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Old 03-26-2015, 03:54 PM   #11
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Our TT is nearly identical to yours, just a slight difference in the bathroom configuration. If you get into boondocking (dry camping away from electrical and water) you will need a generator to keep your batteries charged. I recommend you not scrimp on a generator but buy a Yamaha or Honda with a min size of 2000 watts. This won't run your AC, but your batteries will be fully charged and this extends your camping trip. The advise on your awning to roll it up when you are gone is solid advise. I always carry a sidearm when boondocking but that is a personal choice as some are not comfortable with them. I carry a Rubbermaid 5 gal gerry can for water only if I need to replenish my water supply but your basic water tank is nice and large. Once you are set up, it is a good idea to unplug your trailer from your tow vehicle until you are ready to leave. I hopew you enjoy your trailer as much as we do. We are sold on Jayco.

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Old 03-26-2015, 04:42 PM   #12
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new Jayco! I recommend the search section here on the forum. Lots of great info to be had for the reading. Have fun.

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Old 03-26-2015, 05:01 PM   #13
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If your wondering about any state park in Minnesota pm me about which parks and i would be happy to try to answer your questions.
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Old 03-26-2015, 05:14 PM   #14
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We bought a 238rb last fall and love it. I think it's the same floorplan as yours.
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Old 03-26-2015, 06:45 PM   #15
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1. Make a checklist step by step to set up and to tear down - follow same order and will never forget to put the steps in for instance!
2. Practice backing in an empty parking lot (can use soccer cones to create a "target") so the first couple trips are not intimidating in the last 100 feet!
3. water filter for your fresh water and agree always use pressure regulator.
4. plan trip length to not pull in stressed out at 10 pm!!
5. have fun
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Old 03-26-2015, 07:37 PM   #16
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Be very diligent about checking tire pressure. These rigs come with tires that are just barely rated for the work they are doing. I always upgrade to range D tires when finances allow.
Yes! Also watch your speed, trailer tires are rated to 65 mph. With a strong truck and a straight flat stretch of road you'll be temped to fly. Resist.😀


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