gadgets on the Texas Fishing and Outdoors Show, http://www.riveratackle.net/SonarSock.php, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiI-UfMEUw0, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3, Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003. That sounds about right. The 1998, TR18 is a 17.83 foot outboard boat. My worry is that the triton with the 115 wont get me going at ideal speeds. I have a 1996 19'6" Nitro 896 with a 1997 Mercury 150 EFI. Bob Davis - TX 1998 Triton TR18 DC w/150 Evinrude 10/30: Likes: - Large, long, deep rod boxes, lighted, with rod organizer on port side box and both carpeted where you can't see to the bow. check out the. Cause You Can Bet I'm Not Getting Too Far From The Boat Just To Have To Paddle Back! I had a Laser LTV bassboat back in the early 90's with a 200 merc that was faster than my Bullet or the Allison I have now. '14 Triton 18XS 150 Optimax Pro XS Fortrex 80. I can go 32mph in my 17.5 foot bass tracker with a 50hp two stroke mercury. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. My boats longer than this thread allows but I have been 74 with a stock 150 Optimax in just the right conditions. Triton says the majority of these models are sold with the Mercury 250 Pro XS outboard. Plenty fast for fun fishing, not so good for tourneys. 82 champion 184, 96 johnson 175 fast strike (with a few mods), 24 raker worked by steve, 8" hyd jackplate, and I can get 69-70 empty, loaded with 2 and lots of tackle about 65-66 gps. Unlike these nitro's and legends I will prove it. 25" prop. 1998 TR18 Triton with 2000 Mercury 135 Opti MaxTwo Stroke 136 hours. I could get 62 63 with my partner. The air-conditioned sub has a top speed of three knots and enough air and battery for undersea excursions lasting more than 10 hours. I just had a 6inch jack plate installed on my tr18. The TR186 is stable boat, top speed w/150 approx 62 with my set up. Early to bed early to rise fish all day and make up lies!! A lot of guys have a friend or a friend or a buddy with a special hull etc but reality often disproves the claims. Currently running a 23 Pro-V and 57.4 GPS was attained about 2 hours ago. Will check engine height and have made sure talons are as high as the brackets allow. I have a cheewaawaa that can beat up your pit bull! About 55 with a partner and all his gear. I have a 93 charger 17'3 and I only get like 45 loaded with 2 pple 1/2 tank and tackle.... guess I better look I to that....something seems off, Yeah, Well My 198- Something John Boat Will Do 2-3 Mph (Just My Best Guess) With Another Person, Tackle And Paddles. Hummingbird Helix 7 electronics on bow and Lowrance x28 in the console plus Helix 5 on Ram Mount. 25 PowerTech 4 blade, 6" jackplate, Lowrance Elite7 Touch, Motorguide X5 73#. The Triton 21 TRX Elite (package) is a 21' bass boat designed for the serious fisherman whose mission focuses around competitive tournaments and high-speed performance. Lancaster, Kentucky. 70.1 mph @ 5800 rpm gps. just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. Great condition.Minn Kota Fortrex 24 Volt trolling motor. 18' Ranger Dual console 12" Paralift jackplate has run 78.4 mph GPS. Like the rest of the industry, we are experiencing inventory shortages due to COVID-19. By The Boating Tech Team. It is usually very slow coming out of the hole and top speed is around 48 with little gas, no gear, and 1 person (I have read it should run around 60 with gear and people). Drop your buddy, water and gas and you might get 65 out of here. just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. It would probably do 65-66 solo and light. And While You're Running Across The Lake At 80 Mph, I'm Gonna Be Fishing. Equipped with the powerful Mercury OPTIMAX PRO XS 250 and a top speed of 74 - 80 mph. It has been sitting for a while. I have ran a 26 Fury with no speed and a 27 TP at 73.3 gps but it takes a long time to get there." @ 5000 rpm with:- calm conditions, just myself, 28 rods and assorted tackle, 1/2 tank of gas, my lunch (5lbs including ice and fluids!) Triton 20 TrX: Mission “Designed to perform, built to fish” is Triton’s byline for the TrX Series. I'm getting 50-55, My 13 skeeter zx190 with an hpdi 175 full of fuel, tackle and 400lbs. depends on the conditions of the water, the wind, and the amount of mass on the boat. We've enhanced the interior with bigger decks, a roomier console and greater storage capacity, and it's filled with pro-level features. And how long does new Optimax inject additional oil? 2021. My top speed is about 32mph. "Wanting to gain a little speed with a different prop. Questions What hp would you recommend? My 19 foot boat goes 85.6. My nitro will back up its 70 mph passes with a half tank of gas and full of tackle and rods. @MH, Same boat (Crest Tritoon), Same Engine (Mercury 150 Opti), Same Prop (Mirage Plus SS 15 3/4 x 15P) sees 5300RPM. I sold my 150 and now have a 125 for better gas mileage. I like the 4 strokes that I've heard. Can't happen no matter if your boat is made out of balsa wood and you weigh 34lbs. Boats. HAH! Triton Tr-18 with 150 HP Johnson Motor - $2500 (Troy, Texas) I have a 1998 Triton Tr-18 Boat, Motor and Trailer for sale. Don't make sense to me, but it always has. Prop slip calculators will show the "real" speeds possible. The triton would come with a 115 merc and the nitro would be a 150 merc. The 4.9 HP Triton LI sports a 1.4-gallon fuel tank, an extended body length of 74.4 inches, and a dry weight of 207 lbs. Wish the 18.8 was a 20.0 footer on big water. I am looking at a Triton x18 aluminum boat. Some claimed boatspeeds you see on the internet or simply not attainable due to physics. this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. Worth of me and a buddy has seen 63mph at 5400rpm gps. she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. Maintain your Triton boat with a cover from BoatCoversDirect.com. Triton's 21 TRX is a highly fishable platform with racer's instincts. I tried for more trim but she started chine walking. A person involved with this project told me they were pulling a 26 or 28 prop WOT at 77 MPH. Made for traveling or storage, our covers will last for years to come. Our test boat had the motor mounted on a 6” (15.2cm) jackplate and it … The 19 TrX is brimming with features while delivering legendary Triton performance in a compact package. Skeeter SX 186 with 150 VMax. If this is your first visit, be sure to My old Champion 181 with a 150 merc would run 57-60 GPS fully loaded with gear and 2 people with a 23 tempest. Pre-owned 2010 Triton TR-18 bass fishing boat (92 hrs) for sale in Southside, Alabama (near Birmingham). Find Triton 18 Trx boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. The 206 Allure achieved a WOT speed of 59 mph (94.9 kph) at 5900 rpm from the Mercury 250-hp 4-stroke. Request Price Seller Anglers Outpost 24. I don't fish and need to find a new home for the boat. Re: Top Speed with a Tritoon I saw 33GPS/mph, 4900 RPM at WOT with just me and 23 gallons of fuel. Will engine get stronger as it runs a few more hours? A perfect competitor to 187 diesel horsepower of the Triton. I can now get around 50. Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! Usually its higher 60's. This is fully loaded with two people. New it would run 63.8 with a 23 Trophy or a 25 Yamaha Pro-V These days about 57.4 is all I can swing with the old gal. MAN CAN SHE FLY! Anyone that attended the recent Miami Boat Show could have watched a 19'2" ALLISON XB with the NEW 150 Mercury Four Stroke exceed 75. The boat weighs approximately 1175 pounds with an empty fuel tank and without any gear or passengers. Chris - OK: 00 Triton TR22 00 225 Evinrude Boats. Could've squeezed more if I took out extra tackle weight, anchors and stuff then dialed it in. a minimal wind and of course a … In a package deal. More Boats. 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