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Old 02-11-2011, 08:06 AM   #1
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Picking up new 2010 Jayco G2 29BHS tomorrow

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My family and I live in UT and we are picking up our new G2 29BHS tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 12). Still a little cold where we live but we already have the itch to get out.

This will be our 2nd Jayco and our third camping trailer. We bought our first Jayco in June of 2005. It was an 05 Jayco 27BH. We loved it, had it for 4 years. Decided to get something bigger. We sold the 27BH and bought a Laredo 33ft 5th wheel. We like the size and space but hated the fit and finish! We where always comparing it to our our first Jayco. Last summer we sold the Laredo and have had the itch ever since to get another camping trailer. So we recently saw the 2010 models on clearance at one of the local dealers so we went and looked and made a deal.

Already have a few mods planned. I always switch to a Digital thermostat. Ordered the Hunter 44260 it's a 10 minute job to switch. Then I ordered the JT Strongarm stabilizers. We don't like a rig that moves when our kids move!

In our 05 Jayco, i switched out the single stage converter to a triple stage but I understand our new rig already has a triple stage converter so we are set there.

We also bought the new rig with 6 volt batteries right off the bat this time too. I love the much better battery life on the 6 volts vs 12.

Well thats all for now.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:46 AM   #2
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Welcome! That`s a very popular floorplan here on the forum lately between the 29BHS and the dimensionally identical but slightly less glamorous sister 28BHS! We love ours! That`s a Nice TV ya got to pull it with also. Enjoy.

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Hey Crabman,

Didnít realize the 28BHS and the 29BHS G2 were the same exact thing floor plan wise. We went with the G2 because we loved the power awning on our Laredo and the wife likes the nicer door panels. Isn't that the main differences between the G2 and the non version?
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They are identical floorplans and have the same specs. The G2 may be a few lbs heavier due to options. The G2 version has more upgrades like carpet, wallpaper border, stove cover, electric awning, TV, raised panel doors, fancier lighting , tinted glass, and a few others also. Structurally they are the same and have the same appliances.
Jayco seems to sell a bunch of them both ways along with the very popular 26BH model, not available as a G2. ITs just a matter of preference and how much you wanna spend I guess. They are both great family trailers.


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Old 02-11-2011, 10:09 PM   #5
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Welcome to the Jayco Owners Forum BBhoth! We opted for the G2 29bhs because it was "loaded" although we still had to add some options. The only complaint I have is that I don't care for the 70's brown wheat decor in our 2010... besides the flat pitched electric awning, that's really the only thing I don't like. I'm looking forward to seeing what mods you post here
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We got the cinnamon color scheme, its a little darker then the wheat. Probably next few mods will be a memory foam topper on the queen master bed and changing a few maybe all the type 921 bulbs to LED's because we do more than 50 percent dry camping. Will also be adding a rear receiver to pull doubles with. We tow a 7'x10' flat bed with 2 dirt bikes and 2 four wheelers.
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We read about the LED's here but still haven't done them. Let us know how it goes
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We also chose the cinnamon color scheme over the other two choices. The DW is happy with it so that makes me automatically happy ! I think it goes well with the oak cabinets and the vinyl floor colors. Having 3 kids, all boys, was another reason for choosing the 28BHS with its all vinyl floor as opposed to carpet.
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Welcome to the forum! You'll find a lot of helpful folks here. Looks like you've already got a lot of knowledge about camping.
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Hey Healthi,

Just curious what make and model of 22 inch Television did your 2010 G2 29BHS come with? Ours came with an RCA 22 inch TV. There was no owners manual and no remote control. I think I will call Jayco customer service tomorrow, they can look up every component that was installed.

The chrome hub cap covers are not on the rig, the spare tire cover was missing and the glass turntable in the microwave was missing.

We did not do an official walkthrough on our new rig as the dealer we bought it from charges $100. Since this was our third camper, we opted to not pay for this.
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