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Old 11-03-2013, 09:52 AM   #1
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Smile Hello from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Hello fellow Jayco owners!

My name is Greg and I'm a campaholic. LOL

In 2011 my wife and I bought a 2003 Coachmen 276RLS fifth wheel. It was our first and we thought we'd tow it around various parts of the province and explore.

Friends of ours have their trailer on a private seasonal site and invited us out for our very first weekend. We loved it so much we purchased a spot at the campground at that's as far as our Coachmen ever went.
Over the past two seasons we've learned a lot about the lifestyle and we completely fell in love with it. We built a deck beside the trailer, a nice firepit area and a storage shed, the lot is 5,000 sq. ft. by the way.

We also learned that our 14 year old daughter makes friends easily and it wasn't long before our site became the "hang out" site and the poor Coachmen was always packed with kids. Our seasonal campground closed on October 7th, so we pulled the Coachmen out and sold it.

Two weeks prior to the campground closing we purchased a 2010 Jayco 351RLSA bet you thought I would never get to the Jayco part).

The new (to us) fifth wheel is in absolutely new condition, it even still smells new inside. We got a great deal on it and the dealership will be delivering it to our campground in the spring. We can't wait!

I'm looking forward to learning about the Jayco and hopefully I can help others out as well.

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Old 11-03-2013, 10:12 AM   #2
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Welcome from B.C. I was the first generation of family from Manitoba born outside the province. Used to spend summers in Ethelbert. Still have friends and family in Manitoba.

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Old 11-03-2013, 10:30 AM   #3
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Welcome from Nova Scotia! Enjoy the site lots of good people and info here. I'm in Winnipeg more than I am home I think lol.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:58 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. Greenenvy1 - I just finished reading through your entire thread. We bought our latest trailer from GNR here in Winnipeg. Great bunch over there.
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Old 11-10-2013, 10:29 AM   #5
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Welcome to the JOF Greg! Congrats on the new-to-you 5'er!
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Old 11-10-2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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Welcome to the Jayco family from Northeast Ohio!
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:51 PM   #8
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Hello from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Welcome, our first few years of travel we made lots of friends from Winnipeg in south Texas for the winter.
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:00 AM   #9
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I am from Winnipeg too. We are not seasonal site people, preferring to get out on the road. With a newer trailer you should consider going out on the road. A great trip for the kids, and family, is the Black Hills of S.D., Mount Rushmore, etc. Fantastic.

Give it a thought and happy camping.

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Old 11-12-2013, 07:35 PM   #10
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Welcome to the user friendly Jayco Owners forum! Our members just love to answer questions or help out other members when possible and have fun sharing their experiences . They also love pictures of your RV, tow vehicles, and campsites!! So do not hesitate to post pics of your Jayco in the "Pics of your Jayco forum" and pics of your tow vehicle in the "Tow Vehicle forum".

Feel free to participate in our many fun polls (JOF POLL CENTRAL located in the General Jayco chat forum). Post often, have fun with the forum, and enjoy your Jayco!

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