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Old 09-19-2016, 01:45 PM   #11
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We had a 2005 17b that was #32. Do you know what # build yours is?
That would be the last three digits of the VIN, in case anyone doesn't know that.
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Old 09-19-2016, 01:54 PM   #12
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Hi Steve - maybe we all should caravan back to Colorado in August next year! After all we've been reading concerning dinettes and tables, we're going with the U-shaped dinette with no table from Escape. I found a great alternative from another thread about the "Lagun Marine, Boat, RV table mount" I found a seller on ebay from the UK. They cost about $160 US and about $33 shipping. It looks to be a great alternative if you're looking for a smaller, more versatile set up that can even be easily removed.
We still want to be able to make up a bed so we'll just use two plywood "planks" for the base that can be easily stored.
See site below for ordering the mount. There's also a YouTube video where you can see it demonstrated (found on another thread - just search under "LAGUN"
Lagun Marine Boat RV motorhome Swivel Adjustable Height Cockpit Table Pedestal | eBay

Looking forward to next year!
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Wow! For some reason I missed your post from last month. Just saw it and I am also interested in this pedestal mount. I also like the teak tables with the compass rose pattern. Thanks for the link.

I'm thinking about spending a month or more in the PNW after I pick up the trailer from Excape. My wife will still be working so she'll fly out for a week or so, camp and then fly back and I'll do all the driving.
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:08 PM   #13
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Wow! For some reason I missed your post from last month. Just saw it and I am also interested in this pedestal mount. I also like the teak tables with the compass rose pattern. Thanks for the link.

I'm thinking about spending a month or more in the PNW after I pick up the trailer from Excape. My wife will still be working so she'll fly out for a week or so, camp and then fly back and I'll do all the driving.
No problem! I think eliminating the double pedestal table setup would make the area feel a lot larger and be more functional in the evening or when forced indoors for a while. The marine type table seems to be a great alternative for sure.
Sounds like we need to study up on all there is to see and do up there and spend extra time also. Let us know if you have any other ideas that you're entertaining on your build sheet.
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Old 09-20-2016, 07:12 PM   #14
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http://noriahome.com

I don't want a roof mounted A/C but I am following this product. It will be summer 2018 before I might want an A/C and if successful this might come out in the spring of 2017. No idea on cost.
I have central heat and A/C at home but the master bedroom could use some A/C help sometimes without freezing the rest of the house. This would have a dual use for me.

Seems like that Lagun pedestal could be mounted anywhere within the U shape and still provide a convenient table wherever one sits.
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Old 10-31-2016, 05:00 PM   #15
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Slight change in plans - now a new to us 2015 5.0 TA

We were in Chilliwack on Friday and Saturday last week to get started on our build sheet for the 2017 5.0 TA. As part of that process, we were all over the 2015 display model since the new molds are not out yet. After returning to Seattle for the rest of our getaway, I saw the for sale post and fired off voice and emails. We drove back up this morning and are now close to being new owners of this unit.
This trailer checked most of our boxes and we are adding a few options to check a few more. We're comfortable with the Classic model as our first Escape, and the savings at the current exchange rate was just too much to ignore. I want to do a few mods including a U shaped dinette, so get ready for some questions😀
We are so excited!
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Old 10-31-2016, 05:02 PM   #16
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WOW!! Congratulations on getting it. Perfect timing.
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Old 10-31-2016, 05:41 PM   #17
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Sometimes things just have their way of developing. Very nice you were and stayed in the neighbourhood for this particular time. Congratulations!!! You will love it!!
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Old 10-31-2016, 10:23 PM   #18
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Lucky for you! You have yourself a great deal and nearly a year early.


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We were in Chilliwack on Friday and Saturday last week to get started on our build sheet for the 2017 5.0 TA. As part of that process, we were all over the 2015 display model since the new molds are not out yet. After returning to Seattle for the rest of our getaway, I saw the for sale post and fired off voice and emails. We drove back up this morning and are now close to being new owners of this unit.
This trailer checked most of our boxes and we are adding a few options to check a few more. We're comfortable with the Classic model as our first Escape, and the savings at the current exchange rate was just too much to ignore. I want to do a few mods including a U shaped dinette, so get ready for some questions😀
We are so excited!
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Old 11-01-2016, 08:04 AM   #19
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Chuck,
Congratulations, and I think you made a great decision! You're going to love your 2015!

By the way, Debbie and I just drove through Denver last week on our return visit from New Hampshire to Ca. That Interstate 70 through the mountains is a beautiful drive. Some tall summits (11,200+) and some some long downhills. We stayed in a very nice park near Breckinridge/Frisco at almost 9000ft., a place called Tiger Run. We enjoyed 80* weather, a pork tenderloin on the grill, and a few Kansas City Boulevard Brewing Co. Unfiltered Wheats on your doorstep!
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Old 11-01-2016, 10:22 AM   #20
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Awesome timing, congratulations Chuck!
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