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Old 02-05-2019, 06:39 AM   #1
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Ordering Lippert 4-Way Slider (DICOR)

Hello All,
I just went through the PM's I received from those of you that want a Dicor slide. and counting myself I have 21 I think. TDF Texas I need to verify if you want one if so then yes I have the 21 that Donna had said . I plan to respond back to each of you.
Here is what I've decided to do, I felt comfortable buying an Escape because of the members of this forum, yes they make an excellent travel trailer but I know the wonderful, knowledgeable members on this forum are more then willing to help anyone on it. Now they might not all agree on everything but still know anything I needed help with I would just have to ask.
That being said I'm going to order these without asking for any upfront money from anyone, I'm even going to go out on a small limb and order 30 because I'm sure there will be future Escape owners that would like one once they find out about it.

I already sent an email letting him know how many I want to order and what I need to do to get the ball rolling. Will keep everyone updated and Donna THANKS again for your help with this.

Enjoy the journey.

Steve
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Old 02-05-2019, 06:53 AM   #2
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You're welcome Steve. I just changed the title of this thread to match the Poll title. I hope that helps with Search
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Old 02-05-2019, 09:11 AM   #3
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That being said I'm going to order these without asking for any upfront money from anyone, I'm even going to go out on a small limb and order 30 because I'm sure there will be future Escape owners that would like one once they find out about it.
You're a good man Steve. Thanks again for doing this.
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Old 02-05-2019, 10:41 AM   #4
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Thanks Steve. By the time mine comes, it will be spring in the northland. Can't wait!
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:43 AM   #5
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Running to catch the train

We haven't even picked up our 17B on order and the conversations about the tables, pedestals, etc. have put us on alert that they are the weak link of the Escape features. I sure hope that there will be some future way to access these products that all the knowledgeable owners are pursuing. We've just got to pick up the trailer and spend some time in it to finally get on the train!


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Hello All,
I just went through the PM's I received from those of you that want a Dicor slide. and counting myself I have 21 I think. TDF Texas I need to verify if you want one if so then yes I have the 21 that Donna had said . I plan to respond back to each of you.
Here is what I've decided to do, I felt comfortable buying an Escape because of the members of this forum, yes they make an excellent travel trailer but I know the wonderful, knowledgeable members on this forum are more then willing to help anyone on it. Now they might not all agree on everything but still know anything I needed help with I would just have to ask.
That being said I'm going to order these without asking for any upfront money from anyone, I'm even going to go out on a small limb and order 30 because I'm sure there will be future Escape owners that would like one once they find out about it.

I already sent an email letting him know how many I want to order and what I need to do to get the ball rolling. Will keep everyone updated and Donna THANKS again for your help with this.

Enjoy the journey.

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Old 02-06-2019, 01:01 AM   #6
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We haven't even picked up our 17B on order and the conversations about the tables, pedestals, etc. have put us on alert that they are the weak link of the Escape features.

You haven't missed a thing. If you had a 19, 21 or 5.0 on order you might have a use for the pedestal and sliders discussed.
The 17B has a two seat dinette at the front and the table slides from side to side to make entry and exit to the bench easier.
You could perhaps use the pedestal and slider at the rear, if you don't mind setting up and putting away your bed on a daily basis. The posts for our rear dinette reside in the rear bench day and night/365. The table remains in the bed position.
If you were to use it as a bed at night and dinette by day, you have to figure out where you are going to store the pillows and bedding during the day. We tried it on one trip.
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Old 02-06-2019, 04:35 PM   #7
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Thanks, but I already have a Dicor slide.
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Old 02-06-2019, 06:30 PM   #8
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so what exactly is this dicor/lippert 4-way slider ? this is for the rear dinette table on a E21, to replace the side-to-side slider?
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so what exactly is this dicor/lippert 4-way slider ? this is for the rear dinette table on a E21, to replace the side-to-side slider?
Yes, it slides side to side as well as forward and back. Most people that have the 4-way also have the u-shaped dinette on the 19', 21' or 5.0. They also often have the Springfield telescoping base. (The Springfield base allows rotation as well.)

I'm going to try it on a regular full-size table with the Springfield base in my new 5.0. I want to keep the full size table but pull it away from the wall enough to rotate it 90 degrees and push it tight to the wall. Will keep all posted on how that works once I have the trailer and all the parts.
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It would be great if someone going to The Osoyoos rally could have one to show everyone
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