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Old 10-13-2012, 07:33 AM   #1
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My wife and I are looking to purchase our first TT. We have been looking at trailers for over 5 months now and have decided that Jayco is our TT of choice. Although buying new is an option, we are (for now) looking for a lightly used 1-2 year old unit. We are interested in the hybrid model (s) and really fell in love with the 21M model which is no longer made. We want to stay "lite" as out TV is a 2000 Toyota Tundra, bought new in 1999. It has 78K miles.

We own a Coleman popup bought new in 1989 and it remains in beautiful condition but will most likely end up with our youngest son and his family. I am retired from a major manufacturing firm (~2 yrs) and my wife will be fully retired next year from teaching. We are looking to get back into the camping environment as we loved it for so many years as the kids were growing up.

I have learned so much already from this forum and look forward to being an active member and participant in the future.

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Old 10-13-2012, 07:43 AM   #2
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My wife and I are looking to purchase our first TT. We have been looking at trailers for over 5 months now and have decided that Jayco is our TT of choice. Although buying new is an option, we are (for now) looking for a lightly used 1-2 year old unit. We are interested in the hybrid model (s) and really fell in love with the 21M model which is no longer made. We want to stay "lite" as out TV is a 2000 Toyota Tundra, bought new in 1999. It has 78K miles.

We own a Coleman popup bought new in 1989 and it remains in beautiful condition but will most likely end up with our youngest son and his family. I am retired from a major manufacturing firm (~2 yrs) and my wife will be fully retired next year from teaching. We are looking to get back into the camping environment as we loved it for so many years as the kids were growing up.

I have learned so much already from this forum and look forward to being an active member and participant in the future.

Safe Travels....

Don and Dale
Hi,

I liked that model too, but I have read in a google search that they stopped making it because it may tip on one side, slide to wide or heavy on one side?? Search in google problems with and fill in any camper you are looking at with model.

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Old 10-13-2012, 08:01 AM   #3
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Great info Makjps. I will do that. Never thought about that being an issue, but does sound possible?
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:54 AM   #4
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Hello Don & Dale and welcome to Jayco Owners Forum. Good luck in your RV searches. I do believe that you will be glad you went with a Jayco. There are plenty of friendly folks and good info on this forum.
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:26 AM   #5
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Welcome to you both! I'm sure you will be very happy with any Jayco camper you decide on. On a side note.. Sure seems to be a lot of campers from Arizona on here
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:41 AM   #6
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Welcome form Northwest Indiana. Enjoy the search for the new trailer. I'm sure you'll get a lot of could input from forum members.
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:38 AM   #7
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Thanks all for the warm welcomes. We do appreciate them. We are truly excited about getting a TT. We enjoy camping and getting away from it all.

EXJAY1...I would agree that there seems to be many from Arizona here. All the more to talk with.

Thanks again all.

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Old 10-15-2012, 05:05 PM   #8
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Welcome to JOF! Good luck with the trailer quest!
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:50 AM   #9
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I was in the same situation recently. I found a Jay Feather 165 Sport that I tow with a Toyota 4Runner V6. It's a small trailer, but has all the conveniences for 2 people. My sister has a Hybred and she has had several problems with water damage. I picked up a 2007 165 Sport for $6,000 in like new condition. I am leary of the Hybreds. Just my personal opionion. Moving from a pop-up, I wanted a hard sided design. Before storing it Sunday, I left this unit out in a 3 days rain and it was dry as a bone. Good luck with your search. Kind regards, Doug
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:01 AM   #10
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Welcome Don and Dale from Central PA and you can't go wrong with Jayco. Many folks here ready to answer any questions. My DW is also a retired teacher. Just waiting for Sandy to hit us here in PA and heading to the RV to batten down things.
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Welcome from another Arizonian. Enjoy your search for your new TT.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:58 PM   #12
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Good luck on finding the perfect trailer for you. Happy Hunting!
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