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Old 08-15-2018, 07:23 AM   #1
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Jayflight walls

Guys, whats your opinion, do you think they sell more JAYFLIGHT, with aluminum side wall or fiberglass side wall.



I would say aluminum.



I personnaly choosed alu. over fiber.on our new 29rks because it shines more, because of the color and graphic and for all the other reason discussed ad nauseam here and because we could see the studs behind the thin fiberglass sheet glued to them, didn't really liked the grey color either.



so more alu. or fiberglass on jayflight ?
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I have no idea which one they sell more of. We choose alum because fiberglass was an expensive option and we like the sliding windows.
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I ordered my 2018 Jay Flight with aluminum and happy with the choice....., my last two Eagles were fiberglass.

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Yup the price play a role and like you I prefered by far the sliding window, my only concern with alu.is to keep the TT watertight around all the opening like cargo door window etc etc




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To keep things water tight its time to start doing right o way corrections.
Replace the rubber/foam window seals with butyl tape (sticks and seals much better)A few of the window seals might be already leaking right out the factory and you might notice it after a couple of years when the damage is already done. Have seen that many times already.
Then the corner molds; look them over. Leave the bottom open from the vinyl insert.
The roof check for the small cracks and what is missed.

Use the appropriate products for RV sealing.
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Wow, its a full time job that I bought if I have to remove all the windows , ..... just a good bead of sealant around the perimeter will not be good enough ??





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To keep things water tight its time to start doing right o way corrections.
Replace the rubber/foam window seals with butyl tape (sticks and seals much better)A few of the window seals might be already leaking right out the factory and you might notice it after a couple of years when the damage is already done. Have seen that many times already.
Then the corner molds; look them over. Leave the bottom open from the vinyl insert.
The roof check for the small cracks and what is missed.

Use the appropriate products for RV sealing.
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Sealing around the perimeter are temporary seals and will fail eventually of UV.
It is almost a full time job for me to look after the house and TT and we ever stops by with something, thought I was retired but are busier than I had a job....lol.
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Im retired too and I never worked so much in my life , and for no paycheck !!! And I wont go as far as saying retiring sucks :-) .... but resealing all the window on a new trailer THAT SUcks LOL





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Sealing around the perimeter are temporary seals and will fail eventually of UV.
It is almost a full time job for me to look after the house and TT and we ever stops by with something, thought I was retired but are busier than I had a job....lol.
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When yours get built, ask Jayco of you can sit there in a lawn chair watching they do things proper. I'm sure you can take some time off.
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BigJohnD and me that's the first thing we do "Sealing" and replace the rubber/foam gaskets. RV's and water they are no match. They forgot a 2 ft. overhang on each side of the roof.
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