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View Poll Results: WOULD YOU BUY ANOTHER JAYCO
YES 121 81.76%
NO 9 6.08%
MAYBE PLEASE EXPLAIN 18 12.16%
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Old 05-14-2014, 12:44 PM   #11
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We've bought 3 Jayco's and each time, compared them to others before making the final decision We not only felt we got best value with Jayco, the dealer experience played a big role in our decision.
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Old 05-14-2014, 12:47 PM   #12
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Yes I would and Yes I have!
We just took delivery on our 2013 Eagle 314BDS and traded-in our 2007 JayFlight 25RKS.
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Old 05-14-2014, 12:55 PM   #13
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Maybe: Mine has been a good 5er. Seemed to be a lot of little things go wrong the first year or so. Very disappointed in the service/warranty when I had the leak while under warranty and the rear wall had to be replaced.
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Old 05-14-2014, 01:06 PM   #14
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I have to say maybe.

We paid about $30K for our new Eagle 284BHS last year. For that kind of money. I'd expect better quality control and workmanship. While we like and enjoy our 2013 Eagle, all things considered, we feel we somewhat overpaid for what we got.

But had we known what we would have got for the money with the Eagle and had I known we could have got a Jay Flight with smooth sides, We would have bought the same floor plan in a Jay Flight.
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Old 05-14-2014, 01:27 PM   #15
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Absolutely. Just like any product the only ones you really hear about are the bad ones and based on the number of units they sell the complaints are really few.

And in response to Bobx2's comment that is really a dealer issue and whether they are willing to negoitate. My son got his 17zx for $2000 less from our dealer in Cincy than the dealer near him in Chicago was willing to sell it for and both were a new order not an in stock unit.
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Old 05-14-2014, 01:51 PM   #16
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We just bought another Jayco. Currently we have 2, although the smaller one is now for sale. We wouldn't consider buying new as you take too much of a hit on its value. My wife does not like the smooth sides, so aluminum sideing is a must. I have had rubber roofs and have learned that I dont like them, so a metal roof is also a must.
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Old 05-14-2014, 02:25 PM   #17
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YES

bought my first fold down (a jay series 1206) in 1983, since than I have had 2 more fold downs, a hybrid travel trailer, and have just got my second fifth wheel in march. I have looked at many different units over the years but always buy Jayco.

there is a lot of good and not so good out there in all different price ranges. but I think Jayco has proven themselves
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Old 05-14-2014, 02:32 PM   #18
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I voted a definite maybe because:

1) The general design and engineering of my trailer seem to be good. My frame has not cracked, a holding tank has not fallen out, there have been no major disasters.

2) Here's the but: the assembly quality of my trailer is not good. Examples: screws over torqued all over the trailer; windows not installed and sealed properly; cheap choice of exterior hatches and connections; minimum spec tires; awful RCA LCD tv; all plastic bathroom faucets which don't last; improper routing and installation of RG-6 cable; craptastic 40 amp non-controllable converter; heat from truly awful RCA TV made thermostat installed close behind it wildly inaccurate; vinyl strip around exterior door molding kept blowing out; sofa does not remain stationary in slide when towing; plumbing and electrical seem to be just hurriedly and sloppily installed; not sealed well against water intrusion; vacuum breaker on black tank washer will on its best day just dribble water inside your trailer.

I've got all shown in 2) fixed or replaced except for the sloppy plumbing and electrical for which I cross my fingers.
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Absolutely. Just like any product the only ones you really hear about are the bad ones and based on the number of units they sell the complaints are really few.

And in response to Bobx2's comment that is really a dealer issue and whether they are willing to negoitate. My son got his 17zx for $2000 less from our dealer in Cincy than the dealer near him in Chicago was willing to sell it for and both were a new order not an in stock unit.
That is partially true. When shopping for an Octane, I tried dealing with the same dealer that I had bought by previous two Jayco's from. He flat would not work with me on the price, and if I would have been willing to take a week off from work and drive back east, I could have purchased what I was looking at here for about $8000 less. However, when looking for my 5th wheel, the HT was the same price back east as it was here. My Heartland was $7000 cheaper, and it is every bit the trailer that the Jayco is.
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Old 05-14-2014, 06:45 PM   #20
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When I make a large purchase, I do a lot of research. I am completely happy with my present TT, and would first look at Jayco's if I was in the market for another. That said, I would also look at other makes as well, then make an informed decision. But alas, this will be my last TT. I will soon be retiring(2 to 3 years), and moving to the area where I camp.
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