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Old 07-12-2016, 06:25 PM   #31
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Yes Pat, it's like a Scamp or Boler belly band, U shaped aluminum that's placed over the flange. But, it's actually a bit bigger than either the Scamp or Boler.
Oh . Unless I wanted to install under or over which I don't want to do belly band . Their little curtain for bath is real nice though I bought . It installs really easy ,it just fits behind the flange at top after you loosen top screws a little and then retighten .. Great material that takes being wet . I did install a couple of reflectors at back . I have reflectors all the way across bumper too . Guess their reflection tape won't work for us . Oh well . Thanks , Pat
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:39 PM   #32
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Brian , Little house custom's sells reflecting tape for just the rear or whole trailer band . They mostly sell to Casita owners but I have purchased from them .Rear is 9.95 or 39.95 for going aroun whole trailer .they show what it looks like on their website . Pat
A good thought, but as Donna explained the Boler/Scamp/Casita band is very different from the Trillium/Escape band, because the fiberglass joint is differently constructed.

That tape is on the General page of the Little House Customs online store, with an illustration. It's just retroreflective tape, matched to the size of their (flat-faced, narrow) belly band, but the photo could help Escape owners visualize possibilities.
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Old 07-12-2016, 10:39 PM   #34
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If you're an Escape owner looking to see what folks do on a belly band to be a bit more visible, pay attention on the "all-molded-towable" forums and Facebook pages for what TRILLIUM owners may be doing. Classic Escapes are "Kissin' Cousins" to the Trillium brand. Not so much Scamp/Casita/Boler.
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If you're an Escape owner looking to see what folks do on a belly band to be a bit more visible, pay attention on the "all-molded-towable" forums and Facebook pages for what TRILLIUM owners may be doing. Classic Escapes are "Kissin' Cousins" to the Trillium brand. Not so much Scamp/Casita/Boler.
Thanks for the tip.

I did some google image searching for Trillium exterior photos and I found some interesting options.



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Come up with something really clever and install it on the spare tire cover......
How about one of those photos of a highway patrol motor officer staring at you from behind a radar gun?
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Old 07-13-2016, 12:14 AM   #37
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How about this sign, on the spare tire cover:

"Caution Please do not tailgate”

it is eye grabbing!

Buy Please Do Not Tailgate Sign Online - OSHA Caution Signs, SKU: S-9965
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If you're an Escape owner looking to see what folks do on a belly band to be a bit more visible, pay attention on the "all-molded-towable" forums and Facebook pages for what TRILLIUM owners may be doing. Classic Escapes are "Kissin' Cousins" to the Trillium brand. Not so much Scamp/Casita/Boler.
Thanks Donna I will check out . Pat
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I did some google image searching for Trillium exterior photos and I found some interesting options.
Interesting - and there are lots more of these creative eggs. Too bad the first three (ladybug, watermelon, two-tone) are the Boler (or Scamp/Casita) design. The last one (colour patches) appears to be a Trillium 1300 (or equivalent, like an Escape 13')... and the belly band is the only normal part!
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I was just looking at photos of a 2017 21' that is about to be completed... and it occurred to me - maybe a good place for some reflective tape would be the trailing (rear) vertical edge of the solar panels that we are getting ETI to install.... ?

they look as if they are roughly 90 degrees to the road, so a decent amount of light would be reflected back at a driver behind..... maybe?

having said that, car headlights on low beam probably wouldn't throw much if any light up that high.....



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