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Old 05-08-2018, 09:33 PM   #1
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17 A-listers, U-dinette pics?

Looking to take advantage of the $1,000 May Special on a new 17A and am seeking input on U-dinette in 17A. I realize we will be starting with a small space.

We are just 2 adults using trailer for travel/camping outings less than 2 weeks. All cooking and most meals outside.

U-dinette Idea:
*12-inch filler with extra cushion, to be used as lounge when table is out.
*22-inch round table on single-leg Sequoia (low-profile base)
*One stooge table next to sink

Any A-listers have pictures of your U-dinette setup?

Thanks in advance. Love the forum...super helpful.
Craig
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Old 05-08-2018, 10:59 PM   #2
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Has anyone actually put a U into a 17? I’ve been in U’s in 19’s and found them way too tight, and can’t even imagine how cramped it would be in a 17. We lived and traveled in a 17B for a year and it was plenty snug without U’ing it up. Just my two cents.
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Old 05-09-2018, 01:11 AM   #3
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I have a 17A and I'm VERY happy with it. Chose this design because of the permanent almost a queen size forward bed .... read 'lounging space without having to "make" the bed'. Also a permanent table .... set up all the time.... me thinks a very nice combination. I have never met a 17A with a U shaped dinette and can't offer much advice about that. Personally think the 17A would be too tight but maybe it would be a good idea to get some measurements and mock one up.

My philosophy is "the smaller the space, the more efficient the design must be to achieve success.

Good Luck,

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Old 05-09-2018, 08:10 AM   #4
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Thanks Tom. I appreciate your input. We are super excited to have discovered the Escape 17A and think it will be perfect for our Minnesota and occasional western camping adventures.
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