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    Question F-20 GURUS??? ANYONE??

    Just recently purchased an 1996 Astro F-20 . It is rigged with a 200 XRI. 12Ē setback. It is clearly way to low . Upwards of 4-1/2 inches or more below pad. Itís turning a 25 laser 2 . The boat will reach 75 on gps . It obviously wants to walk but but is plenty drivable. Iíve also own a Bullet 17v with a 200 merc turning a 27 mazco thatís way harder to drive. Iím looking to start at 2Ē above pad but I would love some prop input. Has anyone ran a 4blade performance prop on this hull wth any luck ? Also an older post suggests a Yamaha prop for this particular hull. Any suggestions? Looking to first find a good all around set up.

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    I think you are in the wrong group. Ya got the "A" part right. The forum u are looking for is the "Procraft/Astro"

    At first I thought I was on the wrong forum myself??
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    I think you are asking in the right place. They aren't gonna know crap over there about a really fast boat. There is a guy named Austin on this site who goes by "ANG" who had one of those with a 225 pro max on it for several years. I would contact him. Very knowledgeable guy. http://www.bbcboards.net/member.php?u=69854

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    There are 1 or 2 guys that know something about them in the procraft/astro forum, worth a shot

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-DAWG View Post
    I think you are asking in the right place. They aren't gonna know crap over there about a really fast boat. There is a guy named Austin on this site who goes by "ANG" who had one of those with a 225 pro max on it for several years. I would contact him. Very knowledgeable guy. http://www.bbcboards.net/member.php?u=69854
    This, Austin def knows his stuff. You could also reach out to gcross on here http://www.bbcboards.net/member.php?u=60972 as he has had a fast astro/pro craft or 2 and knows about their setup as well.

    Awesome boat btw, post up some pics if you have time
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    Thanks guys, I'm sure Gcross and I can steer him in the right direction
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    Hey guys thanks a lot for some direction for advice. I knew I was posting to the proper page for help. No offense to the Procraft / Astro guys.I will chime in on that page soon. Being a brand new member and this being my first post im very happy to get positive feedback. When I have time to upload pics and such I will. Thanks again.

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    Hey Bass Assasin don't forget to check your messages at the top under notifications. I sent you a PM.
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    I owned an Astro 18FDX years ago and loved the boat. Then along came the F20 and always wanted one up until the time I saw Allison. I've heard of a few running in the 80's but no idea how they handle or if they can take rough water or not. Back in the day they sponsored grigsby, elias and a few others in the Astro and Procraft
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    nice boat ANG
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    Hereís the rig. Sheís super clean but could use some carpet. Had it on Erie and Sandusky Bay last month and it ate up the chop nicely!! Iíll get back with you guys on setup soon (Iím a self employed workaholic ) lol,
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    Hereís the rig. Sheís super clean but could use some carpet. Had it on Erie and Sandusky Bay last month and it ate up the chop nicely!! Iíll get back with you guys on setup soon (Iím a self employed workaholic ) lol,

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    They look a lot like the old Procraft super pros.
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    Yes it’s the same hull

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    Man it’s sharp !!
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    Thanks crank. I’ve wanted one for a while . Seems they are a rare find. And I see your a fan of red as well.bout pulled the trigger on A 20 XRD in Alabama last year. No motor rigged for a merc. Drove all the way down there and the stringers were toast and it looked like it spent more time on gravel than in the water. Guy definitely chose his ad pics strategically. Then had the hull to go on about how he couldn’t believe it wasn’t a “ solid boat” .. some people... got lucky and found this one 30 minutes from home...

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