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Old 11-08-2017, 11:40 AM   #1
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Smile Made the commitment! A 17B has my name on it.

After lots of research (including lurking on these forums and the Escape FB group), I decided to fling myself into the future and ordered my 17B on Monday.
I've been flirting with fulltiming in a camper ever since the mid-90s. Now I'm committed! I'm investing in a setup that can be my gypsy home. A very exciting turning point in my life's journey.
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:55 AM   #2
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Wow Aly! Congratulations on your new home to be!!
All the freedom it will give...
Enjoy!!
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:57 AM   #3
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After lots of research (including lurking on these forums and the Escape FB group), I decided to fling myself into the future and ordered my 17B on Monday.
I've been flirting with fulltiming in a camper ever since the mid-90s. Now I'm committed! I'm investing in a setup that can be my gypsy home. A very exciting turning point in my life's journey.


Congratulations Aly! Enjoy planning your new home on wheels.


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Old 11-08-2017, 12:01 PM   #4
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You have made a good choice. Now you can enjoy choosing all of those options!
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:25 PM   #5
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You have made a good choice. Now you can enjoy choosing all of those options!
Yes! Thank goodness I have time to think over all the options. Looking a people's pictures here helps me visualize what is possible. I think it's cool that you can pick your decal color. I'm thinking of going for "berry" for a purple look to match the textiles I got in Peru that are in my Casita and will move into the Escape.
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:32 PM   #6
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Wow Aly! Congratulations on your new home to be!!
All the freedom it will give...
Enjoy!!
Freedom! I retired from one of my jobs (teacher) in July and will retire from the other (choir director) in May, and then I get to be freeeeee!!!!!
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Old 11-08-2017, 02:18 PM   #7
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After lots of research (including lurking on these forums and the Escape FB group), I decided to fling myself into the future and ordered my 17B on Monday.
I've been flirting with fulltiming in a camper ever since the mid-90s. Now I'm committed! I'm investing in a setup that can be my gypsy home. A very exciting turning point in my life's journey.
Hi there and welcome to the Forum

If you are open to sharing It would be fun to read about; your background in towing/trailering, your decision making process re deciding on a 17b for full-timing, what/where you envision in your full-timing future.

Take your time, no rush although Im sure some of us Forum readers would be interested in reading as much or as little of your answers as you are willing to share

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Old 11-08-2017, 02:50 PM   #8
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Congratulations on your choice(s)!!
Hope you love yours as much as I do mine!
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Old 11-08-2017, 07:11 PM   #9
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Congrats! I love my 17B and hope it is the right fit for your new adventures!
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:47 AM   #10
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...and then patricia passed the escape fever on to me! my mouth was agape when i had a tour of her "home" last week.
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