Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-28-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 77
Purchasing a discontinued model?

What do you all think about purchasing a discontinued model. The 29RLDS is not in the 2014 Flight offerings and not sure if they had problems with it or it just did not sell? Can I negotiate a better deal on a discontinued model?
__________________

tshirtman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 06:49 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
mcfarmall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kalamazoo, West Michigan
Posts: 1,814
The only problem with buying a discontinued model is that you won't be able to replace it after you fall in love with it and some moron totals it for you.
__________________

__________________
2006 23B Hybrid with 10k round bar WDH
2011 F150 4x4 SCREW Ecoboost, Max Tow, Integrated TBC, 3.73 LS axle, Firestone Ride Rite airbags.
mcfarmall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 07:14 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
tinlizzie23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Luray, VA (central Shenandoah Valley of VA)
Posts: 1,416
X2. We bought a discontinued 2004 29 RLTS, and love it. We hope to keep it for a long time, but as McFarmall notes, one can never be sure.
__________________
2003 Ford F-350 V-10 Crew Cab 4WD Long Bed
2004 Jayco Designer Medallion 29 RLTS 5th wheel
Bill, Gayle, and Mindi (dachshund)
Retired at last !

Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.
tinlizzie23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 07:53 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 480
I bought a 23j that has also been discontinued...I love the camper but if I decide to get a new model or if someone totals it for us we can't get a new one any longer. I have had NO problems getting parts or having service done to it.
slabat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 08:07 PM   #5
Site Team
 
Crabman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Virginia`s Eastern Shore
Posts: 14,654
If you like it, buy it. They offer new floorplans and discontinue old ones every year across their TT and FW lineup. I think its more based on sales and what is trending then problems causing a floorplan to be discontinued.
__________________
2017 Coachmen Catalina 283RKS
2004 Chevy 2500 HD CC 6.0l
2010 Jayflight 28BHS (sold)
Crabman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 08:23 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
maromeo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Posts: 792
We bought a 2014 Eagle 298 RLDS and love it. We like you just found out they discontinued the floor plan. We will enjoy it while we have it. We traded in a 2011 flight 26RLS for the Eagle, love the extra room and storage. No worries from us.

They probably didn't sell as well as some of the larger floor plans. The 32 RLS is very close to it. We didn't want any larger than the one we have. It fits perfectly in our side yard.
__________________
Joe and Mary Anne
1 18 yr old DD
2014 Ram 2500 Diesel Laramie Mega Cab 4 X 4
2011 Jayco Jay Flight 26RLS-Sold
2014 Jayco Eagle 298 RLDS
maromeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 09:04 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Idaho/Arizona
Posts: 5,303
Sooner or later we will all be in discontinued models.
__________________
2011 Eagle 330RLTS with just about every option.
2017 Silverado 1500 4x4 5.3 with tow package.

I was born with nothing and I still have most of it left.
clutch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2013, 09:23 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: White Rock, BC. Canada
Posts: 374
I don't think there are very many unique parts on any given floor plan. There shouldn't be any problems getting replacement parts. If you like a discontinued model I'd say buy it while you have the chance.
__________________

__________________
]2013 Jay Feather X213
2003 Ford Expedition
Paulx213 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.