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Old 10-14-2014, 08:22 AM   #1
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We just bought a 2006 Jayflight 245 RBS (27). She is just a little one but nice and clean - we will give her a physical to ensure she is safe to travel as she has been sitting for 3 years unused! Any suggestions wojld be greatly appreciated! Cant wait to go South!
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Welcome to the irv2 gang, folks! Congrats on your Jayflight purchase and plans to head south. Hmmm....Ontario?....how soon do you have to hit the road to beat the cold weather? Stay warm, be safe and have fun!
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Here's a suggestion, GO SOUTH - you're about to get snowed on

Teasing of course. Don't know much about the jayflight, but you will certainly want to gauge the condition of the tires (and age) - you will want to make sure the propane systems are all working in good order.

You'll want to flush the tanks, and make sure all the valves open and close properly.

Possibly clean out the fresh water by filling and emptying. Check the water pump for good ops.

Make sure the furnaces fire up, stove works, fridge cools.

Batteries on board? Do they require distilled water? if so, fill em up prior to using them.

Best of luck and welcome aboard!! Enjoy Florida or Arizona or where ever you end up.
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Hi folks! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the bunch!

Congrats on the new rig! Enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Glad to have you here in the forum with us.
Checking tires, tanks and you propane system are important. Don't forget the small things like your fire extinguisher, propane detector and smoke alarms.

Best of luck and Happy Trails!!!
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Here's wishing you the best of luck with it.
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Welcome to the irv2 gang, folks! Congrats on your Jayflight purchase and plans to head south. Hmmm....Ontario?....how soon do you have to hit the road to beat the cold weather? Stay warm, be safe and have fun!
The 5er will be winterized and we will leave mid December in hopes of missing any snow. it is chilly though! it is nice to have something so exciting to look forward to at this age! Good health and safe travels to everyone! All we have to do is figuremout how to de-winterize when we get to the warmer climate LOL
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Congrats on your new-to-you RV. We see a number of your fellow Canadians here at Ocean Lakes RV Park in Myrtle Beach, SC. If you are headed to FL, suggest you stop here for a while. For anyone with a new RV, there are plenty of good mobile RV techs here to fix things that might come up along the way.
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Here's a suggestion, GO SOUTH - you're about to get snowed on

Teasing of course. Don't know much about the jayflight, but you will certainly want to gauge the condition of the tires (and age) - you will want to make sure the propane systems are all working in good order.

You'll want to flush the tanks, and make sure all the valves open and close properly.

Possibly clean out the fresh water by filling and emptying. Check the water pump for good ops.

Make sure the furnaces fire up, stove works, fridge cools.

Batteries on board? Do they require distilled water? if so, fill em up prior to using them.

Best of luck and welcome aboard!! Enjoy Florida or Arizona or where ever you end up.
Yup Yup all those checks are being done - it goes in for service the day after we pick it up. New tires on order and all propane connections will be certified, water lines and tanks checked etc. They will winterize it and we will need to figure out how to De-winterize and sanitize the system once we get south - our repair guy said he would give us full instructions - so that should help - guess we should wright them down thouh! lol This is all very exciting! we just bought a f150 XLT Ecoboost, 3.7 with full towing packages - tnis trailer is light and we will be well within our towing
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Checking tires, tanks and you propane system are important. Don't forget the small things like your fire extinguisher, propane detector and smoke alarms.

Best of luck and Happy Trails!!!
Thanks ToniDi - will add these to the list!
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