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Old 10-24-2015, 11:25 AM   #1
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I was on the Oliver web site and saw a post from an Escape owner. They were in a blizzard and had water coming in. Curious as to other owners experiences with such issues?
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Old 10-24-2015, 11:36 AM   #2
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Curious as to who this was, and how water came in. Do you have a link to this post?

I never experienced an unwanted drop of water inside my 19 which I had for nearly 7 seasons. There must have been a faulty component in theirs, is all.
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Old 10-24-2015, 11:46 AM   #3
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Thanks Jim and good to know. Looking for the post.
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:04 PM   #4
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I was on the Oliver web site and saw a post from an Escape owner. They were in a blizzard and had water coming in. Curious as to other owners experiences with such issues?
Hi: llofthouse... I can't find the post on the Oliver web site... I must be missing something. Alf
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Hi Alf
Wish I could find it as well. I have backtracked however it's like looking for a needle in a haystack at this point. We are very familiar with water issues being home/ boat owners. It can be scary and expensive when these issues happen. I was looking at the "four season" articles and comments on their site at the time. Glad that Escape has the weep holes. On our boat excess water goes into the bilge and we pump it out. When and if we get an Escape we would be travelling in Jan/Feb and was curious about how the trailer would hold up in less than ideal weather conditions.
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:32 PM   #6
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Wish I could find it as well. I have backtracked however it's like looking for a needle in a haystack at this point. We are very familiar with water issues being home/ boat owners. It can be scary and expensive when these issues happen. I was looking at the "four season" articles and comments on their site at the time. Glad that Escape has the weep holes. On our boat excess water goes into the bilge and we pump it out. When and if we get an Escape we would be travelling in Jan/Feb and was curious about how the trailer would hold up in less than ideal weather conditions.
Hi: llofthouse... Here's a pic of me getting ready to tug off to Florida 2 yrs. ago. The only problem we faced was a patch of black ice in Windsor Ont. The traffic light changed and I should have kept on tugging. I braked and got stopped straight before entering the intersection... just barely!!!
We slept in the trailer mid Jan. in Cracker Barrels with the furnace on but forgot how hard those memo foams get when cold!!! Alf
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Hi Alf
Thanks for your pic! You are a real trooper! Please explain "cracker barrels" lol!
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Until alf answers, Cracker Barrel is a restaurant that allows you to overnight in the parking lot. Generally speaking there ain't none around us on the West Coast.
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One must experience the Cracker Barrel Breakfast to begin to have an insight to them.
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Thanks Bruce/Greg! Would never have guessed!
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