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Old 01-07-2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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Smile New 5.0 Coming to Texas!

Happy New Year Yall! We are Jim & Sharon Driesch from Pearland, Texas (just outside of Houston on the side side) and we have a 5.0 Escape on order for delivery on June 28, 2013. We owned a 30ft Mobile Scout when our son was small back in the 90's - sold it when he quit going with us in order to pursue other activities (boating, fishing, cars). We bought a 17ft Casita SD little over a year ago when Sharon retired - selling it to go a little bigger with the 5.0. (We love road trips so much we are planning on extended trips when Jim retires.) There are actually 2 new Escapes with delivery dates in June 2013 coming to Pearland! Our great friends Steve/Jodie Lowe have ordered a 19ft Escape for delivery on June 14th. We look forwarding to "Escaping" with them and all the great people we have met so far through the Molded Fiberglass RV group. Any recommendations/modifications/suggestions as to trailer configurations/delivery would be much appreciated!
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:49 PM   #2
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Congrats on new 5.0, maybe Tammy can hold your unit for 2 weeks and have both delivered together. That is what she did for us, between the 2 units we saved $$$$.
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Old 01-07-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
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Actually that is what will probably happen. We have requested to have them delivered together to decrease expenses.
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:52 PM   #4
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Congrats to you guys. You will be very happy with your new 5.0 when you finally get to use it.

Have your read/searched through a lot of the older posts? There is a ton of great ideas that others have done for modifications to read about. Any further queries you may have about stuff, feel free to fire away, lots of good opinions available on this site.
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:39 PM   #5
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Hey guys, what can I say that I have not already said... Congrats! Wish we all were going up together to pick it up!
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:49 PM   #6
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Congrats X 2!
We welcome you to join our Texas Owners group and hope to share a campfire some day/some where.

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Old 01-07-2013, 10:47 PM   #7
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In reading the half-dozen all molded forums, it appears Escape is taking over Texas! You foks know quality when you see it Congrats!
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:36 AM   #8
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Jim and Sharon,
Great to hear you got the order complete (also Steve and Jodie). Always good to have more Escapes here in TX!

See y'all down the road,
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:31 AM   #9
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Jim,
Congratulations on a great decision. You will be pleased with the experience with the team at Escape and the quality of their craft. We recently took delivery of a 19. Ours was outfitted well, as a consequence of input from this forum. Two recent threads have lots of pictures and suggestions on options an custom modifications.

"If you could design my trailer" was what we used to gather suggestions. You will see several pictures there of the options installed

"Modifications to my 19" is another great thread. Lots of good thinking and photos too.

Loads of other good threads. Plan on several hours spent on this Forum. Well worth the time.
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #10
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Thanks to all for input! We are now into surfing the forum for ideas. Wish there were more hours in the day!
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