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Old 11-25-2013, 03:33 PM   #1
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Smile Made a Decision - Ordered a 21

Hello all,

After spending quite a while lurking a number of RV forums and looking at a bunch of different trailers, we finally made a decision and put an order in for 21' Escape about two weeks ago.

It originally was going to be delivered in September but there were some cancellations, so its now a March delivery. I think we are doing to do the cross continent trip to pick it up so we probably won't actually see it until June.

We are coming out of a tent so the step up to a trailer is a big one (I'm getting too old to sleep on the ground). Still freaking out a bit about having to tow it home over the Rockies, but I'm going to do it anyway. We always wanted to go cross country, so this is good excuse.

Thanks to everybody here and in the fiberglassrv forum for your posts and help. One of the other threads describes the big Escapes as "forever trailers," and that's what we're thinking. That and the fact that I'm 6'2" and kept hitting my head on the ceiling of many of the smaller trailers.

Now on to the option list for mid-December.
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:44 PM   #2
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Hello and congratulations!
I am also, like you, making the move from tent to trailer and also driving cross country to pick up our 19' in early May. There seem to be a lot who, like us, go from tent to Escape. Looking forward to following your creating the build sheet and seeing yours get built.
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:44 PM   #3
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:44 PM   #4
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Congrats, I'm nervous too about going over those Rockies.
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:58 PM   #5
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I'm more nervous towing through downtown Seattle.
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:59 PM   #6
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Welcome to our little Escape community, your home while waiting for your egg to hatch. Mine is being shipped this week……..#12
also check this thread out about an opening next month
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Old 11-25-2013, 04:03 PM   #7
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Welcome aboard, and congrats on your order.

Just take your time towing, and hit parking lots to practice a lot, and towing through the Rockies will be no big deal. Like baglo, I worry more on busy city roads than anywhere on the open highway.
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Old 11-25-2013, 04:06 PM   #8
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Congratulations. I too am moving from a tent to Escape, same reasons as yours, I can't sleep on the ground anymore, and don't want to. I will not get my 5TA or whatever the final name will be until next August.

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Congrats, if you want to wait till early August we could make it a mini caravan. Went from a tent to a Hybrid 7 years ago for the same reason.

Now it's on to fiberglass so I never have to spend 3 weeks rebuilding a rotted out floor again.

We are however going to resuscitate the tent on the trip west...
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Old 11-25-2013, 04:21 PM   #10
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Hello and congratulations!
I am also, like you, making the move from tent to trailer and also driving cross country to pick up our 19' in early May. There seem to be a lot who, like us, go from tent to Escape. Looking forward to following your creating the build sheet and seeing yours get built.
They want the build sheet in mid-December. We're definitely working on it. I'll post it once we work out the details
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