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 Updated 6/2/14

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94 Astro F20
97 200 Mariner
25 Fury, 12" jackplate, Lowrance Elite 7 DSI, Motorguide.  Carterjrjimmy - LA
95 Astro S18 F/S
09 150 Evinrude
     E-Tec
21 Raker, 5" jackplate, Humminbird 587i, 200, Motorguide 54#. Propshaft is 5" below the pad. 47 mph @ 4000 rpm gps.  Robert E - ON
98 Astro 2000
98 200 Merc
26 Turbo TPX, 6" CMC manual, Lowrance Elite7, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 2" below pad. 64.6 mph @ 5800 rpm gps. "Speed is with 2 people with all fishing gear."  Man of Steel - TN
90 Astro
90 200 Merc
23 SS prop, 10" manual jackplate. "Need help setting up my motor."  Repomen1 - AL
93 Astro 18FDX
01 175 Johnson
24 Solas, manual jackplate, Humminbird, MinnKota Terrova. 57 mph gps. "How would one find a windshield for a boat like this?"  Fisher93 - IA
92 Astro 15B
     Stealth
92 90 Merc
Manual jackplate, Humminbird 958, Lowrance Elite 5X, MinnKota 70#. 46 mph. "I love the boat but I'm looking for somehow to get some more speed. Also I'm in need of a windshield if anyone could help me out."  Hogtiming - TN
95 Astro S17B
98 90 Johnson
Humminbird TX4100, Motorguide 57#. 34 mph gps.  Lurehunter - FL
97 Astro 2050X
99 200 Merc
Manual jackplate, Lowrance HDS7 Gen1, Motorguide Tour 70#.  Dave J - FL
98 Astro X2000
04 225 Merc
25 SS prop, hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance DH5, MinnKota Pro.  Blistersboy - AL
94 Astro 18
     Quickfire
94 150 Merc
Merc prop, MinnKota TM. 65 mph. "Great boat. Bought it new and still runs great but needs to be rewired. Looking for a wiring diagram."  Rondon47 - AR
95 Astro 18
91 90 Evinrude
"I just bought this boat (Feb'13). I've had boats most of my life, always loved fishing, but have never had a bass boat. I Really would like to have a manual for an Astro boat similar to mine as I'm not sure if everything is hooked up/working right. A manual would help me figure out how things are supposed to work and where I need to focus re any issues. Thanks! Steve."  SteveCracknell - VA
95 Astro S20DC
95 200 Merc
24 Trophy, 6" Springfield jackplate, Lowrance HDS7, MinnKota 101#. 63.5 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps). "Would like to have more speed. But she rides and drives better than either my past Champions or Rangers."  Red Express - OK
90 Astro 18SC
    Quickfire
90 150 Mec
25 SS prop, Garmin/Humminbird electronics, MinnKota 70#. 60 mph @ 5200 rpm (speedo)."Bought my Quickfire a couple months ago (5/12), getting the bugs worked out of the rpm issue but love my Astro. Going to add a jackplate soon."  Bigron - AR
98 Astro 172
12 115 Merc Opti
21 Rapture, 6" Hi Jacker, Motorguide TM.  Amlee - SC
96 Astro 470
96 115 Merc
MinnKota 65# TM. 54 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  Shawn - WI
97 Astro 
    1850 SCX
97 150 Merc
23 Laser II, 6" Vance jackplate, Garmin/Lowrance electronics, Motorguide 54#. 65 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo). "Tricky to drive wot."  A Everett - FL
90 Astro Quickfire 21 Quicksilver, Lowrance HDS7, HDS8, Motorguide Tour 71#. 56 mph (gps).  64basspro - GA
98 Astro 1850DC
98 150 Merc
23 Trophy, Humminbird 898, 788Ci DI, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  63 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  Huston - MI
99 Astro 2050 XC
99 225 Merc Opti
Merc prop, manual jackplate, Lowrance LCX37c, LCX17m, Motorguide Pro. 67 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  Woody - OH
 
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94 Astro XF 176
04 150 Merc Opti
Garmin electrics, MinnKota TM. "Where can one find boat parts?"  Scott L - ON
96 Astro 2050
     DXC
26 Trophy, Lowrance LMS 332, Motorguide Tour 82#.
69 mph (gps).
 Junebug - OK
96 Astro S17B
97 115 Merc
21 oem prop. 60 mph @ 6000 rpm. "No issues with it in the 5 years I'd had it."  R Mazola - GA
96 Astro S-15B
96 75 Merc
Aluminum prop. "I will add more details as I learn more. This little boat is in amazing shape for 15 years old. It's not a go-fast boat with an aircraft carrier deck like some of my past boats, but I like it just fine. My first real bass boat after being out of bass fishing for a number of years due to health reasons. I have a smaller tow vehicle now and it handles this boat just fine. I will be upgrading the electronics (old Humminbird flasher and junky OLD Lowrance unit on the bow, and adding a stainless prop in the near future."  Hydrilla - NC
92 Astro 17FX
92 135 Merc
23 High Five, Humminbird 3D, Motorguide remote. 62 mph @ 6200 rpm (speedo). "This boat has been amazing, still is amazing so much that my daughter has now asked for it. She was 3 when I bought it."  Rick K - ON
92 Astro 18 DCX
92 175 Merc XRi
25 Laser II, 5.5" CMC hydraulic. "Just got it (9/10), runs good, fiberglass faded so I'm gonna do a full restoration, color change w/high end base/clear. New carpet and seats! Gonno be fun."  DMercer - NC
94 Astro S18B
94 150 Merc XR6
25 Laser II, Humminbird 757C, Motorguide 70# TM. 
62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Love this boat, can't ask for a better ride. Wondering if jackplate would give me more speed."
 Bryan - AL
95 Astro 18 SCX
95 150 Yamaha
Hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance X85, MinnKota Terrova TM. "Just bought it (8/10), still setting it up."  Mike L - OH
95 Astro F18
     Quickfire
01 150 Merc XR6
21 Laser II, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota TM.
56 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).
 NorthernMIBassin - MI
91 Astro 18 DCX
90 150 Merc
23 Laser II, Motorguide TM. 53 mph (gps). "Bought the boat a couple of weeks ago (6/15) and the gelcoat is coming up, any suggestions on that would be great and the other thing is the upholstery is terrible, where can I get new upholstery for this boat?"  Dreamweaver30452 - GA
95 Astro
97 200 Suzuki
Garmin electronics, MinnKota TM. 70 mph. "Anyone know where I can get aftermarket dash and windshield?"  Deepcrankin - NC
94 Astro S 18B
94 150 Merc XR6
24 Solas Scorpion, 6" Hi Jacker, Motorguide 80# Wireless. Propshaft is 1" below the pad. 67 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Still working on setup, next is Bob's 10" hydraulic jackplate."  Seatec - FL
 
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97 Astro 1800 DC
97 150 Merc
Lowrance LCX 18C, Lowrance X71, Motorguide Pro 6700. 62 mph.  Maxielures - WV
99 Astro 1800 DC 23" Trophy Plus, Humminbird 797 SI, Lowrance 500X,  BearBIA - SC
99 150 Merc Opti Motorguide Brute 54#. 60 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
  "This is our first true tournament boat.We got a very good deal  
  on it and have been running the prop off it for a year now."  
95 Astro S18-B 23 Laser II, manual jackplate, MinnKota All Terrain 65#.  Mafloyd88 - TN
95 150 Merc XR6 Humminbird 587, Eagle FishMark 320. 57 mph (gps).  
92 Astro FDX 23" Trophy Plus, Lowrance HDS-7's (2), Motorguide Brute  Firefighterfreeman - GA
93 150 Merc 67# TM. 58.9 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
97 Astro 172 Humminbird electronics, Motorguide Classic 56#.  Jimbo - PA
     Sport 56-60 mph (speedo). "Boat's great. Bought it brand new in  
97 120 Force '97. Fishes pretty much as good as the newer boats I've been  
  in."  
95 Astro S 18B 25" Quicksilver, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide Tour  Joe - FL
95 150 Merc XR6 Edition 82#. 57 mph (gps). "I bought this boat almost 2 years  
  ago, it's been a great boat. I'm looking for a deck extension  
  and a windshield, if anybody knows where I can get these  
  please let me know."  
98 Astro 2000 Lowrance LMS 522 iGPS, X87, MinnKota All Terrain 70#. Bama Bassmaster - AL
98 200 Merc 63 mph (gps).  
97 Astro 2000DC Motorguide 56#. 68 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Love this boat.  Rick C - MO
97 200 Merc Bought new in '97 and this is my 13th season to fish from it.  
  Does well in rougher water and rides and handles well. Don't  
  see trading it anytime in the future. Ordered in the "Redskins  
  Special" colors - Burgundy and Gold."  
90 Astro 18FS Turbo prop, Lowrance X25, Motorguide Brute 41.   Celticbass1 - MI
     Quickfire 38 mph (gps).  
90 115 Merc    
96 Astro F-20 17" Fury II 3 blade, 10" CMC hydraulic, Lowrance  Wayne - NC
     Quickfire LMS332C /GPS, X67C, Motorguide TR82 Digital.  
96 150 Merc 2.5 72 mph (speedo).  
      Black Max    
95 Astro S20DC 25" Laser II, manual jackplate, Motorguide TM.  Michael495 - OH
95 200 Merc "I just bought this boat and the engine has a new powerhead;  
  I'm still doing break in so I don't know what the top end is yet.  
  I do like the ride and the setup much better than the 1985  
  Ranger I had. I have about 2 more hours of break in then I can  
  see what it will do. So far I do love it much better than my   
  previous boat."  
91 Astro 18 FDX 25" Tempest Plus, CMC 5.5 + 2.5 total of 8" hydraulic,  Astrofishing - PA
97 200 Merc EFI Lowrance 102C, LCX 17M, Motorguide Brute 750.  
  Propshaft is 1 7/8" below pad. 72 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
  "Owned this boat since new and love it. New carpet and seats  
  in 2006. Engine mods done in 2008: 200 powerhead,   
  Brucato SVS/ACU, Bob's tuner, solid engine mounts,  
  Boyesen reeds, Mercury scoops, Allison skid planer.  
  Rides high and no chinewalk. Looking for more speed!"  
93 Astro 18 SCX 8" hydraulic jackplate, Garmin 140, Eagle, Motorguide 56#.  InDixie4LifeFishin - SC
93 150 Suzuki 67 mph (speedo). "This is my baby but she needs a little  
  cosmetic work, but I got an awesome deal on her and she runs  
  like a champ. If you have any ideas about colors for paint or  
  anything shoot me an email."  
93 Astro S-18B Quicksilver prop, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota 65#.  David - NC
93 150 Merc 53 mph (gps). "1st bass boat! I love it!"   
95 Astro SCX18 Laser prop, manual jackplate, Garmin 140, 160c,  Fish-er-man - MI
95 150 Merc  MinnKota 70#. 68 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo).  
            XLR6    
99 Astro 1800DC 23" Trophy Plus, Eagle, Lowrance X55, Motorguide TM.  BearBIA - SC
99 150 Merc Opti 60 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
90 Astro 16FS 20" Laser II, hydraulic jackplate, Humminbird 787c2 combo.  Chad M - MI
     Quickfire MinnKota TM.  
90 90 Mariner    
96 Astro S-18B 23 Tempest Plus, Humminbird 787, 747, MinnKota Maxxum   WesG - FL
96 150 Merc Pro 80#.  59 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "Great first boat!  
  Would like a deck extension."  
93 Astro 18 SCX Power Lift hydraulic, Eagle Magna III, Motorguide 56#.  InDixie4Life - SC
93 150 Suzuki 73 mph (speedo).  
95 Astro S-17B Laser II, Lowrance X47, X55, Motorguide TM.   Flameseeker - NC
95 115 Merc 53 mph (speedo). "Bought off eBay in 2008. Garage kept all  PHOTO
  its life except while catching lunker bass. Looks NEW!!"  
96 Astro 1850scx 24" Fury, 5.5" CMC jackplate, Lowrance X125, MinnKota   Fox175 - KY
96 175 Merc Edge 70#. 66 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps)  
90 Astro Pro 16 "All original equipment on boat except motor and fish finder."  Matthew T - SC
93 40 Merc    
94 Astro 200FS 72 mph (speedo)  Scott Morris - OH
94 200 Merc    
97 Astro 2000 24" Trophy, Lowrance LMS 522i, Motorguide TR82.  Lee S - TN
97 200 Merc 61 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "I just bought the boat last summer  
  and really like it so far. I'm looking to get more speed. I know  
  a jackplate will help with that but I'm not sure on the setup I  
  would need to use. Any help would be appreciated."  
99 Astro X2150FS 24" Merc prop, Humminbird Matrix37, MinnKota Powerdrive  J Routt - IN
99 225 Merc 74#. 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
95 Astro F20 Motorguide 55# Brute. "I've owned Rangers, Nitros and   Chris C - KY
   Quickfire Ann.Ed. Bullets and I would have to say this is probably the best built  
95 200 Mariner boat I've ever owned. My friend had owned this boat forever  
  and I have bugged him to death to sell it to me for a long time.  
  He called me a while back and said it was for sale, I bought it  
  and sold my 20XD Bullet. The sad part is that Brunswick the  
  company that owned Astro stopped making these awesome  
  boats. Now Triton is their bassboat and I wouldn't trade for  
  a Triton or any boat out there."  
95 Astro S-18FS 23"Laser II, Humminbird 525, Clarion CD Player, JBC marine  Robert P - MS
95 150 Merc XR6 speakers, Motorguide TM. "I love my boat! Handles well in  
  rough water, passengers usually seem to be pretty comfortable,  
  pulls a tube, ski, wakeboard up really well. Burns the hell out  
  gas, but other than that I'm pleased!"  
95 Astro S-20FS Humminbird electronics, Motorguide TM. 70 mph (gps).  AZASTRO - AZ
95 200 Merc XRi    
94 Astro 20DC 25" Laser II, Garmin electronics, Motorguide 82# Tour Series.  Lone star bass - TX
94 200 Merc 62.3 mph @ 6200 rpm (gps). "Just got the boat (April 08),  
     Black Max really smooth ride, great holeshot, would like to know how to  
  setup motor for more speed."  
96 Astro SB18 23" Laser II, Eagle & BottomLine Tourny Master,  J D's Astro - PA
99 150 Merc Motorguide TM. 57+ mph (gps). "Boat runs great!! Can  
  sometimes get 60 out of her!!"  
98 Astro 1700 Motorguide TM.   Dervint - GA
98 120 Merc    
92 Astro S15B Lowrance electronics, Motorguide TM. 48 mph @ 5000 rpm.  Espo2199 - SC
94 90 Merc    
91 Astro 18DCX 22" Yamaha, Lowrance X85, X65, Motorguide TM.  Bobby H - KY
91 150 Merc XR4 69 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo). "Where can I find replacement  
  parts. Particularly livewell valves and screens. Also need new  
  ignition switch. I've had this boat forever, time for a little TLC."  
97 Astro 1800 Humminbird electronics, Evinrude 74# TM.  Jfordbass - CA
97 150 Mariner 60 mph (gps).  PHOTO
96 Astro S18 SF Laser II prop. 60 mph (speedo).  Alleyway - OK
96 150 Merc    
92 Astro 18-B 24" Laser II, Garmin 120, Humminbird 383C, Motorguide 67.  Jbizkit3000 - AL
92 150 Merc 59 mph (gps).  
  "Just like new. Everything on the boat has been redone."  
93 Astro 20FDX MinnKota 74#. 64 mph. "Just bought this boat. I'm gonna  Basscast84 - VA
93 200GT Johnson re-carpet, paint the boat, trailer and motor and replace the  PHOTO    PHOTO
  wheels, winch, jack and trolling motor when I get back from   PHOTO    PHOTO
  my deployment. Any tips in these areas? Anyone know where  
  to get stock Astro parts (especially seats)?"  
90 Astro Quickfire "Where can I find replacement seat upholstery? Both bow   Brian L - MO
89 150 Merc seats are in bad shape and need fixed."  
95 Astro S-18FS "I don't really know much about the boat other than I got a   Nickcuban - FL
96 150 Merc killer deal on it! It runs awesome and it is a blast to drive!"  
92 Astro 18DCX 24" Laser. 55 mph @ 4900 rpm (speedo). "Looking for  JJasonlfine99 - KS
92 150 Merc windshield and propping info. Thanks."  
94 Astro 180 21" prop, hydraulic jackplate, Eagle One. "Need windshield,  Pressureman212 - AL
94 150 Merc where can I find parts?"  
94 Astro S-18B 25" Laser II, 5" jackplate.  Jim - TN
94 150 Merc    
97 Astro 162 Fish Humminbird 565, Evinrude 54# 24V TM.  Jb1dsl - FL
97 75 Merc    
91 Astro F18 25" prop, 10" jackplate, Motorguide FW71.   Bigeastro - LA
91 175 Merc 72 mph @ 6300 rpm (gps). "1st boat, lil problem, ok, big  
  problems with chine. Any info to help correct this would be  
  appreciated."  
93 Astro FDX18 23" Laser II, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 334, Motorguide Brute  Grunt6 - GA
93 150 Mariner 24V. 62 mph @ 5700 rpm.  
96 Astro  26" Tempest, 12" jackplate, Motorguide 82# Tour Edition.  Flashmaster - TX
     Quikfire F20 Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 76 mph @ 6200 rpm (gps).  
99 225 Merc "Love my ride, own 2 boats, both w/windshields rare option.  
            ProMax One hell of a machine."  
92 Astro S-18B Motorguide TM. "First boat I have ever owned, I'm looking   Mme - AR
Tournament Special for an owners manual or wiring diagram. Thanks."  
93 150 Merc XR6    
97 Astro 1800 Merc prop, MinnKota TM. 70 mph.  Fire1ing71 - NC
97 150 Mariner    PHOTO
97 Astro 2000DC 28" Trophy, 6" CMC hydraulic, Lowrance X135, Eagle Ultra   Astrocrazy - OH
85 240 2.4L Merc 3, Johnson 56# TM. Humminbird indash flasher, hydraulic  PHOTO    PHOTO
  steering, DualPro 2 bank charger and tilt wheel. "Still breaking  PHOTO
Updated 7/28/08.... motor in, was turning a 28 Trophy @ 6300 with throttle left.   
  Was running 72 to 74 mph. More to come."  
98 Astro 2000DC 25" Tempest Plus, 6" Rapid Jack, Lowrance 332C, Eagle  Mickstix - FL
98 200 Merc 320, Motorguide Tour 82#.  Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  
  64 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "My first bassboat and I just love  
  it! I wish she was a little faster, but I can't complain. She's a   
  heavyweight and handles the rough stuff really well!"  
92 Astro S15B Laser II, Humminbird 565, MinnKota Edge 40.  Rupaul - NC
92 90 Merc 50 mph (speedo). "In need of owners manual if anyone here   
  has their, I would gladly pay for a copy or email it to me.  
  Thanks."  
96 Astro S18B 23 Laser, Panther hydraulic, Eagle Cuda, FE320C,  E Royer - PA
96 150 Merc EFI MinnKota 80#. 56 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).   
  "Where to find a windshield?"  
98 Astro X2000 25 Tempest, 12" Bob's hydraulic, Lowrance X52, 320C,  Somuchinfo - VA
04 225 Merc Opti Motorguide 82# Tour. 68 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
  "Runs well, pretty fast boat. Thinking about adding a Power   
  Updated 7/11/10..... Pole because I do a lot of river fishing."  
97 Astro 2000DC 25" Laser II, Humminbird 512, Matrix 45, MinnKota TM.  Eric - NC
97 200 Mariner 70 mph (speedo).  
99 Astro X1850 25" Tempest, Eagle Fishmark 480, Humminbird FishFinder  NSpann - TX
99 175 Merc EFI 565.   
96 Astro S-20B Renegade prop, manual jackplate, Lowrance X51,   Redheademutha - SC
96 200 Evinrude Motorguide 82#. 70 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
  "Just bought her last month and I am in love with her. Have   
  never rode in a boat that takes rough water so well."  
93 Astro S-17B Laser II, Eagle Fishmark 320, Eagle Supra ID, Motorguide  Westerndigger - CA
93 115 Mariner Four 30#.   
90 Astro Quickfire 5 blade prop, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide 41#.  Chris B - MD
89 150 Merc 45 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo). "Great boat, new to me, need  
  help with overheat alarm & windshields. Purchased boat used,  
  still have throttle to go at 45, don't want to rev that high."  
93 Astro S-15B Eagle Cuda 128, MinnKota Edge 40#.  Hookercn - NC
93 70 Merc    
90 Astro 20DC 27" High Five, 6" Chapparal, Motorguide 76#.  Cjrsktr - TX
90 200 Merc 57 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo).  
97 Astro 1800DC 24" Laser. 63 mph @ 5500 rpm. "I bought this boat used  Larry - SC
97 150 Mariner April 2006. Love the boat! Runs great! Everything is stock.  
  May add a jackplate."  
97 Astro 1800DC 23" Tempest, 6" Hydro Dynamics, Motorguide TR 82#.  Bass-Action  - NY
97 150 Merc EFI Propshaft is 3.75" below the pad.  63 mph (gps).  
98 Astro 1800 24" SS prop, Eagle 480's (2), Motorguide Tour Edition 781V.  David - TX
98 150 Merc EFI 70 mph (gps).  PHOTO
90 Astro 19FD 5 blade prop, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide TM.  ChrisB - MD
90 150 Merc "Just got my "project" boat last year, needed many repairs but  
  runs great now. Has a 5 blade prop, no jackplate, seems to  
  cruise most comfortably at about 46-4800 rpm. I'm a beginner  
  the owner did not have the original prop and I just got the   
  speedo working. I also would like to get advice on getting new  
  windshields for it. Any driveability tips would also be   
  appreciated!  Thanks!!  
90 Astro  25" Powertech 3 blade, 5.5" CMC jackplate, BottomLine  PGS - VA
     Quickfire 15SC 480 Max, Motorguide Tour 80#. 50 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps).  
97 75 Merc "Original owner purchased in April 1990."  
97 Astro 2000DC 25" Laser II, Humminbird Pro, Motorguide 65#.  Srobb50 - MI
97 200 Merc EFI 72 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo). "I bought this boat 3 years  PHOTO    PHOTO
  ago. It is great. Runs fast and rides great. Good out of the hole  PHOTO    PHOTO
  and ride is very stable at wide open. Great to fish out of too.  
  Not one problem with it or the motor yet. I think I would like  
  to get a hydraulic jackplate for it, not sure though. It was in   
  like new condition when I got it (looked like it had maybe  
  20 hours) and is still in great condition."  
97 Astro 2000 25" Trophy, 10" Rite Hite, Lowrance X87, X75, Motorguide  Bob Smith - TX
97 200 Mariner 757.  Propshaft is 2" below pad.  72 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
            Mag EFI "Trouble free, low maintenance and dependable."  
95 Astro 21DCX 24" Trophy, 6" Max Force jackplate, Lowrance X91, 1240A,  KYBob - KY
Anniversary Edition 2330 flasher, Motorguide 775 Beast. Motor is 4" below pad.  
95 200 Merc EFI 71 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). Added this year: hydraulic   
  steering, Pro series 3 bank charger."  
97 Astro DC 23" Laser II, Eagle 480, 320, MinnKota AT 74#.  Huston - MI
    1850DX 63 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps). "Great boat, I updated the trolling  PHOTO
97 150 Merc EFI battery charger to a 2 bank 15 amp, replaced the Motorguide  
  with a MinnKota, installed a rod holder (15) in one of the rod  
  lockers and rebuilt the livewell system. I'm good to go!!"  
96 Astro 2050 25" prop, Eagle electronics, Motorguide TM.  Johnhar - WV
              DCX 79 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo). "Of course the speed depends  
97 225 Merc on the fuel weight, passengers, gear and the accuracy of the   
  speedometer."  
95 Astro 18 DCX SS prop, indash flasher, Motorguide 750 50#.  Kenny - TX
95 150 Merc XR6    
95 Astro S18 19" SS prop, Humminbird flasher, Humminbird digital,  Krellco - AL
    Fish & Ski Motorguide 750.  45+ mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
95 115 Merc "Just bought May 04 - almost as good a ride as my 18FSX -   
  lighter & more responsive, excellent fish & ski combo for $$.  
  Good storage, 2 livewells. 115 Merc (4cl-carbs) idles like a   
  freight train, runs great over 1500 rpm. Planes boat up ok -   
  Motorguide 24/750 more than enough - pretty good ski boat  
  too."  
96 Astro 21DCX 26 Fury, 6" Rite Hite hydraulic, Lowrance LMS160/GPS,  Dick - MI
    Tournament Spl Garmin 240, Motorguide 767.  82 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps).  
96 225 Merc EFI "Raised my seats 4" to get my feet under me (bad back). She  
Updated 5/18/10.... chinewalks a little but just sit down, hang on & shut up!!!"  
93 Astro S-15B Garmin 240 Blue, Humminbird Platinum ID, MinnKota TM.  Sheezy211 - VA
93 40 Merc "Just bought it. I'm trying to find a windshield for it, anybody  
  know where to find one?"  
94 Astro 18 F/S 23" High Five, Humminbird UltraPro, Motorguide Brute 750.  JBro - ON
94 135 Merc 65 mph.  "Bought the boat brand new and lovin' it."  
96 Astro 18FSX 16-21" L&S Torque Shift prop. 50+ mph @ 5500 rpm  Krellco - AL
98 150 Merc (speedo). "Shifting prop made this boat what it is, ultimated  
            Optimax F&S. Added water temp & voltmeter. Opti 150 gets 5.5 mpg  
  at 30 mph."  
89 Astro 19FD 23" Tempest, 6" RiseRite, Eagle 320, 190, Motorguide TP67.  Darcy - ON
00 200 Merc 60 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Boat rides great, stable at speed  
  and through the ruff stuff. Would like a little more speed out of  
  it, tried many props and setups."  
90 Astro 1910FS 24" Merc High Five, Lowrance X50, X15, Motorguide Brute,  Deej - MO
90 200 Merc 56 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Had boat since new. Planning   
  jackplate next year. Hope to get another 10+ years out of her."  
98 Astro 1850X BottomLine electronics, Motorguide 70#.  DARTN4BASS - PA
98 150 Merc Opti    
97 Astro DCX1850 Humminbird Piranha, Motorguide 767. 68 mph @ 5500 rpm  EricM - AZ
97 175 Mariner (speedo). "Great looking boat, handles well in rough water,  
  easy to fish out of."  
96 Astro 1850 25" Trophy, 6" CMC, MinnKota 70# AT.   HWayne - FL
96 175 Merc Propshaft is 2" below pad. 68 mph @ 5700 rpm (speedo).  
  "Slow on my holeshot and would like to get a little more speed.  
  Any information would be greatly appreciated."  
97 Astro 1700 Stock prop and jackplate, Motorguide TM.  Fisherboy - FL
97 125 Merc 65 mph (speedo). "Been a real good boat, despite the fact we  
  neglect it. Have not been able to talk my Dad (his boat) into  
  putting in a good depth finder or any other electronics.  
  Got it up to 65 but was scared to push it any farther, wind got  
  under the hull too bad."  
96 Astro S15B 21" prop, 6" Power Lift, Humminbird 200, MinnKota 40#.  Jim - FL
96 90 Merc Force Motor is 4.5" above the transom.  52 mph @ 5700 rpm   
  (speedo). "Still looking for more speed. Love the hot foot.  
  Got it up to 63 mph with a 26" Chopper and no holeshot."  
93 Astro 18SCX Laser II, 6" jackplate, BottomLine fish finder, Evinrude TM.  Robbie - FL
93 150 Merc XR6 63.8 mph @ 5400 rpm. "I have had the boat for about a   
  year and I love the boat, it handles great anywhere I go."  
97 Astro 2000FS 23" Laser II, Lowrance LMS350A, Motorguide Brute 67#.  Jeremiah - KY
97 200 Merc EFI 58 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "I bought this boat in July 2004.  
  The boat has no modifications. It being a fish & ski everyone  
  has told me I should be happy with the speed. I use it about  
  90% bass fishing and 10% ski boat. I would like to gain more  
  speed, how much would a jackplate help me, different prop  
  etc. I love the boat. My best friend has a 2001 TR21 with a   
  225 Ficht, we both agree the Astro has a better ride hands  
  down."  
95 Astro 18DCX 23" Laser, 5" Springfield Power Drive, Lowrance X65,  Ohbmquinn - OH
95 150 Merc XRi Eagle FishEasy 2, Motorguide 765.   
  63 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
95 Astro S20 DC 25" Tempest, Humminbird 400TX (console), 565 (bow).  MTolley - SC
95 200 Merc EFI Motorguide Brute 750. 68.7 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
  "Just bought the boat on 5/20/04, great boat! Handles rough  
  water very well and very well laid out design!"  
90 Astro FDX18 24 Yamaha 4 blade, Eagle FM, Eagle GPS, Motorguide  Bill R - IL
91 150 Merc XR4 Brute.  Motor is 3.5" off the transom. 64 mph @ 5800 rpm  
  (gps)  "Boat Rides Awesome! I am adding new carpet and a   
  Updated 1/31/06... 6" jackplate in a couple of weeks."  
97 Astro 1800 21" Laser II, 6" jackplate, Eagle electronics.  Mercman - TN
97 150 Merc Motorguide 756. "This is my first bassboat. Learning about  PHOTO      PHOTO
  performance and different setups from this website. The boat  PHOTO      PHOTO
  is a thrill to drive."  
93 Astro 20FDX 25" High Five, Eagle FishEasy, MinnKota 74# TM.  Rocket - ON
98 200 Merc Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 61 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
  "Boat runs great in rough water, need more speed, I'm used to  
  running 80+ in my old Hydrostream, any ideas?  Thanks..."  
93 Astro F18 27" Tempest, 12" Power-Drive jackplate,   Marty - AL
95 150 Merc XRi Lowrance X55, X85, Motorguide Brute.  
  Propshaft is 1.25" below the pad.  71.6 mph @ 5850 rpm  
   Updated 9/30/04.... (gps). "I finally got this boat set up.  After trying a lot of   
  different props I decided on the 27" Tempest, it gave me the  
  most lift and top speed. This is my 2nd F-18, I love these  
  hulls, they ride good and handle well. I don't know why  
  Procraft and Astro stopped making them?"  
92 Astro DCX18 Lowrance X70, Motorguide w/Power Gator.  TCGuertin - WV
89 150 Suzuki "Great boat. I have owned it since new and have never even  
            Super 6 as much as cleaned the carbs."  
95 Astro 21SCX 25" Laser, Impulse w/GPS, MinnKota 74# TM.  Schwanie - WI
   Anniversary Ed. 75 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
95 200 Merc    
98 Astro 172 Fish 21" Comp prop, Garmin 160 Blue, Evinrude TM.  Buster - VA
98 120 Force 60 mph @ 5250 rpm. "Bought the boat used and I have to   
  say I love it.  Would like to install a jackplate to see if I can  
  gain speed. A very nice boat on the water compared to others  
  on the lake.  Will turn a few heads."  
94 Astro 18B 25" Ballistic, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide 82# TM.  Stephen - FL
94 150 Merc XR6 57 mph @ 5000 rpm (gps). "Want boat to run faster."  
93 Astro 18 DCX 24" High Five, Humminbird/Garmin Fishfinder 80.  Ronnie - Sweden
04 200SX Merc 4" Stainless Marine hydraulic jackplate. Motor is 0-5" off the   
       transom. 68 mph @ 6300 rpm (gps).  
    Updated 4/9/04... "Just mounted the new engine and jackplate so I am still  
  testing setups, for now it runs best with the High Five. Runs  
  perfectly up to 60 then it starts to chine, not too bad but I   
  hope to lose that with a different prop. Take care.."  
96 Astro F20 25" Tempest, 12" jackplate, Lowrance X91, X55,   Spd Demon - CA
     Quickfire Motorguide 765.  74 mph (radar). "This boat hauls some   PHOTO      PHOTO
96 200 Mariner serious butt....very squirrely at WOT!  A very fishable, fast  PHOTO      PHOTO
  great handling boat."  
90 Astro  23" Laser II, Motorguide Brute TM.  Astrodude - NC
    Quickfire 19SC 57 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo).  
90 200 Merc    
92 Astro 18DCX 25" Tempest, 5.5" CMC, Lowrance LC-X15MT,   Michael - ON
92 150XR6 Merc Eagle Fishmark 320, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  
  Propshaft is 1" below the pad. 67.5 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
  "Merc keyless ignition, Motorguide Maxpro charger,   
  Eagle One alien style lightweight cowl, Bridgeport tuner,   
  4 gauge wiring to trolling motor."  
98 Astro X2000 25" Merc prop, 12" Springfield, Garmin GPSMap 140,  Vanmurray - NC
98 200 Merc EFI Garmin Fishfinder 160, Motorguide Brute 56.  
  Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 69 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
95 Astro 21 DCX 25" Trophy PVS, Quicksilver hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance  Brian - ON
03 225 Merc LCX15MT's (2), Motorguide TE82#.  
            Optimax Motor is 2" off the transom. 74 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
  "This boat has been great and paid for itself time and time again  
  get the tournament team out on the water and back again when  
  sometimes others can't. The ride is great and the storage and   
  space in the boat is second to none."  
95 Astro S20DC 25" Tempest Plus, 5" CMC, Lowrance X15, X71,  Monkeyasstro - TX
     Anniversary Ed. Motorguide 72# TM. Propshaft is 2" below the pad.  
  72.8 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps).  
89 Astro 21" Laser, Lowrance indash flasher & console LCG,   AstroMan16 - IL
    QuickFire 17DC Lowrance bow LCG, Motorguide TM.  
89 115 Merc 52 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "I love the boat! I'm in heaven  
  being just a 16 yr ole with such a sweet ride! This thing is my  
  baby. I fish local tournys and it keeps up with the big boys!  
  Wish it had more underdeck rod storage but it's not too bad.  
  It takes rough stuff very very well.  Wish I could find some  
  Astro clothing! If anyone has some please let me know!  
  Take Care everyone!"  
94 Astro S-18FS 20" Laser II, Humminbird ID60, Motorguide Brute 45,  Cory - MO
94 150 Merc XR6 61 mph @ 5200 rpm (speedo).  
94 Astro SCX17 Quicksilver prop. 65 mph (speedo). "Just picked it up, still  DainBramage - NY
94 135 Merc learning as fast as I can, but MAN this thing is great fun!  PHOTO     PHOTO
  No regrets yet!  PHOTO
96 Astro F20 Laser II, 6" Rite Hite, Humminbird 300Tx, 200 DX,  Jazman61 - MO
     Quickfire MotorGuide 56#. 60 mph (speedo). "Not sure at what rpm  
96 200 Merc EFI I hit 60 mph, but I had plenty of throttle left. Bought this boat  
  2 years ago from a guy in KY. Best investment I ever made.  
  Love My Astro. "  
92 Astro 20FDX 25" Laser II, Lowrance X70, Clearwater indash,   Stuart - MI
92 150 Merc XR6 Motorguide 775 TM.  60 mph.  
96 Astro X1850DC 25" Trophy, 6" Detwiler, Lowrance LMS350A, X70A,  HarrierBassman - MS
96 175 Merc EFI Lowrance 1240, Motorguide Beast 775 24/36V.  
  68 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "What a great boat for the price.  
  Solid. 44 gallons. Large livewells for my large catches....  
  Good fishing."  
93 Astro 18SCX 24" Laser II, Humminbird flasher, MotorGuide TM.  Jhfishdad - FL
93 150 Merc XR6 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo).  
            2.5L    
94 Astro 18SFX 24" Mazco RE3, 4" CMC jackplate, Motorguide TM.  Tbone - TX
94 150 Merc 2.0 Propshaft is even with pad.  64 mph @ 6200 rpm (gps).  
     Updated 2/12/03... "Removed everything heavy, troll motor/batteries, etc.,   
  propshaft even with bottom of pad."  
93 Astro S-18B 25" Tempest, 6" T&H jackplate.  Propshaft is 5" below the   Donnie - AL
     150 Merc XR6 pad.  67 mph @ 5600 rpm(gps).  
  "This boat started out at 62 mph with no plate and a 25"   
  Laser II.  I added a Tempest 25", jumped to 65 mph.  
  I then added the plate and got 67 mph.  That was the first run  
  with no adjustment (standard height).  Will make more tests  
  after I have installed a water pressure gauge.  By the way, no  
  motor work has been done."  
92 Astro 18FS 20" Merc prop, Lowrance X65, MotorGuide Brute TM.  Nbpbborg - NC
     115 Merc 50 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
97 Astro 2000 Laser II prop, Lowrance X85, MotorGuide TM.   TMan - GA
     200 Merc 65 mph (speedo). "This is my first boat and it is great.  
  Anyone know where I can get replacement parts for the   
  surge brakes, master cylinder?"  
95 Astro F20 25" Yamaha ProSeries, 12" jackplate, Lowrance LMS160,   James - TX
     200 Merc XRi Lowrance X65, MotorGuide 667 TM.  
  Propshaft is 2" below the pad.  76 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  
  "Motor has heads from 2.0L milled 0.030", Boyesen reeds,   
  Bob's tuner, EFI box from 2.4L. I have tried several props on   
  my rig (Laser II, Tempest, Trophy, etc.), with the best results  
  coming from the Yamaha. This prop allowed the boat to get   
  higher on the pad than any other with far less trim; 5 mph gain  
  over the Tempest. I am at the highest point I can go on the   
  jackplate without losing pressure; still debating on putting low  
  water pickup for more height. If anyone has tried please let  
  me know."  
95 Astro 21DCX 26" Trophy, 6" Super Plate hydraulic, Lowrance LMS350,  Darryl - Manitoba
     Anniversary Ed. GlobalMap 1600, Lowrance X85, Minnkota Genesis,   
     225 Merc EFI Motor is 2" off transom. 77.6 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps).  
  "I just purchased the boat this year, I had a 18.5' Ranger  
  before.  The Astro handles much better even being a 21 footer  
  and the speed is awesome.  I would like to purchase some   
  Astro clothing if anyone knows where.  Please e-mail me.....  
94 Astro 18 FS 22" Ballistic XL, MotorGuide Brute 45#.   Randy - LA
     150 Merc XR6 58 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "Running a 22" Ballistic XL, still  
  having to trim motor way up. Anybody wish some  
Updated 9/23/04... suggestions?  Proshaft is 3" below the pad."  
94 Astro F20 25" Tempest, 12" Power Drive jackplate, Lowrance Map2000  Craig - LA
     QuickFire Lowrance X55, MotorGuide Brute 765.   
     200 Merc Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 71 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
  "I've had the boat since '96 and just started playing with the   
  performance.  I've run the Trophy and the Tempest 25".   
  I just got a CLE gearcase with low water pickups and welded  
  on torque tab.  This boat just looks like it is capable of some   
  real high speeds.  It must be a rare model, never see any.  
  Maybe someone else has one."  
95 Astro 17 SCX 22" High Five, Humminbird 300 TX, Eagle Ultra Classic,  Aaron - Ontario
     115 Merc MotorGuide TM.  50 mph (gps).  
  "This is the first bassboat I've owned.  Got a great deal on it   
  and am very satisfied with the quality, fishability and   
  performance of Astro....too bad they don't make bassboats  
  anymore.  Any tips from other Astro owners in terms of   
  performance, setup, rigging or anything that might help me in   
  getting the full use from this rig would be great."  
96 Astro S-18B 24" Ballistic, 6" RiteHite, Eagle Ultra Classic, Eagle FishEasy,  Kevin - ND
     150 Merc MotorGuide 50#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad.  PHOTO
  69 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo). "I bought this boat new in   PHOTO
    Updated 7/4/03... '96 and love it.  I'm still messing with the engine height to   PHOTO
  determine what is best at this altitude(1000').  Any advice   
  would always be helpful.  I am also interested in a front deck  
  extension."  
97 Astro 2000 24" Trophy, 6" Pro Lift jackplate, Eagle/Zercom electronics,   Woodyfish - VA
     200 Mariner MotorGuide TM   PHOTO
  Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 64 mph @ 5200 rpm.  PHOTO
   Updated 5/27/02.... Installing jackplate this week.  Hope to get my speed up   
  closer to 70 mph."  
94 Astro 18 F/S 21" Silver series, Humminbird 3D Wide, Humminbird IS60,  Brian - VA
     115 Merc MotorGuide Brute TM. 53 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo).  
  "Quicksilver Power Tune spray did a remarkable job  
  restoring performance to my boat.  I bought it used and did   
  not know what kind of a person the seller was (No clue on   
  maintenance). Decarboning works wonders!"  
93 Astro 20DCX 23" Ballistic, Garmin Fishfinder 160, Lowrance X60,   Jeffrey - MN
     200 Merc XRi Minnkota Maxxum 65# TM. 63.4 mph @ 6400 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
            2.5 L "Thought I would register my Astro on the Owners page here.  PHOTO
  I really love my boat, just picked it up last spring and got a   PHOTO
  heck of a deal on it.  I do have a nose cone also on the Merc  PHOTO
  and I may be getting just a tad extra performance out of it.  
  Would love to hear from other Astro owners.  My dad and  
  brother each have a bass boat as well (Skeeter ZX185 and  
  HydraSports) and they love the ride and stability of the Astro  
  as well."  
94 Astro S20DC 25" Renegade, 10" CMC jackplate.   Michael Martin - SC
     150 Merc Propshaft is 1" below the pad. 56 mph @ 6300 rpm (radar).  
95 Astro 21 DCX 25" Trophy PVS, Lowrance LMS 350A, X70A, X91,   Bckh2o - Ontario
     Anniversary Ed. MotorGuide TourEdition. 71 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
     200 Merc "Great rough water boat, do a lot of boating on the Great   
  Lakes and can say that I have always got out and always got  
  back."  
98 Astro 2150FSX 24" Trophy Plus, Zercom CD-40, MotorGuide TM.  Shayne - NC
     225 Merc 62 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo).  
95 Astro S-18F/S 26" Trophy or Mazco 25:, 12" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance   Revver - PA
     150 Merc XR6 X22a, X85, MotorGuide 750. 70+ mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
  "Engine has Bob's low water pickup, velocity stacks and   
  cowl louvers, G-Force tuner and reed cages, heads cut to   
  34.5 cc's, Boyesen reeds, Specialty Service ported intake,   
  EGT gauge. To all Astro Owners: Changing from 6" jackplate  
  to 12" added almost 6 mph and the boat will get on the pad  
  and stay there even loaded heavily."  
    Updated 1/3/03... "New 2002 175 Powerhead."  
90 Astro Laser II prop, Lowrance electronics, MotorGuide Brute TM,   Todd - MI
     200 Merc 67 mph.  "Any HP secrets would be appreciated."  
98 Astro 172Fish 19" Michigan Match prop, Humminbird LCR W (indash),   Chief 350 - TX
     120 Force (Unit broken, display fades out, any suggestions?)  
  MotorGuide 48# TM. 50 mph @ 5000 rpm (speedo).  
95 Astro S20DC 25" Laser II, MotorGuide Brute TM.  67 mph @ 6000 rpm  Starrbow - SC
     200 Merc (gps). "A 25" Tempest has just been ordered so we will see   
  how it works."  
98 Astro 162 Fish Standard prop, Lowrance (front), Humminbird (rear),   ParrotHeadMuddy-NC
    75 Force MotorGuide 43# TM. 42 mph @ 5250 rpm. "Small bass boat,  
  but there isn't a more attractive boat on the lake.  It's White  
  with Red metallic trim.  A very wide boat for its length; boy  
  do I love my boat :)  
97 Astro 1800 25" A45 Trophy, 6" Pro HiJacker, 2 Humminbird 400 TX's,   Astro - GA
     150 Merc XR6 MotorGuide 767 w/Gatormount. Motor is 3" off transom.  
  68 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
97 Astro 2050DCX 26" Laser II, Garmin 240, Lowrance X48, MotorGuide TM,   Ken Lee - AZ
     225 Mariner Motor is 2" off transom.  78 mph @ 5900 rpm (radar).  
  "Had a Procraft F&S for 11 years; top speed 56 gps, this   
  boat is a real hoot. My cop buddy can't believe it keeps up   
  with his Gambler."  
96 Astro 18SFX 23" Laser II, Lowrance X75, X45, MotorGuide Brute 50#,   Oky777 - WA
     150 Merc XR6 54 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).   PHOTO
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    Updated 1/3/02....     PHOTO
99 Astro 2000DC 25" Tempest Plus, 6" Springfield, Garmin 240, Eagle Strata,  Fordman - NC
  MotorGuide 756.  71 mph @ 5500 (speedo).  
92 Astro 18-B 24" Quicksilver Laser II, 6" jackplate, BottomLine  Craig - AL
     150 Merc XR6 Tournament Master, Humminbird Platinum ID, Merc TM  
  61 mph @ 5500 rpm.  
93 Astro DCX 18 25" Laser II, 6" jackplate, Eagle electronics, 3 bank charger,  Michael Dillon - TX
     175 Merc XRI MotorGuide 50# TM, Tournament Special - Red, Black &  
  Silver. "All the usual whistles".  
89 Astro 18 DC 19" Laser II, Detwiler jackplate, Humminbird 3D  Pete - FL
     115 Merc Paramount, 200 DX, Zercom flasher, Minnkota All Terrain  
  w/stainless prop.  
97 Astro X1850 23" Laser II prop, MotorGuide Brute 56# TM, Eagle Ultra  FishKatchN - FL
     150 Merc EFI Classic LCR and Zercom in-dash.  
97 Astro X2050 25" Trophy, Minnkota Maxxum 74# TM, Lowrance X85  Steve C - Can
     200 Merc EFI (console), X75 (bow).  
95 Astro S-20 23" Trophy, 6" Powerdrive, Eagle Ultra 2, MotorGuide 767  Ralph - MI
 DC Tournament Ed Brute TM.  72 mph @ 5500.   

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