Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-23-2014, 01:43 PM   #1
Member
 
SawBuck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 66
New White Hawk Owners from NC

Hi Everyone,

We picked up our TT from the dealer this past Saturday in a steady soaking rain! We didn't let the weather hinder our excitement. We are very happy with our White Hawk and are looking forward to our first outing in it.

My wife and I have been long time spring/fall tent campers, but have been looking for the right TT for a couple of years now. Some unpleasant summer vacation experiences in hotels in the past motivated us to switch to the TT camping lifestyle. I'm sure you folks can relate. The idea of taking your own "home" with you is a strong selling point. Not to mention the countless great CGs and wonderful people you meet there.

We spent Easter Sunday night in it parked next to the house with the kids. We had a blast eating dinner, watching a movie, and wrestling with them in the bunks. Great fun, and we didn't even leave home.
__________________
2013 White Hawk 28DSBH
1996 Ram 1500 5.9L
Reese Straight Line WDH
Tekonsha Voyager BC
SawBuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 01:46 PM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
Rustic Eagle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 9,222
Welcome to JOF

Driveway camping is a great way to shake out the bugs!

Bob
__________________

2016 GM 2500HD 6.0L/4.10
2018 Jay Flight 24RBS
2002 GM 2500HD 6.0L/4:10 (retired)
2005 Jayco Eagle 278FBS (retired)
1999 Jayco Eagle 246FB (retired)
Reese HP Dual Cam (Strait-Line)
Rustic Eagle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 01:46 PM   #3
Site Team
 
Crabman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Virginia`s Eastern Shore
Posts: 16,458
Welcome to the forum!
__________________
2017 Coachmen Catalina 283RKS
2018 Ford F250 Super Duty 6.2l CCSB
2010 Jayflight 28BHS (sold)
Crabman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 02:44 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
robkelly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Duxbury
Posts: 7,083
Welcome!
__________________
Rob & Kelly, Bella & Brady (Miniature Schnauzers)
2022 Eagle HT 28.5RSTS
2017 RAM 3500 SRW CTD/AISIN CC LB
robkelly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 03:13 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
RoyBraddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: King George
Posts: 2,761
WELCOME - We do the CAMP BACK YARD all the time... Great place to check out new things and finid out what you might be missing. Also knowing where the closest WALMART and LOWES when you get out to the camp grounds is nice as well. Some of the camp grounds are stocked pretty nice as well at their camp store...

We usually pull into a WALMART just before arriving at the campground. They have both good food and things you forgot to stock up on for the trip.

Roy Ken
__________________
Roy and Carolyn
I claim Horse Creek Country in Southern Ill - Momabear is from North Texas
We live in King George VA
RETIRED DOD DOAF DON CONTRACTOR Electronics Tech 42YRS

"We're burning daylight" - John Wayne
2008 STARCRAFT 14RT OFF-ROAD POPUP with PD9260C and three 85AH 12VDC batteries
2010 F150 FX4 5.4 GAS with 3.73 gears - Super Cab - Towing Package - 2KW Honda EU2000i Gen
K9PHT (since 1957) 146.52Mhz
"We always have a PLAN B"
RoyBraddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 03:17 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Northern Ontario
Posts: 240
Congrats!
__________________
2014 Jayco Whithawk 28DSBH
DJL1967 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 03:37 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Camper_bob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: South Texas
Posts: 6,946
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoyBraddy View Post
WELCOME - We do the CAMP BACK YARD all the time... Great place to check out new things and finid out what you might be missing. Also knowing where the closest WALMART and LOWES when you get out to the camp grounds is nice as well. Some of the camp grounds are stocked pretty nice as well at their camp store...

We usually pull into a WALMART just before arriving at the campground. They have both good food and things you forgot to stock up on for the trip.

Roy Ken
Good advice on "pre-locating" stores that sell the things you might need. It reminded me that last weekend when we went out, I went a step further and located the nearest Harbor Freight! I caught myself doing that and just kind of chuckled at myself...
__________________

-2018 Greyhawk 29MV
-2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JLU) (Primary Toad)
-1994 Jeep Wrangler YJ (Secondary Toad)
-2014 Jay Flight 28BHBE & Ram 2500 6.4L CC 4x4 (sold)
Camper_bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 03:46 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Threebutchers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 6,818
Congrats and Welcome SawBuck
Threebutchers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2014, 04:03 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
nevercominhome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Elkin
Posts: 3,905
Welcome to the JOF from a fellow NCer and congrats on the new TT! Happy Camping!
__________________
'18 Jay Flight 33RBTS
'02 F250 Crew Cab 7.3 Powerstroke
nevercominhome is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jayco, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.