X2 With a family of 6 ( sometimes 7 if grandpa comes along) it is roomy enough for us all on a rainy day. The kids have their own room with a door and the dual slides are on the back side so you do not lose any space under your awning.
Joe,Joyce 4 kids & 3 dogs
2004 Ford Excursion LTD 4x4 V-10 3.73 Gears, Hellwig Swaybar, Bilstein Shocks & Steering Stabilizer, Roadmaster Active Suspension, Super Duty Tow Mirrors
Reese Dual Cam & Prodigy Brake Controller
2010 Jayco G2 32BHDS.
To the OP....you definitely want a bunkhouse model. A poster mentioned the Jayco Jayflight 32BHDS. IMHO that would be a perfect trailer for you...or at least the floor plan. You can find that floorplan being built by a LOT of other manufacturers.
Another question....your location is listed as "Shelby". Is that Shelby, Ohio?
2000 Ford F350 XLT 7.3L PowerStroke Diesel CC 4x4 OffRoad SRW Long Bed
2008 Jayco Eagle 314BHDS (Momma Eagle)
Equalizer Hitch System (1400/14000lbs)
Prodigy Brake Controller
Curt XD Class V Receiver Hitch (1500/15000 lb)
Hi, thanks for all of the input!! I really appreciate it! My TV currently pulls my husbands work trailer, as he does home improvement, so I know it does well with weight
Yes, I am in Shelby, Ohio! GO BUCKS!!!
We want a big rig, one that will hold our family of 5 comfortably and want it to last a long time. I only want to buy once (not literally) I am not into upgrading every couple of years. I have some friends that keep doing that.
We will only be camping in campgrounds, fairs, the lake, no further that 1-2 hours away, and this is pretty flat land here.
Ok, my husband is totally against a 5th wheel. But what is the better, fiberglass or aluminum?
Whether aluminum or fiberglaa is better is argumentative. Aluminum is usually less expensive, less expensive to repair and lighter. You don't have delamination issues and don't develope a yellow cast from the sun - but maybe you don't have that problem there. Fiberglass holds up better to hail damage, is nicer and more expensive looking and is easy to clean. So it depends how you balance those factors off.
I was in your position just recently. I have a family of 5 as well, and we wanted a TT that would last us for a while (none of this..."Boy, I wish we had gotten the bigger trailer" thing). We ended up ordering a Jay Flight 32BHDS from the local dealership. A few things stood out...the first being the 2 year warranty (that was one thing I kept on going back on after looking at a couple other TT with the same floor plan that only offered a single year warranty). The other 2 things that caught our immediate attention was the separate entrance into the bathroom and the outdoor kitchen. Personally I do prefer the look of the fiberglass TT but I was not willing to pay another $5000 just for looks. Good luck with your purchase.
2013 Jay Flight 32BHDS
Outdoor Kitchen, Technology, Elite, Power Awning, Outdoor Grill