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View Poll Results: Which line of Jayco Travel Trailer do you own?
Eagle 413 8.76%
Eagle Super Lite/HT 170 3.60%
Hummingbird 70 1.48%
Jayflight AND Jayflight G2 1,471 31.19%
All Jayflight Swift AND SLX models 993 21.05%
Jayfeather travel trailer 554 11.74%
Jayfeather hybrid travel trailer (including Jayfeather SLX) 266 5.64%
Whitehawk 669 14.18%
All Starcraft models! 53 1.12%
Toy Hauler TT 58 1.23%
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Old 06-12-2022, 11:42 PM   #701
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Someday I will post up pictures of the mods we did on our Jayco. In the back there is a full-size bed. First thing was we replaced the mattress with a new one. Second, I removed the bunk bed above it to make more room. Then, after some discussion, we pulled out that huge cabinet they put in the bedroom, too. You can hit your head on that thing easy.

Then...I installed a shelf on the bedroom wall, the wall toward the front of the trailer, and mounted a TV/DVD combo on the wall, plus a small shelf with a lip on the front. I hung speakers on the wall, just small powered computer speakers, and hooked them into the TV. When you do this, they will connect to the TV through the headphone jack. So...when you turn up the speakers, you can then control volume through your TV remote. Works great. Lay in bed, watch whatever.

I installed a 750 watt inverter into the front storage compartment, the one behind your hitch, and then ran a power line from it to the dining table area where the cable outlet is. And another power line to the bedroom. By doing this, you can run some limited AC power to your bedroom for the TV, and another one to the dining area for a TV there as well. Now you can have TV in both locations without running a generator. (We have a four battery system installed in the storage area up front, totaling 400 amp hours.)

Then I installed a solar panel, just a modest 50-watt panel with a controller, and ran the power down to the battery system. This cuts down significantly how much we have to run our portable generator. 400 amp hours will carry two TVs, your lights, spark and fan for the furnace, water pump, etc all night and beyond easily. Then in the morning, you just fire up the generator to run the microwave, hot water, etc and charge up the batteries at the same time.

We mostly do not camp in RV parks. We are 90 percent on the boondocking thing, so I tried to set us up for that. And even though the trailer is only 17 feet, it still has virtually everything some of the larger trailers carry. It was a 30th anniversary version by Jayco and they did a nice job on it I must admit. Plus the last owners remodeled nearly the whole thing, replacing the electrical system, the hot water tank, flooring, entire bath, a bunch of stuff. But they sold cheap when the storage place they used doubled the rate on them. I think the wife wanted the husband to sell.

Last week we took it to a place called Eagle's Nest Vista in Washington state's Ahtanum State Forest. Six thousand feet up near Darland Mountain. Couldn't go further because there was snow ahead.

We are totally crazy sometimes. I swear.
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Old 06-13-2022, 12:36 PM   #702
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Scifiguy, that is awesome. I like the mods that make it easier to use. I just changed out the wfco converter/distribution panel for a progressive dynamics to support lithium charging. Got rid of the lead acid battery on the tongue and installed a 200ah under the dinette bench seat. Added a 12v USB charger to charge the phones when we don't have shore power. Want to change the shower head out to something with an on/off button (surprised jayco didn't install one with on/off). Was looking at the oxygenics spa. Seems to have good reviews. Would love to add a solar panel in the future and be able to do some boondocking.
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Old 06-30-2022, 07:04 PM   #703
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Old 09-06-2022, 10:25 AM   #704
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New to us 284 bhs jay flight slx.
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Old 09-06-2022, 07:51 PM   #705
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Someday I will post up pictures of the mods we did on our Jayco. In the back there is a full-size bed. First thing was we replaced the mattress with a new one. Second, I removed the bunk bed above it to make more room. Then, after some discussion, we pulled out that huge cabinet they put in the bedroom, too. You can hit your head on that thing easy.

Then...I installed a shelf on the bedroom wall, the wall toward the front of the trailer, and mounted a TV/DVD combo on the wall, plus a small shelf with a lip on the front. I hung speakers on the wall, just small powered computer speakers, and hooked them into the TV. When you do this, they will connect to the TV through the headphone jack. So...when you turn up the speakers, you can then control volume through your TV remote. Works great. Lay in bed, watch whatever.

I installed a 750 watt inverter into the front storage compartment, the one behind your hitch, and then ran a power line from it to the dining table area where the cable outlet is. And another power line to the bedroom. By doing this, you can run some limited AC power to your bedroom for the TV, and another one to the dining area for a TV there as well. Now you can have TV in both locations without running a generator. (We have a four battery system installed in the storage area up front, totaling 400 amp hours.)

Then I installed a solar panel, just a modest 50-watt panel with a controller, and ran the power down to the battery system. This cuts down significantly how much we have to run our portable generator. 400 amp hours will carry two TVs, your lights, spark and fan for the furnace, water pump, etc all night and beyond easily. Then in the morning, you just fire up the generator to run the microwave, hot water, etc and charge up the batteries at the same time.

We mostly do not camp in RV parks. We are 90 percent on the boondocking thing, so I tried to set us up for that. And even though the trailer is only 17 feet, it still has virtually everything some of the larger trailers carry. It was a 30th anniversary version by Jayco and they did a nice job on it I must admit. Plus the last owners remodeled nearly the whole thing, replacing the electrical system, the hot water tank, flooring, entire bath, a bunch of stuff. But they sold cheap when the storage place they used doubled the rate on them. I think the wife wanted the husband to sell.

Last week we took it to a place called Eagle's Nest Vista in Washington state's Ahtanum State Forest. Six thousand feet up near Darland Mountain. Couldn't go further because there was snow ahead.

We are totally crazy sometimes. I swear.
I camp off grid all the time. With my 300ah lithium battery, a power inverter, and my solar panels I donít need a generator. Now I just need to figure out how to hard wire my inverter to my trailer so I donít have to run my trailers power cord to the inverter.


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Scifiguy, that is awesome. I like the mods that make it easier to use. I just changed out the wfco converter/distribution panel for a progressive dynamics to support lithium charging. Got rid of the lead acid battery on the tongue and installed a 200ah under the dinette bench seat. Added a 12v USB charger to charge the phones when we don't have shore power. Want to change the shower head out to something with an on/off button (surprised jayco didn't install one with on/off). Was looking at the oxygenics spa. Seems to have good reviews. Would love to add a solar panel in the future and be able to do some boondocking.
What brand of lithium batteries did you install? My Jayco came with a shower head that can be turned off. I wouldnít mind a nicer shower head, but I want to swap out the bathroom sink faucet first. I donít believe that they canít put a faucet in these trailers that barely go over the edge of the sink. When ever I wash my hands in there I get water all over the vanity top. I had that trouble with my 1978 Prowler and Iím suprised that kink of faucet is still being used.
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Old 09-28-2022, 08:01 AM   #706
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Old 10-06-2022, 02:51 PM   #707
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We own a242bhs. And love it.
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Old 10-22-2022, 11:52 AM   #708
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We just picked up our new 2022 183RB Baja and are in the process of figuring out where everything will go. Our previous unit was a 2017 145RB Baja that we had lot of great trips in.
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Old 11-21-2022, 09:16 AM   #709
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Old 01-14-2023, 09:41 PM   #711
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We are on our 3rd JayFeather. Had a 2006 26L Hybrid and then a 2010 29L. Just got our 2022 25RB last October (2022) and it went right to sleep for the winter. Can't wait for warm weather to return so we can get out there and break her in.
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Old 01-14-2023, 11:45 PM   #712
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Old 02-18-2023, 08:38 AM   #714
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Which line of Jayco travel trailer do you own? New members please be sure and vote as well. This poll includes Toyhaulers and Hybrids and now Starcraft. Get busy voting!


Also as always, comments and replies about your rig are welcome!
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Old 09-14-2023, 09:15 PM   #717
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Hi…Mike here.Have been trying to decide between a few different jayflight212qb’s.
A 2018 that has about 16,000 miles on it and a few 2020’s.One of the 20’s has been used as a seasonal for a few years. The other is on its second owner who has just a few short trips on it after 1st owner just had it sitting in driveway during Covid.
Then I got sidetracked looking at the Jayfeather x-213 with the slide out king bed on one end. I liked the layout with the coach across from dinette and then the forward bunks would be good for the occasional grandkid sleepover . I joined their owners group and as I was scrolling thru I saw one than one horror story about water intrusion around slide and rebuilding bowed walls,etc. Also a few complaints about the slide mechanism having problems as well as misaligned box ,etc. Anyway now I think I’m back to the 212’s
Going to go look at one next week I think…any thoughts appreciated,Thanks,Mike
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