Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-08-2019, 09:55 AM   #11
Member
 
S1lv3R4D0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Westminster
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mustang65 View Post
CONGRATULATIONS on the JAYCO!!!

...and WELCOME TO JOF!!! The members here are GREAT!!! There is a lot of GREAT information to be found here. I am sure that you will have information and pictures to share with us... so please do!!

Don

My Registry

RVing with SOLAR
HI Mustang65,
I love the user name. BTW do you actually own a 65 Stang?
There will be pictures for sure... We will be receiving our rig sometime in April. The wife and I both plan to go through a driver training class as soon as receive the 5er.
Our first trip is planned for Labor day, then another for the 4th and then in September another trip...
I have never pulled a 40' trailer before. I pulled hay trailers and horse trailers but nothing this big...so it will be a learning curve. for sure.
Thanks for the advice...
Rick
__________________

__________________
Rick & Stacy
Retiring in 2020 (Fulltimer)
Ordered 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS
Carbon Steel FBP
Delivery May 2019
2015 Silverado High Country 3500 DRW 4X4
B&W Companion
S1lv3R4D0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2019, 10:00 AM   #12
Member
 
S1lv3R4D0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Westminster
Posts: 30
Good advice, thank you ....
As stated above I am planning to retire in Sept 2020, to full timing in our new home.
In reality, the above statement, that is why I bought the rig when I did. That way it would give us time to learn and experience(practice) prior to our full-timing date.
Rick
__________________

__________________
Rick & Stacy
Retiring in 2020 (Fulltimer)
Ordered 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS
Carbon Steel FBP
Delivery May 2019
2015 Silverado High Country 3500 DRW 4X4
B&W Companion
S1lv3R4D0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2019, 12:27 PM   #13
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Moscow
Posts: 52
Rick how do you like the High Country? We have a 2017 Pinnacle and a 2019 High Country on order for a mid March delivery. We love the camper easy to pull and very stable once set up.
albirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 04:24 PM   #14
Member
 
S1lv3R4D0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Westminster
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by albirk View Post
Rick how do you like the High Country? We have a 2017 Pinnacle and a 2019 High Country on order for a mid March delivery. We love the camper easy to pull and very stable once set up.
I am not completely sure why you are asking me about the
"High Country" ?
I purchased a Pinnacle.
__________________
Rick & Stacy
Retiring in 2020 (Fulltimer)
Ordered 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS
Carbon Steel FBP
Delivery May 2019
2015 Silverado High Country 3500 DRW 4X4
B&W Companion
S1lv3R4D0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 04:32 PM   #15
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Moscow
Posts: 52
I have the same Pinnacle as you and just purchased a High Country and am asking how you like it. If you don't want to answer then please don't..
albirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 04:55 PM   #16
Member
 
S1lv3R4D0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Westminster
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by albirk View Post
I have the same Pinnacle as you and just purchased a High Country and am asking how you like it. If you don't want to answer then please don't..
My apologies... when you asked me how I liked my "High Country", I immediately thought of the Keystone Montana High Country fifth wheel....hahaha!
I do own a Silverado High Country. I just purchased it in October in preparation for pulling our fifth wheel. I love how it handles...From the research, I have done your 2019 will have sooooo much more power. Let me know how you like it when you get it..

Once again, my apologies..
__________________
Rick & Stacy
Retiring in 2020 (Fulltimer)
Ordered 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS
Carbon Steel FBP
Delivery May 2019
2015 Silverado High Country 3500 DRW 4X4
B&W Companion
S1lv3R4D0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 06:42 PM   #17
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Moscow
Posts: 52
Sorry about my reply some people do not like talking about what they have but we LOVE the camper and hope you will also. And the bed in ours we can just. I hope you have 2 AC units you will need them.
albirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 06:59 PM   #18
Member
 
S1lv3R4D0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Westminster
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by albirk View Post
Sorry about my reply some people do not like talking about what they have but we LOVE the camper and hope you will also. And the bed in ours we can just. I hope you have 2 AC units you will need them.
We do have 2 AC's...why do you say you need 2 A/c;s?
Please explain
__________________
Rick & Stacy
Retiring in 2020 (Fulltimer)
Ordered 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS
Carbon Steel FBP
Delivery May 2019
2015 Silverado High Country 3500 DRW 4X4
B&W Companion
S1lv3R4D0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2019, 08:03 PM   #19
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Moscow
Posts: 52
We stay in a lot of spots that only have 30 amp service with a lot of sun. We set the AC at 73 /74 by the mid to late afternoon we will be at 78/80 or hotter. It is such a big area to cool with only 1 unit with the second unit running it will stay were we set it and cycle on and off.
albirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2019, 05:26 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Frostproof
Posts: 259
Congrats on your new 2019 Pinnacle 36FBTS. We purchased new a 2016 Pinnacle 36FBTs back in 2016. I retired in June of 2018. We have been full timing in our Pinnacle since then.

I did add a generator and am just now finishing putting solar on our roof. We ended up purchasing an RV lot in Florida. We plan to use this to launch out to various destinations.

Good luck. We profited from having a couple of years under our belt to get used to pulling and using such a big rig.

Happy RVing!
__________________

__________________
2016 Jayco Pinnacle 36FBTS
vivusCraig is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
pinnacle

Thread Tools
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 09:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.