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Old 05-15-2014, 05:46 AM   #11
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Yes. Was a little nervous based on feedback from friends, but we liked the build and layout of the Jayco better. So we gave it a shot.
I went down to Albany RV when I was initially looking to buy but was turned off by the sales manager and one of his right hand man salesman so I bought mine from Johnston RV Country in Rochester. I ended up saving a few G's so it was well worth it. I see you dry camp, do you mostly camp at State Parks? The LED's are worth upgrading to as I mainly camp at the State Parks that don't have electric. I just finished this week switching all my lights over to the LED's.I also switched over to two 6 volt batteries and what a difference in battery life.
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Old 05-15-2014, 08:41 AM   #12
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I see you dry camp, do you mostly camp at State Parks? The LED's are worth upgrading to as I mainly camp at the State Parks that don't have electric. I just finished this week switching all my lights over to the LED's.I also switched over to two 6 volt batteries and what a difference in battery life.
Yes, I prefer the state parks. I'm more relaxed there with the larger site space and wooded surroundings. Wife wanted to try Jellystone a few years back because one of her friends did it every year. I was resistant, but did it once. Luckily it wasn't a busy weekend and there were a couple of empty sites next to us. We have never been back.

I've replaced most of the lights with LED off of ebay. Just the dinning & halogens over the sink left. I also just ordered solar panels & now working on the finding best deal for a charge controller.

On your batteries, did you have a single 12v before?
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The battery that came with my TT was a single 12 volt 100 reserve minute Interstate deep cycle battery.

I'm not a fan at all of private campgrounds. Most try to pack them in and that's not my idea of camping. Large wooded sites are a must.
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you need to camp at lake harris its awesome
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I'll look into it' Thanks
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you need to camp at lake harris its awesome
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Hello ADK;rs We are going to Lake Eaton this year. Have been to Eighth Lake and Rollins many times. Harris looks nice but have not been there. What are the advantages of the 2-6 volt vs the regular deep cycle 12 and were would you get one?
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Hello ADK;rs We are going to Lake Eaton this year. Have been to Eighth Lake and Rollins many times. Harris looks nice but have not been there. What are the advantages of the 2-6 volt vs the regular deep cycle 12 and were would you get one?
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The 12 volt Marine and RV batteries are hybrid deep cell batteries not a true deep cell where as the 6 volt golfcart batteries are. The 6 volt cells are stronger and last longer than the 12 volt hybrid.
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Read this thread.
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