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Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 01-02-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,947
Posted By Rob_Fla
We owned a 2005 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel (excellent...

We owned a 2005 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel (excellent unit) sold it and bought a 2011 Jayco Pinnacle (another good unit) when we went shopping for another 5th Wheel, we looked at the Pinnacle again but...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-06-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Rob_Fla
And everybody wonders where the RV quality has...

And everybody wonders where the RV quality has gone to?

No competition, so why improve quality and customer support / service

Lippert owns most of the supply chain, frames, axles, slides, pin...
Forum: Campfire Chat 07-03-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 38,885
Posted By Rob_Fla
It seems like Heartland RV is doing ok since Thor...

It seems like Heartland RV is doing ok since Thor bought them too.
Forum: Campfire Chat 07-01-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 38,885
Posted By Rob_Fla
Yep, Jayco has been a family owned company for a...

Yep, Jayco has been a family owned company for a very long time.

The Jayco Companies include,

Jayco Towable's and Motor Homes
StarCraft Towable's
Highland Ridge (Open Range) Towable's
...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 11-07-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,294
Posted By Rob_Fla
I am not a big Ford Fan but our company has been...

I am not a big Ford Fan but our company has been buying some of the new Transits for our Field personnel.
I drove one for a week while our GMC Dually was in the body shop for some repairs to self...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 09-24-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,784
Posted By Rob_Fla
A lot heaver, 8K Axles, 17.5" Wheels, 12 Inch...

A lot heaver, 8K Axles, 17.5" Wheels, 12 Inch Frame all Standard
GVW Weights in the 17K range
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 08-09-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,099
Posted By Rob_Fla
We went on the Jayco Plant tour this week, they...

We went on the Jayco Plant tour this week, they took us through the premium 5th Wheel plant which at the time was running the North Point product.
We were told all the units on the line were ordered...
Forum: Jayco Toy Haulers 08-04-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,246
Posted By Rob_Fla
We ran the Sailun S637 on our 2011 Pinnacle for...

We ran the Sailun S637 on our 2011 Pinnacle for several years making several coast to coast trips with no problems at all, great tire.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 05-27-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,961
Posted By Rob_Fla
When we had our 2011 Pinnacle 35LKTS, we always...

When we had our 2011 Pinnacle 35LKTS, we always made sure the unit was level and on shore power before opening or closing the big slide with the Schwintek Slide System.
I also replaced the power...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 04-26-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By Rob_Fla
We also switched or Pinnacle from the factory...

We also switched or Pinnacle from the factory installed "E" Rated tires to the Sailun "G" Rated tires.
We got many years and many miles of great service out of them.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-18-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,864
Posted By Rob_Fla
We had two Jayco's, a Eagle 5th Wheel and a...

We had two Jayco's, a Eagle 5th Wheel and a Pinnacle 5th Wheel.
While not perfect units overall they were pretty good quality, solid units that served our needs quite well.
We have almost no issues...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 04-15-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,667
Posted By Rob_Fla
Right, weight distributing hitches do not reduce...

Right, weight distributing hitches do not reduce the tongue weight, it distributes / balances the tongue weight between the rear axle and front so the rear axle is not supporting all the tongue...
Forum: Fulltiming and Snowbirds 02-27-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,411
Posted By Rob_Fla
We fulltimed in a 2011 Jayco Pinnacle 35LKTS (our...

We fulltimed in a 2011 Jayco Pinnacle 35LKTS (our 2nd Jayco) for 3 1/2 years, great 5er as we traveled cross country in it with no major problems.
We love the fulltime lifestyle, it gives us much...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 02-15-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,550
Posted By Rob_Fla
The whole point of a WDH is to distribute the...

The whole point of a WDH is to distribute the weight evenly from the rear to the front.
With a 3500 you have some really high rated springs on the back so there is not much "Squat" when hitching up...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 01-22-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,967
Posted By Rob_Fla
Todays HD SRW and DRW trucks have really improved...

Todays HD SRW and DRW trucks have really improved towing and ride.
We went from a 2500HD SRW Chevy to a 3500HD DRW GMC a few years ago when we still had our Pinnacle.
Our Pinnacle weighed in at...
Forum: Campgrounds and Attractions 01-04-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Rob_Fla
We camped in DC last year in our Pinnacle for the...

We camped in DC last year in our Pinnacle for the Cherry Blossom Festival, it snowed the first week we were in DC then the week of the Festival is stopped snowing and warmed up some.
Turned out to...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,332
Posted By Rob_Fla
We had a 2011 Pinnacle and pulled it with a...

We had a 2011 Pinnacle and pulled it with a 2500HD Duramax SRW, our first trip from Florida to TX was a white knuckle trip.
The wind pushed us around quite bad, moved up to a 3500HD Duramax DRW and...
Forum: Campgrounds and Attractions 12-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Rob_Fla
We always had a blast at Disney during Christmas...

We always had a blast at Disney during Christmas time.

Have fun Ed, safe travels !!!
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 12-09-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,409
Posted By Rob_Fla
Nice picture Grumpy, hope you are enjoying your...

Nice picture Grumpy, hope you are enjoying your new Pinnacle :)
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 10-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By Rob_Fla
Ed, Kinro (a Lippert Company) supplies a lot...

Ed,

Kinro (a Lippert Company) supplies a lot of windows to the RV Industry.
We had the Kinro brand dual pane windows on our Jayco Pinnacle and now on our Redwood.

Let us know how the repairs...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 09-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,658
Posted By Rob_Fla
That is a lot of trailer for a 2500HD

That is a lot of trailer for a 2500HD
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,286
Posted By Rob_Fla
We traded our Pinnacle for a SOB 5th Wheel that...

We traded our Pinnacle for a SOB 5th Wheel that did not have slide toppers on it.
Our new 5th Wheel has 5 Slides, I bought the Slide Toppers from https://www.shadepro.net/ for about $1300 with free...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 08-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By Rob_Fla
The keep the vent area cooler inside when direct...

The keep the vent area cooler inside when direct sun is on the vent
We have a vent in our bedroom, with a black vent cover it keeps the early morning sunlight out of the bedroom.
Plus as other have...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 08-17-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By Rob_Fla
Our 2011 Pinnacle was not prewired for a...

Our 2011 Pinnacle was not prewired for a Satellite on the roof
Forum: Rallies 08-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,372
Posted By Rob_Fla
Sure wish we could be there but our Redwood 5th...

Sure wish we could be there but our Redwood 5th Wheel would stand out amongst the all those wonderful Jayco's RVs.

Our 2011 Jayco Pinnacle trade in sold in less than 30 days at the dealer in...
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