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Old 01-29-2016, 02:05 PM   #11
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Are the batteries an option? I don't mind installing them myself but wondering if I can order the unit with them. What is ground control?
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Ground Control 3.0 is the electric levelling system. It's a standard, not an option.
The batteries are not supplied by Jayco. If you were going the 6v route then shop around....see if your dealer will give you a deal since the dealer has to put minimum 1 12v in for PDI.
Seems like some other 377 owners on this forum got 2 12v with thier unit.
One 12v with the residential fridge isn't gonna cut it though unless you are soon to plug into shore power.
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If you are thinking about solar, I read here that someone asked Jayco to install their solar at the factory and they did. Depending on price, that might be a good way to go.
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I got $ from the 12V battery put towards 2 x 6v to offset the total cost rather than drive off and donate the battery for the core charge. It came out about the same and I got a good set of Interstates. With an Residential Fridge option Jayco may be going to 2 x 12V as stock. Mine only came with one 12V and the shelf had to be adjusted to accommodate the added height of my 6V's.

I've had 2 units with 50A cords and having the Mor Store box is a great option. Yes it takes up a little space, but by the time you hang the cord on the wall or put it in a bin it's the same thing. Rolling a cold 50A cord is also a challenge and the crank blows right through it. 30 seconds to wind it up and run a rag over it while cranking to keep it clean. Also an 18 gallon tote fits between it and the wall in my unit.

Ground control is as mentioned above a self leveling feature.

Just my 2 cents.
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IMHO the cord real is a waste of money and a big waste of usable space.
Just coil the cord up on the ground and toss it on the basement floor where the cord reel would be.
They charge a lot for the outside TV. IF you're handy you can get the mount from MorRyde and buy a cheaper, better tv and mount it yourself.

I don't know how your are going to camp, but maybe think about 4 6v batteries and solar. If you are ever without power and don't want to listen to a generator.
I grunted my cord out and in for about a year then bought and installed a manual reel. I can't say if I'd get one for 30A but for me I wouldn't be without it for 50A.
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I know it's just what you load and carry, but for me I would have nowhere for the Webber and I find no trouble lifting a 30' cable.
I think I would have a harder time humped over cranking a handle while guiding a cord in. I can feel it in my back already.

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Old 01-30-2016, 01:53 PM   #17
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I just went to a camping world and narrowly left with my sanity. They wanted to give me a 377 for 80k. I went the rounds with the sales staff since I've seen them on rv trader for much less, even ones advertised by camping world! The purchasING process is so frustrating!
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I don't think I would get another unit without the dual pane windows. Helps with insulation and soundproofing!!
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80k is way to much! We just ordered ours for 62k pretty well loaded up. Second A/C, residential fridge, etc...
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I just went to a camping world and narrowly left with my sanity. They wanted to give me a 377 for 80k. I went the rounds with the sales staff since I've seen them on rv trader for much less, even ones advertised by camping world! The purchasING process is so frustrating!
Hey somebody is going to bite, just don't be that fish! Way too high IMHO. Get a quote from RV direct to give yourself a baseline. It's a wholesale price, but one that comes with no strings and you can get it from the comfort of your favorite chair.

I would say that unit in the mid 50's is a real steal and it depends on options you load into it. I purchased 35% off MSRP when I bought in 2013.
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