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Old 08-05-2012, 11:23 PM   #11
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Welcome to the 330RLTS club. Our trailer is a year and a half old and the problems just seem to keep comming. It is not hard to see why they are no longer making this model. This is making our old Montana seem like a real high quality unit.
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:02 AM   #12
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This is to bad, this is one of my favorite floor plans. If we had a bigger truck I would have bought this one instead of the Jayfeather.....guess it worked out this way for a reason.
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:31 AM   #13
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I've said this before but when I hear about this many issues on an RV I've got to wonder what kind of pre-sale prep the dealer did on the unit? It sounds to me like a lot of these things should have been spotted and corrected by the dealer prior to releasing the unit to the end customer.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:17 PM   #14
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I'm surprised that there were that many issues. I've had mine 1.5 seasons, have about 45 nights in it? After the first season I had a list of small items, the dealer took care of all of them without discussion. I'm very happy with mine, and would likely buy another Jayco.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:15 PM   #15
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Well that's todays business philosophy. Do more with less people. Quantity over quality
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:17 PM   #16
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Welcome to the 330RLTS club. Our trailer is a year and a half old and the problems just seem to keep comming. It is not hard to see why they are no longer making this model. This is making our old Montana seem like a real high quality unit.
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:44 AM   #17
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I was in boat building for many years so am somewhat used to manufacturing issues. The "bubbles" would be small voids in the laminate and would not have been evident at the factory. They would only have shown up after the TT was out in the sun to heat up and expand the air in the void. Probably more cosmetic than structural, but combined with other issues becomes unsettling. If the calk issue is between the tub rim and the side panels, that is probably the way it is supposed to be. The tubs usually have a flange and upturn behind the panel so water is not going to leak through. They usually make a small "dam" with caulk at the front to keep water from flowing out onto the floor. Any water from condensation behind the panel usually comes out under the panel. No defense for fasteners protruding and your other issues.

In my experience quality issues do not stem from the speed at which the workers do their jobs. Experience workers do their jobs quickly and usually right the first time. Inexperienced workers are slower and make mistakes. After a slowdown in the industry, there are lots of new hires as companies try to pick up the pace of production and quality suffers. When everything gets up to speed the issues go away again. The RV industry is coming out of a big slowdown so there are probably issues with every manufacturer as they try to come back up to speed.

Our Jay Feather is a 2007 and, while I could nit pick a few things, on the whole seems to be well engineered and manufactured. It tows very well with little sway, everything works as it should and we love the floor plan. I would buy Jayco again.
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:54 AM   #19
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I just took delivery of a 2013 26 RLS. I have to admit that so far, everything works and I'm well pleased with the fit and finish. Unfortunately, it a crap shoot as to who will have want issues with their purchase. My boss bought a brand new Dodge Ram in '11. He's had nothing but issues with it. My SIL bought the same truck last year and loves it. I'm usually the guy with Murphy's luck and get to know the service manager on a first name basis and receive Christmas cards from him. Hopefully my little bit of new found luck will continue and I can spend my free time at the campground instead of the waiting room at the RV dealership. Good luck with your tt and I hope everything is resolved to your satisfaction.
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:55 AM   #20
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Sorry you are having so much trouble with your unit. Take notes and make sure the dealer fixes all of the issues. I have had my camper over 2 and a half years. I had a few warranty issues with it, but nothing like you have. Good luck and I hope you get to enjoy your trailer.
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