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Old 10-14-2015, 03:24 PM   #41
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Old 10-14-2015, 03:29 PM   #42
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Yeah, me too. I'd compare the layout of the 5.0 to the 21' and the 19' to the 17', but never the 5.0 to the 19...
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Old 10-14-2015, 03:48 PM   #43
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Comparing the 19 to the 5.0 is quite valid, and was one I had to make to some degree. If the 21 is not a contender due to bed size or location, and the 17 just too small, those are the two options to consider. If course from there, there is another bunch of considerations, like you're vehicle, size considerations both ways, etc.
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Old 10-14-2015, 03:48 PM   #44
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Welcome Barbara,
Way up north there, now. You may be the first Escape oner there. As can be seen, not sure of your response, I assume you mean open or closing windows in the bed area?
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Old 10-14-2015, 04:28 PM   #45
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Exactly - the 17 is too small and I don't like the bed's position in the 21. The 19 is a good size, and I like having windows in the front, just like my old Boler. The 5.0 doesn't have front windows so that became a determining factor.
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Old 10-14-2015, 05:52 PM   #46
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Yeah, me too. I'd compare the layout of the 5.0 to the 21' and the 19' to the 17', but never the 5.0 to the 19...
Donna I think there are alot of similarities between the 19 and the 5er. If (and it's a big if) I ever was to "upsize" from the 19, it'd be the 5.0TA.
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Old 10-14-2015, 06:55 PM   #47
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We have the 19. We like it very much and have not considered up sizing to a 21 or 5.0 TA as we like the Highlander as our daily driver. Both larger trailers are nice but honestly as long as it's just the two of us, we might very well stay with a 19 even if we were getting a new one. It just works for us. And as many have said, look them all over, consider your style of camping and make your own decision based on that. We usually camp locally from 3 to 4 days during the week and also attend some rallies where we have been out for as long as three weeks. That's our style and the 19 works for us. The camping creature comforts like dual 6 v batteries, solar, air, furnace, awning, hot water, aboard shower continue to make camping so easy compared to the old tent days.
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Old 10-14-2015, 07:04 PM   #48
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The bed and dinette were reversed in the 21' from the 19' and I did not like that idea. But now that we have switched, people were right about the view usually being in back, and the bed location is fine because there is a curtain over the door to use. No climb-over is a factor also. The extra space in a 21' is good if spending a great deal of time using the trailer --- more space for storage and counter and bathroom and aisle. There is a definite difference. If someone is not out that much, then it probably would not matter.
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Old 10-14-2015, 07:11 PM   #49
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I'm still trying to figure out the 'no crawl-over' claim by 21' owners. How do you get out from the side of the bed against the wall? Do you crawl the length of the bed? Doesn't that irritate the other person?
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Old 10-14-2015, 07:17 PM   #50
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You just scoot down. There is floor at the foot of the bed. No climbing over. A definite difference. No bothering the other person other than the noise you might make in any case being up. You are getting out at the other end from their head.
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