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Old 10-26-2012, 08:37 AM   #1
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Hello From Cincinnati, Ohio Jay Feather 165 Sport

Hello everyone,
Doug & Julie here from Cincinnati, Ohio.
We just retired and moved from a Fleetwood pop-up to a 2007 Jay Feather 165 Sport.
We basically bought this camper to extend our travels out West and be more comfortable.
We also got a new rescue Pooch and we'll be able to leave her inside for an hour or two if we want to do a nice dinner.
The trailer is in very good condition and I just went through it top to bottom before putting it in cold storage.
I treated any surface rust with Rust Stop and primered and painted all wheels inside and out. I also undercoated the frame and painted to A-frame
and bottom trim. Washed, waxed and surviced the roof. Everything seems to be in great condition for our trip next summer.
I also installed an E2 Equilizer hitch on the TT and getting ready to install a hidden hitch on my 4Runner. That should put us in a good place for safe travels.

I enjoy reading all the posts here and like learning about different approaches to different problems.
I also enjoy the modifications people make.
I don't see any other 165 Sport owners here. Hope to find some.

Kind regards, Doug
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Old 10-26-2012, 02:17 PM   #2
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Welcome Doug and Julie! I also live in this area near Oxford. Go RedHawks! Congratulations on your upgrade and maybe see you around at our local CG's.
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:45 AM   #3
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Welcome to the gang, Doug! Have fun with the new Feather.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:25 PM   #4
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Thanks guys,
Enjoy the forum here and hope to be fairly active. I like to learn and pass on information to help others.
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Welcome guys!! Tons of info on here and if you dont see it, just ask away!
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:21 PM   #6
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Welcome and happy camping. I hope your trip next summer is everything you want it to be!
No I am NOT retired. I work full time.:D

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Nights Camping 132 - Nights Camping in My Z 102
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Nights Camping 107
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Nights camping 133 - Nights camping in my Z 128
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Welcome to the JOF. You'll enjoy your Jayco!
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