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Old 02-23-2014, 03:52 PM   #1
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New to this and wanted to get some input from you experts. Thinking of buying a Jayco Jayflight 32BHDS for our family of four. What are the Pros/Cons? Never owned a travel trailer before?

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Old 02-23-2014, 05:21 PM   #2
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Someone else will have to comment on the 32BHDS but what are you planning to tow it with? Looks like that TT is 7590 lbs dry.
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IMHO the most important question is to make sure everyone in the family is on board with the idea of making this purchase. Will you get a return on your investment. Not meaning in a monetary sense but in family quality time and sharing in this adventure together? I see way too many folks that like the idea of living in an RV but in a year or two they become driveway ornaments. If you are wanting to pull the trigger try renting a trailer and take a few test runs as a family. Is you wife happy with a modified kitchen, are you ok with outdoor cooking, emptying sewer tanks, kids hot having everything they have in their home abailable on the road but still able to find and discover new cool things that dont take batyeries or electricity. Learn about how many addendum items you will need to buy to get the camper truly roadworthy and comfortable. For my family and our kids it was an adventure that we loved. Kids now grown up and in college but they still love to camp with us whenever possible. Good luck.
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^^^ Good Advice There ^^^^

If your not handy ....you might not enjoy the experience of hitching up, leveling your rig, lighting a furnace, checking tire pressures, battery voltages....etc. I get off being the king of my own little world. Secondary is the fun of relaxing at various points of interest and spending time with my family...we all enjoy relaxing as opposed to constant stimulation.

I'd suggest camping with some friends or renting a Mobile Home for starters....see if the bug bites hard.

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Old 02-23-2014, 08:56 PM   #6
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Hey All! Thanks for your posts! Yes, I'm very handy. The whole family is on board. Towing with a F150. We are just trying to enjoy as much family time with our kids. I want them to be able to tell their kids stories one day of our family adventures. It would make seeing this beautiful country a bit more enjoyable!
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Old 02-24-2014, 07:45 AM   #7
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Welcome to the site
The 32BHDS is a very nice unit. Was on my short list till I found the 294BHS...
I heard a very interesting comment the other day;
"Your first RV is an investment in your RV education..."
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Camping with your kids is one of the best times in your life. They may tell you after they get a little older that they do not want to go with you because it is not fun or "cool" anymore. We camped with three children for many years until they got old enough to do things on their own. All three of them complained about going with us especially when their older siblings were able to go out on their own. Now that they are older and have their own families, all three of them talk about how much fun they had with us when they were younger.
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New to this and wanted to get some input from you experts. Thinking of buying a Jayco Jayflight 32BHDS for our family of four. What are the Pros/Cons? Never owned a travel trailer before?

Thanks!

Big Country

I just bought my first TT as well. I picked a Jayco Flight 33RLDS as I loved the floor plan. I also liked another manufacture TT but choose the Jayco because I liked the floor plan more and the two year warranty. I looked for about a year and all the advice I got was the choose floor plan you like the best as the number one reason you buy.

I read a lot on here before joining as a way to determine what issues there may be with a Jayco.....all manufactures have issues, it is how they are dealt with that separates them. I have read on here that Jayco is easy to deal with and at times cover items even after warranty.

Good luck with your decision.
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Old 02-24-2014, 12:43 PM   #10
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Gosh some of you are outright B-R-A-V-E grabbing these larger rigs for your first go-around. I'm on rig 3, and at 24' bumper to hitch I'm still wigging out over it !!!!
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