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Old 02-25-2014, 08:10 PM   #61
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Here's the formula we use ETx3r∑π/i. That give you the correct distance from seat to proper viewing angle.
That is awesome, I am going to work out the calculations for our body sizes.
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Old 02-25-2014, 11:32 PM   #62
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We decided to have the dinette area raised 4 inches for just the reason Harris mentioned .. being able to see the ground area around the trailer. It also gives us a bit more storage area under the benches.
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:25 AM   #63
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We decided to have the dinette area raised 4 inches for just the reason Harris mentioned .. being able to see the ground area around the trailer. It also gives us a bit more storage area under the benches.
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Does ETI get longer dinette table legs for those situations and you may not have enough room for a bunk option if you were considering such.
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Old 02-26-2014, 09:16 AM   #64
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Hi Jim,
The dinette table legs are the same. We had Reace fabricate a 4 inch platform for the dinette floor area and raise the bench height 4 inches. This leaves the table-bench heights the same and increases the under-bench storage area by 4 inches. The seat to window height is reduced 4 inches for better visibility out. We could not envision ever wanting the bunk option installed.
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:23 AM   #65
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crucial measurement

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Hi Jim,
The dinette table legs are the same. We had Reace fabricate a 4 inch platform for the dinette floor area and raise the bench height 4 inches. This leaves the table-bench heights the same and increases the under-bench storage area by 4 inches. The seat to window height is reduced 4 inches for better visibility out. We could not envision ever wanting the bunk option installed.
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Hi Greg--

We need to know the measurement from the un-raised floor to the bottom of the front window. Also how high is the bench seat. It would be a great help to know these distances.

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Old 06-08-2014, 01:32 PM   #66
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Glad for raised dinette

Have now made two outings with "Eh' gloo". We are very happy that we raised the dinette floor & benches by 4 inches! Seeing out is very comfortable and the added storage space under the benches is great.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:50 PM   #67
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Could some nice person with a 21 tell me what the distance from the cushions to the bottom of the window is on a 21? Lindy and I are both vertically challenged -- she is 5'0" and I am 5'7". so raising the floor might be just the ticket for us. Thanks.
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Old 06-08-2014, 02:40 PM   #68
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Leon, from the top of the cushion to the bottom of the window (at the glass, not the frame) is 19" in our Escape 21.
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Thanks Rick. -- that is exactly what I needed to know.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:12 PM   #70
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My wife is 5 feet tall so this has been a very interesting thread. She has never seen an Escape and I only got a brief look at an Escape 19. However, we are leaning toward the Escape 19 because of the queen bed and you donot open the door and walk into the bed.

For us the 4 inch platform is probably necessary.

Does anyone know how much weight the platform adds to the trailer?

Also, how much head room is left after giving up 4 inches for the platform?
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