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Old 06-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #11
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The following are general comments, and not pointing at any particular thread or verbage.

Most of my reading of RV forums is this one and "another" forum. The other forum has many, many contributors and I've learned a lot from it. But that other forum is frequently unpleasant to read. Not because of the facts or questions in the threads but because of the nasty, back biting, negative contest between authors to have the last word and to prove that their point of view is the only correct one; it's often a competition to show who is the most unreasonable and crabby (sorry Crabman... no insult to crabs intended). My belief is that any question or comment can be made without being nasty, and that other forum just has lost control of the behavior of nastiness. I've made lots of comments in this forum that are not complementary to Jayco and will continue to do so when I think such comments are warranted.

I do believe that posts should be removed by moderators only when absolutely necessary; I also appreciate the friendly attitudes exhibited in this forum. I hope that this forum will remain friendly and will be a place where posters can state facts, opinions, and ask questions without fear of having posts removed or of being flamed by other authors.

There's lots of advice and information in forums... sometimes it is correct. For example, all of my posts are made by a political appointee who got the job as a reward for contributions to my diesel bill.

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Old 06-16-2013, 02:18 PM   #12
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Guys,(and gals), in reality VERY, VERY FEW posts or threads are edited here. Sometimes many weeks go by before a moderator has to touch one. We own Jaycos, have jobs and families just like most on this forum and volunteer as mods or watch members. I understand We will never please everyone all the time, but we try our best. Please continue to enjoy the forum and as always PM one of us if you have a question about a forum issue.

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Old 06-16-2013, 02:29 PM   #13
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I'll speak as a person who has been moderated twice (for my sometimes caustic sense of humor). Each time I was notified why my post or picture was deleted. The decision you and I have to make is if we can be OK with the boundaries that are set.

1) This is a free service and owner operated forum....2) your 1st Amendment Rights (to you US citizens out there) don't apply here. 3) You are a guest in someone else's "house"...

Personally, I can do without the drama. I'm here to learn and (hopefully) contribute constructively when I can. So....how can we resurrect this conversation?......how about thinking in terms of "pros and cons" vs "love and hate"....
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:57 PM   #14
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I remember an interesting thread when I 1st joined.

It was something like "If you were designing a new Jayco, what would you change or modify"

Probably a similar discussion that the OP intended, but maybe the initial wording caused the thread to go off intended topic.

I agree with Crabman, few threads seem to get removed here. As long as the discussion is productive, I think the Mods are pretty fair letting the discussion continue.

I think we all try to be productive in our discussions and respectful of one another.

I am ready to learn some more from all the wonderful folks here :-)

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Old 06-16-2013, 06:13 PM   #15
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I am done if anyone wants to repost this using a new word or words be my guest.....I would like to know what other owners don't like...
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:16 PM   #16
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^ agreed. I love my TT but there are things i wish were a different or could change but cant due to its design. Its not hating on the name or brand, I think of it was kind of a "if I could have changed this from the design.." type thread. <my 2cents>

I smell a new thread a brewing...
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:26 PM   #17
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My biggest concern with my 165 Sport was how low the sewer drain was.
After camping for 9 weeks, if I had to slinky the hose it wasn't a big deal.
I was also concerned about dragging in and out of driveways, but nothing yet.
Seems like about the time the drain gets close to the drive the wheels hit and lifts everything up sufficiently.

I am going to add some hooks in the bathroom and walls to hang hoodies and such.

I also want to add a counter top piece that fits on top of the stove to provide more food prep space.

My little Jayco 165 Sport did 9,000 miles and the only problem I had was my 12V converter went out.
A capacitor was the culprit. I ordered same model for a direct replacement on the road. About a 30 minute job.

All in all, I was impressed with how my unit held up over 9 weeks and 9,000 miles.

My wife put a 4" memory foam cover on the bed which made it pretty comfy.

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Old 06-16-2013, 09:01 PM   #18
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Only thing I'm not crazy about in my 2013 eagle 334 rear bunk triple slide are the sofas they offer. The jack knife and the hide a bed are not the most comfortable. So I went to an rv sofa store and had them remove my hide a bed and install a flex steel theatre seating with electric recline with Kashmiri material. Also put a 24 in tv in the bedroom. Jayco eagle is a nice trailer!
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:46 AM   #19
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Love the camper so far... one horrible rainy Memorial Day weekend was made much more enjoyable with the new TT..

only dislike so far, My DEALER!
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:24 PM   #20
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For those that are interested, a new thread has been started titled: "Are There Things You'd Like Jayco to Change"

Thread Link: https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...o-Change/page3



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