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Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 03-19-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By tdekeyser1
I have had to fix 7-10 things myself for this...

I have had to fix 7-10 things myself for this very reason. Including the entire front window seal- by myself! The dealers tell me they "don't have time" to work on it, and it may be 30 days before...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 03-06-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By tdekeyser1
Jayco Baja 185RB remote camping pics~

Off road 20 miles - No cell service. Total peaceful camping - 7 days.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-16-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By tdekeyser1
Winterizing is clearing out all the water in the...

Winterizing is clearing out all the water in the RV - in climates below freezing. This is to avoid damage by expanding freezing water. It is amazing how a molecular structure change in H2O can cause...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-14-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By tdekeyser1
Yes, running out of water is very common with...

Yes, running out of water is very common with these things. I would say in addition to carrying more with you, try conserving your usage. It dramatically helped for me. I have tested several...
Forum: Tech Talk 02-12-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By tdekeyser1
I use a 2100W Powerhouse generator (I think it is...

I use a 2100W Powerhouse generator (I think it is from Northern Tool). It is a bit bigger than the EU2000i, but 1/2 the $cost$. It comes with wireless remote start (and shut-off), and has all the...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-11-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By tdekeyser1
Power will be by my remote start generator, solar...

Power will be by my remote start generator, solar & battery storage. I actually know how much power I need for this stage of the plans. I might be able to buy land with power (closer to town), but...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-11-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By tdekeyser1
Jayco 185RB Baja + Alaska = ??

I am full-timing in my Jayco Baja 185RB (right now) because I am on my way to Alaska for retirement (no kids/wife...hehe). Before I can hit the road, I had to sell all of my belongings, and am still...
Forum: Jayco Mods 02-10-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,008
Posted By tdekeyser1
I have some information on this topic that might...

I have some information on this topic that might help with your decision:

- Lithium-ion, and Lithium-cobalt oxide CELLS need a special "brain" for them to "act" like a lead-acid battery when...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-10-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By tdekeyser1
When all else fails, DIY :cool: Doing RV...

When all else fails, DIY :cool: Doing RV repair/maintenance is actually easier than you think. Read the instructions, but I would also just "learn" how the water system works, and where everything...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-09-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By tdekeyser1
The AWD Edge can tow 3500lbs. I just sold one. ...

The AWD Edge can tow 3500lbs. I just sold one. I would not tow anything over 2000lbs with it.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-09-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
Let's talk about the dangers...

It actually is quite dangerous - what I'm doing. Now, I'm very comfortable with dangerous activities and motorsports, so don't try to follow me unless you are prepared. Here are the top reasons you...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-06-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By tdekeyser1
I am running a non-Honda generator, but I think...

I am running a non-Honda generator, but I think it has the same electronics.

I've had to fix several things myself on this rig. Water pump failed, bathroom wall separation, door lock broke.......
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-06-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By tdekeyser1
The microwave in my 2016 Jayco is possessed!

First off, I spend most of my time deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest with my Baja 185RB. There are all kinds of creepy sounds out in these wildernesses. These are not campgrounds, I...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-05-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By tdekeyser1
Agreed. I had a dealer let me leave with an...

Agreed. I had a dealer let me leave with an unlocked hitch, and too small of a TV the first time out....:facepalm:

You will get lots of good advice on your question here though. ;)

My mantra...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-04-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By tdekeyser1
I would be more worried about wet/icy/snowy roads...

I would be more worried about wet/icy/snowy roads (that's just me). I hope this is an entirely "dry weather" trip? :)
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-04-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By tdekeyser1
Winterization is a big effort. I think you might...

Winterization is a big effort. I think you might be OK, but you are on the edge of low temps.

I would suggest filling up the fresh water tank and the hot water heater full. Leave the black and...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-04-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By tdekeyser1
Hello fellow Oregonian! Here is my...

Hello fellow Oregonian!

Here is my experience with winter camping:

Yes, water freezes at 32 degrees....but it takes a solid frozen pipe or tank to break. That means it has to freeze solid and...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-04-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
BoostN2, Great questions! I agree with...

BoostN2,

Great questions!

I agree with you that the 174 is to much for a single axle trailer. I always wonder how far I can "roll" to safe spot if I had a blowout on the freeway.:eek: You...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-03-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
Sherm, Yes, I run my generator in the bed of...

Sherm,

Yes, I run my generator in the bed of the truck. There are several reasons to do so, and it is the safest from theft (In my opinion).

I keep mine covered and locked in the bed of the...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-03-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
9) For off road boondocking, you will need a...

9) For off road boondocking, you will need a truck that can tow DOUBLE the weight of the trailer. No less. My truck is rated for 8000lbs (and is a 4x4). The trailer (fully loaded) is about...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-03-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
It would be nice to meet a few that enjoy this...

It would be nice to meet a few that enjoy this lifestyle too! I retired early (computer engineer) and just love all the math and engineering that goes into living efficiently, and without services. ...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-03-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,310
Posted By tdekeyser1
I finally found the best boondocking trailer: 2016 185RB BAJA

Hello friends-

If you have any questions about boon docking in a Jayco Baja Edition trailer, then I am the person to ask. I have been living in a 2016 Jayco 185RB for 6 months now, and have taken...
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