Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-28-2011, 07:28 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 2

Hello we are Dan and Jenn from Ontario we just purchased a 98 eagle 12 from a dealer close to here we have not had a tent trailer before but this is in great shape and perfect for or intended use .we sold a 35 foot travel trailer that was permanently on a lot so we could move around .i have one question to start as I am sure there will be more!!! Would it be wise to have the seams restiched as the trailer is 13 years old although it is in good shape . thankyou in advance for any help you can offer Dan

drp4181 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 07:40 AM   #2
Senior Member
Terry's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Germantown, TN
Posts: 4,923
Hey Dan and Jenn! Glad you found us - welcome to the forum. Can't really answer on the seams, although if they are in good shape and not leaking would there be any benefit to doing it?

2009 Jayco 26BH
2004 Chevy Silverado 1500
2009 JayFlight Manual Library

Want to add a signature to your posts? --> Click Here
Terry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 12:07 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 3,646
Welcome to the forum Dan & Jenn. Do the seams leak? I'm from the 'if it's not broken don't fix it' camp but you might want to reseal them with a seam sealer.
Link: http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...er-3/lmt117565
I'm sure you could find a similar product at a local dealer that sells pups.
wiscampsin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 06:54 PM   #4
Site Team
Crabman's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Virginia`s Eastern Shore
Posts: 13,889
Welcome Dan and Jenn!

2004 Chevy 2500HD Crew Cab 6.0l, 4.10r

2010 Jayco Jayflight 28BHS
Reese Strait Line with Dual Cam
P3 Brk controller
Crabman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 08:01 PM   #5
Senior Member
maromeo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Posts: 771
Welcome Dan and Jenn. I wouldn't do anything to the seams unless you have issues with them. If it comes time to replace a good source for canvas is www.bearcreekcanvas.com

We owned a PUP for 9 yrs before trading it in last November for our Jayco. Enjoy the new toy.

Mary Anne
Joe and Mary Anne
1 18 yr old DD
2014 Ram 2500 Diesel Laramie Mega Cab 4 X 4
2011 Jayco Jay Flight 26RLS-Sold
2014 Jayco Eagle 298 RLDS
maromeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 08:19 PM   #6
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Posts: 415
agree with everyone - welcome to the forum and unless the seams are splitting, leave 'em alone. On our old pup, once it hit 15 years old I found I needed to waterproof the canvas, especially around all the patches I'd put on it! The canvas was weak & clearly nearing the end of it's life, but so long as I (and the kids) were careful, we made it last. Sold it before the canvas rotted out completely to a fellow from Winchester (Ottawa)...
3 kids and Buddy the Dog;)
Victoria, BC

2010 JayFeather 23K
05 GMC Envoy XL
McMonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 08:18 PM   #7
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 2
Thanks everyone we are glad we found you too we look forward too many years in our trailer Take Care dan

drp4181 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:20 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.