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Old 11-15-2014, 02:50 AM   #1
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It's now etched in granite

Well, it’s now etched in granite; yesterday was the deadline and I finalized Build Sheet for “Escaping Reality”, my 17B. The time from deposit to deadline was only 10 days which was probably a good thing, less time to fret over what should or should not be included. Turns out I added a bit more than originally planned; A/C rather than simply A/C Ready, 160W Solar Panel instead of pre-wire only for it, and the full 1500W Inverter package.

As I said, no time to fret.
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:55 AM   #2
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A job well done!
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Old 11-15-2014, 03:24 AM   #3
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I think you'll be happy with the solar.
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Old 11-15-2014, 07:08 AM   #4
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Exciting times ahead! You're probably right, no second guessing your decisions for months like some of us went through.

Cool!!
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Old 11-15-2014, 07:25 AM   #5
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Great choices, you won't regret those.

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Old 11-15-2014, 08:18 AM   #6
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Well, it’s now etched in granite; yesterday was the deadline and I finalized Build Sheet for “Escaping Reality”, my 17B. The time from deposit to deadline was only 10 days which was probably a good thing, less time to fret over what should or should not be included. Turns out I added a bit more than originally planned; A/C rather than simply A/C Ready, 160W Solar Panel instead of pre-wire only for it, and the full 1500W Inverter package.

As I said, no time to fret.
I think you'll be happy with those choices. We spent half of our first 50 nights in the trailer "off grid." one of those days was by Lake Mead where the temp was 99 degrees inside and out of the Escape. We turned on the inverter and kept a fan going on us. The next day we made it to a campground offering electric - obviously we accepted electric and really appreciated the air conditioner! Better to have and not need, than need and not have.
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Old 11-15-2014, 01:17 PM   #7
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Congratulations Pat! Go to the "Groups" tab at the top and join the Washington State group since living in Seattle would qualify methinks! ��
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:08 PM   #8
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Congratulations Pat! Go to the "Groups" tab at the top and join the Washington State group since living in Seattle would qualify methinks! ��
Methinks you're right so I joined.
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Congratulations, Pat! It will be fun to watch the build photos of "Escaping Reality!!!" Excited for you!!!
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Old 11-16-2014, 01:59 AM   #10
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This is what should be the final build for:

“Escaping Reality”

Options:
04NOV14 CH Additional Set LED Brake Lights (Horizontal)
13NOV14 CH Air Conditioner (11 000 BTU)
04NOV14 CH Bike Rack Ready
04NOV14 CH Dual 6V Batteries ( 232 amp hrs )
04NOV14 CH Dual Propane Package
13NOV14 CH Exterior 12V Outlet over 120V Outlet
04NOV14 CH Exterior Access Hatch (Rear passenger side)
04NOV14 CH TV Ready with 120V Outlet
13NOV14 CH Additional 12V outlet near TV Ready outlet
13NOV14 CH Inverter 1500W Includes Transfer Switch for all outlets
04NOV14 CH LED Interior Light Package
13NOV14 CH LED Exterior Light ($20/each) Driver and Passenger
04NOV14 CH NO SINK IN BATHROOM (but still have the shower head)
04NOV14 CH Opening Window in Bathroom
04NOV14 CH Propane Tanks - Filled
04NOV14 CH Prewire for Stereo
04NOV14 CH Storage Box (Front of Trailer)
04NOV14 CH Surge Protector
04NOV14 CH Thermal Windows & Extra Insulation
04NOV14 CH Convert REAR DINETTE to U Shaped Dinette
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