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Old 01-03-2013, 01:52 PM   #1
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Smile Hello, enjoing our new 2013 Jay Feather Ultra Lite X213

We purchased our 2013 Jay Feather Ultra Lite X213 in June 2012 from a dealer in Middlebury IN, the hometown of Jayco. Picking up our camper was the start of a month long trip in the Mid West. We start out spending a week at the KOA in Middlebury where we attended/visited everything related to RV'ing and the Amish country including a tour of the Jayco manufacturing plant (only tour available was the 5th wheel line). Very interesting, strongly recommended. Following that trip we spent the summer and fall with many trips thru out CO, NM, TX, AZ, and UT.

We are very impressed with the Jayco quality and features of the Jayco X213 (this being our 2nd TT - other not a Jayco). We look forward to using this forum for information & discussions related to other RV'rs experience of the Jayco products.
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:59 PM   #2
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I'm sure the tour was pretty neat. Welcome!
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:28 PM   #3
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Congrats on the X213 - I really like that setup.... I came this close /--/ to getting one...

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If it is information you want then this forum is where you want to be. Nice unit and welcome to the Jayco family !!!

I picked my unit up from the same dealer you most likely did in Middlebury. Did not get to do the tour that day because I
can't tell time....missed it !!! We plan to go back soon and see how they make these awesome units.
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Hey There.... I too just purchased an X213... I bought mine in December and got a 2012 model, last one on the lot.
The dealer is storing it for the winter. I will pick it up on April 1 all prepped for the season. I can't wait...
One of the main drawbacks that I saw was that the 2012 doesn't have a skylight over the tub and thereby leaving less headroom. The dealer is installing a skylight for me, hopefully this will ease the height restrictions....
I play the upright bass and the extra storage door is going to be a big plus after a long night of pickin' bluegrass at a festival.
This is an upgrade for me, as my last camper was a 1972 travelmate. I can't wait to have a full size camper with all of the ammenities.
I am seriously looking into an Andersen WD Hitch... Any thoughts?

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Old 01-11-2013, 10:35 AM   #6
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Hi Uprighter,
Congrats on your new X213. We really enjoy our X213, especially the slide out king bed as well as the bunk area which is great for storage to and from our camp site. The skylight is great as it brightens the bathroom. We are also impressed with the Jayco quality, especially the overall TT structure.

We are not familiar with the Andersen hitch. We have a Equal-i-zer hitch - don't even know we are hauliing a 4000' + camper behind us.

Enjoy your TT.
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Belated welcome to the JOF jimsueco!
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Hi! I'm a bluegrass bass player too, thinking of trading in my Jay Feather 165 for a X213 this year or next.

Let me know how you like that side door, right now I heave that old Kay up on the top bunk in the evening. That door looks like a great idea! Will your bass travel comfortably on the bottom bunk?

Would anybody be willing to post a picture of what their camper looks like inside when the slide out is pulled in? Could I put the bass in there while traveling? Do people put their stuff in there to transport? We don't have a nearby dealer, and we've missed all the shows.

I love our 165, bright and light with lots more windows than the X213...but the little door calls my name.
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Welcome to the JOF , the addition of the skylight is great for taller folks, I am 6ft 6 and the extra headroom comes in handy in our 228 , you will love the light that comes into the bathroom as well. Enjoy the friendly folks here at JOF and happy camping.
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