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Old 03-03-2013, 05:20 PM   #1
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Just taken ownership of our 19' Escape.

Feeling overwhelmed by the amount there is to read and understand. First challenge is to get proficient at reversing into the driveway. We had initially thought our Ford Ranger would suffice. However, we went on the side of caution and moved up to a Ford F150 FX4. Had no problems driving home to Sechelt from Chilliwack; lots of spare towing capacity and braking was no problem.

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Old 03-03-2013, 05:22 PM   #2
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:39 PM   #3
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Congratulations from a 2012 19' Escape owner! You will absolutely love your trailer and many fond memories are to come!

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Old 03-03-2013, 05:56 PM   #4
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Maybe we will see you and your new trailer at a rally some day.

Post a picture and tell us about the options you chose
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:12 PM   #5
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Hi Peter! Welcome to the forum, and congrats on your new trailer.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:52 PM   #6
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Hello, Peter, and welcome! Don't forget to post on the Owners Map. We hope so see lots of pics, too.
Karen Hulford
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:18 PM   #7
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Good for you Peter!
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:03 PM   #8
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Hi Peter and "we," welcome to the EscapeForum! oooooh did someone mention pictures?

Let the memories begin!
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:27 PM   #9
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Welcome, Peter. It's a steep learning curve for sure and I don't even want to talk about reversing into the driveway. You'll love it though.

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