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Old 09-23-2013, 07:48 AM   #1
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Hello from south Texas


I'm Wendy and my dh is Marlin. We have three children 19, 17 and 11. We just purchased a 1988 Jayco Dove 6 in lovely shape. Just needs a jack welded and some minor canvas repair (thankfully, I sew). We do plan to completely redo the interior even though it doesn't need it at all (it's my aesthetic sense and love of sewing). We have been huge tent campers since we met 24 years ago and decided to take a step up (a bit at a time...looked at vintage Minnie Winnies and full size Winnebagos as well but the jayco condition and price were too good to pass up).

We have a family ranch in Comanche, TX where it will be during hunting season and on most weekends (fully stocked large spring fed pond. Also a 100+ yo house that is being rebuild but has all new wiring, full kitchen and bath). Summers...a beach RV park or who knows where (dh & 17 yo are big into fishing & hunting).

Growing up my family owned airstreams, a jayco, and an orange VW popup as well as going tent camping regularly.

Very nice to be here!

~Wendy & Marlin~
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:34 PM   #2
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Welcome and congrats on your NTU pop up camper. We had ours for almost 10 yrs. I loved it but DH was tired of the setup and tear down time even though we shared the duties. Enjoy.

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Old 09-23-2013, 12:52 PM   #3
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Welcome. Lots of ideas here.
Richard & Marilyn
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Old 09-23-2013, 04:10 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by WendyLouWho View Post
We have a family ranch in Comanche, TX...

Small world. My mom is originally from Desdemona.
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:58 PM   #5
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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 (JOF POLL CENTRAL located in the General Jayco chat forum). Post often, have fun with the forum, and enjoy your Jayco!

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