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Old 05-03-2019, 09:38 AM   #1
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Jayfeather vs. Jay Flight vs. White Hawk Vs. Eagle HT, Vs. Eagle

Not that I am in the market, however I do like to see what's out there and educate myself. Jayco doesn't do a particularly good job explaining what you're stepping up to as you walk through their model lines.

Is there any real guide or information as to what the 'big ticket differences' are between the models? Are they built differently, more stout, etc.? Why would somebody go to a Eagle HT over a White Hawk, floor plan differences aside?

A buddy of mine asked me this question, and I couldn't answer him.
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:03 AM   #2
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I was comparing 28.5í Eagle HT and 29í Eagle, so close in size, I bought an Eagle as soon as I walked in and saw the difference. It weighs more but You get more and better of almost everything, you also pay more. Bigger tanks, nicer finishes, bigger fridge, better leveling system, macerator pump, taller ceilings, bigger slides, bigger tvís, more storage, upgraded suspension and tires, double awnings..... we love it, only one warranty/recall issue with battery disconnect wiring.
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:48 AM   #3
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I'll give my understanding:

Sandwich Wall Construction (smooth side):
Hummingbird: small lightweight with outboard wheels, towable by smaller vehicles
Jay Feather: Weight is the primary design consideration, all should be half-ton towable
White Hawk: Features are the primary design consideration, many are half-ton towable
Eagle HT: Features and weight both a consideration. The HT indicates half-ton towable, but most can only be towed by a very well equipped HT and at the upper limit, HD Pickup would be recommended
Eagle: Same as Eagle HT, but no attempt to try to make it look like a half-ton can tow it
Conventional "tin sided":
Jay Flight SLX: very lightweight trailers towable by smaller vehicles.
The SLX7 is 7' wide box, the 8 is 8' wide.
Jay Flight slots in kind of like the White Hawk, more features less focus on weight than the SLX
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Old 05-04-2019, 06:28 AM   #4
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Thanks for your input - it really seems Jayco could spell it out a little clearer. There looks like overlap with the White Hawk and Eagle HT to me. On cursory observation.
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