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Old 01-28-2016, 08:52 PM   #1
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Just noticed the price of a standard 21 jumped from 27,800 to 31,800. Ouch!
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:59 PM   #2
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Wow, our 19 base price we just picked up was $25,500 CA and it is showing $30,300 CA now.
Exchange rate is going to really affect these I guess.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:02 PM   #3
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Maybe I didn't look close enough but didn't notice any changes in the standard features either.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:05 PM   #4
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All prices jumped $4,000...across the board.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:07 PM   #5
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ETI has gotta pay for that new building. . Glad I got my 19' a couple years ago. They are rapidly travelling outside of my affordability range.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:08 PM   #6
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Back to the drawing board...
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:11 PM   #7
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A wild guess is that ETI has to import the systems, that are about half their cost to build a trailer, from the U.S. and pay for it in U.S. dollars.
Got to keep that U.S. economy growing.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:19 PM   #8
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I was wondering when this was coming. ETI buys a large share of their inputs from the U.S. and with the strong U.S. dollar, they had to be really getting pinched. It takes a very good business manager to keep up with all of this. Loren
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Not only that but the exchange rate differential has also narrowed 5%. Double whammy.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:37 PM   #10
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My wife and I have been debating the purchase of an Escape 21 .
The debate just ended .
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