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Old 05-09-2016, 10:33 PM   #1
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Ad in latest Trailer Life magazine

On page 59, in the June 2016 issue of Trailer Life, is an ad from ETI which shows the outside of the new 2017 19 footer.

Which, interesting enough, I just realized doesn't show the front storage container. So, I wonder if that has to be changed in shape from the ones they've used in the past.
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On page 59, in the June 2016 issue of Trailer Life, is an ad from ETI which shows the outside of the new 2017 19 footer.

Which, interesting enough, I just realized doesn't show the front storage container. So, I wonder if that has to be changed in shape from the ones they've used in the past.
I am not surprised that the front storage box is not shown, as it is after all an optional feature of the trailer. but that doesn't mean it wont be revamped for the 2017 model.
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Old 05-10-2016, 11:24 AM   #3
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I donít like Trailer Life Magazine. I donít like their pompous superiority, their king of the mountain publishing preference for fancy slide-outs and dueling roof air conditionersí on mega-campers with interior decor rivaling a rhinestone-gaudy Trump Tower. Trailer life that is not. You could fit a cathedral organ in some of them busses. I hate their clear editorial avoidance of articles about small, modest, but otherwise perfect fiberglass trailers everyman camps in. We are the best but itís like weíre not even there.

I also donít like their rudeness. Their ďyouíre nobody if you wonít pay for a full page adĒ attitude. I mean, like when a few months ago I put together a nice essay, with nice pictures, on wheel bearings we little guys can all relate to. Itís been months but no confirmation they got my submission, not even the courtesy of a ďthank you but itís not what we wantĒ response. Itís maddening. It cost me nineteen bucks to mail that.
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Myron, You are right! I let my Bicycling magazine lapse for the same reason. It was all about 'eye candy'.
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I donít like Trailer Life Magazine. I donít like their pompous superiority, their king of the mountain publishing preference for fancy slide-outs and dueling roof air conditionersí on mega-campers with interior decor rivaling a rhinestone-gaudy Trump Tower. Trailer life that is not. You could fit a cathedral organ in some of them busses. I hate their clear editorial avoidance of articles about small, modest, but otherwise perfect fiberglass trailers everyman camps in. We are the best but itís like weíre not even there.

I also donít like their rudeness. Their ďyouíre nobody if you wonít pay for a full page adĒ attitude. I mean, like when a few months ago I put together a nice essay, with nice pictures, on wheel bearings we little guys can all relate to. Itís been months but no confirmation they got my submission, not even the courtesy of a ďthank you but itís not what we wantĒ response. Itís maddening. It cost me nineteen bucks to mail that.
Wish I could see your article and pictures Myron . Pat
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Ssshhhh! Am glad we're in a niche category. Leaves the campgrounds that will only handle smaller trailers with more availability. Bigger is better
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Myron,
I don't happen to read Trailer Life so have no truck with them but do, in the spirit of Voltaire, respect your expressed opinion. I'm down to one magazine that I have taken since 1959 and it's barely changed, which is why I like it. Fur-Fish-Game, a magazine for practical outdoorsmen. Where else could you learn to skin a muskrat with an air compressor?
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Myron,
Where else could you learn to skin a muskrat with an air compressor?
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I have an air compressor, just need a muskrat.
How do you do that?
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meanwhile, where the Bismark's can't go, way back in the mountains along the Animas River...
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They cater to the big boys Myron. No surprise that for the most part they consider modest and efficient trailers a non story.

When I was a kid, my absolute favorite magazine was Field and Stream. Nowadays it's quite different, and is mostly ads.
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