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Old 08-11-2014, 01:52 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by WHATARIDE View Post
Hello kstock11,
Just curious if you were the NC folks that ordered the5.0TA just ahead of us.We pickup Sept 8th& leaving from Greensboro.It's very exciting to see a growing number Escapes here in NC.Since this is our first trip cross country any info. you care to share will be appreciated.We plan to travel the northern route via I-90.I think that makes 4 Escapes in our state?Best wishes.
Ann et al
We actually picked up a 19', not a 5.0. We also kept to I90 to I94 and back to I90. We wanted to go further north, but kept to that route due to the chance of snow in April. (We still had two days driving in snow!) From Asheville, we divided the trip as follows: Indianapolis (495 mi), Eau Claire (498 mi), Bismarck (548 mi), Billings (427 mi), Spokane (554 mi) and Chilliwack (407 mi). We took 9 weeks returning through WA, OR, CA, NV, AZ, UT, CO, NM, TX, LA, MS, AL, TN, and NC! 3000 miles out, 6700 back. Great trip with a great trailer!

Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything - Charles Kuralt
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Old 08-11-2014, 02:47 PM   #32
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Just curious Kevin, since you drove out on I90 and I94, guess you didn't see anything right

I know when we head south from our place on I29 as far as Fargo there's nothing to see, oh, maybe because it's very flat and nothing but farm fields and few trees We only moved here from Southern ON last summer and we get excited now when we see a hill even if it's an overpass or underpass approach!


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Old 08-11-2014, 02:55 PM   #33
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Just to get this back on track, here in MB there's only three Escapes that I know of, and south of us, the owners map show none in ND or SD so our chances of seeing another Escape close to home is minimal, unless you go elsewhere like I did to last year's Niagara Wine Escape.

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Old 08-11-2014, 03:34 PM   #34
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Close enough...

At the Lynden Fair today, I noticed a dude with an Escape Trailer Industries shirt (actually, I noticed his camera first). Being the shy and retiring person I am, I marched right up and introduced myself. Turns out it was Brian of "Ladybug" fame. Almost as good as seeing an Escape!
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Old 08-11-2014, 04:59 PM   #35
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We've been travelling all over BC for the last two weeks and haven't seen one Escape. Where is everyone?

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Old 08-11-2014, 06:21 PM   #36
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I'm in Mara Lake BC. Just outside of Enderby.
Whispering Pines private camp ground. Just left Okanagan North Provincial after a two week stay. I haven't seen one Escape in the last month.
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:28 PM   #37
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Saw 5'er going into Harrison Lake area today.
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Old 08-11-2014, 10:11 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by tash View Post
Our Escape 21 was the 901st Escape. That's what Kim told us when we picked it up on July 21.
Yours should be the 901st Escape, not by model. Ours is in the 400s from 2011. The 901 may be in your closet.

Tammy told me that they would do something special for the 500th but I never heard if they did. Surely they will for the 1000th which may already be sold. I wonder what model and when it will be done. Maybe someone can ask when talking to them.
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:34 AM   #39
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kstock11 ..Thanks much for the information.We have only 4 weeks, this time.Plan to fit in some camping US side near ETI then Yellowstone.I know it will be wonderful and very different from the tent camping I grew to love years ago.With this forum I feel very confident that an Escape was a smart purchase for my first/last trailer.Thank you all for this WONDERFUL forum.
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:43 AM   #40
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I asked Tammy yesterday about the VIN numbering - trailer #1000 is now scheduled for a build, so they're restarting their number sequence for the last 3 digits of the VIN at 001. It is sequential regardless of what model the trailer is.

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