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Old 04-05-2019, 09:08 AM   #1
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Location: Arcata, California
Trailer: 2011 Escape 17B
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2011 Escape 17B for sale - $17,500 (may deliver to Southern US!)

Howdy from Texas!
We have decided to transition to full-time rv living. In order to continue working and meet my obligations while on the road, we'll need a bigger space. We tow this with a 2015 Ford Explorer that has a 5000 lb tow capacity. The Explorer handles it with ease. We love this trailer and the ease of towing, parking, features, etc. but we need to go bigger.
So, we are offering our 2011 17B for sale - asking price is $17,500.

It has all the standard features of a 17B plus the following upgrades:
From factory
Air conditioner ready (reinforcing of roof to support weight and wiring, including breaker in power box) but no air conditioner (AC installed August 2018 by Escape)
3 burner stove
All LED lights
Tail lights above window
2 bike mount
Custom Formica finish (replaced with bamboo)
Window at stove (fixed pane - doesn't open)
Reinforced walls in wardrobe cabinet
Solar ready (but Im not sure where the wires are)
Exterior shower
Additional 12V outlet
Extra insulation and dual pane windows
Storage box in front
Equalizer hitch

Added by previous owner:
110W portable solar using a Morningstar MPPT controller and BM-1 current monitor
Additional 12V outlet (including an external one)
Added additional LED light above dinette with a dimmer
Piezo starter for stove burners (no matches needed)
Baffling in fridge compartment for better cooling
Added shelves in wardrobe cabinet along with LED lighting
Accumulator at water pump
Replaced wire from battery to power converter box with #8 marine wire
New 15 tires and rims (including spare) in April 2017
LED on water heater to indicate heater is on (vs the existing light which indicates that it is igniting)

Recent upgrades by me:
New (last month) Dometic 3-way fridge
New AC installed at Escape in Chilliwack (frame recall work done at the same time)
Custom interior finishes including denim fabric, bamboo counters, galvanized panels for magnets, photos, etc, chalkboard door, galvanized-look backsplash)
New water pump last October
New 6 volt batteries
Rain Gutters over door and slider window
Roof vents replace (with the exception of the Maxx Fan but resealed to Maxx Fan vent with Proflex)
Additional USB charging ports installed

We are currently in Texas and heading across the South to Florida, then the Carolinas and back across the central US to be back in CA at the end of May. If this looks interesting to you, PM me and we'll see if we can arrange a meeting.

Here are links to a few videos showing the trailer and upgrades!
Trailer Tour - https://youtu.be/FcIWxNwdXKI
Fridge Install - https://youtu.be/KZUvnl0KQ70
Interior Upgrades - https://youtu.be/Wm2X9_oYc7U

Thanks for looking!
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Old 04-17-2019, 12:47 PM   #2
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Trailer: 2018 Winnebago 26RBSS
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The treeman

I live in Homestead, next to the keys in Florida. I am interested in your cool trailer.
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Old 04-20-2019, 10:27 AM   #3
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Trailer: 2011 Escape 17B
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Hi there. I'm in Atlanta for another day then headed toward Charlotte. Won't be able to get south any time soon. Sorry!
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Old 04-29-2019, 01:45 PM   #4
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Trailer: 2010 Escape 17B "The Errant Escape"
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Is your Escape still for sale? Is it still in TX (we are in Bastrop)?
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Old 04-30-2019, 06:30 AM   #5
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Is your Escape still for sale? Is it still in TX (we are in Bastrop)?
Sent you a PM!
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Old 04-30-2019, 07:05 PM   #6
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2011 escape 17b for sale - updated location

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Originally Posted by Sherm2954 View Post
Howdy from North Carolina and soon Tennesse!!!


We have decided to transition to full-time rv living. In order to continue working and meet my obligations while on the road, we'll need a bigger space. We tow this with a 2015 Ford Explorer that has a 5000 lb tow capacity. The Explorer handles it with ease. We love this trailer and the ease of towing, parking, features, etc. but we need to go bigger.
So, we are offering our 2011 17B for sale - asking price is $17,500.

It has all the standard features of a 17B plus the following upgrades:
From factory
Air conditioner ready (reinforcing of roof to support weight and wiring, including breaker in power box) but no air conditioner (AC installed August 2018 by Escape)
3 burner stove
All LED lights
Tail lights above window
2 bike mount
Custom Formica finish (replaced with bamboo)
Window at stove (fixed pane - doesn't open)
Reinforced walls in wardrobe cabinet
Solar ready (but Im not sure where the wires are)
Exterior shower
Additional 12V outlet
Extra insulation and dual pane windows
Storage box in front
Equalizer hitch

Added by previous owner:
110W portable solar using a Morningstar MPPT controller and BM-1 current monitor
Additional 12V outlet (including an external one)
Added additional LED light above dinette with a dimmer
Piezo starter for stove burners (no matches needed)
Baffling in fridge compartment for better cooling
Added shelves in wardrobe cabinet along with LED lighting
Accumulator at water pump
Replaced wire from battery to power converter box with #8 marine wire
New 15 tires and rims (including spare) in April 2017
LED on water heater to indicate heater is on (vs the existing light which indicates that it is igniting)

Recent upgrades by me:
New (last month) Dometic 3-way fridge
New AC installed at Escape in Chilliwack (frame recall work done at the same time)
Custom interior finishes including denim fabric, bamboo counters, galvanized panels for magnets, photos, etc, chalkboard door, galvanized-look backsplash)
New water pump last October
New 6 volt batteries
Rain Gutters over door and slider window
Roof vents replace (with the exception of the Maxx Fan but resealed to Maxx Fan vent with Proflex)
Additional USB charging ports installed

We are currently in Texas and heading across the South to Florida, then the Carolinas and back across the central US to be back in CA at the end of May. If this looks interesting to you, PM me and we'll see if we can arrange a meeting.

Here are links to a few videos showing the trailer and upgrades!
Trailer Tour - https://youtu.be/FcIWxNwdXKI
Fridge Install - https://youtu.be/KZUvnl0KQ70
Interior Upgrades - https://youtu.be/Wm2X9_oYc7U

Thanks for looking!
We are headed West and are willing to move around if you are interested. Currently in North Carolina and heading toward Tennessee in the next day or two. Travel route may include Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and Northern California!

Thanks for looking!
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Old 05-01-2019, 10:42 AM   #7
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Location: Humboldt County, California
Trailer: 2009 Escape 19
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Saw your videos, and we are interested in your 17B. We are located in Humboldt County, CA. We will be travelling out of the area on May 21 until mid-June, so if you get back here before then with the trailer still attached (!!) we would like to see it. If you still have the trailer when we return, and you are still in the northern CA area, we would like to see it in mid-June.

Thanks, George
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Old 05-02-2019, 12:28 PM   #8
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Trailer: 2010 Escape 17B "The Errant Escape"
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Sherm


Still hoping you will decide to swing south.
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Old 05-02-2019, 03:24 PM   #9
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Location: Crossville, Tennessee
Trailer: 2012 Escape
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Anywhere near Crossville TN soon? We are very interested in seeing your homey camper?
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Old 05-02-2019, 05:00 PM   #10
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