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Old 01-20-2015, 09:55 AM   #1
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Hello from South Idaho

Hello, we just purchased the Jayco Eagle 338RETS, the wife said no more tent...imagine that! We pick it up later this week. Looking forward to getting it setup. Will only be towing it twice a year, leaving it setup for the summer.

I have already found some great information and helpful tips on this forum, you've already helped save me 1800 bucks from the dealer!!

So glad I found you all!!! I appreciate any advice you have. Happy Campin!

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Old 01-20-2015, 09:59 AM   #2
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My DW said the same thing, and that's how we got here! We bought our TT, have been using it every chance we get, and we're never looking back. That is until my son grows up enough to go backpacking with his dear ol' dad!! Mom will stay comfortably in the TT while we're out...


2014 Jay Flight 28 BHBE
2015 RAM 2500 6.4L HEMI, Tradesman 4x4, 3.73
Blue Ox SwayPro (BXW 1503)

Upgraded from an REI internal frame backpack and a Eureka 1/2 dome tent!
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Old 01-20-2015, 10:28 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by BkCntryXtrme View Post
the wife said no more tent...imagine that!
Yup. Same here.

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your trailer purchase.
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:03 AM   #4
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Congratulations and welcome!
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Old 01-20-2015, 04:55 PM   #5
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Yep, if Mom ain't happy no one else is. Welcome to forum
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Old 01-20-2015, 06:40 PM   #6
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2015 338RETS Eagle Premier gloss sides., king.
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Old 01-20-2015, 07:39 PM   #7
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We were really lucky when tent camping, did not experience any really bad weather until our last tent trip. Went with friends that had a TT, we had a tent, rained heavy that night, DW woke up with wet feet, said we need a TT! So we started on the TT road.

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Old 01-20-2015, 11:03 PM   #8
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:15 PM   #9
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welcome to the forum.....

My wife " you want to go camping?" Me "yes camping", wife " no thanks, I do not sleep on the ground" Me" how about a trailer?" Wife " maybe".....well after seeing the trailer at the show....she said "sure".
2013 Jayco Flight 33RLDS ( Parking this at seasonal site)

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Old 01-21-2015, 03:23 AM   #10
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Welcome to JOF and wish you some great camping experiences. There are a lot of knowledgeable folks here and some that don't know much but will be glad to tell you about it any way.

The fun is for you to decide! LOL, enjoy the forum

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