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Old 03-13-2013, 04:03 PM   #1
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Successful Escape Shopper!

So glad I was up early this morning because I am now the happy new owner of one of the used Escape 17B's that Reace listed on the Classifieds today. Yippee!
Now I want to thank everyone on this forum for educating me about Escapes and about how quickly I needed to pounce. I've been lurking here for quite awhile
Special thanks to Jim, Jon V. and Sam in Redmond, OR who so graciously and proudly showed me his beautiful 2010 17B.
I can't believe my good fortune...I was becoming fearful that I might be forced to purchase a Casita.
Thanks, everyone!
Karin Heiser
Bend, Oregon

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Old 03-13-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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Now change your profile from 'shopping'.


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Old 03-13-2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, In this case they got the trailer. congratulations .
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:11 PM   #4
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Good for you, Karin! Hope you show it to us. It seems to have everything.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:25 PM   #5
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Congrats; looks like it's fully loaded. Are you going to come to the rally?

Bye the way my wife and I just love camping in the Bend area.

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Former trailers: 2005 Escape 17B / 1972 Boler 13'
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:04 PM   #7
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Congratulations Karin!
You are going to have so much fun!
Carol R

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Old 03-13-2013, 08:38 PM   #8
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Congrats, Karin. Let the fun begin.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:20 AM   #9
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Your newly aquired 2010 17B will no doubt give you years of happy camping. Enjoy it as much as we enjoy our trailer
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:58 PM   #10
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I just got my 17B out of storage yesterday. It's in the drive way now. Now I can sleep at night and dream of this summers adventures.
I know you thinking the same thing. And Just cant wait till you get it home. Welcome to the club...Hee ...Ha..!

I've almost been everywhere man.
Almost been everywhere.....
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