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Old 04-26-2016, 10:48 AM   #1
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New molds?

When I met with Reace last weekend, and actually toured the 21ft, he mentioned that with the "new" molds all of the trailers will have the raised floor at the dinettes.
Has anyone else heard that?
And does anyone know when these "new" molds go into production?
I was hoping for a 21 with the current level floor for work related modifications.
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:00 AM   #2
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Did Reace mention if the 21' mold is finished yet?
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:16 AM   #3
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...he mentioned that with the "new" molds all of the trailers will have the raised floor at the dinettes. Has anyone else heard that?
I believe I read that somewhere but I'll be hanged if I can find it now.
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Did you ask if it was an option to get the trailer without the dinette floor raised? They might be willing to do so upon request.
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Did Reace mention if the 21' mold is finished yet?
No. Just mentioned that all the molds would have that raised floor.
I toured through the current 21 trailer with the flat floor.
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Did you ask if it was an option to get the trailer without the dinette floor raised? They might be willing to do so upon request.
Not an option. I wanted the flat floor because I was going to modify and have a work table with a rolling stool on the floor between the dinette benches.
A raised floor is dangerous because I know me, and when I am zoned in working I will totally forget and roll back and off the lip.

Not a pretty sight.
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Did you ask if it was an option to get the trailer without the dinette floor raised? They might be willing to do so upon request.
That would be nice. I'm not very happy to hear that there will be a raised floor. It was originally stated the inside would not change and I find this to be a very major (to me) change. If all the floors are getting raised, does that mean tanks or whatever are going to be moved around to justify this?

I'm tall; I don't need the raised floor to look out the windows. I'm clumsy; I can just feel my toes banging into the raised area when I use the dinette. Or putting a foot wrong when I get down and twisting my ankle. (Hey, level ground will do that to me as well.)

Oh joy.

It would be really nice if stuff like this was known from the get-go.
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I think that the raised floor is due to a change in tank location, not vice versa, but don't quote me. I have a raised floor and I've never stubbed my toe or fallen off of it. I can't think that one could get a rolling stool back in there unless one had no table or a very, very small table and even then, where would one go? There's just not that much floor space under the dinettes, even with a u-shaped dinette. I don't know why one would be standing up in the dinette section either.
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That would be nice. I'm not very happy to hear that there will be a raised floor. It was originally stated the inside would not change and I find this to be a very major (to me) change. If all the floors are getting raised, does that mean tanks or whatever are going to be moved around to justify this?

I'm tall; I don't need the raised floor to look out the windows. I'm clumsy; I can just feel my toes banging into the raised area when I use the dinette. Or putting a foot wrong when I get down and twisting my ankle. (Hey, level ground will do that to me as well.)

Oh joy.

It would be really nice if stuff like this was known from the get-go.
As slowly more gets revealed, the happier I am with the "classic" version. You can choose as well. It would be nice If ETI would be willing to extend this offer to all 2017 customers who ordered unseen.
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It would be nice If ETI would be willing to extend this offer to all 2017 customers who ordered unseen.
But everyone knew that a new mold was coming with inherent changes and I really do think the raised floor issue was a known change. Otherwise, how would I know about it?
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