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Old 09-22-2016, 08:29 AM   #11
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...snip... Im not asking for a lot, all I want is ONE trip with no problem ONE...
Uh.... Then what are you doing going camping? Using an RV?

The trials and tribulations of going off into The Great Unknown on a Grand Adventure are filled with The Tests of Life.

You want no problems? Build an underground house out of concrete. And hide from the world down in there.

RV's are portable houses built as cheaply as possible. There will always be issues. Just patch it until you get someplace safe and then fix it properly when time and materials allow.

Buy in and enjoy the ride. Make new friends and above all else Have Fun!
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:01 AM   #12
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Uh.... Then what are you doing going camping? Using an RV?

The trials and tribulations of going off into The Great Unknown on a Grand Adventure are filled with The Tests of Life.

You want no problems? Build an underground house out of concrete. And hide from the world down in there.

RV's are portable houses built as cheaply as possible. There will always be issues. Just patch it until you get someplace safe and then fix it properly when time and materials allow.

Buy in and enjoy the ride. Make new friends and above all else Have Fun!
I know all that but in my reality, I would like one trip only one trip with no water intrusion by the slide out, or by the window, or by the furnace exaust vent, or by the pump........

I would like to walk on a floor not a trampoline....well something that only a few can understand......

I have no problem fixing a thing here and there, but I did not know that I was buying a side job ...... 24 warranty claim so far ....thats the quality Jayco promise me in 2014 ?

The quality sucks all over the industry, and the customers attitude of all is ok, thats its part of the adventure etc etc will take us nowhere ... The industry needs pressure not comprehension and excuses from their customer, they have a marketing department for that.

And I have fun dont worry, my life doesnt revolve around my trailer thanks God,

But I will not make like that all is good in a world of Unicorn and rainbow .....
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:34 AM   #13
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I know all that but in my reality, I would like one trip only one trip with no water intrusion by the slide out, or by the window, or by the furnace exaust vent, or by the pump.I would like to walk on a floor not a trampoline....well something that only a few can understand. I have no problem fixing a thing here and there, but I did not know that I was buying a side job ...... 24 warranty claim so far ....thats the quality Jayco promise me in 2014 ? The quality sucks all over the industry, and the customers attitude of all is ok, thats its part of the adventure etc etc will take us nowhere ... The industry needs pressure not comprehension and excuses from their customer, they have a marketing department for that. And I have fun dont worry, my life doesnt revolve around my trailer thanks God, But I will not make like that all is good in a world of Unicorn and rainbow .....
Seems like you've been soured by having to put up with a lemon of an RV.

A simpler rig may be a solution. Less things to go wrong: No slide outs to malfunction or leak. Fewer sinks, simpler plumbing. Winterizing and dump valves that are obvious. Simpler electrical: No inverter, built-in genset or transfer switch to go screwy at 3:00AM. Level the RV with blocks under the tires and the tongue jack with hand cranked stabilizers. Rather than an automatic leveling system that takes forever and still leaves the RV unsteady.

I will gladly welcome you into the world of the Cheap Seats!
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Put four wheels on your sticks and bricks house and hope it holds together long enough to make it to camp.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:09 AM   #15
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I used to be a hard line Jayco owner, but have since discovered there are other equally as good (or even better) rv's outside of the Jayco walls. They love to tote the 2 year warranty, but should a person really need two years of coverage? Any defects I have had have all showed up within the first 12 months, and everybody covers their units for 12 months. It's just poor quality after the first 12 months if you continue to have problems. While it's true that I was shopping for a Jayco when I discovered Heartland, from all I have read on this forum the last couple of years, I'm glad I chose to try a different direction. Three minor warranty items after the first season and zero issues since.
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In my humble opinion if you want the one least likely to have issues go with the Jayflight with aluminum siding. I`m basing this on 6 years of observation on what is posted on this forum and the fact that Jayflight owners outnumber all others here by a wide margin, yet seem to complain the least about their units. Other then hail damage how many complaints do you hear about aluminum sided trailers here? And the floors are rock solid. Initial quality, fit and finish however would be the same crapshoot as any other RV.
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In my humble opinion if you want the one least likely to have issues go with the Jayflight with aluminum siding. I`m basing this on 6 years of observation on what is posted on this forum and the fact that Jayflight owners outnumber all others here by a wide margin, yet seem to complain the least about their units. Other then hail damage how many complaints do you hear about aluminum sided trailers here? And the floors are rock solid. Initial quality, fit and finish however would be the same crapshoot as any other RV.
If i ever decide to let go the depreciation and the WH Crabman thats the way i'll go, I wont expect a perfect trailer , if it can only come with half of the problem i had with the WH ill be more than happy
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I used to be a hard line Jayco owner, but have since discovered there are other equally as good (or even better) rv's outside of the Jayco walls. They love to tote the 2 year warranty, but should a person really need two years of coverage? Any defects I have had have all showed up within the first 12 months, and everybody covers their units for 12 months. It's just poor quality after the first 12 months if you continue to have problems. While it's true that I was shopping for a Jayco when I discovered Heartland, from all I have read on this forum the last couple of years, I'm glad I chose to try a different direction. Three minor warranty items after the first season and zero issues since.
It's not all perfect in the Heartland world either:

https://www.facebook.com/HeartlandRVMyLemon/

https://www.heartlandowners.org/arch...p/t-41642.html
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Put four wheels on your sticks and bricks house and hope it holds together long enough to make it to camp.
Are you serious ? My building contractor never sell me something im supposed to put on the highway however Jayco sell me this :

Quality

  • Unmatched engineering practices
  • Superior construction materials and processes
  • Industry-leading warranty
One of the leading ultra lite travel trailers, the 2014 White Hawk features impeccable attention to detail, industry-leading construction and convenient design that makes getting down to the fun fast and easy.


thats what they sold me
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How did I know that someone would get butt hurt over my post. I have owned Jayco, Keystone, Skamper and Heartland rv's. I wasn't putting anyone down, nor was I calling anyone perfect. Simply pointing out that every now and then one should do a little comparison shopping when there are many good options to look at and compare to. Pulling off the blinders and taking a fresh look around helps to assure you don't have regrets about your purchase.
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