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Old 09-26-2015, 01:32 PM   #21
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We have the ADCO cover as well. Can't find the number but I think it's probably the next size up from Ron's (32840) as our unit has A/C and a satellite antenna. (The cover still comes to the ground.)
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Old 09-26-2015, 03:27 PM   #22
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I like the vents on the sides, but I'd miss having the opening for the door. I ordered the CalMark, expecting it any day now. Did not opt to try to cover the storage box and tanks, as I did with the 17, going to try something different there. Don't know what that will be yet, though!
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Old 09-26-2015, 07:20 PM   #23
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I like the vents on the sides, but I'd miss having the opening for the door.
The ADCO does have two opening panels. The front one allows access to the door.

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Old 09-27-2015, 06:47 PM   #24
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Ah, I see it now. Thought it was seam..
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Old 09-27-2015, 07:46 PM   #25
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I purchased my cover from this place. RV Camper Covers | Motorhome Travel Trailer Covers
Was much cheaper than the Calmark, has a zipped opening at the door, and fits my 19' quite well. Have used it over the past two winters and it has held up really well. IMHO, these covers give you much more bang for your buck than a Calmark
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Old 09-28-2015, 01:09 AM   #26
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Am wanting one myself after giving up the idea of building a shed. We had an Adco previously for our 17B and although it was very good, we ordered too large. I see on Amazon that a 15-18' for $194. Will probably order that one because if it doesn't fit I know I can return it with no problem. CalMark is a great cover no doubt but was quoted $650.

Edit: went with Designer Series like we had w/17B; has Tyvek top: $220

So Ross, What size Adco cover would you recommend for a 17 with AC?
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Old 09-28-2015, 09:29 PM   #27
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I'm not sure they will pay to ship it back unless there is something wrong with the item, if it is your mistake, then I believe you will have to pay, they have a complete section on reasons for returning an item.
Checking the facts- I did pay a 20% restock fee on the grease gun ($8.00) however they paid the freight to & fro, so not a bad deal.
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Old 09-29-2015, 08:39 AM   #28
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I agree with Rich from Post #2 as well. We had Calmark make a custom cover for our 15' Parkliner a couple years ago, and it is remarkable. They make them from Sunbrella fabric, can't beat it, and put in zippered doors wherever you need them. Great folks to deal with too, a family run company just like ETI.

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Old 10-25-2015, 10:00 PM   #29
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So Ross, What size Adco cover would you recommend for a 17 with AC?
Sorry Tom; wen't camping & didn't notice your question. After opening the box for a 21-22' trailer, I decided after reading the warning about size to not open up the saran-wrap cover. Amazon sent me a label for the return with no charge. One day left for their "normal" return, however they've been great on other items.

To answer your question finally, I would measure the box and use that as your guide. These generic covers are generally made for the Lance/Rockwoods of the world which are wider & taller than an Escape, so to avoid it being too big you need to take that into account.

Now I'm wondering what to do. Order the 15-18', bite the bullet & go Calmark, or do nothing? It was hard enough putting one on a 17 with no solar panel- covering a 21 will be that much harder.
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Old 11-12-2015, 06:12 PM   #30
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So we put our Elite Shield brand cover on our Escape 21 about 3 weeks ago and having just checked it for the second time since then I am happy with it so far. The price is $169 U.S., so if it lasts 3 years I think it will have done its duty. Anything more will be bonus.

The fit is a bit loose, but as we don't get much wind here I am not concerned about the fabric rubbing on the gel coat.

I have a small heater/fan unit running continuously to raise the interior temperature just a couple of degrees warmer and minimize any condensation. Also, in the sink I put a Dri-Air unit to absorb moisture. We have had a few periods of rainy days, but not the many weeks that are predicted for our typical PNW winters here in the Vancouver area. The inside of our Escape is bone dry at the moment. I hope it stays that way right through until spring.

I have attached pics of the cover and also the two moisture control devices we are using. In spring I hope to report that all went well.

One final note: Accessing the trailer while covered requires me to release 5 straps that connect under the trailer. Laying on a piece of plywood I can unzip the side and roll it up in about 5 minutes. Zipping it up again takes about 10 minutes and I use a hand extending contraption to grab the straps under the trailer from the opposite side and then tighten them by hand.

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