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Old 05-21-2014, 10:42 PM   #11
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For me, when i just spent close to $40,000.00 on a 21'. I look at it and the "cheap" looking cover bugs me. I just think it would be no big deal to have a matching cover if I'm willing to pay for it.
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:45 PM   #12
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We also used Krylon Dover White - easy to do (didn't do the inside). One spray can is plenty. Looks great, matches perfectly.

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+1 We painted ours too and it looks much better!
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:12 PM   #13
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For me, when i just spent close to $40,000.00 on a 21'. I look at it and the "cheap" looking cover bugs me. I just think it would be no big deal to have a matching cover if I'm willing to pay for it.
I know what you mean - I always liked the Bigfoot custom front box!
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:27 PM   #14
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I don't think Bigfoot was concerned about building a light weight trailer.
What do you think that storage box / propane tank cover weighs?
Amazing resemblance to an eagle beak.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:29 PM   #15
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Yea, Bigfoot had (has) a "box" on the front of their trailers. which takes the place of the Escape box. The Bigfoot ... I kind-a think the shape looks like a big ole pimple. YMMV
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:31 PM   #16
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thank dave & kathie, We all know escape makes a nice storage box that goes with the flow of the trailer. I just wish there was a cover that was available to do the same. To me it looks like the cover they use is out of place. They use it because it's available and everyone else uses it. I know they are busy but if they are making such a volume of trailers now, i'm sure they could sell a number of covers if they were available. I guess I like things that unique. Part of the reason I purchases an Escape.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:33 PM   #17
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Donna, I don't like the beak they put on the front of there trailer either but I do like the material its made out of.
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Donna, I don't like the beak they put on the front of there trailer either but I do like the material its made out of.
So, the Bigfoot box isn't fiberglass?
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On design over function, how does one remove the propane tanks through that nifty little cover? I know I'm too old and feeble to struggle with the physics that would seem to be involved.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:44 PM   #20
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It looks like it fiberglass to me. I do not want to see a copy of their box. Just a small propane cover made out of fiberglass. Same gell coat they use on the trailer so it matches. Smooth and shiny. Simple but with a step up in class.
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