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Old 08-28-2014, 03:23 PM   #41
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Mods are fun. I love to make small improvements. Raising the height of the dinette seat and floor is too advanced and ambitious for me. Since ETI offers the option and we had the chance to have the factory do it, it only made sense to have the experts do it.
That was a good idea to raise it. The height of the average Canadian woman is 5'2" and such a person's eye level would be at the bottom of the window. The middle of the window is what someone might want to aim for. That would be a big improvement to us also to have the area raised.
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Old 08-28-2014, 03:26 PM   #42
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In my Escape 19 I had ETI make the cushions 2" thicker for the front dinette, it helped a lot!!
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Old 08-28-2014, 04:20 PM   #43
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In my Escape 19 I had ETI make the cushions 2" thicker for the front dinette, it helped a lot!!
That seems like the easiest fix.
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Old 08-28-2014, 04:50 PM   #44
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Also made the front bed more comfortable.
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:13 PM   #45
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When we eat, we have no issue with getting a good view. Could be 'cause we are outside maybe. If temps go below freezing, or if it is howling winds and rain, we eat inside, but have never really found issue with the window height. I am 6'0", but my 5'4" wife has no complaints either.

Again, this is one of those things where we all have different styles of camping, and if raised does work better for you, by all means do it. I just commented, because some are making it sound like it is something everyone should do, and I don't believe this is true.
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:46 PM   #46
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It wouldn't be very hard to make a bump up seat under the cushion(s) if one thought it was needed.
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:53 PM   #49
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I feel really fortunate. I think I've physically been inside every possible Escape build model. I'm not tall, just average. 5'7", but with long legs. I have a 34" inseam. Which makes my torso, short. I haven't noticed a big problem seeing out of the front dinette models. Maybe I wasn't paying attention because I was in awe of the whole trailer.

I can see a problem raising the dinette seats... and then the legs dangle. That would be uncomfortable, pressure on the backs on the thighs.. feet go to sleep. But maybe, just maybe... raising the seats and getting "floor" rests would work rather than building up the floor? Floor rests work for many of my cube-farm co-workers.

Whatever you do, the trailer must be comfortable for you. ABSOLUTELY.
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