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Old 06-03-2019, 11:40 PM   #1
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New Escape on the horizon!

Just got an Email from ETI sales today. Seems that later this year there will be a new model announced. We had just looked at a 21' locally and was a bit underwhelmed by the bed and bath. Can't wait to get the specs.
Anyone else hear this?

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Old 06-04-2019, 12:07 AM   #2
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It may not be branded Escape, but might be branded Northern Lite ( owned by the same corporation ). It would likely be a four-season trailer ( as are the Northern Lite truck campers ). Been in the works.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:17 AM   #3
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It may not be branded Escape, but might be branded Northern Lite ( owned by the same corporation ). It would likely be a four-season trailer ( as are the Northern Lite truck campers ). Been in the works.
HMMM, here is the direct quote: "I have just been made aware that we are in the process of designing a new model with a different floor plan and this should be available later this year! Please keep an eye on our website for updates on this new development. 😊"

Have no idea if it is the you mention above? I would be surprised if I were the 1st to hear, ANYTHING!

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Old 06-04-2019, 12:38 AM   #4
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I have ZERO idea what any of this means. When I bought my ETI build, for ME... it was all about my budget and the layout of the trailer I wanted. GOT IT. YMMV
I figured out a long time ago, I could chase different layouts and hope for that 'perfect' trailer... not gonna happen (IMHO). While waiting.. I'm having a ton of fun! AND making a whole bunch of memories a long the way...
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:40 AM   #5
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I became aware that ETI had sold a majority share to a hedge fund back in November 2018 ( I think ). The same fund had bought Northern Lite a year previous. Owners of Northern Lite were happy with the relationship, which is what convinced ETI to sell and benefit from being part of a larger entity.
Northern Lite used to sell trailers as well as truck campers. It was more than hinted that there would be Northern Lite trailers on the horizon.
I've not had any current conversations on the topic, so I could be completely out to lunch.
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Old 06-04-2019, 06:13 AM   #6
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Northern Lite makes a really nice truck camper with true 4 season capability, perhaps a trailer would have the same capability, similar to a Bigfoot. Weight maybe become an issue with the larger size....https://northern-lite.com/why-northern-lite/
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:03 AM   #7
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If it is a 21 with something closer to a 19 layout, it will sell well. I know a few with a 19 who would love this.
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If it is a 21 with something closer to a 19 layout, it will sell well. I know a few with a 19 who would love this.
Can't imagine you would want make a change after all the upgrades in your 5.0TA
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Can't imagine you would want make a change after all the upgrades in your 5.0TA
LOL, not me, but many of the bumper pull folks.
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:00 AM   #10
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They know CPAHarley will buy one... LOL


Maybe this will be a 23'? We shall see.
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