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Old 02-08-2012, 12:33 AM   #1
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First timers in TT land.

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We are a young family of four and one large puppy. We've enjoyed many camping adventures with tents and tent trailer but have now decided( " after buying my new toy ;0) ") to step up to a TT. For the last 3 years I have been going to RV shows and dealers always looking for the latest and greatest in new trailers. I have always been drawn to the Jayco's for some reason. I am totally in like with the new White Hawks, but the dealer could not get the price down to my price point.... free. They look like a nice unit but I can't find any reviews or feedback. Still too new I guess. It would have been nice to see one at the local RV show last weekend but the dealers didn't bring one in....

Anyhow, we are ready to pull the trigger on a unit this week. But which unit. We are having a dilema about deciding on the Jay flight 28bhs or the 29qbh. We love the big slide and 4 bunks on the 29qbh but it's a weight thing. I Know my truck will pull it but its close to maxing out my max allowable weight when loaded. I'll leave my next question for another thread in the TT forum.

I'm glad there is a site like this to find info and share info for such a great hobby. I look forward to chating with many of you I'm sure. Tips and suggestions are always welcome.

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Old 02-08-2012, 06:53 AM   #2
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:07 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum and TT land crewmaniacs. When you say close to maxing out your weight, just how close are you? I always used the 10% figure when we towed, if I was 91% or closer we took that unit off our shortlist. That being said having the large bunkroom would be very useful. It'll give the kids their own space when when you and DW want to stay up late or get up early or on rainy days, and be handy when the kids want to bring friends along. The 29 has a smaller sofa, but a larger dinette so that's a wash IMO. Good luck with your decision.
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Welcome to the Jayco forums , and you will find a lot of good information here for your Jayco.

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Old 03-12-2012, 03:07 PM   #6
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Well, we finally made up our minds. We are going with the Whitehawk 28dsbh. This unit should fit our family now and for future needs as the kids grow. That was a painfull 2 months trying to figure out what trailer to get, but we finally got'er done. We have booked camping trips from April to Oct so it will get some good use pretty quick.

PS. Awesome website. Thanks for eveyones help. Happy camping to all.
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Congratulations Crewmaniacs. If my count is right, you'll be the 4th Whitehawk owner. When do you get the TT? Please take some pics!

...and don't forget to fill in Crabman's poll on TTs
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Two months isn't bad considering all the time you and the family will be enjoying it. Get it right the first time . Glad you found something that'll meet your needs. The 2 bathroom doors on the 28BHDS will be convenient. Congrats!!!!
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Congratulations Crewmaniacs. If my count is right, you'll be the 4th Whitehawk owner. When do you get the TT? Please take some pics!

...and don't forget to fill in Crabman's poll on TTs
Yup put my vote in for the poll. It worked out well as the dealer had one on order and should be hear in a couple weeks or less. Planing a 4 day weekend in April for a test run. By the looks of the weather these days, the heater will get a workout.
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Well, we finally made up our minds. We are going with the Whitehawk 28dsbh. This unit should fit our family now and for future needs as the kids grow.
Glad you went with what you really wanted! Very important that you love it from the get-go!
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