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View Poll Results: Had you seen an Escape before purchasing?
Viewed the model I bought 17 47.22%
Viewed another model, but not the one I bought 9 25.00%
Never viewed an Escape before buying 10 27.78%
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:21 PM   #11
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As the new trailer is our second Escape RV we could have voted twice.

The 17B was purchased used so we viewed the one we bought, meanwhile we were camping and some fellow Escapers said hello and told us about their 5.0, so in this case we viewed a different trailer before purchasing.
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:05 PM   #12
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In July 2009 we began looking for a small fiberglass trailer, saw an older 13' Scamp and looked at Scamp's website, then discovered the Escape trailer through an internet search, found this forum, went to Chilliwack to see their product and ordered our Escape 13 the same day. We also looked at Ron Stewart's Escape 17B but concluded the Escape 13 was all we needed, and we are still happy with our choice. I think the key selling points were (1) seeing the quality of the trailers that Escape produces and (2) being impressed with how customer-oriented Tammy and Reace are!
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:12 PM   #13
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In 2011 we met Baglo and his wife who, because I had become ill, very kindly helped us break camp and then proudly showed us their 17B. A year later we started looking at various trailers but always came back to the Escape. Finally, this spring, we went back to Reace and he showed us several "lightly used" units. We bought the 15B (c)
Last week we had the brake controller fitted by Trialmaster, truly a great outfit, and We'll be picking the trailer up at the end of the month.
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:22 PM   #14
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Got to say, I was sure glad I wasn't you that day, as ill as you were and having to pack up all that stuff. At least it wasn't raining.
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:22 AM   #15
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We spent a weekend at a rally in Pennsylvania looking at mostly Casitas and Scamps. Lynne said "no way" after standing in a Casita but liked the roominess in the Scamp 5th wheel and the Parkliner. Later, Alf & Mary Anne graciously allowed me to tour their Escape 5.0 at a campground in NH.

We have a 5.0 reserved for this July.

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Old 03-05-2013, 07:21 AM   #16
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We were looking for a step up from tenting as we move into retirement and were impressed with all the testimonials on this site relating to quality and integrity of the Escape trailers. We checked out Scamps and other fiberglass eggs online and viewed a used Aliner and a new Trillium 13. Tammy put us in contact with the Eddys, the only Vermont Escapers at the time, and they graciously toured us through their 19 and entertained us with wonderful stories of their happy adventures. We were hooked! We knew we didn't want to lock ourselves into owning a truck for a tug and the moderate sized15A with a full, permanent bed seemed just right. We so happy with our decision.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:29 AM   #17
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Tammy put us in contact with the Eddys, the only Vermont Escapers at the time, and they graciously toured us through their 19 and entertained us with wonderful stories of their happy adventures.
They picked up their trailer the day before us, and we spent the weekend at a rally sharing a campsite. Great folks. They would not have seen a 19 before buying, as theirs is something like number 5 or 6 built.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:11 AM   #18
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I saw an array of different trailers before ordering Cafe Egg, but not any Escapes. So I bought without seeing one in person before. This forum helped me to decide, and I never looked back! Cannot wait to get Cafe Egg out this year again and introduce my little baby boy to camping!!! And this time around, would I be on the market again for a camper, I would just go straight to Escape and not look anywhere else!
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:40 AM   #19
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While I saw 2 17's prior to purchasing mine, what convinced me was seeing Alf's 5.0 & talking with him about it & Escape. Only problem is I just couldn't find a way to attach a 5.0 to my RAV4, so I settled with the 17B!
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