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Old 07-18-2015, 02:07 PM   #21
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Nomad297: What kind mileage you getting with 6.0 1 ton SRW? Later RJD
The best I got was on a 150 mile run from PA to VA which was 18.9 mpg. However, I average 16.8 mpg driving the highways at 55-70 mph. Around town, I average right around 14 mpg.

I have yet to tow anything with it, but I'm expecting 8-10 mpg.

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Old 07-19-2015, 10:06 AM   #22
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Love those Windjammers

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your new Windjammer.
As a new WJ owner I've found FRF to be the best resource of helpful, timely information.
I like Papa GLS' idea of a WJ club...the only WJ we have seen on the roads in the Nor'east is when I look in the rear view mirror and see ours following the TV.
Maybe FRF could add a sub-forum "Windjammer" under the General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion

Enjoy your WJ.
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Old 07-19-2015, 11:25 AM   #23
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Long trips w/ WJ?

Now that there are a number of you jammers on this thread... 2 questions. We are planning a spring trip from Western MA, Niagara Falls, the FROG Ohio Amish Springtime Adventure then on to Texas. What is the average miles and/or time do you travel per day on the road? Do you prefer "free nightly pk'g (truck stops/Cabela's, etc.) or RV campgrounds for your overnights?
Thanks for your inputs.

Just think...this all started with nomad297's original post...amazing

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Old 07-20-2015, 06:12 PM   #24
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I like Papa GLS' idea of a WJ club...the only WJ we have seen on the roads in the Nor'east is when I look in the rear view mirror and see ours following the TV.
Maybe FRF could add a sub-forum "Windjammer" under the General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion
That's not a bad idea. I have noticed at the Rockwood website and in their brochures, they don't even classify the Windjammers as travel trailers -- they put them in a class of their own. I don't know if that makes us special or if it makes us misfits.

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Old 07-20-2015, 06:41 PM   #25
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WJ club!

I just returned from 5,600 mile trip with our 2014 WJ 3001w Diamond Edition starting in Texas and circling though NM, AZ, NV, CA, and into Oregon. On the return we hit ID, UT, WY, CO, KS, and OK. In all that 30+ days of traveling I saw only 1 other pointy-nose trailer, and it was a white Windjammer headed east. We had NO issues and it pulls great up and down the multiple mountain ranges. We have camped about 20 times since we bought ours and really like it. I hope you do too Nomad297!
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MainelyUS You will love the trip to the F.R.O.G event in Ohio as we attended this and had a ball. The CG was awesome. It was our first F.r.O.G event to attend and everybody so friendly. Lots to see and do. Make sure to go the the Warther Museum.

We drive around 300 to 340 miles a day. About right. We usually make advanced reservations for CG in that range. Later RJD
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What is the average miles and/or time do you travel per day on the road? Do you prefer "free nightly pk'g (truck stops/Cabela's, etc.) or RV campgrounds for your overnights?

We travel from 300 to about 360 per day also. Usually pull out around 8-8:30 AM and try to be in and stopped by 4:30 PM-ish. Depending on the area we are traveling we may make reservations far ahead or just use the Allstays Camp and RV app to find a place in the upcoming town.
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Old 07-20-2015, 07:17 PM   #28
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3008 WJ. 2014 yr. First long trip coming up. Splitting it into a two day drive one way. Have been lucky with unit, have not had any major problems. Best wish's in your travels.
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Old 07-20-2015, 11:29 PM   #29
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Forest River website is very confusing when it comes to TTs they refer to as Windjammers. I can contest to this when we were looking at V-noses over the past two years dealers, salespeople and literature referred to both the Rockwood Ultra V as a Windjammer and the Rockwood Windjammer as...well you guest it.
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To answer nomad297 question "are we special or misfits" my vote is for SPECIAL
This might just be the beginning of the WJ Club

FRF needs to add Windjammer as a Sub-Topis under the General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion

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Old 07-20-2015, 11:56 PM   #30
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taking delivery of a used 2013 Jammer this Sat afternoon hauling it with a 2015 Ram 1500 5.7 hemi a little nervous about how it all works hope dealer explains it really well
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