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Old 02-27-2014, 07:41 PM   #1
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Jay flight 28bhbe or jay flight swift 287bhbe

Really like these two jayco trailers any feedback on these units would greatly be appreciated.
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:50 PM   #2
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Only feedback I can give is that I got into both models at the dealer...and found the JayFlight to have a nice finish, nicer features....

Hence why I purchased the JayFlight
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:30 PM   #3
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Is the Eagle 28BHBP the same only nicer still?

http://m.jayco.com/php/products/floo...id=2568&id=466
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:33 PM   #4
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You just have to decide if you want the extra the Jay Flight provides over the swift.

For me it's a yes. Typically one $2-$3k difference; want extra windows, thermostat controlled AC, larger fridge, hydraulic rams on the under bed storage, ability to carry more fresh water, power vent in bathroom, etc.

What are the differences worth to you.
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:39 PM   #5
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The real question is, "Do you plan to dry camp?"
I didn't think it was worth the extra money for the heavier 28BHBE. I couldn't see enough difference for the price. After having it for a half season, we found out we like boondocking much more than parks(it's our first camper). The tiny fresh and grey tanks don't go very far with 5 people. It's going to cost me a pretty penny to have bigger custom tanks installed. I'm sick of the 7.5 gallon totes already.
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:10 AM   #6
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I don't know what kind of prices are out there, but at the dealership I went, the Swift was only 1500$ less than the upscale JayFlight. The choice wasn't hard to make...yes heavier but way better features and more suited for our needs.
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:24 AM   #7
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I don't know what kind of prices are out there, but at the dealership I went, the Swift was only 1500$ less than the upscale JayFlight. The choice wasn't hard to make...yes heavier but way better features and more suited for our needs.
Every 28BHBE we saw was optioned out, so the difference was closer to $5K. I didn't want the electric awning everyone complains about, the overpriced TV, etc. I couldn't wait on a factory order due to personal issues I'm not willing to discuss.

Everyone has different factors for their decision. The best thing is to get as much info as possible to make it as informed as possible.
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:49 AM   #8
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My 28BHBE is fully loaded with options, and it's price was only 1500 more than the less equiped Swift... to me I couldn't make a point at spending 1500 less for something that had so many features out. Plus the inside look wasn't what we liked...


But like you said, everyone has its opinions, tastes and needs.


I paid mine 23k (CAN) btw
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Old 02-28-2014, 08:34 AM   #9
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Some differences in the two lines discussed, post 8,9, 10

https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...ayflight+swift
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I was in the same dilemma and decided on the Swift.
Love it!
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