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#11178588 - 10/22/15 08:27 AM Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke
DJB Offline
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Registered: 09/01/11
Posts: 1694
I'm looking at a 2015 model. Do any of y'all own or have expirence with boat or motor? I found a little feedback on line,but not much. You can pm me if you want, I don't want to start a brand war . Yes its aluminum . Thanks if anyone can help

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#11179142 - 10/22/15 12:34 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
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Registered: 07/23/07
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Loc: Cedar City, Utah
Fished a lot of hours out of 2 Tritons like that back in TExas. Good value, lots of storage.....just doesn't have the ride of a glass boat. But if you stay away from rough water no issues.
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#11179172 - 10/22/15 12:52 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
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Loc: Quitman,Tx
i recently put on one of my 6" rapid jacks on that boat.
the owner loved his boat and it's new setup.

great boat for the money.
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#11180000 - 10/22/15 08:47 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
DJB Offline
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Thanks for help. Steve I'll keep you in mind if I buy.Im not to far from Quitman. I really like the boat but the dealer is trying to nickel and dime me to death and acts like he doesn't care if he makes a sell or not. I may have to try something else

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#11180489 - 10/23/15 07:37 AM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
steve@hydrodynamics Offline
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Originally Posted By: DJB
Thanks for help. Steve I'll keep you in mind if I buy.Im not to far from Quitman. I really like the boat but the dealer is trying to nickel and dime me to death and acts like he doesn't care if he makes a sell or not. I may have to try something else


try a different dealer.
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#11181333 - 10/23/15 02:20 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
GhostRider32 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414
No experience with that boat but I do own a very similar Tracker pro 195 with the Merc 150 4 stroke on it. I have almost 100 hours now. It is an awesome engine, runs like a fine car and is quiet. I think you will be pleased with the 4 stroke Merc.

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#11181857 - 10/23/15 07:18 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
DJB Offline
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Registered: 09/01/11
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yeah the guys on bassboat central say that Tracker195 with 150 Merc 4stroke is a beast!

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#11186353 - 10/25/15 09:15 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
14foreal11 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 26
I have a tracker 195 with a 150 that steve also put a 6" jackplate on for me. boat runs awesome and handles well. Pretty much a tournament rigged aluminum boat. Runs 66 on GPS

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#11187289 - 10/26/15 11:50 AM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: 14foreal11]
GhostRider32 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414
Originally Posted By: 14foreal11
I have a tracker 195 with a 150 that steve also put a 6" jackplate on for me. boat runs awesome and handles well. Pretty much a tournament rigged aluminum boat. Runs 66 on GPS


Can you tell me more about the jackplate? What does it do for your boat vs no jackplate?

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#11189523 - 10/27/15 12:01 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: GhostRider32]
14foreal11 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 26
http://www.bassmaster.com/gear/aluminum-performance-part-2-jack-it#

check this out it will help explain it to you.

I did it for hole shot and higher speeds also allows me to run in shallower water. There are many benefits, but you also have to keep in mind that moving weight backwards off the transom will effect the way the boat sits in the water.


Edited by 14foreal11 (10/27/15 12:01 PM)

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#11194007 - 10/29/15 02:53 PM Re: Triton 18tx. 115 Mercury 4stroke [Re: DJB]
GhostRider32 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
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Thanks.

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