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Old 12-11-2013, 09:07 PM   #1
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Early Christmas Present

Hi everyone, we are the lucky family to buy the 15A advertised on the Escape website. We were not planning to buy one for another year or so but after talking with Tammy (we live 30 minutes away) we decided that this was a great opportunity as it sounds like the production of 15s might slow down a bit for the next while. We don't even have a TV yet - any good suggestions for a 15?

Our style of camping is off the grid so we added the solar panel, dual 6V batteries, dual propane and spray foam. The other extras were an extra 12 volt outlet, 2 reading lights, cabinet door at end of bench, additional LED brake lights, and the LED porch light. The trailer already was bike rack ready, had the extra insulation and thermal windows and the interior LED lights.

I have been hanging around this site for the past year or so and I really appreciate all the knowledge and advice available. Instead of having 6 months for decide on our options, we had a week! Reading how others made their option decisions sure helped! There were a couple of things no longer possible to add, but over all, we were able to incorporate all our priorities. We will pick it up in March and hope to head to Utah in April to give it a good first run.

We are the second Escape owners on our little street. I will add our names to the map.
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:11 PM   #2
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Wonderful! I hope you enjoy your 15A as much as I do Egbert...simplicity at its best. Congratulations...
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:15 PM   #3
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Cool beans! Isn't it exciting? I've waited for years for this build to happen (5er TA). Thought I'd have a couple more years... time waits for no one! I finally decided, it not now... when? I hope you make many, many memories with your new 15A.
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:33 PM   #4
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Best wishes from one 15 owner to another. Ours is everything we expected and need.
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:57 PM   #5
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Thanks Techfan, that's what I want to hear!

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Old 12-12-2013, 02:31 AM   #6
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Ditto here, we love our 15-A and I'm sure you will as well. We have many of the same options! Good choices made. Have fun.

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Old 12-12-2013, 09:05 AM   #7
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Congrats on getting your new Escape. Lots of good fun ahead.
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Old 12-12-2013, 10:05 AM   #8
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What an awesome Christmas present , you will love !
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Old 12-12-2013, 10:25 AM   #9
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I just noted the disproportionate number of 15 owners who welcomed E&E to the forum. We seem to come out of the woodwork to embrace a fellow member whose lifestyle decrees that small is good with fewer concerns and issues. Yeah for the Escape 15s...may they ever increase in number!
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Old 12-12-2013, 11:45 AM   #10
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I agree with Karen. Welcome to the world as seen from 15 feet.
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