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Old 03-01-2016, 06:27 AM   #1
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2017 Improvement leaks before 4/1/2016 unveiling...

I'm aware of 2 new improvements that have been leaked inadvertently now. Frameless opening awning windows and single handle, pull out, ss sink faucet. Anyone else have any additional leaks that have been disclosed??
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:55 AM   #2
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March 24th ETI will be posting "exterior photos of the 2017, 17' and 19'."

so that will happen before April 1st, 2016.
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Old 03-01-2016, 10:16 AM   #3
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Only twenty three more sleeps......
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Old 03-01-2016, 10:22 AM   #4
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New default flooring was outed with pics. New base prices were revealed, and one option price revealed on insul package.
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Old 03-01-2016, 10:24 AM   #5
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Correct, forgot about the flooring change......
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In an earlier 'It's Friday' post, Jeff mentioned he was offered an option for a different colored counter top and flooring. He posted the pictures and they looked real nice. I inquired with ETI about the availability for our soon to be hatched 21. Sarah said Jeff's trailer was a trial only and was not available for other trailers. She further said they have not decided to change the standard and if/when they do change, have not decided on a different combo.
So, luckily we are happy with the current colors and are not disappointed at all!
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Old 03-01-2016, 10:41 AM   #7
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Electric awning and step. Whats the scoop on the flooring? I'm on the bubble with a July build date, classic or new

If anything pushes me one way or the other, it's the frameless windows: nope! Lousy air circulation.
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Electric awning and step. Whats the scoop on the flooring? I'm on the bubble with a July build date, classic or new

If anything pushes me one way or the other, it's the frameless windows: nope! Lousy air circulation.
Why would there be less air circulation?
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Option list revealed an extra hatch d.s. before It got deleted
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Don't know that seems to be a consensus on other rv forums.
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Our "Wallnut" (19) is due July as well. Guess we are in the same "unknown"....
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Electric awning and step. Whats the scoop on the flooring? I'm on the bubble with a July build date, classic or new

If anything pushes me one way or the other, it's the frameless windows: nope! Lousy air circulation.
Gregg , looks like I won't feel left out then about the windows . Pat
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Wasn't it posted somewhere that they weren't sure when the new trailer molds will be done and available for customers? Have customers getting one completed in July been told they could switch to the 2017 model?

I'm wondering how much is involved with switching body shapes. Do they need to get approval from various Canadian and US government agencies since they'll be hauled down the road? I can well imagine that taking time and multiple headaches. Or the Canadian authorities saying "yes" and US saying "no". Oh joy!

I did see that electric awnings was posted, but missed seeing something about the steps.

Boy, it's gonna be fun for ETI when the new features are released as some folks might want some of them on their 2016 trailer style (such as the new kitchen faucet).
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I had frameless windows on my T@Da and my Lance trailers, loved them. They were Dometic acrylic windows, double paned with built in screen,solar shade. No metal, no cold frames, no condensation, no dagger blind knobs. They could open 90/45/15 degrees and let a lot more air than the standard Hehr windows which only slide open 35%. In addition they are also awning style and we all know what that means, can be used in the rain. One more advantage, no more black streaks down the side of the trailer.
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Old 03-01-2016, 01:29 PM   #15
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Our "Wallnut" (19) is due July as well. Guess we are in the same "unknown"....
In Reace's post, only June dates will have the choice- see here 2017 Info
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I had frameless windows on my T@Da and my Lance trailers, loved them. They were Dometic acrylic windows, double paned with built in screen,solar shade. No metal, no cold frames, no condensation, no dagger blind knobs. They could open 90/45/15 degrees and let a lot more air than the standard Hehr windows which only slide open 35%. In addition they are also awning style and we all know what that means, can be used in the rain. One more advantage, no more black streaks down the side of the trailer.
Interesting info Jim... let's hope then that ETI use that make and model... they sound great!
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Old 03-01-2016, 01:32 PM   #17
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Wasn't it posted somewhere that they weren't sure when the new trailer molds will be done and available for customers? Have customers getting one completed in July been told they could switch to the 2017 model?

I'm wondering how much is involved with switching body shapes. Do they need to get approval from various Canadian and US government agencies since they'll be hauled down the road? I can well imagine that taking time and multiple headaches. Or the Canadian authorities saying "yes" and US saying "no". Oh joy!

I did see that electric awnings was posted, but missed seeing something about the steps.

Boy, it's gonna be fun for ETI when the new features are released as some folks might want some of them on their 2016 trailer style (such as the new kitchen faucet).
In reading Reace's posts 2017 Info I do not think you can mix options, new and old. if you want the new options your price will increase and you will have the 2017 model or you can stay with the current options in the 2016 models.
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I had frameless windows on my T@Da and my Lance trailers, loved them. They were Dometic acrylic windows, double paned with built in screen,solar shade. No metal, no cold frames, no condensation, no dagger blind knobs. They could open 90/45/15 degrees and let a lot more air than the standard Hehr windows which only slide open 35%. In addition they are also awning style and we all know what that means, can be used in the rain. One more advantage, no more black streaks down the side of the trailer.
Special cleaner for the acrylic . Can't just use windex or anything that will scratch . Pat
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In Reace's post, only June dates will have the choice- see here 2017 Info
It says: starting June dates. Which means June and after. (Confirmed by Sarah)
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I had frameless windows on my T@Da and my Lance trailers, loved them. They were Dometic acrylic windows, double paned with built in screen,solar shade. No metal, no cold frames, no condensation, no dagger blind knobs. They could open 90/45/15 degrees and let a lot more air than the standard Hehr windows which only slide open 35%. In addition they are also awning style and we all know what that means, can be used in the rain. One more advantage, no more black streaks down the side of the trailer.
And I hated them. Tempermental mechanism that broke several times, difficulty obtaining parts, and very easy to scratch. I strongly prefer what I have now.
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