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Old 11-16-2008, 11:54 AM   #21
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Re: 19ft Escape - Progress

Finally....after 3 weeks, we have a 19' plug to work with. It's nice to see what we actually have to work with now! Over the next month we will refine the finish for the new molds....

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Old 11-16-2008, 12:53 PM   #22
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Re: 19ft Escape - Progress

Wow Reace that looks great, I can see one traveling behind my truck this summer.
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Old 11-16-2008, 04:43 PM   #23
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Ian and I are so excited about this, and so appreciative of your photos with the progress. It is particularly intriguing to us because we are completely unfamiliar with how these trailers are made. I am saving all the pictures as a reminder of the extraordinary work you people are doing. I think everyone interested in Escape trailers would be thrilled to know about the process? Thank you for everything! Jenny and Ian
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Old 11-16-2008, 08:40 PM   #24
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Re: 19ft Escape - Progress

Looking good Reace, thanks so much for sharing these with us. I am really looking forward to seeing the next steps towards the final product.
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:15 PM   #25
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Re: 19ft Escape - Progress

This looks great Reace -an amazing amount of work since I last saw it in your shop. Does your latest picture reflect the overall trailer height or is there still a couple of inches to be developed on top as part of the next refinment step?
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:55 PM   #26
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Hi Keath

Yes, the raised portion of the roof will be added later to give us 6'-4" headroom!

Tomorrow it will be reinforced on the inside and then rolled over onto its roof. We want to tackle the wheel wells and floor first. I was looking closer at the photo of the plug.....notice the sledge hammer in the door! Something that is rarely seen in a fiberglass shop.....fortunately we had a disposable mold!

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Old 11-16-2008, 11:11 PM   #27
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Hi: Reace... Without these pic's no one would believe how many trailers you actually make before you start making trailers!!! Thankyou.
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:27 PM   #28
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Thanks for taking the time to shoot and post these photos! 8)
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Old 11-23-2008, 03:30 AM   #29
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Hi: Reace... Without these pic's no one would believe how many trailers you actually make before you start making trailers!!! Thankyou.
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Hi: Reace... Just how different was it to mold and re mold the 5.0 shell!!! Do you have pics of the unmolding and re crafting of the trailer used to make the plug... Just Curious
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Old 11-30-2008, 09:47 PM   #30
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The 19' was a 6 month project! I will post a new thread soon with the construction photos of that ordeal.....

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