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#10866542 - 05/23/15 04:03 PM Triton owners...
Brandon Potter Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 442
Loc: Justin, TX
I'm going to try and look this 01 TR21 for sale next week, pros & cons? Never ridden in a triton.. Thanks

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#10866583 - 05/23/15 04:24 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Dubee Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1513
Loc: Godley Tx
Awesome boat

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#10866594 - 05/23/15 04:31 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
jlp1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/11/05
Posts: 295
Loc: Garland
Great riding boat!

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#10866673 - 05/23/15 04:57 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
B.Hollingshead Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 1909
Loc: ft.worth
Great boats I've got the 21TRX and love it
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#10866769 - 05/23/15 05:47 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Bandit 200 XP Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 4917
Loc: Ray Roberts
Got a 200xp and love it!

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#10866773 - 05/23/15 05:49 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
blueduck Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/21/10
Posts: 295
Got a 21XS and love it. Best fishing platform I've ever owned or fished out of.
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Vietnam VET, Purple Heart
PB: 11-2 (Big O,Florida)
Triton, Merc, Lowrance
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#10866778 - 05/23/15 05:52 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
C Worthy Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2334
Loc: Wylie
I have the TR-186 and absolutely love it. Hand laid hull with absolutely no wood in the boat, well kind of. The two kick panels under the consoles are wood. Not much there if you had to replace. Takes rough water well and fishes like a much bigger boat. Did I say I love my boat. smile
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#10866830 - 05/23/15 06:13 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
2015fordnut Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 1835
Loc: Garland, TX
Yes excellent choice. I love my TR 186 and would buy another one no question.
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#10866951 - 05/23/15 07:12 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Fork me Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/14/12
Posts: 21
I have an 04 21x and used to have a 00 tr20. The best layout in my opinion for rods , tackle and misc. storage. The consoles, (or console my 21x is a single) are right in the middle of the boat making for lots of leg room for a tall person and a great ride in any type of water. One drawback is they tend to be weight and balance sensitive. If you are by yourself they want to lean toward the right especially on take off. They do chine walk. Period. But set-up adjustments and seat time will remedy this. If you are not trying to go maximum speed all the time then no worries. I know there will be some that say mine doesn't walk, but both I have owned did. My 21x will start at about 64 MPH but if you catch it early she will run mid 70's.

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#10866980 - 05/23/15 07:24 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Randy Harrell Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/30/10
Posts: 1452
Loc: Winnsboro, Tx
+1 on the TR 186. I've rode in a lot of 18-19 ft boats and this rides better than any of the rest I've been in. It, by no means, rides like a 20 ft boat. You should be very happy with TR 21.
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#10866990 - 05/23/15 07:28 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Brandon Potter Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 442
Loc: Justin, TX
No doubt it will take some getting used to. My old boat was 17.5 and topped out about 48..... And this one is 20 years newer.. An upgrade for sure


Edited by Brandon Potter (05/23/15 07:29 PM)

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#10866993 - 05/23/15 07:30 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Rodney2100 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/13/07
Posts: 3030
Loc: Flower Mound
Triton changed the boats in 2002. Check the length. From what I remember the 2001 tr 21 was only 20 ft. I maybe wrong but I would double check


Edited by Rodney2100 (05/23/15 07:31 PM)

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#10867002 - 05/23/15 07:35 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Rodney2100]
Happykamper Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 8165
Loc: Southlake, Texas
Originally Posted By: Rodney2100
Triton changed the boats in 2002. Check the length. From what I remember the 2001 tr 21 was only 20 ft. I maybe wrong but I would double check
Maybe 20' 10" for the 21 footer, great boat, you may need a little seat time if you have not been in a pad boat, takes a little while to keep it from chime walking at high speeds, I have had 5 of them, and my son has had three, no disappointments.

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#10867216 - 05/23/15 09:11 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
Fast Lane Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 07/24/06
Posts: 5786
Loc: Tyler, texas
Brandon if you have any trouble driving it. PM me or you can call me and I can tell you what to do. I have driven Triton's for many years.

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#10867278 - 05/23/15 09:39 PM Re: Triton owners... [Re: Brandon Potter]
patriot07 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 18473
Loc: chateau d'if
I've got a 1997 TR-17. Great boats. Very well made and very stable fishing platform.
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