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Old 10-09-2018, 09:18 AM   #1
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Why We Chose Escape

We've owned three Jayco's: two Eagles (1995 5th wheel and 2011 Eagle) and a 2015 JayFlight) The 95 5th wheel was built like a tank, very solid and had zero problems. The 2011 was poorly made. The JayFlight was almost identical to the trailer being shown. We purchased it in the fall at a very attractive price and sold it in the spring, at a substantial profit, and had to pay income taxes on the profit. We felt the JayFlight was suspect, but after viewing the video are glad we never took it on a single trip. This is an old video, but now they are producing them even faster.

We started receiving pictures of our 5.0 build a week ago and they have quite a bit left. Jayco would have built it in seven hours! This slam/bam construction is why we chose Escape. Escape has been wonderful to work with, takes time in their build, and has bent over backwards to accommodate our wishes.

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Old 10-09-2018, 09:35 AM   #2
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That video makes me want to call mister Jayco and call him out, to get him to give his under-pressure workers a break.
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:05 AM   #3
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Okay, that video is a pretty convincing argument for answering my post asking why I should buy an Escape rather than something like a Jayco Hummingbird.
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:50 AM   #4
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Absolutely mind blowing. At that pace no wonder things get missed or installed improperly.
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Old 10-09-2018, 01:05 PM   #5
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This has been posted previously with many colorful responses. Check out post #39 which has a video an owner shot of his interior falling apart after 4 trips. It also takes so long to get anything done and it still isn't fixed properly because it is just poor design. The warranty is essentially worthless.

Look at em go.
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