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14 Stratos 294 Evo
14 200 Merc Pro XS
25 Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster, 2 HDS7 Gen2's, MK Fortrex 80#. 65 mph @ 5500 gps. "Just gettin' started, love the boat though."  Catchemall - VA
95 Stratos 285
12 150 Merc
25 Merc SS, 6" HighJacker. Propshaft is 3"below the pad. 58 mph @ 5000 rpm. "Just added the motor, prop and jackplate. Tons of chinewalk over 58 mph and 5000 rpm. So much it hooked me at 63 mph. Just getting this new combo going. Need help please."  Michaelshilling - MS
97 Stratos 201
     Pro Elite
96 225 Evinrude
25 Renegade, manual jackplate, Lowrance 1240A flashers, Motorguide 80#. 76 mph @ 6500 rpm (speedo). "Awesome boat!"  mrfishingexpert - TX
00 Stratos 22SS
     Extreme
00 225 Evinrude
26 Raker, manual jackplate, HB 797c2, MinnKota. 55 mph @ 5600 rpm gps.  Bassin4me2 - AL
13 Stratos 189 VLO
13 150 Merc Pro XS
2 Lowrance Elite 5X's, HDI7, MinnKota TM. 60 mph gps.  JHines - LA
97 Stratos 285
     Pro Elite
97 175 Evinrude
24 Raker, Lowrance electronics, Motorguide. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 63 mph @ 5300 rpm gps.  SouthsideStratos - AL
09 Stratos 294 EVO
14 225 Merc
27 Fury, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance 520C, MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 78 mph @ 6100 rpm gps. "Very fast and big front deck."  DKinney - OR
07 Stratos 201 XL
07 225 Evinrude
Lowrance HDS7 Gen2, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum  J Haney - PA
97 Stratos 282
97 150 Johnson Ficht
24 Renegade, MinnKota Cabelas Pro Series. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 64 mph @ 5500 rpm gps.  Meter man - TN
13 Stratos VLO
13 75 Merc 4 Stroke
19 Laser II, 3.5" Slidemaster, Lowrance Elite 7 HDI, Elite 5, MinnKota 45#. 44 mph @ 5850 rpm gps.  Jarhead - SC
00 Stratos SS Extreme
04 225 Evinrude
26 Raker, manual jackplate, HDS10, HDS8, Evinrude 74#. Propshaft is 4" below the pad. "Just bought the boat (4/14) I haven't changed out all my fuel lines yet."  Juan - GA
13 Stratos 176 VLO
13 70 Yamaha
15 Solas, Lowrance Elite 7 HDI, Elite 5 HDI, MK Maxxum 70#. 37 mph @ 5700 rpm gps.  JGiuliani - NC
97 Stratos 295
     Pro Elite
97 200 Johnson
25 Hotshot, manual jackplate, Humminbird 598SI, Lowrance Elite 5, Motorguide Tour.  CYohe - CO
13 Stratos 176 VLO
13 60 Evinrude
Two Humminbird 788ci HD DI's. "New boat, still have snow and ice, performance data coming soon."  Bnaz - CT
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
99 225 Johnson
27 Shooter, 6" Hi Jacker, Humminbird 859, 596. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 67 mph @ 6100 rpm gps.  Riggswv - NC
00 Stratos 20SS
00 225 Merc
Raker prop, Humminbird 898c SI DI, MinnKota Edge.  Davidreid59 - NC
 
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03 Stratos 19XL Pro
03 200 Evinrude
26 Raker, 6" jackplate, Humminbird 899si di, 898 di, MinnKota Terrova. 74 mph @ 5700 rpm gps.  Dennis - KY
07 Stratos 200XL
07 225 Evinrude
     E-Tec HO
Raker II, 8" jackplate, Lowrance 520c, 135, MG 84#. 72 mph @ 5600 rpm gps. "I love the boat, it's a beauty. It was a one owner boat with 109 hours and great compression. The first time I took it out I ran it 11 minutes and she blew up! Getting new powerhead now. Can't wait to take her out and experiment w/height and different props."  Jason L - AR
89 Stratos Pro
89 200 Evinrude
26 OMC prop, CMC hydraulic jackplate, 2 Lowrance Elite 5 DI GPS units, Motorguide 70#. 54 mph @ 5500 rpm gps.  Rebranger - AL
99 Stratos 201 PE DC
98 225 Johnson
27 Renegade, Lowrance Elite 7 HDI, HDS7 Touch, Mi Fortrex 80#. 75 mph @ 5700 rpm (speedo).  ChrisConsalus - TX
06 Stratos 294
06 200 Yamaha
     HPDI
27 Tempest Plus, 6" manual jackplate, Humminbird 987c, Lowrance 332c, MinnKota 80#. 68 mph gps. "Need some time with setting up this boat. Gotta learn to handle the chinewalk and I'm sure I'll see speeds over 70 mph. Any suggestions or tips are welcome!"  Tstorm87 - GA
08 Stratos 285XL
08 150 Merc Optimax
23 Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster manual, Humminbird 798SI, 788SI, Motorguide FW75, BlueWater led deck lights.. 62 mph @ 5400 rpm gps.   Ryan - AL
96 Stratos 201 ProXL
96 200 Evinrude
25 Renegade, 5.5" Powerlift manual jackplate, Motorguide TM. 63 mph gps. "Like to play around with my jackplate and swap some props to milk out a little more speed."  Stratos200rude - KY
93 Stratos 274 DCC
91 150 Mariner
25 Turbo, 6" T-H jackplate, 2 Lowrance Elite 5s,  MK Maxxum. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 65.2 mph @ 5600 rpm gps. "Still working on setup, have more to go, will update when dialed in."   Williams112076 - AR
04 Stratos 185
04 150 Yamaha
PowerTech prop, MK Maxxum 70#. 58 mph gps.  Jason T - NC
13 Stratos 189VLO
13 150 Merc ProXS
Humminbird 788's, MinnKota TM  Bimmer - OH
97 Stratos 201
     Pro Elite
01 225 Merc
25 Tempest, 8" HydroJacker hydraulic, Lowrance LCX27c console, X135 bow, MinnKota. 71.6 mph @ 5850 rpm gps.   Trey201PE - AL
00 Stratos 20SS
     Extreme
00 225 Johnson
Slidemaster jackplate, Lowrance HD17, MG Digital 82#  Moodik53 - WI
12 Stratos XL
    Evolution
12 250 Evinrude
Manual jackplate, Lowrance HDS12 Touch, HDS7 Touch, MK Fortrex 101#. 72 mph gps.  StratosPaul1 - CT
04 Stratos 295 ProXL
04 200 Evinrude
27 Shooter, 6" Slidemaster, Humminbird 898C SI, 798C SI, MinnKota Maxxum.  71 mph @ 5450 rpm gps.  JDN - TN
97 Stratos 285 ProElite
97 150 Evinrude
24 Raker, manual jackplate, Evinrude TM. 67 mph gps.  CxThree - NC
00 Stratos 20SS
     Extreme
00 225 Johnson
26 Raker, Slidemaster manual, Lowrance HDS7, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum. 64 mph @ 5600 rpm. "I need help setting up my boat. I know I should be getting more than mid 60's. I hear people talk about propshaft below the pad, what's that? Any advice would be great. I did raise the jackplate about 3 to 4 inches a while back and the speed got worse."  Mark - WI
97 Stratos 201
     Pro Elite
97 225 Evinrude
25 OMC prop, manual jackplate, Humminbird 998, 898, MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 6" below pad. 65 mph @ 5600 rpm gps.  Alex - NC
05 Stratos 286 Pro XL
05 175 Johnson
Manual jackplate. 65 mph @ 5900 gps.  Todd A - LA
94 Stratos 270DC
94 150 Johnson
27 Shooter, 6" Pro Jacker, Humminbird 598SI combo, MinnKota Maxxum. 62 mph @ 5300 rpm gps.  Jworm88 - GA
99 Stratos 295
     Pro Elite
98 225 Johnson HO
26 Raker, 6" High Jacker, Motorguide TM. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 76 mph @ 5400 gps.  Ayo - LA
13 Stratos 294XL
13 200 Evinrude
26 Raker, 8" jackplate, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota Fortrex. "Just starting, will test other props soon."  Perky - ON
89 Stratos 279V
89 150 Evinrude
Eagle/Humminbird electronics, MinnKota PowerDrive2 w/iPilot. 50+ mph gps. "PowerDrive 2 w/iPilot is great for solo fishing. Also picked up a golight Gobee remote controlled floodlight w/bow lights for night fishing. Both awesome additions."  Chazpraz - TX
04 Stratos 275
     Pro XL
04 90 Johnson
SS prop, Humminbird 598ci SI HD Combo, Lowrance X125, Motorguide Digital Pro 82#. 46 mph @ 6500 rpm. "First bass boat. Bought from Stratos dealer who picked up at auction, was a repo and had sat for several years. 93 hours on motor and hull."  Lee - TX
98 Stratos 201
     Pro Elite
97 200 Evinrude
Trophy prop, HiJacker manual, Humminbird 997 cSI, MinnKota Maxxum. 60-62 mph gps.  JasonUT - PA
89 Stratos 279FS
89 150 Evinrude
21 Renegade, Humminbird 898c SI, MinnKota Maxxum 70#.  Eaton279 - FL
99 Stratos 273
     Vindicator
99 115 Evinrude
Raker prop, Eagle electronics, Evinrude TM. 58 mph gps.  Jwdt71473 - LA
06 Stratos 294XL
06 200 Evinrude E-Tec
26 Tempest, manual jackplate, Lowrance 28C, HDS5, Motorguide 75#. 73 mph @ 5800 gps. "Bought my Stratos Dec.'12 and love it! I've never owned my own boat but have been around my Dad and hit Bullet/Tritons with Merc engines but I won't go back to anything other than Stratos or Evinrude. have a great setup but with 2 people I don't get a good holeshot. Any tips?"  Frank1818 - TN
94 Stratos 284DC
93 150 Johnson
Humminbird 161, Motorguide Freshwater. 59 mph @ 5800 gps.  Jweber0872 - IL
03 Stratos 201 ProXL
03 225 Evinrude HO
27 Tempest, T-H Marine manual, Lowrance 335, 5300, X71, MinnKota Maxxum 101# US.  Ohio River Rat - KY
99 Stratos 273
     Vindicator
00 150 Johnson
24 Raker, 6" Hi Jacker manual, Lowrance HDS7 w/structure scan, X96, MinnKota Terrova w/iPilot. Propshaft is 1/2" below pad. 68 mph @ 5500 rpm."  MHester - MS
08 Stratos 200 ProXL
08 225 Yamaha
25 PowerTech VMX3, 6" Slidemaster. Propshaft is 1.75" below the pad. 73.9 mph @ 6050 rpm (gps). "23 psi water pressure and very little chinewalk."  Walt C - LA
97 Stratos 201 PE
97 200 Johnson
Shooter prop, Lowrance electronics.   Jeremy - SC
91 Stratos 295 Pro
91 150 Johnson
Turbo prop, Humminbird 858, 597, MinnKota Edge 70#.  Budltmanky - KY
11 Stratos 210 Elite
11 250 Merc Pro XS
25 Fury, 10" Atlas hydraulic, Lowrance HDS10, HDS8, HDS5, Motorguide 109#. 74 mph gps.  Flip-n-pitch - KS
01 Stratos 20SS
     Extreme
05 225 Evinrude
     E-Tec
27 Tempest Plus, 10" Pro Jacker, Lowrance X125, X85. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad. 68 mph @ 5100 rpm. "Need help on my top end speed."  RonaldD - NC 
97 Stratos 295
     Pro Elite
97 200 Johnson
25 OMC prop, Lowrance Elite 5 DSI, 386 iGPS, Motorguide Digital 80#. 65 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo). "Timing retarded 6 degrees to help prevent over rev."  Jabbo - KY
08 Stratos 200 XL
08 225 Evinrude
26 Raker II, 8" Atlas hydraulic, Lowrance HDS8, HDS7, MinnKota Maxxum. 77 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps). "Still getting used to the Atlas hydraulic jackplate, was shocked at the performance of this jackplate, makes a big difference."  L Wade - TN
97 Stratos 268 DC
97 115 Evinrude
23 Raker, Humminbird 587 ci HD DI, Motorguide Tour Digital. 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Stratoscraze - TX
06 Stratos 294 ProXL
08 200 Evinrude
     E-Tec HO
26 Raker II, 6" hydraulic, 2 Lowerance HDS7's, MinnKota Fortrex 80#. 74 mph @ 5950 gps. Speed with 2 people and half tank of gas. Light load this boat will fly and and I'm happy! Just sold Triton TR20X and I'm glad to be back in a Stratos! The E-Tec is awesome and the HO even better!  Whrizob - TN
86 Stratos 179FS
86 150XP Evinrude
24 Turbo, 6" CMC jackplate, Humminbird 585, Motorguide Gret White 82#. Propshaft is 5" below the pad. 57 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps). "Can't seem to raise motor any higher without losing speed and porpoising/losing water pressure."  Stratos179 - SC
08 Stratos 285XL
08 150 Evinrude E-Tec
24 Raker, 6" Hi Jacker, Lowrance electronics, MinnKota Maxxum. Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 65 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).   Pete - NJ
00 Stratos 19SS
     Extreme
00 200 Johnson
24 Raker, manual jackplate, Lowrance HDS7 Gen 2, HDS5 Gen 2, MinnKota Maxxum 70#. 70 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo)  Johndavid22 - TN
86 Stratos 179FS
86 XP150 Evinrude
24 Turbo, 5.5" CMC jackplate, Humminbird 585, Motorguide Great White 82#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 65 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "In process of restoring, boat comes outta the hole with ease. Learned the key is to seafoam, then seafoam again, they carbonize quickly. Runs excellent now. Hot foot installed last week."  Stratos179 - SC
90 Stratos 289FS
90 200 Evinrude
"New boat owner, just getting familiar, appreciate any insight."  BSeger - IN
00 Stratos 21SS
    Extreme
00 225 Evinrude
26 Raker, manual jackplate, Lowrance LMS480, Garmin FF180, MinnKota 74#. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad. 75 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).
Need info on wiring, speedo twitches and oil gauge lights blink. This causes constant drain on cranking battery. Any have ideas as to what may cause this?"
 TStrack - KY
03 Stratos 20XL
    Pro Star
03 225 Yamaha
21 4 blade, 6" jackplate, Humminbird/Eagle electronics, MinnKota 101#. 73 mph  RHavens - LA
05 Stratos 200XL
    Pro
05 225 Yamaha HPDI
25 Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster, Humminbird 597 HD DI, Lowrance HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80#. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 72.6 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  Dlbcraftsman - KS
90 Stratos 285Pro
94 150 Johnson
    Fast Strike
24 Raker, 6" Hi-Jacker, Lowrance 520C, MinnKota Edge 70#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 61 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  KYStratos - KY
01 Stratos 21SS 
    Extreme
06 250 Merc
27 Tempest Plus, 8" Slidematers, Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad. 78 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "Love the boat, ran 78 even in 95-100 degree temps on gps. Can't wait to try in cool weather."  Tony - KY
98 Stratos 201 Pro
    Elite
12 225 Merc
26 Tempest, 10" T&H Marine jackplate, Lowrance HDS8, LCX25C, Motorguide Tour 82#. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 74.5 mph @ 6025 rpm (gps). "Speed is with 1 peraon and light load, half tank. Will run 71 full load and 2 people. Had 6" plate, ran 68 full load, so the 10" was worth 3 mph."  Harold C - GA

 

12 Stratos VLO
12 150 Merc ProXS
23 Tempest, 6" jackplate, Lowrance HDS7, MinnKota TM Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 63.5 mph (gps). "Great ride and layout, best speed was 63.5 with full tank in 95 degree heat and fully tourney loaded. Love it so far. Should see speeds up to 65 mph in cooler weather."  Josh S - LA
05 Stratos 201 ProXL
04 225 Yamaha CMax
CMC jackplate, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota Riptide. 72 mph gps. "Acquired 7/31/2012, lots of issues to work thru."  Gary M - FL
96 Stratos 201 ProXL
97 225 Evinrude
    Vindicator
6" jackplate, Lowrance X50, Elite 5, Evinrude TM. 72 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Just bought this boat (7/12), very satisfied so far. Will send updates as they come. I'm wondering if someone knows how to get a wiring diagram."  Ben4now - GA
06 Stratos 201XL
06 225 Evinrude HO
27 PowerTech, 6" Slidemaster, manual jackplate, Lowrance electronics.  Shakey201 - TX
01 Stratos 20SS
    Extreme
05 225 Evinrude
24 Raker, hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance X75, X85, Motorguide TM. Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 81 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps)  Copterjockey1 - AR
99 Stratos 273V
97 125 Merc
Manual jackplate, Lowrance HDS5, MinnKota Edge 55#. 50 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "I need help, I see a lot of people with the same boat as me with 115 hp and doing 60+ mph when I've got a 125 hp and can only get 50 mph. Have a 24 LaserII prop. Does anybody have any info as why? I also have a 22 Laser II but have never tried it."  Steeltree - GA
04 Stratos 200 XL
04 225 Merc Opti
25 Trophy Plus, 6" jackplate,Humminbird 898si, 787ci, MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 70 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  Dereck - TN

 

07 Stratos 200XL
07 225 Merc ProXS
26 Trophy, 6" Slidemaster manual, Humminbird SI, MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 76 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  ProXS - AL
00 Stratos 295
  Pro Elite DC
00 200 Evinrude Ficht
25 Renegade, Lowrance X65, MinnKota TM. 65 mph (gps).  Phil7795 - WA
06 Stratos 294
    Pro XL
06 200 Yamaha
27 VMax prop, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance HDS7, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad. 73.6 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  FlippinJunky06 - TN
02 Stratos 21XL
    Magnum
11 250 Evinrude
    E-Tec HO
28 Raker, Humminbird 728, 788, MinnMaxxum 74#.  Bassfins - WA
 
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94 Stratos
    201 Pro XL
94 225 Johnson
26 Renegade, 4" jackplate, Eagle 480, OMC TM. "Just got a new head put on and still breaking in motor. Before blow up it would run low 70's with full gear and 2 people, one of the smoothest boats I have ridden in Period!"  Gonefishing - VA
95 Stratos 258V
95 70 Evinrude
19 Turbo, Humminbird/Eagle electronics, Motorguide TM. 41 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  Troy - NC
08 Stratos 294XL
07 200 Yamaha
    VMax HPDI
27M Yamaha, 6"Slidemaster, Lowrance HDS7, MinnKota Maxxum 70#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 74.1 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "My first boat. Had her for a year now and love this boat. Little bigger TM, another HDS, 27 T1 prop and maybe a Power Pole or two and she will be about perfect. Wish the front deck was a little wider but plenty enough room to get by."  Jim 294 - KY
 
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89 Stratos 285
89 150 Johnson
23 Renegade, 6" jackplate. "My boat doesn't come out of the hole like it should. Where should I start the setup and where do I measure from?"  Jeff - GA
95 Stratos 278
95 130 Johnson
Lowrance HDS5, Garmin 190, MinnKota 78#. 53 mph (gps). "Bought the boat about 2 months ago (2/12) after it sat in a garage for 2 years. Still working the bugs out from it sitting so long. Having issues with the timing and the choke. Already had to install a new stator because it wouldn't charge. But when it's on the water running it's a great boat; once I get these issues fixed it will be a sweet ride."  Espo2199 - SC
95 Stratos 201 ProXL
95 200 Evinrude
    Vindicator
25 Renegade, Lowrance 522C, Humminbird WideView, OMC 12/24 TM. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 65 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps)  Charles Stewart - OH
00 Stratos 20SS
    Extreme
00 200 Evinrude
26 Tempest, 10" Slidemaster, Lowrance Elite 5X, Lowrance X60, MinnKota 65#.  Koolaid01 - MO
02 Stratos 20XL
    Pro Star
02 225 Yamaha
27 Yamaha, Humminbird 898, 798, MinnKota TM. 74 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  BuzzinJack - CO

 

07 Stratos 201 XL
07 225 Yamaha
27 Merc prop, 8" Hydro Jacker hydraulic, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota Fortrex 101#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 71 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  Mrpappas - IL
98 Stratos 201 ProElite
05 225 Evinrude
           E-Tec HO
23 Renegade, Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance GlobalMap 5200C, Garmin 178C, MinnKota Maxxum 80# TM. 75 mph (gps).  RTravers - MD
00 Stratos 20SS Extreme
00 225 Evinrude Ficht
24 OMC prop, 7" Slidemaster hydraulic, Lowrance 520C, X65, MinnKota Maxxum 101. 73 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  Onealdogg - CA
 
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98 Stratos 273
98 150 Evinrude
25 Shooter, 6" Hydro manual jackplate, Lowrance 1240A, OMC 12/24 TM. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 
68 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).
 Hair Jig - TN
97 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
10 225 Evinrude 
            E-Tec HO
24 Raker II, 10" manual jackplate, Humminbird 997, 998, MinnKota Fortrex 80#. Propshaft is 2" below the pad. 71 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Hydraulic steering, keel guard, Talon shallow water anchor. Repowered boat recently still tinkering with engine height."  Mark997 - MO
08 Stratos 200 XL
08 225 Evinrude HO
28 Raker, 8" Bob's hydraulic, Humminbird 1187, 727.
76 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Dual Power Poles. Boat runs great and even better in rough water. Cound not ask for anything else!"
 Badge368 - FL
06 Stratos 294 ProXL
06 200 Yamaha HPDI
SS prop, 8" jackplate, Lowrance HDS7, HDS5, Structure Scan, MinnKota Fortrex TM. "Just got the boat (Nov 2011) and am having a power pole and keel guard installed today. I ordered sonic hub for it and when it comes in I plan on posting some pics of the process. Bestides that it's got a 3 bank charger, hydraulic steering, and pro trim. My first real bass boat!"  Kprice52001 - TX
91 Stratos 295PD
91 175 Evinrude
24 Raker, Humminbird 597ci HD Combo, 596c HD, OMC TM. 60 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  Bigmagnum - GA
 
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06 Stratos 201 ProXL
06 225 Evinrude
Raker prop, Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance LCS334, MinnKota 80# TM.  Blanesenn - AL
98 Stratos 282 DC
05 150 Merc XR6
25 SS prop, 6" Pro HiJacker jackplate, Humminbird 597ci, Lowrance X85, MinnKota Maxxum 65#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Just got the boat (Oct.2011) and ther's an insane amount of torque steer. Thinking of maybe dropping the jackplate?"  Bronzejunkie - ON
05 Stratos 275 Pro XL
05 115 Merc
Lowrance/Humminbird electronics, MinnKota iPilot TM. 
49 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).
 Cp870 - AZ
89 Stratos 201 Pro
89 GT200 Johnson
25/26 Rakers, 6" Hydro manual jackplate, 2 Humminbird Matrix 67's, Motorguide Great White 82#. 72 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  Chefie - MS
89 Stratos 201 Pro DC
98 225 Evinrude

Updated April 30/12....
25 Renegade, 6" Hi Jacker. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. "The old GT200 is gone and just got in the new Evinrude Venom 225. Put the 25 pich prop back on and waiting on VRO tank. Cannot wait to try it out. Will update after break in."  Bryan K - TX
 
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95 Stratos 201 Pro XL
95 200 Evinrude
           Vindicator
25 Renegade, Lowrance 522, Humminbird Widescreen, Evinrude TM. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 64 mph @ 5900/6000 rpm (gps). "Bought boat July '11, my first bass boat. Getting it dialed in. Comes on plane great with one person, struggles a bit with 2 and full livewells."  Stew - PA
07 Stratos 200 XL
07 225 Yamaha HPDI
27 Yamaha VMax T1, 8" Slidemaster. Propshaft is 1.5" below the pad. 79 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). 20 lbs water pressure at wot.  Joe - VA
04 Stratos 285
     ProXL DC
04 150 Yamaha VMax
25 Yamaha, Lowrance LMS15, Lowrance, MinnKota TM. 54 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps). "Looking for best setup for speed. Getting a 12" jackplate asap, but not sure what prop to run."  Ralph S- NY
01 Stratos 20SS
99 225 Evinrude
26 Raker, 10" jackplate. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 63 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Need some help, engine seems to be running fine and have raised the engine height up and down but no significant changes and boat struggles to get on plane with livewells full and all gear. Top speed is way off, don't know what prop to try."  Joe - WV
93 Stratos 284
93 120 Evinrude
6" manual jackplate, Garmin 160, Humminbird 170. Propshaft is 5.5" below the pad. 48 mph @ 4800 rpm (gps). "Just bought this boat (8/11/11) and trying to get it setup, not sure about prop pitch, but I have moved up on jackplate 1" and it added 5 mph. I don't have a water pressure gauge so not sure if I should move it up to 3" below pad like others I've seen on here."  LSUtiger - LA
02 Stratos 20XL ProStar
02 225 Yamaha
Humminbird 898c SI, Humminbird 778c. "Climbed comfortably to 70.5 mph by gps and I could not take any more. Really not sure how fast she will run."  Johnny - AL
05 Stratos 200 Pro XL
05 225 Evinrude
Manual jackplate, Lowrance LMS332, X100, MinnKota TM.   Strato-dizz - TN
05 Stratos 285 Pro XL
05 150 Yamaha VMax
24 Yamaha prop, Lowrance 520C, 320C MinnKota 65# TM. 61 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "Don't think the rpm is right but the boat starts chinewalking at 61, just waiting on the water conditions to be right to see what I can get out of it, but overall the boat is smooth and handles excellent."  Drakeslayer - TN
 
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05 Stratos 275 Pro XL
05 90 Johnson
20 Raker II, Eagle Fish Mark 480, Lowrance LCX 15 MT, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 49.2 mph @ 5450 rpm (gps).  Brianjbell - SC
09 Stratos 201 XLE
09 250 Evinrude
27 Tempest, 6" Slidemaster, two Lowrance LMS 520C's, MinnKota Fortrex 101#. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 70 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  JS40098 - CO
00 Stratos 2000 SS
     Extreme
00 225 Evinrude
"Looking for owners manual, dealer does not have them."  FredS - AZ
91 Stratos 289 FS
91 200 XP Evinrude
25 Shooter. Propshaft is 6" below the pad. 64 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  John - VA
08 Stratos 285 XL
08 150 Yamaha VMax
Humminbird 998c, 958, MinnKota Maxxum TM. 56 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "I just got this boat and not sure what kind of prop is on it and it has no jackplate. I'm thinking of getting a new prop and jackplate and was wondering what the best setup would be to get the most mph out of this boat."  Nick - TN
97 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
97 200 Johnson
Tempest prop, Power Lift jackplate, Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM. 68 mph (gps).  BE - NH
 
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07 Stratos 294XL
07 200 Yamaha
25 Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster manual, Humminbird 997, MinnKota Maxxum 70#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 71.2 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "This boat is awesome!!  BWelch - TN
02 Stratos 18 XL
02 150 Yamaha VMax
23 Yamaha, Lowrance 520c console, X96 bow, MinnKota Maxxum 80#. 59 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "I really enjoy the ride and performance of this boat. I have added Blue Water lighting and a keel guard. Speed is with 2 adults fully loaded. Boat planes out very quickly with current setup."  Illinifish - IL
93 Stratos 285 Pro XL
93 175 Johnson
            FastStrike
55 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  Earl S - NC
09 Stratos 285 Pro XL
09 150 Evinrude E-Tec
Ballistic prop, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance HDS5, HDS5X, MinnKota Maxxum 70#.  BassGriz - MN
 
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04 Stratos 285 Pro XL
04 150 Evinrude DI
6" T-H Marine jackplate, Lowrance HDS 8M, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. 63 mph (gps).  Ryan N - MA
00 Stratos 19SS
00 200 Johnson
25 Raker, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 522, Motorguide Brute. Propshaft is 1.75" below the pad. 63 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  Chevy - NC
08 Stratos 285XL
08 150 Merc
Lowrance X135, Garmin 300c, MinnKota TM. "Looking at installing Humminbird 798SI or 898. Anyone using this?"  Sclahasky - LA
 
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03 Stratos 201 Pro XL
03 250 Yamaha
            VMax OX66
26 Turbo Fusion 4 , 6" TH Marine, Humminbird 798SI, 596HD, MinnKota Maxxum 80# US2. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 72 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Got the quirks out and runs like a top......had bad 02 sensor. Runs 75 with 3 blade but handles a lot better with the 4 blade."  Irbya - GA
95 Stratos 201 Pro XL
95 200 Johnson Venom
24 Raker, 6" Hi Jacker, Lowrance HDS8, LCX 18C, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. 63.4 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  Nathan - NC
04 Stratos 201 Pro XL
04 250 Yamaha VMax
27 Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster manual, Lowrance HDS7, HDS5, MinnKota Maxxum TM. "Haven't got to run it yet, but will as soon as the ice thaws off the lakes."  Harley4me - PA
 
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96 Stratos 285 Pro XL
96 175 Evinrude
25 Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance HDS, MinnKota Maxxum. 64.6 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "Great holeshot since I put the 4 blade on and only lost 2 mph. Overall really nice boat."  Hawghunter - MO
99 Stratos Vindicator
99 150 Evinrude Ficht
6" CMC jackplate, Humminbird 898C, 788C, MinnKota Terrova 80# US2 I-Pilot. 66.7 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  Dimit - IL
09 Stratos 201 XL  
     Evolution
09 250 Merc
27 Tempest, 6" Slidemaster. 83 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  Stump - TX
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
99 225 Johnson HO
26 Raker, 10" Hi Jacker, Lowrance X85, 527C, Motorguide 65#.  74 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Stratos 201 - AR
94 Stratos 270DC
95 150 Evinrude
23 Ballistic, Lowrance electronics, Motorguide 71#. 
60 mph (gps). "New to me...will experiment and may jackplate."
 Vicrider66 - OK
99 Stratos 21SS Extreme
99 225 Evinrude
Manual jackplate.   KBMcpherson - VA
06 Stratos 285 Pro XL
05 150 Yamaha VMax
23 Tempest Plus, 6" jackplate, 2 Lowrance X52's, Eagle 500C GPS, Motorguide Pro Series 70#. 65 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo).  Whrizob - TN
93 Stratos 274
96 125 Mec
24 Laser II, Lowrance X125, MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Propshaft is 5.25" below the pad. 43 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "Got this boat last spring & love it. Ride is dry & smooth with Porsche response. Even with the shorter hull, in wild Texas storms I've never felt threatened. It's had dipsticks work on her in the past so I've been cleaning up their messes. Working on her details but setting up engine height and thinking a 6" jackplate asap."  PYr8 - TX
96 Stratos 278
96 150 Evinrude
OMC prop, Powerlift manual jackplate, Eagle Supra ID, Lowrance X22A, Evinrude TM. 63 mph (speedo).
This is my first boat, had it for 2 years. Garage kept since day one, runs like a dream. I luv my boat!"
 Troth4300 - KY
06 Stratos 201 Pro XL
08 250 Evinrude E-Tec
24 Raker II, 10" Atlast hydraulic, Lowrance 520C, X135, MinnKota Maxxum 80#.  Datilus - NC
91 Stratos 201 Pro
91 200XP Evinrude
27 Shooter, Humminbird 997, Motorguide 75# TM. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 66 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  Jkk - TX
 
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07 Stratos 200XL
07 225 Evinrude E-Tec
27 Tempest, 8" Bob's hydraulic, Humminbird 1197, 998, MinnKota Fortrex 101# w/US2. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 75 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Swerve-n-Protect - MO
04 Stratos 200 Pro
10 225 Merc
27 Tempest, 6" Hydro hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance HDS5, Garmin 520C, MinnKota Maxxum. 75.8 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Austin P - LA
09 Stratos 294 XLE
 09 200 Yamaha
Lowrance 520c, Lowrance 135, Motorguide Tour Edition 80#. 70 mph (speedo). "This is my first Stratos and I love it."  Jfaulkner32 - KY
05 Stratos 201 Pro XL
05 250 Yamaha

Updated 12/25/11.....
26 Croxonized Fury, 6" Slidemaster, Humminbird 1197, Lowrance 522C, MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 77+ mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Got my Fury worked by Croxton, only gained 1 mph by myself, top end is now 75. Gained 3 mph with 2 people at 73 mph. Added a Talon, whole install only took 20 minutes.I decided to run the boat light, when it got to 77 mph I had to back off. I thought I knew how to drive a chine walking boat but I don't. So I put all my stuff back in it and it rides like a Caddy again. It had 80 mph in her easy."  Fishintechnician - GA
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme
00 225 Johnson Venom
27 Renegade, 10" Hydro hydraulic jackplate, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota Pro 87#. 73 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps)  Stratosboy95 - FL
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme
00 225 Evinrude
27 Renegade, 6" High Jack, Lowrance GPS, Eagle 320, MinnKota Maxxum 101#. Propshaft is 2" below the pad.
76.4 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps). "My boat chinewalks at top speed, need setup help. Leaves all Rangers and Skeeters behind. She rides like a Lexus between 45-70, low end speeds are rough."
 Bustmaker - FL
04 Stratos 201 Pro XL
04 250 Yamaha
27 Tempest, manual jackplate, Lowrance X18, X135, X15, MinnKota 74#. "Just got her (9/10). Gets a little squirrely at about 4300-4700 rpm, drove her through to 5300 once but speedo wasn't working! I think she will fly, just got to get the big balls out I guess."  Stratosfear - SC
95 Stratos 278 F/S
07 175 Evinrude E-Tec
24 Raker II, 8" Cajun Jack, Terrinova 80# TM. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 70+ @ 5800 rpm (speedo). 
I put the E-Tec on in March '06. Tried to wot it, got scared at 70 mph and never ran it that hard again. It is definitely more motor than the boat needs but it has the extra power if I need it. Need prop work though, I'm getting prop cavitation when trimmed out now. "
 Chris - LA
98 Stratos 283
98 150 Evinrude
Raker prop, Garmin 240, Lowrance X25B, MinnKota Maxxum 65#. 58.5 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  Roger F - NY
07 Stratos Pro 200 XL
07 225 Evinrude E-Tec
26 Raker II, 12" Detwiler manual, Lowrance HDS7, HDS8, MinnKota TM. 76 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  Stratos1972 - NC
90 Stratos 201 DC
90 200 Johnson
24 Fury, 6" Hi-Jacker jackplate, MinnKota Maxxum 70#.
Propshaft is 3.5" below pad. 67.2 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps)
 Hutch - TN
96 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
96 225 Johnson
Manual jackplate, Humminbird 778ci2, 997si, OMC TM. 67 mph (gps). "Slowly but surely restoring to better than new."  Teachem2fish - TN
10 Stratos 294 XLE
10 200 Evinrude
            E-Tec HO
28 Raker II, 6" Pro High Jacker, Lowrance HDS 5's (2), MinnKota Fotrex 80# TM. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 75.9 mph @ 5750 rpm (gps).  Devennda - NS
94 Stratos 201 XL
94 225 Johnson
Renegade prop, 4" jackplate, Eagle GPS, Eagle 480, OMC TM. 71 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  Ivy - VA
06 Stratos 285XL
06 150 Evinrude E-Tec
22 Raker, 6" CMC jackplate, Eagle 640C, Lowrance 5XC, MinnKota Maxxum TM. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 62 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  Dilldogg - PA
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
02 225 Merc EFI
25 Merc prop, MinnKota w/power assist.  1pintail - SC
87 Stratos 181 Pro
00 150 Johnson
21 Raker, 6" CMC hydraulic, Humminbird 797, Vexilar Edge II, MinnKota Power Drive V2. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 62 mph @ 5300 rpm (speedo). "Boat set up is always a work in progress, I totally restored last year and love the boat."  Lekslk - WI
 
04 Stratos 275 PXL
04 115 Johnson
            4 Stroke
23 prop. 47 mph (gps). "I just bouight this boat (6/10). Like new but slower than it should be. Any suggestions about pitch and brand of prop for a 4 stroke? Help appreciated."  Rich - GA
05 Stratos 201 Pro XL
05 250 Merc
25 Trophy, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance LMS 480M, X71, Motorguide Tour Edition 109#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 80 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Hawlinbass - TX
04 Stratos
04 225 Yamaha
24 Turbo  Judson - AL
87 Stratos 179V
87 150 Suzuki
24 Suzuki, Lowrance HDS5, Motorguide 71FB. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 64.1 mph @ 5825 rpm (gps).  Goemaz - ON
01 Stratos 21SS Extreme
01 225 Johnson HO
25 Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X65's (2), Motorguide W75 wireless. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.
75 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).
 Icemann 911 - OK
96 Stratos 201 Pro XL
96 225 Johnson
Renegade pro, 6" jackplate, Humminbird 214 Max, MinnKota Maxxum.  Chriswelch - LA
07 Stratos 285 XL
07 150 Evinrude E-Tec
25 Raker II, 6" Slidemaster, MinnKota Maxxum 70#. 67 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).   Crashtestdummy08 - GA
90 Stratos 285 Pro XL
90 150XP Evinrude
26 Raker, Evinrude TM.  Rob R - FL
04 Stratos 295 ProXL
04 200 Yamaha
27 Yamaha, 5" Power Lift manual, Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM. 69 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps).  LWilliams - LA
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite
04 200 Merc XS
23 Tempest Plus, 8" T&H manual, Eagle 642ci, 640c, MinnKota Maxxum. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 68 mph @ 6300 rpm (gps). "Well just got the boat (4/10) and started play with it. I've got up to 77 mph on the gps but that is with  20mph wind at my back. The boat runs good at 68 mph and that is steady."  Gunther57 - MS
89 Stratos 201 Pro
89 150 Merc Black Max

Updated 9/21/10......
26 Trophy Plus, 8" Detwiler, Humminbird electronics. 70 mph (gps). "I am having major set up issues with this boat, just got it and can't get it right! Any help would be appreciated. Rides great though!"  JeffonGriffin - FL
01 Stratos 20SS Extreme
01 200 Johnson
26 Raker, Lowrance HDS 10, LMS 522, MinnKota Maxxum 101#. 66.7 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  Bryant B - TN
04 Stratos 285 Pro XL
04 150 Johnson
24 Raker II, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X135, X51, MinnKota Maxxum 70#. Propshaft is 3.35" below the pad. 62.3 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps).  DHawkins - TN
05 Stratos 275 Pro XL
05 115 Johnson


Updated 12/18/11
20 Raker, Lowrance 532 GPS, Lowrance 51, MinnKota 70# hand control TM. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 51 mph @ 5550 rpm (gps). "Threw a blade on Raker prop, replaced with another 20 Raker. New prop turns 5550 rpm for 51 mph +(gps). Top speed was 53.8 at 5800 rpm. New prop seems to be more efficient. Holeshot about the same."  Joe - WI
06 Stratos 200 Pro XL
06 225 Evinrude HO
Hydraulic jackplate. 79.9 mph (gps). "Maybe one day will get it into 80's, that was 2 people and half tank of gas and fishing gear for tournament."  Marvin T - TN
88 Stratos 279V
88 150XP Evinrude
22" Raker, 6" Rapid Jack, Humminbird/Eagle electronics, Evinrude TM. 57 mph @ 5400 rpm speedo. "Great fishing boat, just seems to lack in the speed department!"  Chad C - TN
05 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Yamaha M, 6" HiJacker HP, Lowrance 480 LMS,  201Gregg - MS
04 250 Yamaha Eagle Fish Elite 480, MinnKota Max 74#.  
  Propshaft is 4.25" below pad. 76 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps)  
  "73 gps with 2 people, full livewells and full gas, still pulls  
  5900 rpms. 76 gps just me and 1/2 tank of gas."  
04 Stratos 201 Pro XL 8" Slidemaster jackplate.  Blueblaze - GA
04 225 Yamaha    
06 Stratos 200 Pro XL 26" Raker, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance HDS5 w/Navionics  Ledell - TN
09 225 Evinrude chip, LMS480C, MinnKota Maxxum. 72.2 mph (gps).  
            E-Tec HO "The E-Tec is still in break in, only have 1 hour/43 minutes  
  on the engine (1/21/10), got up to 72.2 @ 5300 rpm.  
  tournament gear with 1/2 tank of gas. Problem is when   
  it gets to 70 it chinewalks. Was told I have to get used to  
  the boat and it'll do 76-78 once the break in is done and   
  I get used to it. But it is an outstanding boat, love it."  
08 Stratos 176XT 13" Yamaha prop, Eagle Fishmark 480, Humminbird 180,  Grant - AZ
08 50 Yamaha MinnKota 40# Edge. 33 mph (speedo)  
05 Stratos  24" Fury, 12" jackplate, Lowrance X96, X51,   Darkwaterdiver - AL
     285 ProXL DC MinnKota TM.  Prop is 2.75" below the pad.  
05 150 Yamaha 66.1 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "HydroTec tuner & air box."  
08 Stratos 201 XL 26" Raker, Lowrance 520C's (2), MinnKota Terrova 80.  Stratos 20108 - SC
09 200 Evinrude E-Tec 75 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
                          HO "Boat funs good in rough water. Great handling."  
94 Stratos 201 Pro XL 25" Raker, manual jackplate, Johnson TM.   Bassman29073 - SC
94 200 Johnson Venom 73 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps). "Having motor totally rebuilt.  
  Have to break it in before I'll know any more."  
05 Stratos 285 Pro XL 25" Trophy, Lowrance LMS-332, Eagle Fish Elite 480,  Lucas M - MN
05 150 Yamaha VMax MinnKota Maxxum 70#. 53 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 295 XL 25" PowerTech, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 337C,   Tbogeybogey - NY
04 200 Merc Humminbird 797c2 si, MinnKota Maxxum.   
  70 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Love the Stratos 295, plenty  
  of room/storage and is very fast. Would like to run a 21  
  footer in the future."  
07 Stratos 285XL 27" Tempest Plus  Drillsgt67 - SC
     Magnum    
07 175 Merc Optimax    
95 Stratos 201 Pro XL Raker prop, Humminbird 718, Eagle, OMC TM.  THorrigan - TX
95 200 Evinrude 62 mph @ 6200 rpm (speedo).  
03 Stratos 18XL  27" Raker, 6" Detwiler manual, Garmin GPS, 260C,  Big Cast - IA
     Magnum MinnKota 72#. Propshaft is 4" below the pad.  
02 175 Johnson "Great layout - fishes like a much larger boat. 175 Johnson  
  is a powerhouse for a boat this size. Recessed trolling  
  motor pan is a great add-on. Very good fit and finish.  
  Dry ride, fast on plane and a top end that's never been  
  tested. Very comfortable at 60, with plenty of pedal left.  
  This boat catches fish!!!"  
09 Stratos 285 Pro XL Fury prop, Lowrance 525, 125, MinnKota Terrova  Sling - Australia
09 150 Merc Optimax    
95 Stratos 268 20" Raker. 50 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Changing from a   Agman24 - KY
95 115 Evinrude 24 Raker to a 20 Raker made this boat go from 43 mph  
  and 4800 rpm to 50 mph and 5500 rpm (gps fully loaded).  
06 Stratos 201 Pro XL 25" Yamaha, 6" Detwiler hyraulic, Lowrance 520C, X135,  GregInAtl - GA
06 225 Yamaha MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 1.75" below the pad.  
  73.2 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "73.2 driver only, 1/4 tank  
  gas and all tourney tackle. 2 people and gas still above 70.  
  Boat is faster not trimmed all the way up, bumped down  
  a bit gains 1.5 mph."  
95 Stratos 201 Pro XL 26" Raker II, 6" CMC jackplate, Humminbird 1197SI,  Kybking - KY
95 200 Evinrude 718, MinnKota 80# TM. Propshaft is 3.25" below pad.  PHOTO   PHOTO
  "Motor overhauled this summer at NW Flore Marine  
  with hp increased to 230. Don't know how fast it will go,  
  not really worried about it. More concerned about catching  
  fish and keeping everything in one piece. This stuff is too  
  expensive to beat to death on the water."  
93 Stratos 275 Pro XL 24" Raker, MinnKota 70#. 62.4 mph @ 5750 rpm (gps).  Chad0722 - WI
93 150 Intruder "My boat is great; I highly recommend Stratos. It handles  
            Spitfire Series rough water pretty good for a boat its size. You just can't  
  go fast, but it's dry. Plus it fishes awesome, has huge  
  livewells, stores 7' rods, huge 40 gallon fuel tank but fits  
  in one stall of my 22.5 ft long garage on a slight angle.  
  Overall, very happy."  
88 Stratos 201 Pro Manual jackplate, Lowrance HDS 8, 332C, MinnKota   Tillerybass - NC
08 150 Merc Maxxum.  58 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
07 Stratos 275 Pro XL 17" Evinrude, Lowrance 522C, Eagle 242, Motorguide  7days2go - VA
07 115 Evinrude FW71. 48 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Very stable for its  
  size. Switched to a 4 blade Rogue and got incredible hole  
  shot, about 2-3 seconds to plane but lost a couple mph  
  on top end. The important thing was getting my rpms up   
  to 5700."  
08 Stratos 200 XL 27" Tempest, 6" Slidemaster, Humminbird electronics.  Kclost - MO
08 225 Evinrude Propshaft is 2.75" below pad. 77.6 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps)  
00 Stratos Vindicator 24" Raker, Motorguide 66#.  MLangford - FL
00 150 Johnson    
96 Stratos 288 25" Mazco. Proshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 68.6 mph @  Carlos P - LA
96 175 Evinrude 5300 rpm (gps).  
95 Stratos 285 Pro XL 20" Rebel, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 320, 332, Motorguide  Firerat41 - LA
08 150 Evinrude Digital Tour Edition 82#. 56 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
            E-Tec HO "Really need some prop advice. This ain't cuttin it!"  
99 Stratos 21SS 26" PowerTech, 6" Hi Jacker, Humminbird 798C,   Reelworld42 - TN
99 225 HO Johnson Motorguide Digital 82#. Propshaft is 5" below pad.    PHOTO   PHOTO
  Updated 10/25/09.... 70.7 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "I want to go faster."  
07 Stratos 176XT Factory prop, Humminbird WideOptic bow, Lowrance  Grimjack - KS
07 50 Yamaha X50 console. 31 mph @ 5350 rpm (speedo).   
  "Not the biggest, not the fastest, but reliable."  
97 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Renegade, HiJacker jackplate, Lowrance electronics.  Stratosfaction - AL
97 200 Johnson 73 mph (gps).  
09 Stratos 201 XLE 26" Raker, 6" Slidemaster, Humminbird 787, Motorguide  RClark - TN
08 250 Evinrude 101#. Propshaft is 6" below the pad. 76 mph @ 5800 rpm  
  (gps). "Boat has a terrible holeshot with 2 people, rides  
  good and handles well. Looking for ideas for holeshot and  
  more top end. I have using a 26 Raker with 11/16 hole  
  drilled in it."  
04 Stratos 285 Magnum 25" Tempest, 6" T&H jackplate, Lowrance LMS480's (2).  Bassbandit1 - TN
04 175 Yamaha HPDI MinnKota Maxxum 70#. 68 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
  "Great boat, great ride."  
95 Stratos 284 24" Raker, 5.5" CMC jackplate. Propshaft is 3.5" below  Fishingteach - MD
95 150 Evinrude the pad.  61 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  PHOTO   PHOTO
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02 Stratos 185J 23" Yamaha, 4" jackplate, Eagle 500C, Lowrance X49HD  Cable Dog - MD
02 150 Yamaha Motorguide Digital 70#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  
  61 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
03 Stratos 201 Pro XL Lowrance 27C, LMS-320DF, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  Farley - MA
03 225 Evinrude 8" TH Marine jackplate.  
09 Stratos 294 XLE 26" Fury, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance 520C, 510 C,  Roger - MO
09 200 Merc Optimax MinnKota Fortrex 80#. Motor is 5" off the transom.  
  72 mph @ 5750 rpm (gps). "Love this boat and setup.  
  Fishes good and handles rough water very well. Still  
  customizing with little add ons."  
98 Stratos 285 Pro Elite 25" Renegade, 4" Detwiler manual, Humminbird 797,  Stratos285pe - WI
96 150 Johnson Lowrance LMS 522 ci, MinnKota Maxxum 101#.  
  Propshaft is 4.5" below pad. 63 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
08 Stratos 201XL 27" Tempest Plus, 6" jackplate, Humminbird 997si, 787.  Whitaker201 - OH
08 250 Evinrude MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.   
            E-Tec HO 76 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).   
96 Stratos 278FS 25" Renegade, Lowrance M68C, Eagle Strata 128,  Kingfisher7 - CT
96 150 Evinrude MinnKota Powerdrive. 55 mph @ 5000 rpm (gps).  
92 Stratos 201 Pro 25" Renegade, 6" Detwiler jackplate, Motorguide.  That's a nice one! - TX
94 200 Evinrude 65 mph (gps).  PHOTO
99 Stratos 21SS Extreme 27" Tempest, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance 332C, Eagle 320,  THERAKE - GA
08 225 Evinrude HO Motorguide TM. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad.  
  74.6 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps).  
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme SS 4 blade, 10" Slidemaster, Lowrance LMS160 Map in  Stratosfaction 1 - VA
00 225 Evinrude dash, Lowrance X97, MinnKota Maxxum 70# 24V.  
  "I love my Stratos, have read horror stories about the 2000  
  Ficht Ram 225 Rude. I have had no major problems.  
  Strong engine. Have had it to 65 was still winding had a   
  ways to go. I like the way it is set up. Runs great (for me)."  
03 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Tempest Plus, manual jackplate, Lowrance 520C,  Dskelly7 - LA
03 250 Yamaha 522ic, MinnKota Maxxum. 76 mph (gps).  PHOTO   PHOTO
05 Stratos 200 Pro XL 27" Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X135, 480.  Sudz200proxl - MI
04 225 Yamaha MinnKota 78#. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad.  
  75 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 24" Raker, 6" Pro Hijacker, Lowrance 520C, Eagle Fish  Jrc27 - PA
99 200 Johnson Venom Elite 480, Motorguide Digital 82#. 68 mph @ 5800 rpm   
  (gps). "Motor was rebuilt in 2008. Bored out, resleeved,  
  bigger pistons, carbs rebuilt. Hydraulic steering."  
05 Stratos 295 XL Pro 25" Tempest Plus, manual jackplate, Lowrance 330C, 125.  Ozark10 - MO
05 200 Evinrude    
88 Stratos 179FS 25" Shooter, Apelco 465. 56 mph (speedo).  Bryan W - AL
88 150 Johnson    
89 Stratos 289 Pro 25" Trophy Plus, 6" jackplate, Eagle 480C w/GPS,  #1Bamafan - FL
89 200 Merc Humminbird 400 Wide, MinnKota 70 Edge. Propshaft is  
  4" below the pad. 52 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
  "For an older boat she looks and rides great! Would like to  
  see some more speed, but with current setup this boat has  
  an incredible holeshot."  
03 Stratos 185J 24" Raker, 10" Slidemaster, Lowrance, MinnKota 80#  Bmondo - WV
03 150+ Johnson Maxx. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 70 mph (speedo).  
  "Engine 'sweet' worked by Wrights Riverside Marine of   
  WV."  
98 295 Stratos Pro Elite 25" Tempest, 6" HiJacker, Eagle 320, MinnKota TM.  295 Pro Elite - TN
98 200 Merc Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 70 mph @ 600 rpm  
  (gps). "This is with 2 guys 280 lbs, full tank of gas, two  
  livewells full and fishing gear. This is a smooth riding boat."  
01 Stratos 20SS Extreme 27" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X51, 520C,  MBroussard - TX
01 225 Evinrude  MinnKota 78#. Propshaft is 2" below the pad.  
            Rude Ram 70.6 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
92 Stratos 285Pro 24" Raker II, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 522DC's (2),  Medic770432
92 175 Evinrude MinnKota Maxxum 65#. Propshaft is 1" below the pad.  
  60 mph @ 4800 rpm (gps).  
88 Stratos 189V 25 Trophy Plus, 10" PPI jackplate, Eagle 502C, 480,  JMitja - AL
88 200 Merc Motorguide Tracker 45. 66 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
  "This boat is fairly quick for an older Stratos. I'm trying to  
  find a 26 or 27 Tempest to get the most out of my motor.  
  At 5600 rpms, which is my max range I still have gas left  
  and need to have a little more pitch to drop my rpms at   
  wot and get the max speed out of my motor."  
88 Stratos 19' 23" Shooter, Eagle LCG ZZ1600, Eagle Cuda 168,  Fishin4lbs - NC
88 150 Evinrude XP Motorguide 62# RF control. Propshaft is 3" below pad.  PHOTO
  58 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo). "Purchased about a year   
  ago for $4500. Engine rebuilt about 3 years ago, runs  
  great. Restoration in progress just a little at a time, other  
  than that boat's in great shape for 20 years old."  
94 Stratos 285 Pro XL 25" OMC prop, MinnKota Maxxum 101#.  284 PRO XL - AL
94 175 Merc 68 mph (gps). "I think I can get higher top speed, it just  
  gets tricky trying to drive and hold a hand held gps and  
  mess with the trim on the shifter since I don't have it on  
  steering wheel like I should."  
92 Stratos 285 Pro 24" Raker II, manual jackplate, Lowrance 520C's (2).  Daryl W - TN
92 175 Evinrude MinnKota 65#. 60 mph (gps).  
07 Stratos 285XL Merc prop, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota TM.  Jeremy P - NC
07 150 Yamaha    
03 Stratos 185J Lowrance LCX25, X135, MinnKota Maxxum.  Rankinchapman - SC
03 150 Yamaha 60 mph (gps).  
03 Stratos 20XLDC 27" Tempest, 8" jackplate, Lowrance 520C GPS,  Ryan K - KY
03 225 Yamaha OX66 MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 3.25 below the pad.   
  75.5 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps), full load, 80 degree water  
  temp, 1/2 tank of fuel."  
07 Stratos 167 XT Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM.  Iamski - CT
07 50 Yamaha    
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 27" Renegade. 65 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  Doug H - MA
99 225 Evinrude Ficht "New to boat. Have only had it out 3 times. Seems to run  
  great."  
04 Stratos 275 Pro XL 20" Raker, 5.5" CMC jackplate, Humminbird 987c si,  Izzymills - WV
04 115 Johnson MinnKota Maxxum. 55 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
  "Got 59 mph stripped down, hope to go to a 22" soon."  
03 Stratos 201 Pro XL 26" PowerTech 4 blade, 6" Rite Hite, Eagle 620, 320, Maverickpro201 - TX
     DC Motorguide 80#. Propshaft is 2 5/8" below the pad.  
05 225 Evinrude 74.4 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "I run a very heavy load of  
            E-Tec HO tackle and rods, because I am a guide. This speed with all  
  tackle, rods, livewell full, full of fuel, 1 person, 80 degree  
  water temp and 85 degree air temp. I have a 27 Raker II  
  that was worked by Mark Croxton and a 27 Tempest that  
  I still need to play with and run, will post those speeds and  
  setups as they come available."  
93 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Renegade, manual jackplate, Lowrance LMS 522,  Bite me - TN
93 200 Evinrude XP X96, Motorguide Pro 70#. 65 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
            Vindicator    
05 Stratos Pro 201 XL 27" Yamaha, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance LCX 19C,  Sunday Money - FL
05 250 Yamaha LMS 332C, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80#. 78+ gps.  
86 Stratos 189V 24" Raker, Humminbird electronics, Johnson 12/24 TM.  TMozey - TX
86 200 Johnson 65 mph (gps). "Boat has been garage kept and in like new  
  condition. I'm looking for an owners manual, maybe   
  someone has a downloaded manual or I could make  
  arrangements to get a copy. Thanks."  
06 Stratos 294 Pro XL Lowrance LMS480, X52, MinnKota 80#.  Fred bear24 - MI
06 200 Yamaha 73 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "This is my first real bass boat,  
  couldn't be any happier."  
02 Stratos 17XL 19" prop, Eagle electronics, MinnKota 64# TM.  Kimber 11 - OH
02 115 Johnson Propshaft is 6" below the pad. 54 mph @ 5600 rpm   
  (speedo). "I'm putting a 20" Raker on it, would like any  
  information about this boat. I just bought it."  
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme 27" Renegade, 10" Bob's hydraulic. 80+ mph @ 5500  Thomas53402 - WI
08 250 Evinrude E-Tec rpm (gps).  
            HO    
97 Stratos 201 ProXL 25 Renegade, 8" HydroDynamics, Lowrance 520C, Stratos201Mike - CO
97 225 Johnson Venom MinnKota Maxxum. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad.  
  72 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).   
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme 27" Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance M68, X65,  DSmith - FL
03 225 Merc MinnKota Maxxum 101#. Propshaft is 2" below the pad.  
  70 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps). "I would like to know how to   
  get more rpms out of my motor other than going to a  
  smaller prop size."  
03 Stratos 200 Pro XL 26" Tempest, 8" Pro Hi-Jacker, Lowrance LCX 26HD,  Gamecock05 - SC
03 225 Yamaha HPDI X96, Motorguide 82#. 72.8 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
86 Stratos 179V 24" Merc, 5.5" C&C Marine, Lowrance LMS 350a, X65,  RTDorr - SC
88 150 Mariner Motorguide Brute 767. 62 mph (gps).  PHOTO
93 Stratos 250V 17" Solas, 6" HiJacker jackplate, Humminbird 535,  Strat250 - ON
81 70 Johnson OMC 65# TM. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  
  36 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Waiting for the new 4 blade to  
  see how it does, as well as an auction on an 18 Raker,  
  hopefully I can gain some holeshot without losing any top  
  speed."  
06 Stratos 294 Pro XL 26" Raker II, 6" Slidemaster, Eagle Sea Charter 380,  TNStratos1 - TN
06 200 Evinrude  Lowrance, MinnKota 74#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  
            E-Tec HO 73.8 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Still working on fine tuning  
  set-up/prop. Love this boat!"  
87 Stratos 179V 23" Merc, Eagle Ultra III Plus, Cuda 168, MinnKota  TBullin - NC
87 150 Merc Maxxum 70#. 60 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo).  
06 Stratos 285 Lowrance 135's (2), MinnKota 70#. 67 mph (speedo).  Big Red - NC
06 150 Evinrude HO "Very nice boat, it's a demo that was left over and is the  
  Larry Nixon Edition."  
00 Stratos 21SS 4 blade prop.  Charlie R - AL
00 225 HO Johnson    
97 Stratos 295 Pro Elite 24" Raker, 6" Power Lift hydraulic, Humminbird 141C,  Jim B - WI
00 200 Evinrude Vexilar FL-10, Evinrude TM. 69 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
96 Stratos 288 Raker prop, 8" HiJacker jackplate. Propshaft is 3.25"  Shakeyhead - SC
96 150 Evinrude Intruder below the pad. 68 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
06 Stratos 201 ProXL  27" Raker, Lowrance 332C's (2).   Baitbuzz - NC
06 225 Evinrude E-Tec 74.6 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
94 Stratos 201 ProXL Lowrance electronics, Motorguide TM.  Spotaholic - GA
94 225 Johnson "Great look and running boat. Total rebuild of motor from  
  Johnson/Evinrude dealer. Lots of room."  
05 Stratos  28" Raker (B&B), 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Humminbird  Javelin389 - TN
     200 ProXLDC 987c SI, 787c2, MinnKota Pro 101#. Propshaft is 2.5"   
  below the pad. 78 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).   
03 Stratos 201 ProXL 25" Tempest, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 332C, X97,  Bassfinatic - AZ
03 225 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum 74#. 70-71 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
05 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Tempest, 6" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance 332C,  Joebass - FL
05 250 Merc XS MinnKota 70#. Propshaft is 2-3" below pad.  PHOTO    PHOTO
  82 mph (gps). "Just got this boat a few weeks ago and she  
  flies. Hole shot seems a little sluggish so far. I am a   
  newborn Stratos fan."  
03 Stratos 185 23" Laser II, 6" RiteHite, Egle 480, Motorguide 70# Pro.  Flukem185 - KY
03 150 Merc XR6 58 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
95 Stratos Humminbird 530C, Eagle.  LakeAnnaBasser - MD
95 130 Johnson    
90 Stratos 285 25" Shooter 4 blade, 5.5" CMC Powerlift, Humminbird  K2rider18 - NC
90 175 Evinrude 565, Garmin 120, Motorguide 56#. Propshaft is 3.5" below  
  the pad. 64 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 200 ProXL 27" Tempest, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance 332C, 320,  Palestra5 - AL
03 225 HO Evinrude MinnKota Maxxum 78#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad.  PHOTO
  75 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps). "I love this boat. It is great in  
  rough water and fast too."  
06 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" Yamaha, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance LMS332C,  Hardee - SC
06 250 Yamaha X135, MinnKota Maxxum 80#. 75 plus @ 5700 rpm   
  (gps). "Second 201 Stratos I have owned. Stratos is the  
  mac daddy. Had it out on Lake Murray today (12/22/07)  
  3 ft waves, handled great. Boat runs mid 70's full load.  
  High 70's empty."  
97 Stratos 285 Pro Elite 25" Renegade, Lowrance LMX15, X125, MinnKota   KNeed - IN
97 175 Evinrude Maxxum 70#. 64.4 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).   
  "For the size of the boat, it has been great. Cannot wait to  
  Updated 10/22/08..... get something a little bigger as soon as my wife allows."  
03 Stratos 20XL Pro 25" Merc prop, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance LMS-332C,  Poorrednek - VA
03 225 Yamaha X91, MinnKota 74#. "Still playing with setup now, will  
  updated with engine setup and wot. I'm guessing right now  
  speed will be in the 70's though. Was going to be able to   
  tell now but it's just too dang cold to run that fast and play  
  with setup (trim and plate) to get all it's got."  
06 Stratos 275 Pro XL 20" Yamaha, 8" High Jacker, Eagle 502C / GPS,    Bass Pro - FL
06 115 Yamaha Lowrance X87, Motorguide 71#. 54 mph @ 6100 rpm   
  (gps). Motor is 3.5" off the transom.  
  "Want to change to a 21" prop, trying to get 60+ mph.  
   Updated 3/22/09...... Boat rides great, nice and wide, don't understand this boat  
  has a 93" beam and is 17'6" long but only rated for a 120   
  hp, could handle a 150 I think."  
00 Stratos 19SS Extreme 25" Renegade, 6" jackplate, Garmin 250C, Eagle Ultima,  Live2fishpa - PA
00 200 Evinrude MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Propshaft is 2.75" below pad.  PHOTO
  75 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo). "This boat rocks!!!  
  Love the speed!! Best ride of a lot of boats I've fished from.  
  Lots of storage, great boat in the ruff water."  
07 Stratos 201 XL 27" Tempest, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance 520C, X135,  CraigH - FL
07 250 Yamaha MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 2.5" below pad.   
  74 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Great boat in rough water.  
  Still have not run it out to wide open yet. Second Stratos,  
  I bought one the first year they came out."  
89 Stratos 201 Pro Renegade prop, Hi Jacker jackplate, Lowrance X48,  Sdpd34 - FL
00 225 Evinrude  X102C, Motorguide W75. 70 mph @ 6200 rpm (speedo).  
            Vindicator    
99 Stratos 21SS Extreme 25" Raker, manual jackplate, Lowrance X15, X25,  RandyS - MO
05 225HO Evinrude MinnKota 74#. 72 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
06 Stratos 201 Pro XL 27" SS prop, 8" jackplate, Lowrance 322C, X135,  Electro - AL
06 225 Evinrude MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad.  
  74 mph @ 5530 rpm (gps). "I like it!"  
88 Stratos 201 Pro 24" Raker, Lowrance 337, MinnKota TM.  Jimmie M - LA
95 200 Evinrude 67 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
86 Stratos 179 25" Trophy, 5" CMC PowerLift. 60.9 mph @ 5400 rpm.  Lnlbean - LA
97 150 Mariner EFI "Great boat, my first high performance boat. It also catches  
  big fish too! Needed this boat for when I retire from the   
  Air Force in a few years to fish Big Sam!  
91 Stratos 285 All Pro 24" Raker. 45 mph @ 4500 rpm (gps). "The most rpms  DC - MD
91 150 Johnson is 4700 at 45 mph gps, how can I get more out of it?"  
            Fast Strike    
07 Stratos 285XL 25" Yamaha, 8" Hi-Jacker, Humminbird 797C SI,  JandB Fishin - TN
07 150 Yamaha HPDI Lowrance X52, MinnKota Maxxum 80#.   PHOTO
  Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad. 62-64 mph @ 5700 rpm  
  Updated 9/20/08.... (gps). This is the correct speed by GPS, it all depends on   
  the water conditions at the time."  
03 Stratos ASX 28" raker, 8" Flats Jack hydraulic, Lowrance gps/finder,  BHinkle - GA
03 225 Evinrude HO Eagle gps/finder, Motorguide 78#. 81 mph @ 5800 rpm  
  (gps) Propshaft is 2" below the pad. "This is the fastest  
  boat I have ever driven or ridden in...it is freakn awesome!  
  Great ride, fast, fishes great and sharp looking. ASX is the  
  way to go."  
07 Stratos 201 XL 27" Tempest, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 520C, 510C,  Audeuce02 - TN
07 225 Evinrude E-Tec MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad.  
            HO 78 mph (gps.  
05 Stratos 275 Pro XL Humminbird 997C SI, MinnKota Terrova.  DEBassin - DE
04 115 Yamaha 45 mph (gps). "Love this Boat."  
99 Stratos 295 25" Renegade, 6" OMC hydraulic, Lowrance X65's (2),  Scott P - ON
99 200 Evinrude Ficht Evinrude TM. Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad.  
  72 mph (gps). "Nice boat to fish, little slow on the holeshot.  
  Not sure on the rpms, tach is not working may try different  
  prop to get better holeshot but also keep the speed."  
96 Stratos 288DC 23" Raker, MinnKota 74#. Motor is 2" off the transom.  Jack - AL
90 Johnson 200 GT 62.8 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps). "Trim ran out, it was getting  
  faster but the trim hit the high side and would not trim up  
  any more. I will be adding hydraulic steering and a 4"   
  jackplate to bring the motor up and back. Maybe I will be  
  able to get more lift out of it with the j/p. It should allow   
  the trim to lift the boat more. I will update asap."  
97 Stratos 201 ProXL 28" Raker II blueprinted, 12" ProLife jackplate,   Elecsol1 - IN
00 225 Johnson HO Lowrance X20C, LMS480, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80.  
  74 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
05 Stratos 201 ProXL 26" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X100C,   5littleones - CA
05 225 Evinrude LMS332C, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 101#. 70? mph  PHOTO
            E-Tec HO @ 5400 rpm (gps). "Boat starts to chinewalk before I get  
  it to top speed. Need more seat time to get better speeds."  
04 Stratos 190 FS Lowrance X51, Humminbird Matrix 37, MinnKota Maxx.  Lookin4bass - CA
04 150 Yamaha 55 mph (gps).  PHOTO
07 Stratos 285 ProXL 22" Raker II, 5" Slidemaster, Lowrance X52's (2),  Gib 61 - LA
07 150 Evinrude E-Tec MinnKota 70#. Motor is 5" above the transom.  
  62 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps). "Great boat, love the Evinrude  
  E-Tec."  
98 Stratos 273 DC 23" Renegade, 5" CMC, Lowrance X22, Eagle 490, Dropping salty worms - OH
98 115 Johnson Motorguide Gatormount 67#. Propshaft is 3" below pad.  
            FastStrike 60 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
07 Stratos 294 Raker II, Lowrance 520C, MinnKota 70.  Bassnbuc - FL
07 200 Evinrude HO 70 mph (gps).  
87 Stratos 189V 24" Merc prop, 5" High Jacker, Garmin 140, Eagle 245,  Carl R - KY
87 200 Mariner Evinrude 12/24 TM. "Needing the correct setup for this  
  boat and correct prop. It had a 26 pitch and I took it off  
  and replaced with the 24 because the boat owner before  
  me was having holeshot problems."  
98 Stratos 201  26" Raker II, 6" Bob's hydraulic, Lowrance 337C, X125, FLTourneyangler2007 - FL
     ProElite DC Motorguide Digital 82#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad.  
00 200 Evinrude 69.2 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps). "This is my first bass boat.  
            Ficht Ram After replacing the old carburated Evinrude with the new  
  Ficht and adding the HO foot I picked up 10 mph and a   
  lot better ride. The Raker helped give the boat more lift  
  and lowered my rpms to below 6000."  
07 Stratos 285XL 23" Yamaha ProSeries, 6" T-H jackplate.  285XL - AL
07 150 Yamaha  Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 62 mph @ 5900 rpm  PHOTO
      VMax Carb (gps).  
07 Stratos 176XT Aluminum prop, Lowrance X50, MinnKota Edge.  Dustyone - NC
07 50 Yamaha    
94 Stratos 299F Hi Pro jackplate, Lowrance electronics, Evinrude TM.  Paul - IL
94 175 Evinrude 65 mph (gps).  
93 Stratos 379T 24" Raker. "Does anyone know where I can find a   Waterhead - MS
93 150 Evinrude replacement bench seat for this boat?"  
06 Stratos 200 Pro XL 26" Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance LMS-480M,  Waylon D - LA
06 225 Yamaha HPDI X135, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 2.75" below  PHOTO    PHOTO
  the pad. 74.2 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "First Stratos, just  PHOTO    PHOTO
  sold a Skeeter. Best handling, smoothest ride and most   
  stable boat I've owned. The Tempest is one bad prop and I  
  would recommend it to anyone wanting bow lift and all   
  around performance. Speed @ WOT is with me (175 lb)  
  tourney load, livewells full and 1/2 tank of gas. Two people  
  tourney load, livewells full and 1/2 tank of gas is 71.5 gps  
  @ 5800 rpm."  
94 Stratos 284XL 25" Renegade, 5" Hi-Jacker, Humminbird 797c2si,  Stratos284 - KY
94 150 Evinrude Intruder 787c2, MinnKota Max Pro 80#.  
 Updated 3/22/09.......    
06 Stratos 285 Pro XL 25" prop, 6 or 8" jackplate, Lowrance X52's (2),  Micah - OK
     Magnum MinnKota 24V.  63 mph @ 5000 rpm. Dual console,   
06 150 Yamaha AM/FM/CD player, keel shield, trim on steering column."  
95 Stratos 201 ProXL 24" Raker, 10" Pro Hi Jacker, Lowrance LMS332C, X15,  Nolin Bassmaster - KY
95 200 Johnson Venom Johnson 12/24. 74 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps). "Lots of lift.  
  This boat is great. Gets a little loose at that speed but it   
  handles good. Have Stan Slaon blacklights on it. Motor  
  rebuild in Feb 06, motor is bored out, resleeved, bigger  
  pistons, this motor will fly."  
07 Stratos 285 XL 24" Raker II, 5.5" CMC, Lowrance X52's (2),   Hilman - WI
07 150 Evinrude HO MinnKota 70#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 65 mph  PHOTO   PHOTO
                         E-Tec @ 5550 (gps). "Great boat, great ride. 150 HO Etec  PHOTO
  awesome. Also Hambys beach bumper."  
  Updated 4/2/09.... "24 Raker II B&B by Mark's Propellers."  
93 Stratos 274 24" Raker, Lowrance X97, Eagle 320, Motorguide.  Fiddlefarter - TN
92 150 Johnson 63 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
            Fast Strike    
95 Stratos 201 ProXL 25" Renegade, 10" Power Lift, Lowrance 520C, X38,  Nukmed - IL
95 200 Johnson Motorguide Brute. 76 mph @ 6300 rpm (gps).  
  "Boat has a motorized Gator mount that's simply an asset  
  all the way. Engine was bored out to 238 hp by previous  
  owner."  
00 Stratos 283  25" Raker, Lowrance X75, Eagle Fish Mark 320,  Speadtrap - NC
     Vindicator MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 3.6" below pad. 54 mph @  
00 175 Johnson 5400 rpm (speedo). 1.86:1 lower unit.  
            Faststrike    
97 Stratos 295 Pro Elite 25" Renegade, 5" Vance, Lowrance X97, X135,   Richard W - NC
97 200 Johnson MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  
  69 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "First Stratos, came from a   
  Bullet due to lack of use but I have been really impressed  
  in the fishability of this boat."  
87 Stratos 179V 24" Raker, Eagle Cuda 168, Magellan Explorist 200,  20TunStratos - AL
87 150 Evinrude Humminbird sounder, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.     
  58 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps). "Boat is very smooth as this  
  speed. May gain some more speed after some minor  
  maintenance. Will post some pics soon of some "restoration"  
  with my sticker replacement."  
07 Stratos 294XL DC 27" Tempest, 6" Bob's, Lowrance LCX-28 HD, 510C,  Rob - VA
07 200 Merc Optimax MinnKota Maxxum 80# hand control. 74 mph @ 5700   
  rpm (gps).  
07 Stratos 285 ProXL Lowrance 520C, 135C, MinnKota TM.  Matthew - LA
07 150 Merc Optimax    
92 Stratos 272 Humminbird electronics, MinnKota TM.  Maddfishing - IN
92 150 Johnson 65 mph (gps). "Need info about how to go faster."  
95 Stratos 278 DC MinnKota All Terrain 65.  Swimnfish04 - MI
95 130 Johnson    
96 Stratos 295Pro XL 25" Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance M68C Color  Olericketty - FL
96 200 Evinrude MinnKota RipTide 74#.  Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad.  
  Updated 3/24/07..... 67 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).   
98 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 25" Renegade, 6" Detwiler, Lowrance electronics, Evinrude  201proelite - LA
03 225 Evinrude TM.  65 mph @ 5800 rpm. "Runs really great, still having  
  trouble with top end chine walking. Motor is as low as it  
  can go. I'm looking at a 25 Spinelli next. Other than that,   
  boat leaves little to be desired."  
96 Stratos 278 DC 23" Renegade, 6" jackplate. "Boat just landed here from   Fuggy - Australia
96 150 Johnson the States (2/07), will add further updates when water   
  tested."  
06 Stratos 275 ProXL 17" Black Max, Lowrance X47, Eagle Cuda 242, Frosty bassbuster - NY
06 90 Evinrude E-Tec Motorguide 55#. 44 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
  "Brand new, will find out how good this spring."  
04 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" Tempest, 6" CMC hydraulic, Lowrance 332, 102,  Matt H - GA
04 250 Yamaha VMax MinnKota Maxxum 101#. 76 mph (gps). "I just purchased  PHOTO
  this boat 2/17, I traded in my old Ranger R91. This boat  
  will slick it back-only problem is that at 73-76 I get a chine  
  that I'm going to have to learn to eliminate. I still have a  
  good bit of trim left at 76. I will update when I have learned  
  to compensate for the chine and update the new top end."  
89 Stratos 275 Pro 23" 4 blade, 6" jackplate. Motor is 3" off transom.  LBKbassin - VA
89 150 Johnson GT 58 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Just purchased this boat.   
  Today was the first time out. Engine ran great, holeshot was  
  very slow but top end was great @ 58 and very stable.  
  Looking to upgrade steering to rack & pinion or hydraulic  
  not sure yet as to what is best, will do some research and   
  repost."  
90 Stratos 201 Pro 25" Renegade, 6" Hi-Jacker, Lowrance X85, X65,  Mike's201Pro - ON
00 225 Evinrude Ficht MinnKota Maxxum 74#. "Replaced the original tired old  
  200 Johnson GT with the Ficht. Can't wait for the ice to   
  melt to see what she'll do."  
00 Stratos 19SS Extreme Renegade prop, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X96,   Tugnduke - FL
00 200 Evinrude Eagle 320, Evinrude TM. Propshaft is 1.75" below pad.  
  74 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo). "The good Lord has  
  blessed me with this boat and it is perfect."  
04 Stratos 195 ProXL 24" Tempest Plus, 6" Detwiler, Lowrance LMS460, X85,  StratosNCO - TN
05 175 Evinrude DI MinnKota Maxxum 74#. 64 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
90 Stratos 201 Pro XL 24" Merc, 6" HiJacker, Eagle 320, Lowrance X85,  Brian - MO
90 200 Merc 2.5 EFI MinnKota 80#. Propshaft is 4" below the pad.  
  64 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Looking for manuals for boat  
  and engine."  
07 Stratos 285XL 23" Tempest, Humminbird 595C, X125, MinnKota 74.  Akluesner - AL
06 150 Yamaha Propshaft is 3.5" below pad. 66 mph @ 5700 rpm (speedo)  PHOTO
  "I got this at the boat show during the FLW weigh-in in  
  B'ham last summer. The holeshot is amazing for a boat with  
  no jackplate. Always looking for ways to improve   
  performance, so if anyone knows something special, feel  
  free to share."  
90 Stratos 201 Pro 24" Trophy, 5" Rite Hite, Garmin 240's (2), OMC TM.  Bassman05 - MO
95 225 Mariner 72 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).  
05 Stratos 201 PXL 26" Tempest Plus, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance/  Calvin - AL
06 225 Merc Pro XS Humminbird electronics, Motorguide. Propshaft is 3" below.  PHOTO
  73 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Very happy with this boat.  
  Second Stratos and for the money I don't think one can do  
  much better. Excellent ride and control. Still learning to   
  drive it and feel it can do a little better speed-wise at WOT.  
  Speed so far has been full tourney load, two 170 lb guys  
  and tackle, full gas tank and half full livewells."  
05 Stratos 200 Pro XL 27" Yamaha ProSeries, 6" jackplate, Lowrance LMS332c,  Joshua - NC
05 225 Yamaha HPDI LCS-25C, MinnKota 80#. 73 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
     
98 Stratos 201 ProElite 27" Renegade, 6" Detwiler hydraulic. Propshaft is 3.75"  Justin - CT
03 225 Yamaha below the pad. 74.4 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps).   
            VMax OX66 "I love my boat."  
94 Stratos 201 XL 24" Raker, Lowrance LCX110C, LMS330C, Motorguide  Charles P - TX
94 200 Evinrude 107# 36V. 65 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
99 Stratos 273 23" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X91, X28,  Dover - TN
06 150 Evinride E-Tec MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  PHOTO    
  "Just repowered from 150 Ficht to 150 E-Tec HO. Boat is  
  faster than my abilities to drive it. :-) "  
07 Stratos 294XL 26" Tempest, 6" Pro Hijacker.  BamaBasser294 - AL
07 200 Yamaha HPDI    
86 Stratos 179V 24" Raker, Eagle 128's (2), Motorguide 67#.  Swatdawg - LA
88 150 Johnson "Just bought the boat, still in process of setting up everything  
  Will upgrade electronics and trolling motor. Should be a   
  good boat. Sits on a StratosTrail tandem trailer.   
  Full deck extension completed, and new deck carpet.  
06 Stratos 285 ProXL Lowrance X52, MinnKota Maxxum TM.   Mudwalker - VA
06 150 Yamaha 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (speedo).  
98 Stratos 285 ProElite 22" Raker, 6" jackplate, Lowrance electronics, Motorguide  Robo Junkie - AZ
98 175 Johnson Tournament series 82#. 54 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
06 Stratos 200 ProXL 27" Yamaha VMax, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 334C's (2),  Boomersooner - MI
06 225 Yamaha MinnKota 70#.  74 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
02 Stratos J-160 14" PowerTech, Eagle 320, 160, Motorguide 5200 Pro.  Zooker - NC
03 50 Yamaha Propshaft is 3" below pad. 41.1 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps).  
  "A fairly rare model, I know of only 3 others. Any know  
  of more please let me know."  
04 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" PowerTech, 10" Bob's hydraulic, Lowrance 102C,  GIT-R-DONE - NC
04 225 Yamaha 332C, MinnKota Maxxum. Propshaft is 2.25" below pad.  
  78 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  
97 Stratos 201 PE Raker prop, Lowrance X65, Vexilar FL8, MinnKota  ChrisS - MN
97 225 Evinrude Maxxum TM. 68 mph (gps).  PHOTO   
06 Stratos 201 Pro 27" Yamaha, 8" Detwiler, Lowrance 332, 135, Garmin  Stratos 201 - KY
     XL DC 172C MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Propshaft is 3.5" below   
06 250 Yamaha pad. 74.1 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "Speed measured on the  
  Garmin. Still learning the boat. Max speed was on a short  
  straight stretch of water (about 1/2 mile) and the motor had  
  more left in her. Full tournament load, two over 6' anglers,  
  half a tank of gas, empty livewells. More information to   
  come in the future."  
03 Stratos 185 24" Raker, Lowrance X25C, LMS332C, MinnKota.  Laman985 - LA
03 150 Johnson Motor is 3" off the transom. 62 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps).  
  "Is this about all I should expect?"  
07 Stratos 285 XL 24" Yamaha, Lowrance X52, 334, Motorguide Maxxum.  Ryan - AL
07 150 Yamaha    
90 Stratos 285 Pro 22" Raker, 5" Hi Jacker, Eagle Cuda 168, Fishmark 320,  Ray H - WA
90 150 Evinrude MinnKota 65#.  Motor is 5" off the transom.  
  55 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Fast enough for me since it's  
  my first glass boat. Only problem is the two rack steering is  
  very stiff. Would like to upgrade to hydraulic next year."  
00 Stratos 22SS Extreme 25" Renegade, Lowrance 332C, LMS160, MinnKota  Jesse - MI
00 225 Evinrude Maxxum Pro 101#. Propshaft is 6" below the pad.  
  62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "I'm looking for help with this  
  setup. My prop has signs of cavitation and I've been   
  passed by two different 150 hp Rangers, something isn't  
  right here. The prop is a 4 blade, I'm thinking of going to a   
  three."  
90 Stratos 201XL 24" Raker, 6" Hi Jacker, Garmin 100, 160, MinnKota  Duckin - VA
92 175 Johnson  74#.  
89 Stratos 285 Pro 25" Shooter, Humminbird 300TX, Johnson 12/24V TM.  Victor S - TN
89 175 Johnson Eagle FishElite 480 (gps), Eagle FishMark 320.  
  50 mph @ 5000 rpm (gps). "The boat runs real good in   
  rough water. Has a great holeshot but the top end is poor.  
  I think this boat should be doing 60-65, going to try a   
  smaller prop."  
04 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster. Propshaft is 2.5" below  Utfisherman - TN
03 250 Yamaha Ox66 the pad.  76.2 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
05 Stratos 285XL Pro Lowrance X51, MinnKota Maxxum. 65 mph (speedo).  Cajunatc - OH
06 150 Yamaha    
06 Stratos 294 ProXL 27" Tempest, 6" jackplate, Lowrance 3500C GPS,  Godevil - TN
06 200 Yamaha X52, MinnKota 70#.  71+ mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
95 Stratos 268 24" Michigan Match, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide  Bishopja2 - LA
95 130 Johnson 71# Great White. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  
  57 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Still working on it. Chinewalk  
  at 56, lowered motor on transom. Going to try a jackplate  
  next."  
05 Stratos 201 26" Raker 2, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X135's (2),  Left Coast - OR
05 225 Evinrude MinnKota 101#. Motor is 2.25" off the transom.  PHOTO    PHOTO
  73 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
97 Stratos 201 PE DC 24" Raker, 5.5" CMC jackplate, MinnKota 65#.  John P - SC
97 200 Johnson Venom 63 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Speed is with full tank of fuel  
  and tournament ready. Going to try using a higher pitch   
  prop to see what I can get. Not bad though."  
06 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" Yamaha T1, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance LMS332C  CTucker81 - TN
05 300 Yamaha front & back, Motorguide Digital 80#. 82.0 mph @ 6100  PHOTO
  rpm (gps). "Prop has been balanced, blueprinted and   
  cupped. Still working on engine height. Full tank of gas, 2  
  people, tournament load running 78.5 @ 6000 rpm."  
01 Stratos 19SS 24" Renegade, 8" jackplate, Lowrance LMS65,  Rich K - MI
01 200 Evinrude MinnKota TM.  Propshaft is 2.75" below the pad.  
  66.9 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "More speed?"  
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite Evinrude TM.  73 mph (speedo).  Matt G - WV
99 225 Evinrude    
06 Stratos 294 ProXL 25" Yamaha T1, Lowrance LMS480, X125, MinnKota  Phami1 - RI
06 200 Yamaha VMax Maxxum 70#.  Propshaft is 4.5" below the pad.  PHOTO
  69.9 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
94 Stratos 201 ProXL 25" Renegade, 6" Hi-Lift jackplate, Garmin GPS Map  Chad Ashe - OK
94 200 Johnson Venom 178C, Humminbird fishfinder 565, MinnKota TM.  
  64 mph (gps).  
89 Stratos 289 FS 25" Renegade, 5" Rite Hite, Humminbird WideEye,  Donthelegend - MO
89 200 Evinrude Lowrance X50, OMC 12/24. Propshaft is 4" below pad.  
  68.5 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
89 Stratos 201 Pro XL 24" Raker, HiJacker jackplate, OMC TM.  Bigb201 - GA
89 225 Johnson    
97 Stratos 201 Pro 24" Raker, 10" Highjacker, Eagle 320, Garmin 250C  Jazzboy - GA
97 225 Evinrude indash, Evinrude 56# TM. Motor is 5" off the transom.  
  70 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
06 Stratos 200 Pro XL 28" Raker, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowrance 332C, 135,  M Cormier - NB
06 225 HO Evinrude MinnKota 80#.  Propshaft is 2 1/4" below the pad.  
                   E-Tec 77.8 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "Just getting use to setup,   
  two people, full fuel, livewells empty, full gear. Tried a 28"  
  Trophy Plus, ran 74.5 gps, not bad for a 4 blade.   
  I hope to have it running over 80 by end of the year, some  
  prop tweaking will help. ;)  
06 Stratos 201 Pro Duo 27" Tempest Plus, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Garmin 198C,  Jigelow3 - FL
06 250 Merc XS Garmin 240, MinnKota Saltwater 101#.  PHOTO    PHOTO
  79.5 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps). "Boats runs great with a light  
  load, 79.5 is the fastest I have got on the GPS.   
  Normal conditions, it runs between 75-77 depending on  
  humidity and temperature. After lab finishing the prop, it  
  should get a few more mph and some more bow lift.  
  I might trade for the new 300XS in July."  
97 Stratos 282 23" Renegade, 4" CMC hydraulic, MinnKota Maxxum  Jimpozz - ON
98 150 Evinrude 101#.  Motor is 2" off the transom. 68 mph @ 5700 rpm  
            Intruder (gps).  
95 Stratos 201 Pro 28" Mach II Chopper, 6" jackplate, Lowrance X70A,  Fireedge11 - GA
81 225 Merc Mod. Lowrance flasher. Propshaft is 4" below the pad.  
  "This Merc was built for an Allison drag boat, has a large  
  list of mods done to it. Don't know how fast it will run yet,   
  the timing is still low. They want me to take it easy for a   
  while; I'll get back in a few days, needs some tips on setup."  
00 Stratos 22SS Extreme 25" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X65, X85,  Stratos22ssextreme - GA
00 225 HO Johnson Motorguide Tour 82#. 70 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo).  
  "I love my boat, what a ride!!"  
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme 26" Raker, 6" Rapid Jack, Lowrance X135, X65,  Hawgdawg - GA
00 225 Evinrude MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  70 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo).  
95 Stratos 258V 19" OMC SST, Humminbird Matric 17 GPS, Matrix 17,   ChuckW - AR
95 70 Evinrude Evinrude 12V TM  44 mph (gps).  
06 Stratos 201XL 28" Raker II, 6" Powerlift, Lowrance 332C, X135,  ScottP - FL
06 225 Evinrude HO MinnKota Maxxum 80#.  PHOTO     PHOTO
     PHOTO
05 Stratos 285XL DC 24" Raker, Lowrance X51, X96, MinnKota 80#,  Lyurick - PA
05 150 Johnson New boat. Bought it end of 2005. Just starting the break-  
  in period. Performance data to follow. Love the storage  
  space. Upgraded MinnKota, hot foot, auto bilge, Aurora  
  custom cover, Midnight Black custom color with Black   
  hull. Spare tire, chrome rims, PTO tackle organizer,   
  swingaway tongue, Boat Buckle tie downs.  
96 Stratos 278V 23" Renegade, 6" TH Marine jackplate, Lowrance X51,  StratosDadRI - RI
96 150 Evinrude Intruder Eagle 332C, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80 US.  PHOTO     PHOTO
  Propshaft is 4" below pad. 69 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps).  PHOTO     PHOTO
  "Added some nice Stratos style star wheels, custom  
  covered seats, jackplate and Amsoil lower unit oil winter   
  '06. A balanced & blueprinted Renegade worked by Mark  
  Croxton really made this boat fly and handle like a dream.  
  Holeshot is incredible. Still a little more fine tuning with the  
  plate."  
91 Stratos 274FS 23" Shooter, 8" jackplate. Propshaft is 1.5" below pad.  Mr Rude - GA
92 150 Johnson 65 mph @ 6200 rpm (gps). "Two people, 12 gals fuel,   
  two batteries, windshield closed. Turned 23" Shooter to   
    Updated 5/13/06..... the rev limit @ 6200. Moving to a 26" Raker next time  
  out. Raising engine to even with the pad. Removing some   
  un-needed weight."  
06 Stratos 201 Duo 26" Tempest, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance X135, LMS332C,  Ohirolina - NC
     Pro XL MinnKota Rip Tide 80 3X. Propshaft is 3 1/4" below pad.  
05 225 Merc Pro XS 74 mph light @ 5850 rpm (gps).  
91 Stratos 295 Pro 27" Shooter, 6" CMC powerlift hydraulic, Lowrance  Stretch - AR
91 200 Johson GT flasher, Humminbird 535, Motorguide Energy 71#.  
  "Pro Air system, lighted rod and storage compartments,  
  tandem trailer, KeelShield, Aurora Stratos cover."  
94 Stratos 290FS 24" Shooter, 6" Hydro-Jacker hydraulic, Eagle Optimas  Quarterhorse - PA
94 XP200 Evinrude (2), Evinrude 12/24 TM. 72.1 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
  "Modest setup, incredible results."  
93 Stratos 274 Garmin 972, Humminbird 385C. 67 mph @ 5400 rpm  Bassmasterdr - TX
93 150 Evinrude (gps). "I love this boat, it really handles the rough water of  PHOTO
  Sam Rayburn well. It is very comfortable to fish from.   
  I really like the compartment space, it just seems to go on   
  forever. At about 72-63 mph she seems to crab walk a bit  
  but lines out again about 65 mph. My only complaint is the  
  insulation in the cooler could be better, but overall she is a  
  great boat."  
06 Stratos 285XL D/C 24" Raker, 6" jackplate, Lowrance LMS 332C, X51.  Mike T - ON
06 150 Evinrude HO "I have yet to receive my boat (3/24/06). Can't wait to test  
  drive. Any thoughts or opinions are welcome. Pics to follow.  
  Will come w/tandem trailer and Black Heat color  
  predominantly with Candy Apple Red pinstripe to match  
  trailer & motor. It feels like Christmas is coming!"  
03 Stratos 201 27" Yamaha, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance X97's (2),  Jigman - IL
03 225 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum 80#. Motor is 6" above the transom.  
  77.9 mph @ 5900 rpm (gps).  
01 Stratos 19SS Extreme 27" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster hydraulic, Lowrance  Misutton - WV
01 200 Evinrude Ficht LCX 26C HD, X135, Evinrude 74#.   
  74.6. mph @ 5900 rpm (gps). "I haven't gotten all this boat  
   Updated 3/28/06.... had to offer. This is a completely different monster to drive  
  than my Javelin. My last run was over 74 but I know it's got  
  at least 76-78 mph in her. I will keep you posted."  
88 Stratos 279V 26" Raker, 6" Pro-Jacker, Humminbird Matrix 48,  Buzzking - KY
92 150 Evinrude Wide Eye, MinnKota 65#. Propshaft is 3" below pad.  
  71 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 19XL 27" Tempest Plus, 6" Slidemaster. Propshaft is 3.5" below  Matt - OH
04 200 Yamaha EFI the pad.  74.4 mph @ 5700 rpm (gps). "Engine has   
  HydroTec exhaust tuner, stock heads were milled 90 thou  
  have tried 26 Trophy Plus, holeshot is a little better with  
  the Tempest, Trophy has better lift, midrange is better  
  because of the better lift of the Trophy. Both props are   
  box stock."  
05 Stratos 200 Pro XL 28" Turbo TXP, 10" CMC hydraulic, Lowrance LMS480,  FoyDawg - TN
05 225 HO Evinrude X125, MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80#. Propshaft is 3.5"  
  below the pad. 74.6 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
  "Constantly experimenting with the setup."  
05 Stratos 294 ProXL 28" Yamaha ProSeries, 6" CMC, Eagle Fish,    Sheets - LA
05 200 Yamaha GPS 500C, Lowrance X52, MinnKota TM.  PHOTO      PHOTO
   76.9 mph @ 5550 rpm (gps). "Speed is driver only very  PHOTO      PHOTO
   Updated 5/11/06..... little fuel. CAn run low 70's w/tournament load and  
  livewells full of fish. Best bang for the buck."  
86 Stratos 189V Lowrance electronics, Motorguide TM. "Picking this boat  Wmcartor - IL
86 150 Merc up 12/17, glad to have a boat agin after selling my Skeeter  
  ZX190 to buy my house. It's super clean on a tandem  
  trailer and pretty well loaded with options. Best part was  
  the price - only $2495!. Curious what to expect from this  
  boat, both performance wise as well as fishability. Any  
  input/info would be appreciated. Thanks! Willie...."  
95 Stratos 278 22" Raker, Lowrance/Garmin electronics, MinnKota  Billybass - GA
95 150 Johnson Maxum 65#.  61 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Perfect sized  
  boat for a guy that primarily fishes tournaments alone.   
  Plenty of storage and plenty of room to move around,   
  especially with the deck extension."  
96 Stratos 288 DC 23" prop, 6" T-H Marine jackplate, Lowrance 320C,  Jeff O - WI
96 150 Evinrude MinnKota AT.  61 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
05 Stratos 294 ProXL 27" Tempest, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance LMS480,  Clint - TN/KY
05 200 Evinrude X51, MinnKota Maxxum 65#. Propshaft is 3.5" below  
            Etec HO the pad.  "Had it up to 69 mph (gps) @ 5250, still haven't  
  floored it yet."  
01 Stratos 20SS Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM.  Mofish - TX
     Extreme    
01 225 Johnson    
99 Stratos 295 ProElite 23" Renegade Bass, Eagle View GPS, Eagle Ultra Classic,  Headin'South - IL
99 200 Evinrude Evinrude BFX4T.  66 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  
03 Stratos 185 26" prop, Lowrance X51, Humminbird TX300,  Ckcooper - FL
03 150 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum 65#. 60ish mph (speedo).  
05 Stratos 275 ProXL 18" Raker, Lowrance X47, Motorguide 47#.  BBowsher - W.VA
05 90 Johnson 53 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo). "I just got my 18 Raker on  
  this boat and it did wonders. I went from 46/47 to 53 on  
  the speedo. Boat is the widest 17' on the market and rides  
  like a jewel. I love this boat and recommend it to anyone  
  looking for a price friendly and one sweet ride!"  
06 Stratos 294 26" Tempest, 14" Detwiler hydraulic, Lowranc LMS480,  Newman - LA
06 200 Evinrude HO X136, MinnKota 70#.   
            Etec    
95 Stratos 278V 23" Raker, Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM.  Buzz - FL
95 150 Evinrude Propshaft is 4" below the pad. 66 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
05 Stratos 294 26" Raker, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance X51,  Tom B - MD
05 200 Evinrude Etec MinnKota Max Pro 80. Propshaft is 3.5" below pad.  
  69 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Boat runs great and the Etec  
  is a great motor. There is still more speed in the boat once  
  the jackplate is raised."  
93 Stratos 201XL Pro 25" Renegade, 8" Detwiler, Lowrance X71's (2),  Scho - IN
93 200 Evinrude Motorguide Tour Edition.  Propshaft is 2 1/4" below the   
  pad.  65 mph @ 6000 rpm (speedo). "Added deck  
  extension on boat, not happy with the holeshot when both  
  livewells are full. Very slow out of the hole and I do not  
  know how to fix the problem. Storage is great."  
94 Stratos 290 SF Renegade prop, Lowrance X65, Lowrance 2012,  Fifesbullet - NC
94 200 Johnson Johnson TM.  
90 Stratos 290FS 20" Raker, Eagle Fishmark 320C, Motorguide 12/24.   David - VA
90 175 Evinrude XP 50 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo).  
  "Looking for a new prop to give me more speed, should I  
  stick with Raker?"  
98 Stratos 295 24" Raker, 5" Rite Hite, Lowrance electronics, Motorguide  Mrod295 - AZ
98 200 Johnson TM. 62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "What speed should I be   
  getting, seems I should be closer to 70 mph."  
96 Stratos 201 ProXL 26" Renegade, 8" Omni jackplate, Eagle 420,  BarryW - IA
96 200 Evinrude MinnKota 76#. 69 mph (gps). "I also have a 25" Raker  
  that I tried but lost speed. I need to adjust engine height to  
  get this 3 blade to run quicker."  
88 Stratos 256V 17" prop, Eagle Cuda 300, Cuda 128, Blackberry Curve  Josh256V - AL
88 70 Evinrude GPS, Motorguide TM. 42 mph @ 6000 rpm. "We've made  
  a lot of progress on the little Stratos. I've been very   
   Updated 4/22/09...... pleased with my first boat."  
97 Stratos 282 DC 24" Raker, Eagle Strata 128, FishEasy, Evinrude BF4S  SFryer - VA
97 150 Evinrude 24V TM. 63 mph @ 5000 rpm (speedo).  
95 Stratos 270FS 23" SS prop. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  SteveJ - SC
92 150 Yamaha ProV 54 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps). Mounted on third hole.  
00 Stratos 22 SS 25" Renegade, 6" jackplate, Lowrance X75, Evinrude 74#  Brian901 - TN
     Extreme TM.  72 mph (gps).  
01 225 Johnson HO    
94 Stratos 270FS 23" SS prop, Humminbird electronics, Evinrude TM.  StevenJ - SC
92 150 Yamaha ProV Propshaft is 3" below the pad. 54 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps).  
  "Boat loaded with everything including the kitchen sink."  
05 Stratos 200 ProXL 28" Raker, 8" Detwiler hydraulic, Garmin 168, 240,  Flipping57 - AL
05 225 Evinrude HO MinnKota TM. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad.  
  81.2 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
85 Stratos 365V 19" Quicksilver, Humminbird 585, Eagle portable on bow.  Wray - ON
87 115 Mariner MinnKota 48#. 61 mph @ 5100 rpm (speedo).  PHOTO
95 Stratos 268 17" Yamaha, Lowrance X28, Evinrude 39#.  Mtx11 - PA
02 90 Yamaha Propshaft is 4.5" below the pad. 42 mph @ 5300 rpm  
  (gps).  
85 Stratos 189V 26" Turbo, 6" Power-Lift hydraulic, Lowrance X65,  Levi - MS
98 200 Merc Eagle, Motorguide Tm. "Just bought, have a 200 Merc with   
  a '98 powerhead. Needs tips on a good setup for max top  
  end. What kind of speed can I expect with the 200 Merc?"  
00 Stratos 19SS 25" Renegade, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X65, Evinrude   Colonel 4000 - FL
00 200 Evinrude 54#.  Propshaft is 1.75" below the pad. 70 mph @ 6000  
  rpm (speedo). "Just got this boat and I love it. I had a Bass  
  Tracker for years and this is a real bass boat. It has all of  
  the bells and whistles, lights in every comp. Storage is off  
  the chart, very stable boat, runs great, 70 mph speed but  
  that's good enough for me. Single axle trailer w/brakes,  
  boat is White & Blue. I can't say enough good things about   
  this boat I love it, also can't wait to start fishing clubs  
  again, NOW I won't get passed."  
89 Stratos 289FS 24" Raker, 6" T-H jackplate, Humminbird 565, WideEye,  Wildthing - MN
89 200 Johnson Lowrance flasher, OMC Cobra TM. Propshaft is 4.25"   
  below the pad. 61.1 mph @ 5750 rpm (gps).  
05 Stratos 200 Pro XL 28" Raker, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X125, X135,  JoeSchmoe - TN
05 225 Evinrude HO GlobalMap 3500C, MinnKota 65#.  
            E-Tec 76.4 mph @ 5750 rpm (gps).  
95 Stratos 278 23" OMC, Eagle Easyfish, Lowr5ance X85, Motorguide  ATCStang00 - SC
95 150 Johnson 6700.  53 mph @ 4600 rpm (gps). "Anyone know why  
  this boat won't wind out more? It should go around 60  
  @ 5600 rpms but it doesn't. Been told 23" Renegade  
  is too much prop, it needs a 21". Buddy of mine had a   
  284 with a 150 FastStrike and a 25" Shooter. Please help!"  
02 Stratos 21XL ProStar 27" Raker, 8" HiJacker, Lowrance X85 console, X65 bow,  Everett225 - MA
02 225 Evinrude MinnKota 76#.  
03 Stratos 201  25" Trophy Plus, 6" Pro Hi-Jacker, Lowrance X125 - bow  Hawgbassin - NB
     Pro XLDC Lowrance LMS-332C dash, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  PHOTO
99 225 Merc Optimax Propshaft is 3" below the pad. "Just got the boat and only  
  have two hours of the break in done. Said I wasn't going  
  to upgrade again from my '95 201 but couldn't resist the  
  deal. Have a '99 225 Opti on it with a fresh factory  
  powerhead. Runs great so far, haven't let it loose yet, but  
  will post results after break in. Hope to get lower to mid  
  70's with it and may try a 26 Tempest Plus later.  
  Only worry is holeshot tournament rigged and livewells full.   
  Sooner the holeshot than top end. I will let you know."  
97 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 28" Raker, 8" Bob's hydraulic, Lowrance X47's (2),  E-tecman - FL
05 225 Evinrude E-Tec MinnKota 74#.  78.6 mph @ 5550 rpm (gps)..  
  "Just got the motor, tried out with hardly any fuel in boat,   
  fresh out of the shop was a little hairy but hopefully  
  when we put weight in the boat it will handle right."  
99 Stratos 21SS 26" Raker, 6" Bob's hydraulic. Propshaft is 3.25" below  TDale1523 - FL
     Extreme the pad. "Problem with boat leaning to the left during   
99 225 Johnson hole shot and at low speed on plane. Will level out as   
  speed is increased and motor trimmed up. Any ideas as  
  to what causes this and how to fix it?"  
05 Stratos 294 ProXL 25" VMax, 6" CMC jackplate, Lowrance X51, X47,  Stratos294 - NC
05 200 Yamaha Garmin GPSMap 176C, MinnKota TM  
  Propshaft is 2 3/4" below the pad. 73 mph @ 5600 rpm  
  (gps). "This boat is awesome, rides and handles great, the  
  holeshot is also great."  
93 Stratos 285 ProXL 24" Raker, Garmin 240, Lowrance flasher, Evinrude TM.  Stratos 285 - AL
93 150 Evinrude Intruder "The boat handles very well and rides great."  
05 Stratos 285 Magnum 26" Raker, 8" Power Lift hydraulic, Lowrance LMS 330C,   LorneS - ON
98 150 Johnson LMS 480, MinnKota 74#. Propshaft is 2" below the pad.  
  "The boat is brand new but there is still ice her (can't wait)."  
05 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" Merc prop, Lowrance LMS480, LMS 330,  TomA - KS
05 225 Evinrude MinnKota 80#. 74.4 mph (gps).  PHOTO
     Etec HO    
04 Stratos 195 25" T1, 6" Rapid Jack, Lowrance X97, X125,   Stratman295 - MI
04 200 Yamaha VMax MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3.25" below the pad.  
99 Stratos 273 Johnson TM. "Just bought this boat and it has less than 50   Fallen -RI
     Vindicator hours on it. Got it for cheap and it looks brand new."  
99 150 Johnson    
05 Stratos 200 ProXL 28" Mazco, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X125's (2),  BCBasser - MI
05 225 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum Pro 80. "I will post some numbers  PHOTO
  after break-in!!"  
99 Stratos 273 24" Laser II, 6" jackplate, Eagle 168EX, Lowrance X28,  North40 - NC
96 115 Merc Motorguide 740. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  
  49 mph @ 5000 rpm (speedo). "Still working on setup."  
91 Stratos 201 Pro 24" prop, Eagle electronics, OMC TM. Motor is 2" above  Stratos976 - VA
     Dual console the transom.  58 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "Speed and  
91 200 Johnson GT rpm are WOT 1/2 trim."  
96 Stratos 278 "I recently bought my Stratos. No manuals. Stratos Boats  Wormburner - NJ
96 150 Johnson does not have manuals for this year, they were bought in   
  2001 and have no info on previous models. If anyone has  
  a copy of this manual, I would be glad to pay for copying  
  and shipping."  
88 Stratos 201Pro 25" Renegade, Superlift hydraulic jackplate, Lowrance X15  rob98682 - WA
90 200 Johnson X84, MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft 2.5" below pad.  
   "Haven't got to run it much. I'll update my info when I   
  know what I'm talking about :)"  
04 Stratos 201 ProXL 28 Trophy Plus, 10" Detetwiler hydraulic, Lowrance 1240,  Bumpinstumps - TN
03 250XS Merc X97, LMS 480, Motorguide TM. Propshaft is 3.5" below  
  the pad.  85 mph @ 5850 rpm (gps).  
88 Stratos 201 Pro 27" Shooter, 4" Jackrite, Motorguide 109#.  Kazooo - MD
88 GT200 Johnson Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. "Boat is in process of   
  being restored."  
99 Stratos 21SS Extreme 27" Renegade, 6" jackplate, Lowrance LMS 160,  JasonM - WA
99 225 Evinrude Ficht Evinrude TM. 74 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  
     
93 Stratos 201 Pro XL 25" Renegade, 6" hydraulic, Eagle 2000c, Eagle 320,  RSBrabham - WV
93 200 Evinrude MinnKota 74#. 68 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).Dual console,  
  factory drop-in deck extension, Stratos factory custom  
  cover."  
99 Stratos 295 24" Raker, 7" Slidemaster, Lowrance X65, X85,  Jigman295 - IL
99 200 Evinrude MinnKota 74#. Propshaft is 1.5" below the pad.  
  68.9 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps). "I'm looking for a little more  
  speed out of my 295 and wondering if there was anything  
  I could do. Have 25 psi of water, no plugs in the vent holes  
  of the 24" Raker, it comes on ok on the holeshot but on  
  break over I get a lot of prop slip. Thanks...."  
95 Stratos 289 DC 26" Raker, Johnson TM. 63.4 mph @ 5300 rpm (gps).  Craig - OK
95 150 Jouhnson "Boat handles fairly well, wondering if I should go to a  
  jackplate. I have an 8" but would have to put on new  
  steering cables, any suggestions?"  
94 Stratos 284DC Raker prop, 6" Detwiler, Eagle 320, Lowrance 1440,  Cajunbearbass - KY
94 150 Johnson MinnKota Maxxum.  Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  PHOTO      PHOTO
            Fast Strike 60 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
99 Stratos 273 52 mph @ 5200 rpm. "I just bought a new Yamaha 150  Gregg - FL
     Vindicator VMax for my boat.  I have a four blade prop, not sure of  
04 150 Yamaha VMax pitch & diameter but I am very disappointed in the max  
  speed. It gets out of the hole like a champ, but way too   
  slow at max throttle. I know I should be getting around  
  5500-5600 rpms and I am pretty sure I need to go with a  
  different prop in order to get the rpms and speed up. I do  
  not have a jackplate. Any suggestions on what prop I   
  should go with and what I should expect for top end   
  speed?"  
96 Stratos 278DC 25" Shooter, Garmin Fishfinder 120, 160, Evinrude 24V.  Doug Vest - MS
96 150 Evinrude 60 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 21 MSX 23" Yamaha, Lowrance 330C, X87, MinnKota Maxxum  Hangul - MI
04 200 Yamaha 65#.  62 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). Yamaha 8 hp hi thrust  
  kicker.  
03 Stratos 201 ProXL 27T1 Yamaha (Boger), 6" R&R jackplate,  PushNit - IN
03 250 Yamaha Lowrance X87's (2), MinnKota 101# TM. Propshaft is  
  2" below the pad. 73.4 mph @ 5650 rpm (gps).  
  "Love the boat, looked at everything out there. Just bought  
  this, was best looking rig going."  
00 Stratos SS Extreme 26" Raker (worked), 8" HiJacker, Lowrance LCG2400,  Lightfoot - AL
00 225 Johnson HO Lowrance LMS 160, Evinrude TM. Propshaft is 3.5"   
  below the pad. 75.7 mph @ 5950 rpm (gps).  
  "I want to go faster. Any suggestions?"  
01 Stratos 20SS Extreme 26" Raker, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X65's (2),  Jag69 - TN
01 225 Rude Ram Evinrude TM.  72 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps). "Boat runs  
  great but I need to play around with setup....boat has more  
  left....other than that I love it."  
03 Stratos 200 29" Modified Raker, 10" Bob's hydraulic, Lowrance  Xtreme Dale - OH
     Pro XL DC LMS-330C, X100C, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  
03 225HO Evinrude Propshaft is 3 3/4" below the pad.   
  82 mph @ 6050 rpm (gps).  
93 Stratos 201 ProXL 27" Shooter, Pinpoint 7520's linked, Motorguide Tour  Cutlerist - CA
92 200 Evinrude 107#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.   
  68 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 285 26" Raker, Lowrance X125, Garmin e-Trex gps,  Yves - ON
05 175 Evinrude MinnKota Maxxum 74#. 63.1 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  
  "Hi, I'm trying to get more speed out of my boat, if anyone  
  can help please e-mail me, my dealer doesn't have a clue.  
  What else can I do, so please help me. Thanks."  
96 Stratos 268 Stock prop, Lowrance X45, OMC TM.  Gilbass - SC
96 90 Johnson 51 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
  "This is my 2nd boat, started out with a 15.7 ft Tidecraft,  
  I was not pleased with it, but I really enjoy this boat.   
  Johnson has been really reliable so far and the Stratos is  
  very stable. I have only good remarks for this boat, I know  
  I haven't got the longest or the most hp but it gets me to my  
  fishing spots in good time and feels very safe. 51 mph on   
  gps, Lowrance X45 on console, everything works and have  
  had no problems, by the way I picked this boat up for a   
  song and I'm still singing."  
97 Stratos 285 ProElite 25" Shooter, 6" HiJacker, Lowrance X25B, Eagle  JFC338 - AZ
97 175 Johnson Fishmark 320, Johnson TM. 70 mph @ 5250 rpm (gps).  
  "This is my first boat and I love it, great ride and it is very  
  fast.  I will be changing to 3 blade prop from a 4 and will  
  be going up in pitch to try to get my top end up.  
  Will update info once I do."  
99 Stratos 21SS 25" Raker, Detwiler hydraulic, Raytheon RC420, 465, Gadgettr1 - MA
     Extreme and two 365's. MinnKota Maxxum 74#. "New to boat,  
99 225 Evinrude working on setup and repairing V.I.E.W. system."  
92 Stratos 295 ProXL 25" Renegade, Humminbird/Lowrance electronics,  Trenton2000 - TN
92 GT200 Johnson Johnson TM. 67 mph @ 5600+ rpm (speedo).  
02 Stratos 21 XL 27" Yamaha, 8" Detwiler, Lowrance X65, Eagle.  Backlash - IL
02 250 Yamaha MinnKota 74#. Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad.  
  76 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo).  
94 Stratos 274V 24" Raker, Lowrance LMS160, X75. OMC TM.  Fishpro67 - GA
94 150 Evinrude 52.3 mph @ 5200 rpm   
98 Stratos 273DC 24" Raker, Lowrance X22A, Eagle 1, MinnKota Maxxum  StratosRocks - PA
98 130 Evinrude 65#. 52 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "Had my Stratos for  
  1 year and to say I love it would be an understatement.  
  The only change I made was to remove the windshields,  
  they just get in the way. Can only get 52 mph with 130,  
  would like to know if I should get a jackplate or go to 150  
  max hp for my boat. would like to get 65 mph. I am going  
  to try a 22" prop. If anyone has a 130 Evinrude would like  
  any info you may have on how many rpm you can turn.  
  The owners manual says 130 hp at 5500 rpm but I am  
  scared to turn it that tight."  
05 Stratos 285 ProXL 23" Renegade. 60 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  TravisG - IN
04 150 Johnson "This is a great boat and I love it. Just getting done breaking  
  her in."  
04 Stratos 285 ProXL 24" Tempest Plus, MinnKota Maxxum 65#.  Schilly - WI
     DC 61 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
04 150 Yamaha HPDI    
91 Stratos 275 Pro 23" Tempest Plus, 6" T-H, Humminbird Matrix,  92Strat - ON
04 150 Merc Humminbird Piranha 4, MinnKota Maxxum 65#.  
  Motor is 3.75" off the transom. 60 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps)  
  "Love fishing out of this boat."  
97 Stratos 201 PEDC 24" Raker, 6" jackplate, Lowrance X85, MinnKota TM.  Wecker20 - MI
96 200 Johnson Propshasft is 3 1/4" below the pad. 65.6 mph @ 6100 rpm  PHOTO
  (gps). "Speed and rpms were tested w/cold weather and  
  water. Run about 5900 to 6000 r's w/warm weather.  
  Looking at getting a 26" Raker."  
99 Stratos 273 24" Raker, Lowrance X28, Eagle FishEasy, Johnson TM.  Scott - OH
     Vindicator 69 mph (gps).  
00 150 Johnson    
96 Stratos 288 Pro XL 24" Raker, 6" Hi-Jacker, Lowrance electronics, OMC TM  Revrandyf - GA
96 150 Johnson Propshaft is 4" below the pad.  62 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
     PHOTO
04 Stratos 285 Pro XL 24" Trophy, 6" Slidemaster, Lowrance X51, X125,  Socalstratos - CA
04 150 Merc Optimax MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  
  "Just got it three weeks ago. Still breaking it in! This boat  
  is awesome. Most boat for the money. T&H hotfoot,   
  third seat insert. The single console really does make a   
  difference with rod storage and fishing deck. Factory   
  Stratos rod holders. Laser cut-outs on trailer. Tons of   
  storage room and fishes great and handles awesome in   
  big water!  Gets on plane fast and turns on a dime.  
  This rig looks great and gets the job done.   
  Boat is White/Black Heat/Candy Apple Red!  
  Will get pics our ASAP. I will follow up with more numbers  
  after my break in period!  
03 Stratos 18XL Lowrance X71, X51, MinnKota Maxxum 65#.  Neilslure - NC
03 150 Yamaha 70 mph (speedo). "Great Fishing Boat!"  
04 Stratos 285 ProXL 25" SS prop, 6" High Jacker, Lowrance X125, X51,  Baboxer - AR
04 150 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum 65#. "I'm only 2 hours into break-in,  
  I'll let you all know more."  
97 Stratos 19'6" 24" Renegade, Lowrance X85's (2), Motorguide 67#.  Lazer - CA
97 200 Johnson Venom 64 mph @ 5300 rpm (speedo). "I have had this boat for   
  2 years and I just started working on some stuff. Now I   
  want to work on the top end speed. My holeshot is lousy  
  if the boat is full of fuel. Can anyone who has a similar boat  
  tell me what kind of setup I should have."  
86 Stratos 179V 24" Raker, Humminbird electronics, Motorguide 43#.  Stratospro - AR
94 XP150 Evinrude 55 mph @ 4500 rpm (speedo). "If anyone has any  PHOTO
  suggestions on how I should have my rig setup for more   
  top end speed please email me. I know I should be running  
  more rpms. Different prop? Get a jackplate?  
  Thanks...."  
04 Stratos 275XL Lowrance 125, X47, Motorguide Power Plus.  Frasejim - ON
04 115 Evinrude 52 mph. "Looks good, rides good."  
95 Stratos 290 FS 25" Renegade, 6" CMC, Humminbird WideVision,  Geoff - MN
95 225 Johnson Johnson TM. Propshaft is 4.5" below the pad.  
  62 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
97 Stratos 201 ProElite 26" Tempest Plus, T-H Marine Hydro Jacker hydraulic,  StratosBass - AL
01 225 Merc EFI Lowrance X19, X18, MinnKota 74#.   
  74 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "This boat will fly, also it has  
  a huge fishing deck and is beautiful."  
00 Stratos 21SS Extreme 27" Shooter, factory jackplate, Eagle 320, X65,  Scott - PA
00 225 Evinrude Evinrude 74# TM. 70 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  
  "Motor still not set up right, searching for right prop.  
  Trying 28 Raker this weekend."  
04 Stratos 201Pro  28" Trophy, 8" Slidemaster, Garmin 240,  Smitty - WA
                XLDC Lowrance LMS 320, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  PHOTO
04 225HO Evinrude Propshaft is 3 1/8" below the pad.  
  74.4 mph @ 5550 rpm (gps). "Also has a Vexilar flasher  
  which is great. Replaced the DualPro charging system with  
  a Stealth unit. Am I glad I did. Running out of battery   
  power is now a thing of the past. Going to switch props  
  to a TRO 27" Sig series. Should help the top end a bit.   
  I am just amazed at the ride of this boat as well as the fuel  
  economy the Ficht engine gives me."  
02 Stratos 18XL 25" Trophy Plus, 6" Hi-Jacker, Lowrance electronics.  Danny - LA
02 150 Yamaha MinnKota 55# TM. 68 mph (speedo).  
  "I have never had this boat checked with gps. Runs this  
  speedo ready @ 5650 rpm."  
94 Stratos 270 23" Tempest Plus, 10" Detwiler, Lowrance 140,  NLareau - GA
99 150 Merc EFI Humminbird Wide Paramount, Evinrude BF4S.  PHOTO
  Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad. 64 mph (gps).  PHOTO
96 Stratos 201 Pro 24" Raker, 6" T-H Marine, Garmin 162 GPS,  Mike - FL
96 200 Johnson Lowrance X45, X25, MinnKota 74#.  
  65 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
04 Stratos 195 Pro XL 25" Yamaha, 6" Slidemaster, Garmin GPS 168, 240,  QOP - TN
04 200 Yamaha VMax MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3.5" below the pad.  
             HPDI "Still breaking her in nice and slow so she will last me a long  
  time, rides great and can't wait to get some more seat time!"  
97 Stratos 201 PEDC 25" Tempest, Lowrance X51, X45, Motorguide 81# Tour,  Luis - IL
03 200 Merc 65 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Just got this boat, I need   
  help with set up. Any and all comments needed!  
  Looking for more speed...."  
87 Stratos 179V Johnson TM. 62 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps)..  Truckin 71 - VA
88 175 Evinrude "Need help setting up this boat. I feel it should be faster.  
  The boat doesn't always get up on the pad. Sometimes it  
  does and it feels like kicking it in high gear. I think I need to  
  raise the motor some more. Any help is appreciated.  
00 Stratos 20SS 20" Raker, 10" Slidemaster, Lowrance X85 and X75,  JDWalker - TX
                 Extreme Pinpoint 7520 & 7500, MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  
99 225 Johnson "Just got this boat off of eBay. It was a repo and has been  
  sitting for a long time and collected a lot of dirt, needs TLC.  
  The motor was just completely rebuilt so I am breaking in  
  (have 3 hours so far, got more time on the TM ;-)  
  Had X65's they were fried, livewells work well. Gel coat  
  has stress fractures on rear port side; appears boat was hit  
  while parked. Will need to redo gelcoat patch work in   
  the off season. Had to order new fishing seats and  
  windshield and am still figuring out the little stuff. I know  
  nothing about this boat and have no manual, etc. This is my  
  first "real boat" but it sure rides smooth. I also have a   
  26" Raker but am not sure if I should put it on as I don't  
  know how the motor was blown before and don't want to   
  mess up the break-in. Any advice etc., would be greatly  
  appreciated."  
03 Stratos 200 ProXL 27" Powertech TR04, 8" Detwiler, Lowrance LMS 240,  Buzz B8 - NC
03 225 Yamaha OX66 Lowrance X71, MinnKota Maxxum 65#.   PHOTO
  Propshaft is 2.5" below the pad. 76.9 mph @ 5850 rpm  PHOTO
  (gps). "This has to be the "jaguar" of the Stratos boat line.  PHOTO
  It handles rough water very well at rest or on the run."  
97 Stratos 282 F/S 26" Raker, Garmin 240, Lowrance X65, Johnson TM.  ShakeDown - OH
97 150 Johnson 65.7 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "Added a new Hamby's   
  and Garmin a month ago. Amazed at the speed I get with  
  2 guys and a full load....65 mph GPS. Boat rides smooooth  
  like a Caddy. Love It!!!   www.isights.com/stratos  
04 Stratos 285 Pro XL 25" Tempest, 6" SlideMaster, Lowrance X51, Eagle 320,  1niceStratos - AL
04 150 Johnson MinnKota Maxxum 65#. Propshaft is 3" below the pad.  PHOTO
  68 mph @ 5600 rpm (speedo). Dual console, custom   PHOTO
  color scheme, trailer brakes. Love the boat. Runs great  PHOTO
  with no chinewalk. Going from a Ficht back to a carb'd  PHOTO
  Johnson, the fuel/oil consumption isn't as bad as I was   
  afraid it would be. Boat handles water well and is the best  
  of the 3 Stratos boats I have owned. Call Riverchase  
  Boat Sales and tell them Jason sent you! Great folks!  
  1-888-858-5311.  
04 Stratos 201 ProXL 29" Yamaha, 8" Slidemaster, Lowrance X87's (2),  Shooter27 - WA
04 300 Yamaha MinnKota Maxxum 74#. Propshaft is 3.5" below pad.  
  "This replaces my 21XL MAG w/250 Yammie, this one  
  gets dunked today (3/13), can't wait. I'll post figures after  
  break in."  
94 Stratos 201 25" Renegade, Garmin 240 up front, Eagle 320 on console, Hoosierfisherman - IN
     Pro XL PD Lowrance 1220 in dash. Motorguide 12/24 Brute 756.  
94 200 Johnson "Hi, I just found this website and I really enjoy it. I bought  
  this boat in Sept. It is my first big bass boat, I have an old  
  Cotton Cordel GOing Jessie with a 25 hp Evinrude.  
  I really like my Stratos and can't wait for spring to get to  
  use if a lot more. Larry...."  
04 Stratos 285ProXL 24" Raker, Lowrance X51, Garmin Map 162,   285ProXL - TN
04 150 Evinrude HO MinnKota 64#. 69 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
  "I have had about every type of boat there is and this  
  Stratos witht the H.O. engine is by far the best one yet."  
04 Stratos 201 Pro 27" Yamaha, 6" Slidemaster, Garmin 168 Map/GPS, Bigmouthstratos - TN
                 XLDC Lowrance X87, Motorguide TourEdition.   
04 250 Yamaha 75 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
00 Stratos 283FS 25" OMC prop, Lowrance X65, MinnKota TM.  Gary - OR
00 150 Evinrude 67 mph @ 5200 rpm (speedo).  
99 Stratos 21SS Extreme ProJacker hydraulic jackplate.  Bassbandit - NC
99 225 Evinrude    
04 Stratos 285 ProXL 24" Raker, Lowrance X51 (console), X71 (bow),  TLyonshunter - KY
04 150 Johnson Garmin 162 GPS, MinnKota 65# TM.  PHOTO
  "Boat brand new, have not broken it in yet."  
94 Stratos 270 24" Raker, Lowrance electronics, Evinrude 24V TM.  Mike - TX
91 XP150 Evinrude Motor is 2" off the transom. 62 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps).  
96 Stratos 201 ProXL 26" Raker, 4" Hi-Jacker, Lowrance X70, X65,  Michael - NC
93 225 Evinrude MinnKota 54# TM.  65 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
96 Stratos 201 ProXL Manual jackplate, Lowrance X15, X67.  Jonathan - ON
03 225 Evinrude HO    
03 Stratos 21XL 26" Tempest Plus, 8" Detwiler, Lowrance 320, X71,  Rdb1028 - FL
                Magnum MinnKota Maxxum 74#.  Propshaft is 2.75" below pad.  PHOTO
02 250XB Merc 79.4 mph @ 6100 rpm (gps). "Great Rig, drives and rides  PHOTO
  like a Cadillac. Working on the fine tuning.   PHOTO
  The 250XB is awesome."  
97 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 25" Merc prop, 12" T-H Marine Hydro Jacker hydraulic,  Greg - AL
02 200 Merc EFI Lowrance electronics, MinnKota TM.  
  74 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps). "Very nice bass boat..."  
03 Stratos BayStar 20 Garmin GPS/Map 168 Sounder, MinnKota RipTide 74#.  Subchris - FL
03 150 Yamaha "Hey folks this boat is mainly for the salt, but it wouldn't  
  be a Stratos if it couldn't catch a bass now and then."  
98 Stratos 201 PEDC 26" Trophy Plus, 6" Detwiler, Pinpoint 7500, 7520,  Jawjerkr - AR
03 225 Yamaha HPDI Pinpoint PVS TM (2004 not out yet Beta tester).  PHOTO
            VMax Propshaft is 1" below the pad. 75 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
  "Had a lot of trouble with engine setup, bought motor  
  good deal, however no experience with rigging large  
  motors. I finally go in contact with a Stratos tech rep that  
  had experience and my motor was way down. I had to   
  raise motor all the way in the last hole and raise jackplate  
  all the way. I am 80 mph indicated and 75 GPS with  
  5800 rpm and very little chine walk thanks to the   
  Genmar rep. Hey guys....he spent several hours with me  
  and refused payment. What a Guy!! (Kelly Power).  
97 Stratos 282 24" Raker, 6" Powerlift, Lowrance depth finder in dash,  Nathan - AR
97 175 Evinrude Intruder Eagle depth finder on front of trolling motor.   
  Evinrude 52# TM. 69 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo).  
  "This boat is perfect! I just bought it and have only taken  
  it out twice. I am very pleased with it and for a 175 the  
  boat will fly."  
99 Stratos 201 Pro Elite 26" Raker, 5.5" jackplate. Propshaft is 3.5" below pad.  Bassnut - SC
96 200 Johnson    
02 Stratos 21XL 25" Powertech, 8" TH Marine, Lowrance X65, X48,  Rich - FL
     ProStar MinnKota Maxxum 65#. Propshaft is 2.75" below pad.  
02 225 Yamaha VMax 73.5 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps).  
93 Stratos 264 17" stock prop, Humminbird Wide Optic, Johnson TM.  Darrell1961 - GA
93 90 Johnson Motor is 1" off the transom. 41 mph @ 5500 rpm (speedo)  
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