just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. As Long As Were Both Paddling. I run a 99 TR-18 with Merc 150 efi and and get about 56-58 fully loaded with 2 people. It has been sitting for a while. I am looking at a Triton x18 aluminum boat. HAH! Opinions please, on outboard engines. My boats longer than this thread allows but I have been 74 with a stock 150 Optimax in just the right conditions. Prop slip calculators will show the "real" speeds possible. Pre-owned 2010 Triton TR-18 bass fishing boat (92 hrs) for sale in Southside, Alabama (near Birmingham). That is 1/4 tank gas, just me and 1 rod and a bag of flukes. Re: Triton 18 explorer [ Re: chunkin ] #8230123 11/15/12 02:18 AM 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. I have two Minnkota Talons on the boat and have a 24 inch Fury prop. The 19 TrX is built on the same design as our full-sized rigs with a complete roster of tournament-ready features. What are your opinions on the Triton 179 TRX? Maintain your Triton boat with a cover from BoatCoversDirect.com. Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! My top speed is about 32mph. A person involved with this project told me they were pulling a 26 or 28 prop WOT at 77 MPH. And how long does new Optimax inject additional oil? Heard that the 1997 Merc EFI motors were some of the stoutest, maybe that's the deal? I did it most recently with just me but I can do it with 2. Triton builds seven TrX models from 17’ to 21’ (5.18 m to 6.40 m). Hummingbird Helix 7 electronics on bow and Lowrance x28 in the console plus Helix 5 on Ram Mount. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. Unlike these nitro's and legends I will prove it. In a package deal. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. 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. For additional consumer assurance, Triton includes a 3-year warranty on most watercraft items and a lifetime warranty on the boat’s hull. 25" prop. Triton 20 TrX: Mission “Designed to perform, built to fish” is Triton’s byline for the TrX Series. Triton 21 TRX. And While You're Running Across The Lake At 80 Mph, I'm Gonna Be Fishing. Contact. I'm looking for some info from owners or guys that have been around a Triton 18 TRX . 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. 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. Looks like you are about right. January 10, 2014. Find Triton 18 Trx boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. a minimal wind and of course a … 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. 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. lol. Lancaster, Kentucky. 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. Currently running a 23 Pro-V and 57.4 GPS was attained about 2 hours ago. Triton built the first wood-free bass boat in 1996. 25 PowerTech 4 blade, 6" jackplate, Lowrance Elite7 Touch, Motorguide X5 73#. 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! The TR186 is stable boat, top speed w/150 approx 62 with my set up. 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. I GPS about 58 with a full gas tank, tournament load, and myself. Still a little bit left, but not much. she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. '03 Skeeter TZX-190 w/ VMAX 150. That's with about a half tank of fuel and empty live well. BBCBoards is the leading online community for Bass Boat connections. just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. With the Margay and Sabre being mid 60s and the Z7 and 118 realistically topping out at about 58 - 60. 70.1 mph @ 5800 rpm gps. 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. We've enhanced the interior with bigger decks, a roomier console and greater storage capacity, and it's filled with pro-level features. Chris - OK: 00 Triton TR22 00 225 Evinrude 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. Equipped with the powerful Mercury OPTIMAX PRO XS 250 and a top speed of 74 - 80 mph. My old Champion 181 with a 150 merc would run 57-60 GPS fully loaded with gear and 2 people with a 23 tempest. this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. Triton says the majority of these models are sold with the Mercury 250 Pro XS outboard. 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. Some claimed boatspeeds you see on the internet or simply not attainable due to physics. I'm looking at trading my 07 Ranger 519 VX with a 200 HPDI and wanting to know about the ride and speed and the fishability . My 86 tidecraft would run 72 GPS with a stock 150hp. By The Boating Tech Team. 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 worry is that the triton with the 115 wont get me going at ideal speeds. Top speed 80 m.p.h. Triton Tr-18 with 150 HP Johnson Motor - $2500 (Troy, Texas) I have a 1998 Triton Tr-18 Boat, Motor and Trailer for sale. Will check engine height and have made sure talons are as high as the brackets allow. This 150-rated 18-footer sports Triton's legendary high performance hull for unbelievable acceleration and blistering top-end speed! I just took my 2016 18 TRX with 200 Mercury Optimax Pro XS for its maiden voyage/break-in run. Cheap, light, scary, chine walking piece of junk! @ 5000 rpm with:- calm conditions, just myself, 28 rods and assorted tackle, 1/2 tank of gas, my lunch (5lbs including ice and fluids!) I don't fish and need to find a new home for the boat. depends on the conditions of the water, the wind, and the amount of mass on the boat. However, twice it has run perfectly with … ... By raising it you can achieve a higher top speed. $20995 or $198 per month. Now, this one-ton pickup comes with a 2.5-liter option and a 3.6-liter V-6 option. A perfect competitor to 187 diesel horsepower of the Triton. I've hit about 64-65 by myself. check out the. Five Years of Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive. Early to bed early to rise fish all day and make up lies!! Could've squeezed more if I took out extra tackle weight, anchors and stuff then dialed it in. Will engine get stronger as it runs a few more hours? Latest. Cause You Can Bet I'm Not Getting Too Far From The Boat Just To Have To Paddle Back! The 206 Allure achieved a WOT speed of 59 mph (94.9 kph) at 5900 rpm from the Mercury 250-hp 4-stroke. ... who commissioned a Triton 36,000/2 sub for a … Skeeter SX 186 with 150 VMax. Boats. Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! Boats. I like the 4 strokes that I've heard. I sold my 150 and now have a 125 for better gas mileage. Usually its higher 60's. This is fully loaded with two people. just curios what other 18 class boats are running. That sounds about right. Wish the 18.8 was a 20.0 footer on big water. After an hour break-in by the operators manual the boat would only hit 62 mph at 5200 rpm. @MH, Same boat (Crest Tritoon), Same Engine (Mercury 150 Opti), Same Prop (Mirage Plus SS 15 3/4 x 15P) sees 5300RPM. A lot of guys have a friend or a friend or a buddy with a special hull etc but reality often disproves the claims. 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." Hell some of the go fast bass boats are not hitting the speeds that popular mass produced brand owners will claim. I don't know where it is now, but I hope everyone lived to tell about it. Never caught a fish running faster than about 25 mph. Re: Top Speed with a Tritoon I saw 33GPS/mph, 4900 RPM at WOT with just me and 23 gallons of fuel. I am going in the morning to order one from my locale dealer . My 19 foot boat goes 85.6. Questions What hp would you recommend? My 94 skeeter with a 150 merc mariner with all my tackle half a tank of gas by myself will run 61. No nitro with 150 hp is hitting 70 anywhere but on the trailer. I just had a 6inch jack plate installed on my tr18. 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! If this is your first visit, be sure to I have a 1996 19'6" Nitro 896 with a 1997 Mercury 150 EFI. Request Price Seller Anglers Outpost 24. 1998 Triton (TN) TR18 . '14 Triton 18XS 150 Optimax Pro XS Fortrex 80. 18' Ranger Dual console 12" Paralift jackplate has run 78.4 mph GPS. Sure was fun! I had a Tidecraft Wildfire in the early 90's that would hit 75 with a Merc 150 and a 27p prop. The boat seats will need to be repaired also. More Boats. Made for traveling or storage, our covers will last for years to come. which does not include passengers, aftermarket boating accessories, or fuel. "Wanting to gain a little speed with a different prop. Like the rest of the industry, we are experiencing inventory shortages due to COVID-19. 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 have a cheewaawaa that can beat up your pit bull! Boating’s Boats of the Year 2000-2020. Can't happen no matter if your boat is made out of balsa wood and you weigh 34lbs. Boats. 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. Our test boat had the motor mounted on a 6” (15.2cm) jackplate and it … this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. I have a 2008 Mercury 150 EFI on a TR186 Triton. Drop your buddy, water and gas and you might get 65 out of here. 1998 TR18 Triton with 2000 Mercury 135 Opti MaxTwo Stroke 136 hours. The boat weighs approximately 1175 pounds with an empty fuel tank and without any gear or passengers. The air-conditioned sub has a top speed of three knots and enough air and battery for undersea excursions lasting more than 10 hours. Don't make sense to me, but it always has. I run skeeter 18-6 with 150 merc 2002 and I run right at what you are . On Board With: Rusty Van Ranch and the Tugski Boat. 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. The motor runs, but needs some work. I think that with a fresh Trophy or 25 Pro-V I could still hit 60. 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. she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. Best I ever got out of my old Sabre was 67 GPS on a cool spring day going solo. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. 2021. About 55 with a partner and all his gear. The 19 TrX is brimming with features while delivering legendary Triton performance in a compact package. I can go 32mph in my 17.5 foot bass tracker with a 50hp two stroke mercury. Sorry forgot to mention.... it's a Johnson 120 great compression fresh rebuild and not sure on the prop.... whatever came standard. 59-61 depending on conditions and load. The price different from a Mercury 90hp to a 115hp is less than a $1000. Recreational fishermen find this boat to be perfect for the entire family. Copyright © 2000-2020 BassBoat Central Inc. All rights reserved. The triton would come with a 115 merc and the nitro would be a 150 merc. My nitro will back up its 70 mph passes with a half tank of gas and full of tackle and rods. - Large gear storage compartment that extends under front deck to bow. Worth of me and a buddy has seen 63mph at 5400rpm gps. Google: allison bass boat with 150 mercury four stroke. 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. 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. I'm getting 50-55, My 13 skeeter zx190 with an hpdi 175 full of fuel, tackle and 400lbs. Now i know the nitro z7(z18) will get me going 55-60. If I take the trim up to just under cavitation, I will see 5100RPM with no change in speed. 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. Find Triton 18x2 boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. View 147 photos, features and a detailed description. I could get 62 63 with my partner. 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. It would probably do 65-66 solo and light. I can now get around 50. Garage kept, like new. The weight of the boat is 1175 lbs. Plenty fast for fun fishing, not so good for tourneys. Great condition.Minn Kota Fortrex 24 Volt trolling motor. See how we continue redefining our own industry setting standards with the best manufacturing processes. I tried for more trim but she started chine walking. Catering to the sport fishing boat market, Triton Boats provides an extensive variety of fiberglass and aluminum hull boats. It was an 18' death trap that would do over 90 if you had the nerve. This is a 1700# hull and it runs about the same as most 18 footers with a 150. The 1998, TR18 is a 17.83 foot outboard boat. 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 … 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). I have gotten 62 out of my Triton 18 Pro with the 150 Pro xs. also, the power of the motor. Would the triton … Triton's 21 TRX is a highly fishable platform with racer's instincts. 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