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Old 02-28-2013, 11:30 PM   #1
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Looking forward to a great 2013!

Last summer after two years of camping just being a father/son only event my lovely wife broke down and came with us to Redfish Lake near Stanley, ID. After three beautiful days and two cold nights sharing a site with my brother-in-law, sister-in-law and two nephews that are like brothers to my son, my wife came to me and admitted that camping in a camping trailer wasn't as bad as she thought it would be. That was the start of a great summer with two other camping trips to Cascade, ID. All this in a 1968 Bell camping trailer with just the basics.

We began talking about all the possibilities that open up with camping and here we are five months later the owners of a new 2013 Jayco Swift 264BH with plans to take at least two major trips this summer and multiple weekend outings. I find myself looking for all the new places to get out and explore. I can't wait to get out and share the experiences I had growing up with my wife and son.

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Old 03-01-2013, 05:38 AM   #2
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Sounds awesome, congrats on the new trailer, enjoy it and welcome to JOF.

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Old 03-01-2013, 06:32 AM   #3
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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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Old 03-01-2013, 06:43 AM   #4
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welcome raputman, I tell evryone that its the only way to camp. If its to hot, on comes the AC, if its to cold, on comes the furnace. Never have to worry about about a wet sleeping bag in a tent. My wife and I plan to cross Canada when we retire in a few years from East to West then cross the US from West to East.

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Old 03-01-2013, 07:10 AM   #5
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Looking forward to a great 2013!

Awesome!!!! I hope you and your family enjoy the new camper and make some memories that last a life time.
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:15 PM   #6
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Welcome and Happy Camping!
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:54 PM   #7
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Thanks for the welcome. I'll post some pictures once we take delivery, until then happy camping!
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:02 PM   #8
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As others said, WELCOME. I noticed how you spoke of one common thread in your introduction... FAMILY. That's what it's all about, and when the Honey is on board, it makes it that much better. Congratulations.

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