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Old 04-09-2013, 06:59 AM   #1
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Finally a Jayco Owner

Hello all,

Tim & Tina here and we have finally moved up to the camper. Looked for years at the hybrids because a Jeep Patriot was our primary tent camping vehicle. Decided to finally get Tina the camper for her birthday this year and while searching for a hybrid, found a 2002 Jayco Qwest 5th wheel and fell in love. TV is 2004 F150 4x4 4.6L with factory tow. Guess the new dog will have to ride up front with us. Hitch is installed, just finished setting pin box height, and am ready to take it out on the road for a test run and brake adjust this weekend. Our first trip out is first weekend in May.

We live in upstate NY. I have already learned some things on my own that I look for information on this forum first and did not find, so I will post what I learn as I learn it.

Happy Camping.

T & T

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Old 04-09-2013, 07:13 AM   #2
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Congrats on the purchase! Post up lots of pics. How far upstate are you guys?


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Old 04-09-2013, 07:16 AM   #3
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Welcome T&T to the Jayco forums. There is a lot of knowledgeable people on this site. So feel free to ask any questions you have. And as always, post pictures of your rig and your outings.
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:19 AM   #4
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Thank you. Capital Dist area. Grand kids in Maine and Cleveland so we will be running in both directions for weekenders.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:04 AM   #5
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Welcome to JOF from Rochester, congrats on the trailer. Quite the jump from a tent, enjoy... lots of great folks here and always very helpful.
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:39 PM   #6
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Welcome to the JOF T&T! Congrats on the 'new to you' 5'er
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Old 04-09-2013, 04:23 PM   #7
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Welcome to the user friendly Jayco Owners forum! Our members just love to answer questions or help out other members when possible and have fun sharing their experiences . They also love pictures of your RV, tow vehicles, and campsites!! So do not hesitate to post pics of your Jayco in the "Pics of your Jayco forum" and pics of your tow vehicle in the "Tow Vehicle forum".

Feel free to participate in our many fun polls (first thread in New Members forum has them all listed, second thread has more new member welcoming info). Post often, have fun with the forum, and enjoy your Jayco!


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