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Old 04-15-2022, 10:49 AM   #1
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It's official, I'm a SOB - Jayco Precept 36C

Not only did I buy a Jayco, I went to the dark side and bought a class A. It's a 2022 Jayco Precept 36C.




The dealership delivered it to me after having it a couple extra days to finish up last minute stuff.




First drive in it. With all of my towing experience in > 40' fifth wheels, I was all white knuckles behind the wheel of this thing. I was twitchy, so it was twitchy and a little floaty. I did calm down after a trip to the truck stop (where we were parked and almost got hit by a tractor trailer).




Being me, I took it straight to the truck stop to weigh it.






Weight results- completely without any cargo. Had full fuel and other fluids, myself and my wife (375 pounds), and somewhere between 35-70 gallons of water (290-580 pounds).

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Old 04-15-2022, 10:54 AM   #2
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Looking good, over there on the Dark Side.
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Old 04-15-2022, 10:56 AM   #3
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now to load it up and weigh it again
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Old 04-15-2022, 11:04 AM   #4
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Congratulations! That's a beautiful rig.
Hope you'll still hang out here too.
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Old 04-15-2022, 11:12 AM   #5
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now to load it up and weigh it again
I think we all know that's a big fat nope from me... wait, I mean, a definite!
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Old 04-15-2022, 11:31 AM   #6
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Welcome to the dark side. Been here more than a year now and still alive.
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Old 04-15-2022, 03:38 PM   #7
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Hey Doug, you're looking pretty good.
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Old 04-15-2022, 04:08 PM   #8
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If his wife finds out he's telling everyone she weighs 375 pounds he won't stay looking so good!
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Old 04-16-2022, 06:26 AM   #9
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Congrats Doug, lookin good!!!!!!!
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Old 04-16-2022, 06:30 AM   #10
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Congrats on the new rig !
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Old 04-16-2022, 06:38 AM   #11
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Congrats Doug on a fine looking MH. Enjoy and Later RJD
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Old 04-18-2022, 02:17 PM   #12
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Congrats on the new rig...good looking and all best. Hope you keep checking in here from time to time! What were the key factors for you in moving to Jayco? Was it just the right layout or other stuff?
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Old 04-18-2022, 03:00 PM   #13
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Congrats on the new rig...good looking and all best. Hope you keep checking in here from time to time! What were the key factors for you in moving to Jayco? Was it just the right layout or other stuff?
It primarily came down to layout. We had a list of requirements and it was literally the only one that hit them all. The only downside, is I was hoping to be closer to 35' and it's coming in at just shy of 39'. But, that's what I get when I try to shove 10 pounds of crap into a 5 pound sack.

I also like their 2 year warranty, though, we'll see how well it treats us.
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Old 04-19-2022, 09:04 AM   #14
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Congratulations!! It looks sharp. Enjoy all that it had to offer.
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Old 04-19-2022, 09:19 AM   #15
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Congrats on the new rig.
I hope it serves you wonderfully.
BTW... you are looking pretty good as well! Congratulations on that accomplishment too!
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Old 04-19-2022, 09:20 AM   #16
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Congrats on the new rig.
I hope it serves you wonderfully.
BTW... you are looking pretty good as well! Congratulations on that accomplishment too!
Thanks! I’m down about 150 pounds from my highest weight. I’m looking forward to all of the things this lends itself to when traveling now.
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Old 04-19-2022, 09:53 AM   #17
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Congrats, and do remember: The dark side has some merits, too.
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Old 04-21-2022, 06:10 PM   #18
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Nice rig. Congrats.
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Old 04-21-2022, 06:20 PM   #19
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Thanks! I’m down about 150 pounds from my highest weight. I’m looking forward to all of the things this lends itself to when traveling now.
Update your profile pic. Didnt even think the guy behind the wheel could be you, thought it was a delivery driver. Congrats. My wife and I go full time in a week. Summers in Kzoo area, winters in Flordia.
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Old 04-21-2022, 06:23 PM   #20
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whats SOB?
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