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Old 02-08-2012, 09:27 AM   #1
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buying our first TT any tips on what to look for/check on a new TT.

Looking at a jay flight 26BH.
what are some of the "must have" features?
Anything I should be warned about?
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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I'm sure some 26BH owners will chime in with their personal thoughts. Couple general questions to consider. Can you safely tow it? Will it fit your families needs for a few years? Doesn't make financial sense to upgrade in 2 years. If you haven't already done so have the whole family sit in it for a while, like at least 1/2 hour. Imagine your family in it for a rainy evening, is ther enough room to play card/board games, watch a movie? Have you visualized where you're going to put all your stuff. I don't know what your towing with but you might want to think about a antisway device/weight distributing hitch setup.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:37 PM   #3
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We have a 2012 26BH, picked it up late last summer and have only been out ~10 nights total. We really enjoy the trailer. It works well for our family; 2 adults, 2 kids, 2 dogs.

We really enjoy the Electric Tounge Jack. If I remember it came with the "elite package" which also got a few other nice things...bigger fridge, better mattress, and much nicer wheels.

Get a spare tire, its an option -- but must have.

Ours only came with the a single Group 24 battery, I think 2 is a min and if you can get 2 6v even beter.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:44 PM   #4
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Consider these three threads, "Top 10 must haves" "How to get the best price" and
"Things to do before your first outing"


https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...ight=saltymick

https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthread.php?t=2360

https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthread.php?t=2359
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Old 02-09-2012, 08:08 PM   #5
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Check the A/C bolts. They are notorious for backing out a ways. And get the electric tongue jack......worth every penny!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 08:18 PM   #6
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found a nice 2011 26 BH hope to make a deal on it tomorrow.
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we went with a used/new to me 2011 26BH.
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we went with a used/new to me 2011 26BH.
Congrats on the new trailer!
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Smart move, IMHO. You probably saved a few thousand on that deal.
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Congratulations on the toy.
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