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Old 02-26-2016, 03:19 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by gocamp View Post
... a non wood composite floor.
Originally Posted by cpaharley2008 View Post
There is no floor issue re:wood vs composite as there is no rot.
I agree that the wood in the floor has not been a concern. Of course, the oldest Escape is still young by the standards of moulded fiberglass travel trailers, so it will a many years before we really know. My ancient Boler has a plywood floor, and has no floor issues.

The reason for a different floor construction for me would be to gain insulation. A cored composite floor (as Escape is doing in increasing amounts in the roof area, for strength with an insulation side-effect) would be nice, but would sacrifice a bit of headroom, so would be best reserved for the 5.0TA, or for a major revision of other models involving an increase in the height of the shell.

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Old 02-26-2016, 08:44 PM   #62
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My 1988 Scamp (open floor to the bottom) has zero issues. It's all about maintenance.. no matter the brand or build. Pay ATTENTION!

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Old 03-31-2016, 01:59 PM   #63
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Jan 2017 Completion dates are posted!
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Old 05-13-2016, 02:30 AM   #64
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I'm very excited to soon see INTERIOR photos of any 2017 model!

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Old 05-13-2016, 05:15 AM   #65
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Me, too!!! It's mid-May almost...trying to be patient! Going camping out of cell phone range for the weekend - maybe Monday something will be up!
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Old 05-13-2016, 06:42 AM   #66
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There should be an unveiling at Osoyoos....

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