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Old 03-13-2015, 06:29 PM   #1
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New to camping - 26BHW

We are new to camping but have a young daughter and wanted to start something as a family together. After giving it some thought we decided to buy a travel trailer so we could always go out together and bring a piece of home with us.

We looked and looked for a while at new and used and ended up getting a 2015 Jay Flight SLX 26BHW. We have not picked it up yet, plan is to get it in two weeks because I'm out of town on business and before I left there was snow all over the place and I didn't want to get it then. We are definitely excited.

Our tow vehicle is a 2010 Ford F-150 with the tow package and factory brake controller. I also ordered the Blue Ox WDH with sway control.

I've been lurking around for a few weeks and figured I'd go ahead and say hey.


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Old 03-13-2015, 07:45 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new trailer!
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Old 03-13-2015, 08:03 PM   #3
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Welcome. It's a great trailer for a small, young family. My boys 2 and 3 1/2 love camping in ours, even if it's just 2 days at the local campsite.
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Old 03-13-2015, 08:25 PM   #4
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Hello and welcome. Enjoy the memories!
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Old 03-13-2015, 09:05 PM   #5
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Welcome to the JOF and congrats on the new TT!
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Old 03-13-2015, 09:34 PM   #6
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Hey! Congratulations on the new trailer and welcome to the forum.
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:43 AM   #7
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:00 AM   #8
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Welcome. Our absolute best camping memories were around our son growing-up tent-trailering! Now that we have our new TT, guess who inherited the pop-up!
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Welcome to the forum. Though I have camped all my life and gone from tent rigs to TT to 5th wheel, to cabover, to tent, and not back to TT; I figure I have a lot of experience and knowledge, but I definitely do not know it all, and I am always willing to learn more. There are some great ideas, tips and tricks to be learned here. No matter how silly you think a question might sound, check in here and search. I am sure you will find an answer. As well, please post anything you feel might help others. Even old timers like me can learn something from a first timer.
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Welcome to the forum,take lots of pictures when you go camping !
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