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Old 01-16-2016, 12:33 PM   #1
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What new features would you like?

In another post, Tammy posted there will be some new standard features on their 2017 trailers. I don't know if they'll apply to those on order (but not built) for 2016 or not. I'm sure we'll find out eventually.

Anyway, that got me to thinking what *I* would like as standard features. I'm thinking of things they don't already offer, either on or off their list of options. Something brand new! I will state up front that I can be rather lazy if there's something that will make the work easier. Since I didn't win the recent Powerball and won't be able to afford bringing a butler and staff along on my trips, this is what I would like to make my traveling life easier.

1. Power automatic levelers

2. Power electric awning

3. A really good (ie: working!) door lock so I don't have to freak about taking the door off the hinges if it gets stuck!

The first two were on the motorhome I rented (which has been my only RV experience) and I have to tell ya, they were really nice. Heck if I know if they're practical on these trailers, though. The third is from the photo of the guy holding the door after he removed it from the hinges - that image is burned into my memory!

Yeah, I know some will roll their eyes and think "come on, get real", but hey, we can dream, right? Right! I'm sure I could come up with others once I start using our trailer, but that's it for now.

What else could others dream of?
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Old 01-16-2016, 12:38 PM   #2
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A more durable two-step entry platform- similar to Oliver's would be nice.
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Old 01-16-2016, 12:56 PM   #3
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In another post, Tammy posted there will be some new standard features on their 2017 trailers. I don't know if they'll apply to those on order (but not built) for 2016 or not. I'm sure we'll find out eventually.

Anyway, that got me to thinking what *I* would like as standard features. I'm thinking of things they don't already offer, either on or off their list of options. Something brand new! I will state up front that I can be rather lazy if there's something that will make the work easier. Since I didn't win the recent Powerball and won't be able to afford bringing a butler and staff along on my trips, this is what I would like to make my traveling life easier.

1. Power automatic levelers

2. Power electric awning

3. A really good (ie: working!) door lock so I don't have to freak about taking the door off the hinges if it gets stuck!

The first two were on the motorhome I rented (which has been my only RV experience) and I have to tell ya, they were really nice. Heck if I know if they're practical on these trailers, though. The third is from the photo of the guy holding the door after he removed it from the hinges - that image is burned into my memory!

Yeah, I know some will roll their eyes and think "come on, get real", but hey, we can dream, right? Right! I'm sure I could come up with others once I start using our trailer, but that's it for now.

What else could others dream of?
1 and 2 would add unnecessary weight to your trailer . You can get a adapter and use a drill for 1 . My brother has a class A with that powered awning and you really can't adjust it like the manual . He wishes his was the manual .As for the locks they are used and many RV 's .Escape adds and improves all the time . We almost bought the marine toilet holder for the bath and was pleasantly surprised Escape had it in the trailer . Pat
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Old 01-16-2016, 12:58 PM   #4
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A redesign of the cabinet layout under the sink/stove counter, and in the wheel well area on the opposite side. There's a bunch of unused space in both locations and some forum members have made both minor and major mods to reclaim it.
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Old 01-16-2016, 01:08 PM   #5
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options on wall/cupboard colour

new kitchen sink

standard cupboard lifts on all (mini above 21 closet)

option/pre-wire for factory electric heater (21 bed area)

larger toilet option (not round bowl)

like Ross, the entry steps could be improved
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Old 01-16-2016, 01:13 PM   #6
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Standard options? And a price increase for all?
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Old 01-16-2016, 01:50 PM   #8
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Standard options? And a price increase for all?
And the way the exchange rate is going, I can't see how there won't be a hefty price increase. Loren
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I could see camo graphics might appeal to some, even the stylized pink camo too.
I could see the practicality of the window under the rock guard being a slider like Glenn has. I like cross ventilation when I can get it.
Although an option now, a 12 volt outlet for use in the sleeping area for continuous pressure air machines made my life easier. The additional costs for custom tables and fillers could be avoided by BYOBB. Build your own bed boards. ( not to be confused with bring your own bottled beer)
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I like being dry and warm. Everything else should be optional, in my opinion.
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