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Old 10-28-2012, 03:52 PM   #81
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

We received our first production pictures last Friday. Already seeing our window and insulation Options showing. Still a bit fluid as we tweak some last minute additions. I think our total mods and Options might exceed 60% of the base trailer costs!
Really looking forward to the rear U shaped dinette set up.
In the wood shop this week.
I'm sitting in Maui as I watch this happen... Just back from evacuation....
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:26 PM   #82
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

Hola Don! We also received our first production pictures. it is now becoming a reality and not just a thought!....and we like you are sitting in the sun in Puerto Vallarta....Buenos Dias!
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:21 PM   #83
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

Janet, I am wondering where you crossed the border or did you fly in? I see that lots of RVers go south despite the ridiculously unsafe situation in many border areas. I wonder where they are taking their chances. It seems that many regularly go down there. There must be a good route.
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:42 PM   #84
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

I have a couple sets of friends that spend the winters in RV's (though bigger) in Mexico near PV.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:23 PM   #85
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

hi Cathy...We flew in, when we get our 19 in November it will be the first RV we have ever had! My husband keeps suggesting we could take our RV next year but I say No Way!!!
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:33 PM   #86
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Re: If You Could Design My new Trailer and Pick My Options......

Janet, we have flown in, too, but I am with the "no way'' unless we know a safe route.
Jim, do you know where they cross or what highway they take? I have the idea that many are going down the highway in the west. I know some go by caravan.
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:18 PM   #87
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Well - it is time to reveal the outcome of all your collective input!
Our trailer is moving into week 3 of production - the pictures from Tammy look great.
Here is what we have chosen to do with our 19:

Modifications and Options for Usability
Additional Opening Window over sink
Bike Rack Ready
Cabinet Door at end of Bench
Front Cot READY
Rear U Shaped Dinette
Opening Window in Bathroom
Oven with Three burner Cooktop
Stove Cover
Hitch Wheel
Front Storage Box
Additional Light on Front of Trailer for Storage Box
2 shelves in closet, 2 drawers in closet
Reinforce front , bathroom front & side , and fridge walls
Umbra hidden hook bars (2)

Modifications and Options for Safety
Brake Controller
Equalizer Hitch
Additional Set LED Brake Lights
Halogen Flood back-up lights
Surge Protector
Interior switched porch light

Modifications and Options for Flexibility & Power Independence
95W Solar Panel and Charger
Dual 6V Batteries
Extra Insulation & Thermal Windows
LED Interior Light Package
LED Exterior Porch Light Package
LED lit switches fro pump
Digital Thermostat
Removable Power Cord
Two Way Hot Water Tank
3-12 Volt outlets
Additional front facing110V plug kitchen
1500 Watt Power Invertor
All 120 v plugs split between land power / Inverter Power sources
Honda 2000i Generator

Modifications and Options for Convenience and Comfort
Air Conditioner (11,000 BTU)
Spray Foam Insulation
Exterior Propane Quick Connect
Dickinson Spitfire SS Marine BBQ
Exterior shower
High pressure, low volume shower hose and head
Microwave (Black) full time inverter powered
2 Additional Counter Extensions over rear bed/ dinette (3 total)
6 Captains Reading Lights (4 in rear, 2 in front)
Outdoor Screen Room
TV Antenna (New Style for off air HDTV), cable ready
Starter Kit etc. etc.
Dual wheel X-Chocks

Modifications and Options for Appearance and Style
Aluminum Rims
Custom Formica - White 949 - MC
Custom Fabric (Grey with Black Piping)
Custom Valances (Grey, Black & tan)
Stainless Steel Sink & Chrome Faucet
Full storage cover
Colour matched decals to Nissan Xterra tow vehicle

Have we missed anything useful?
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:13 PM   #88
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Hi: DonM... What about a towable dog house to fit in the bike rack Your 19 must be the most completely moded one coming down the line. WHEW!!! Alf
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:07 PM   #89
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That's quite the list, Don. Your house may be bigger but your trailer may be more comfortable with all of that!
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:39 PM   #90
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Pretty comprehensive list, Don. A number of your options are very similar to what we are considering. You are going to love it.

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