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View Poll Results: Smooth or Aluminum siding poll. Multiple choice.
I have a smooth sided RV 146 37.73%
I have an aluminum sided RV 124 32.04%
I have had both and prefer smooth 72 18.60%
I have had both and prefer aluminum 49 12.66%
I have a smooth sided RV and have experienced delamination 43 11.11%
I have an aluminum sided RV and dents and dings have been a problem 11 2.84%
I have a smooth sided RV and have experienced fading 24 6.20%
I have an aluminum sided RV and have experienced fading 1 0.26%
I will never buy another smooth sided RV 16 4.13%
I will never buy another another aluminum sided RV 10 2.58%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 387. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-01-2014, 09:32 AM   #31
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We got aluminum sides this time, the last two fiberglass trailers we had started to delaminate. The last one just under a year old, the first one just a little over a year old. No more fiberglass for me.

"And it was not do to lack of proper maintenance!"
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Old 10-01-2014, 09:48 AM   #32
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I have aluminum because thats what my TT came with. It isn't a big deal to me but I do think the smooth sides look a little better.
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Old 10-01-2014, 03:51 PM   #33
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Hail on aluminum is a pain

I have aluminum and suffered over 10,000 in hail damage this summer. Insurance will fix it, and it is now in the shop, but it has been a hassle.

Next time I may go with a smooth side, the climate does seem to be changing and there seems to be more hail storms (at least in Canada) these days.
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Old 10-01-2014, 04:40 PM   #34
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Alum side cost less, so easier to attract new buyers. Keep the water out and your fine.
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Old 10-02-2014, 06:18 AM   #35
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Copied this from another thread that had a poll. Aluminum or Smooth Side?

View Poll Results: Which line of Jayco Travel Trailer do you own?
Eagle 146 10.38%
Eagle Super Lite 77 5.48%
Skylark 17 1.21%
Jayflight AND Jayflight G2 499 35.49%
All Jayflight Swift AND SLX models 190 13.51%
Jayfeather travel trailer 154 10.95%
Jayfeather hybrid travel trailer (including Jayfeather SLX) 117 8.32%
Whitehawk 160 11.38%
All Starcraft models! 24 1.71%
Toy Hauler TT 22 1.56%
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Copied this from another thread that had a poll. Aluminum or Smooth Side?

View Poll Results: Which line of Jayco Travel Trailer do you own?
Eagle 146 10.38%
Eagle Super Lite 77 5.48%
Skylark 17 1.21%
Jayflight AND Jayflight G2 499 35.49%
All Jayflight Swift AND SLX models 190 13.51%
Jayfeather travel trailer 154 10.95%
Jayfeather hybrid travel trailer (including Jayfeather SLX) 117 8.32%
Whitehawk 160 11.38%
All Starcraft models! 24 1.71%
Toy Hauler TT 22 1.56%
I don't know which are alum and which are fiberglass.
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I don't know which are alum and which are fiberglass.
I was confused as well...I think the wrong stats were posted
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I don't know which are alum and which are fiberglass.
I'm sorry I should have broken it down for the folks that don't know which Jayco line is aluminum and which is has the smooth side.

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I was confused as well...I think the wrong stats were posted
No the stats are correct I just assumed that most people on here know the different Jayco lines and didn't feel the need to break it down.
The only thing I did was copy the poll results from the other thread. It's not rocket science to figure out.
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Note, many Jay Flights can now be optioned with smooth sides.
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No the stats are correct I just assumed that most people on here know the different Jayco lines and didn't feel the need to break it down.
The only thing I did was copy the poll results from the other thread. It's not rocket science to figure out.
lol....I know most of the product lines but whether they are aluminum or fiberglass doesn't matter.

Like I said in my post at the start....I believe people buy based on floor plan,model,weight and price not in how it is made.

My particular trailer that I wanted only comes in fiberglass...I had no choice in the matter therefor it doesn't matter
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