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Old 05-19-2010, 06:38 PM   #1
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Proud owner of a Eagle 324 BHDS travel trailor, new to the forum but a "camping pro". I've had everything...Class C, Class A, 5th Wheel and now the Eagle. Hoping to help other Eagle owners that need help in here.


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Old 05-20-2010, 06:35 AM   #2
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Welcome to the Jayco Owners Forum.
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:02 AM   #3
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Good to have you on, looking forward to your posts. You will find this a good group of people.
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Welcome to the Jayco Owners Forum Phil! There are lotsa Eagle owners here also. Come back and participate often!
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:15 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum, looking forward to reading your posts as they appear. From what you say Iím sure some will benefit from your expertise along the way.
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:21 PM   #6
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As far as the Eagle goes, had a little trouble "un-wintering" the water heater until I figured out it had 3 valves....the top one and bottom should be open and the middle one closed for the hottest water. The middle one can be opened slighty to cool the water down a bit. And as far as setting it up I got myself a 1/2 inch cordless drill for those jacks. Love the electric awning except when it rains the water drips the entire length of the awning. I tried anchoring down one end of it but that didnt work.

I do have a question...anyone else have AC drip water going to the front instead of the back?..Ive tried jacking up the front some but it still wants to drip upfront.
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:50 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum from another Eagle owner.
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Old 05-21-2010, 06:49 AM   #8
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Thanks for all the welcomes!
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:46 AM   #9
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I've got a 324BHDS too! We love ours and can't wait to take it camping. We usually just get away for weekends, but we do love the longer stays too!
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:02 PM   #10
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I have a new 2010 324 BHDS and while I like the unit I am not that impressed with some of the workmanship. The battery wiring is poorly done and not weather proof so I re-did it. The junction box under the front between the A frame members fell off because the screws were over tightened & the heads snapped off. The TV swivel bracket screws were overtighten and pulled the threaded brackets in the tv apart. I had to take the TV apart to fix the brackets. The pump mounting brackets had one of the screws tightened down right through the rubber mount. My impression is that a lot of the installation is rushed. Plumbing and electrical lines in general were just run any old way without thought as to a how things fit together. I have very loud pump sound & water hammer in the lines which is contributed to by the way the lines have been run through the various cabinet panels. This I am going to fix with some pipe insulation spacers, a new quieter pump and ac***ulator. These are small things but they are all over the trailer and spoil what is a pretty good unit. I opened a cabinet yesterday and found an electric line running through a hole that had been drilled so fast and roughly there were 11/2" splinters Around the hole waiting to drive themselves into someones hand. This is just careless by workmen but should have been picked up in quality control.
This is a bit of a rant but there are a lot of things I need to fix on a brand new unit. I could take it back under warranty but then that is such a hassle unless the dealer is right close by so I will just get on and fix them. I just find it so annoying when good materials and components are just thrown together.

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