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Old 07-08-2017, 09:57 PM   #1
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Opinions on Jay Flight SLX 264 BHW

If you have or have had this unit, can you please share your opinion on it?

I'm noticing it is easy to find in my area. I would prefer a murphy bed and shorter trailer, but I think it might be functional.
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Old 07-08-2017, 10:44 PM   #2
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Upgraded from a pop up a year ago and love ours for family of 4 and a dog. Traveled thousands of miles now and camp at least once a month. Great trailer. Enjoy it!


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Old 07-09-2017, 12:57 AM   #3
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own one , love it and after a few mods and a bed topper,,, happy camper
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Old 07-09-2017, 06:07 AM   #4
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We have had ours now for a few weeks. We upgraded from a pop up. I was initially apprehensive because of the length and towing with either a F150 2.7 eco our our Expedition. We have now camped 7 nights and towed about 450 miles. No problems at all - tows great. We got our 2018 for about 29% under MSRP with no additional dealer fees. Our dealer claimed this was one of the best sellers - they had three left when we looked and put down the deposit. 10 days later when we picked up we were told they were all sold.

We sleep 5 in ours along with two dogs. Fantastic unit - glad we selected it. We also looked at the Murphy bed units and I am glad we choose this one. I don't think you'd be disappointed.

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Old 07-09-2017, 09:05 AM   #5
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love mine. its was the price that sold me. smaller units actually cost more. Its a special deal to hook noobs into camping is what i'm told. Salesman told me most return in about 30 months to upgrade.

pros
Its lite, pulls with 1/2 ok. has ducted a/c. Full size refer. Self lighting water heater. 38 gallon black and grey tanks, 42 gallon fresh water tank. Outdoor shower.
power awning. stove and oven.

cons
hand crank jack, 2-20 lbs propane tanks, no cover.
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Old 07-09-2017, 11:43 AM   #6
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We have had ours now for a few weeks. We upgraded from a pop up. I was initially apprehensive because of the length and towing with either a F150 2.7 eco our our Expedition. We have now camped 7 nights and towed about 450 miles. No problems at all - tows great. We got our 2018 for about 29% under MSRP with no additional dealer fees. Our dealer claimed this was one of the best sellers - they had three left when we looked and put down the deposit. 10 days later when we picked up we were told they were all sold.

We sleep 5 in ours along with two dogs. Fantastic unit - glad we selected it. We also looked at the Murphy bed units and I am glad we choose this one. I don't think you'd be disappointed.

Shawn
Thank you. This is helpful.
May I ask what made you choose this over a murphy bed model?

Also, do you have issues finding places, especially state and national parks, that will accommodate this length of unit?
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Old 07-09-2017, 01:24 PM   #7
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We like having the bed already set up and it also has the couch so that was nice. The only place we have camped has been State Parks and the vast majority of sites are long enough for the trailer and vehicle.

I know it seems big but once you tow it a time or two you will find that it's not bad at all - you will see plenty larger at State Parks.

After using this a couple times I am very much convinced we made the right choice. From a weight perspective there was little difference between this and the ones with a Murphy bed.

There is also a wall behind the couch which gives you more of a "separate" bedroom area.

If you are towing with a 1/2 ton or full size SUV I wouldn't let the extra length bother you.

We also looked at shorter units with a slide - aside from the price still being more for the ones with a slide, they seemed to be heavier as well.

I don't think you can go wrong for the amount of camper you get for the money.

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Old 07-29-2017, 08:28 AM   #8
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I will agree with others. I also went from a pop up to this unit. Its roomy, has a lot of nice features and tows easily. I have had some issues but I think they are common to most new travel trailers. As far as things like manual toung jack and LP gas cover, I agree that those things are nice to have. You can pick them up and add them for a few bucks. Its far cheaper to do it yourself. I added a power toung jack, LP gas cover, vent fan cover, bed lift and some other little things to make life easier.
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Old 08-01-2017, 06:55 PM   #9
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We have a 2015 model of this TT. We love it for many reasons. We are from western OK and we have taken trips from here to St. Louis, the Grand Canyon, and several others to southern MO. About 10,000 miles so far. It's done great.
If you put tdk2765 and 264BHW in search, you'll see my comments where I've weighed in several times with input to questions like yours.
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:13 AM   #10
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We've had ours for about 4 months now. So far I've put 5000 miles on it and it has towed well. I did upgrade to a Diesel truck recently due to the West Texas winds I have to pull through to get where I'm going. So far my issues have been that the circuit board on the hot water heater went out & our stereo quit working. The hot water one sucked & I can deal with the stereo. I don't think I'm even going to mess with it.

Long story short, it's a great starter RV & won't kill your pocket book. We've been very happy with it and will probably upgrade in another year or so.
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