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Old 08-23-2019, 02:49 PM   #1
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I just put my deposit in for an Escape 19

I actually did this about a year ago but had to cancel due to personal issues... All is back in order and I will pick up our new trailer on March 15th next year!

I'm curious about options, of course. What are your top 3-5 options you would make sure to order if you ordered again and/or what options did you order last time that you wish you hadn't? I sure appreciate the input! Thanks!

SO EXCITED!

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Old 08-23-2019, 04:31 PM   #2
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Top three options for us...
... Cold weather insulation package including tank heaters.
... Electric awning.
... Frig with freezer
... Front box. (Oops... That's four.)
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Old 08-23-2019, 04:33 PM   #3
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Top three options for us...
... Cold weather insulation package including tank heaters.
... Electric awning.
... Frig with freezer
... Front box. (Oops... That's four.)
Four works Perfect! Thanks!
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Old 08-23-2019, 05:44 PM   #4
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If we can't find a used 19' at a reasonable price, we plan on ordering a new one.

Items I want
1. Wife wants the oven for sure
2. AC
3. The bigger fridge

I think anything else I can add on my own later.
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Old 08-23-2019, 06:00 PM   #5
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If we can't find a used 19' at a reasonable price, we plan on ordering a new one.

Items I want
1. Wife wants the oven for sure
2. AC
3. The bigger fridge

I think anything else I can add on my own later.
Great response, thanks. Just another thought for you. My wife said the same thing about needing a microwave, but she wanted a Convection Microwave... The only convection microwave that I could get Escape to approve to fit was was this one: Contoure Model: RV-190S-CON. I am ordering it online and have communicated the dimensions to Escape and they will build the space to fit. Make sense? Thanks for the input and good luck to you!
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Old 08-23-2019, 06:34 PM   #6
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No front box? Just curios about your decision.
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Old 08-23-2019, 06:49 PM   #7
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Hi SHolderfield, From one NorCal owner to another....Congrats on your new Escape 19! Yes, very exciting indeed! Even though we own a 21, our top 5 items would correlate well to a 19:

1. Thermal everything (for temp and noise control) and a lift kit to protect the foam insulation underneath.
2. Solar and Propane quick connect for a propane generator - for happy dual batteries when off grid.
3. Front bin and extra hatch doors for more and easy access to things outside.
4. Dual hot water heater - the electric mode really does save on propane...
5. Awning style windows - looks and usability in rain is nice...

There are lots more I could list....and tomorrow's list could very well be different from today's list...but this is what comes to mind at the moment. Hope it helps. Wishing you many happy days ahead in your new Escape 19!!!
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I actually did this about a year ago but had to cancel due to personal issues... All is back in order and I will pick up our new trailer on March 15th next year!

I'm curious about options, of course. What are your top 3-5 options you would make sure to order if you ordered again and/or what options did you order last time that you wish you hadn't? I sure appreciate the input! Thanks!

SO EXCITED!

Steve
All depends on your camping style.
Do you like convenience, or are you more a dry camper type of person?
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Old 08-24-2019, 01:14 AM   #9
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- AC
- Dual batteries / Inverter
- Bigger fridge
- Electric awning
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Steve: You may find this (long) thread helpful if you haven’t seen it

If you could do it again, what would be different?
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