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Old 02-06-2014, 08:18 PM   #21
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I took your advice and ordered formica and sailbrite samples. From the pictures posted I knew that I wanted a darker formica but I picked out the samples without looking at the names of samples that were shared here. Tonight when they arrived, I picked out my favorite formica color and it was MINERAL JET! I have several reddish orange upholstery samples I like with it. Thanks again!
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:35 PM   #22
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Welcome to the Mineral Jet Club.
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:59 AM   #23
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FYI re upholstery

ETI has advised us that piping is no longer available on custom upholstery.
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Old 02-08-2014, 08:35 AM   #24
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Here's another thank-you for the advice to look at the larger samples of Formica. My wife didn't like my favorite choice when looking at the small chips, but when she saw the same pattern in the large size she immediately changed her mind!

BTW, I questioned ETI for charging $100 for our choice in Formica since it was a series 58. I was under the mistaken impression that the $100 was only if you chose another finish series. It turns out that it's $100 for anything except the one stock pattern and another $100 for any other series - for a potential total of $200. I might be the only one who had this wrong, but want to clear it up in case anyone else might interpret this as we did.
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:54 AM   #25
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Everyone seems to be selecting Formica brand laminates for the countertops. I know when we got our trailer, we could choose from any brands available locally, like Wilsonart, Arborite, etc. Is this option no longer available?
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Old 02-08-2014, 12:08 PM   #26
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Tammy told us to choose from the Formica brand patterns. Probably single sourcing the laminate to avoid additional chance of error/confusion in the selection.
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Old 02-08-2014, 12:14 PM   #27
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Everyone seems to be selecting Formica brand laminates for the countertops. I know when we got our trailer, we could choose from any brands available locally, like Wilsonart, Arborite, etc. Is this option no longer available?
We had to choose Formica brand even over a year ago when building our 15.
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Old 02-08-2014, 12:30 PM   #28
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When I ordered my 17B in 2008, this forum didn't exist, so I didn't have to worry about anything, other than to get my deposit in to get the last build to be completed in early July.
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And when it comes to color of AC outlets, none of the AC outlets on my 17B are in locations where you would be looking at them. One is under the bed / rear dinette area. One under the flip up counter in the same area, and one on the side of the wardrobe. Never occurred to me to relocate or change the colour.
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Old 02-14-2014, 10:04 AM   #29
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For those who are considering purchasing upholstery fabric, Sailrite is having a 15% off sale through Monday, February 17 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (be sure to double check the end time).
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Old 05-23-2014, 01:59 AM   #30
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Thanks for the advice! I have ordered samples from Sailbrite and Formica. Please continue to share pictures!

When I ordered our Escape a few years ago, I wanted interior materials that Escape didn't supply - I wanted mineral jet radiance for the counters, solid black for the edge trim and screw covers plus a different fabric and vinyl flooring. I bought and supplied the materials and Escape was fine with installing them. Funny - all my choices are now readily available through them! That's another great thing about Escape - they're willing to listen and if at all possible, they'll make it happen.
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