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Old 04-02-2016, 11:10 AM   #1
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Just ordered our Escape 19. Currently have a 17' Casita and travel with two guitars in the closet which doesn't leave much room for anything else. We usually have only a few hanging items and like the idea of closet shelves in the new trailer. Anyone have ideas for modifications that would include a place to keep guitar cases while living in the Escape?
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Old 04-02-2016, 11:25 AM   #2
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I usually carried mine in the back of the tow vehicle, though only had just one. Not sure what I will do with the 5.0TA though. I do have a Martin backpacker that I have a waterproof dry bag for though, and that could stay in the back of the truck. Though that is a great guitar to take canoeing, I would MUCH rather have my Fender Balboa to play, with its better sound and action.
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Old 04-02-2016, 12:13 PM   #3
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I never keep my acoustics in the trailer. Way too much variation in heat and humidity. I actually bought my F 150 because I could put several guitars in back of a standard cab seat.
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Old 04-02-2016, 12:15 PM   #4
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I currently have a 17' Casita...soon moving up to 21' Escape. I have a big guitar and hard case that I strap verticallyto the headrest of the folded rear seat of my Ford F-150 Supercrew.
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Old 04-02-2016, 12:39 PM   #5
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I travel with a Baby Martin in a hard case. It stays on the bed of our 19 during the day and goes into the truck's cab at night. I haven't found any better way to deal with it.

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Old 04-02-2016, 01:18 PM   #6
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The problem with the rear seat in my F-150 is that our dog claims it, though he really only needs the 2/3 part, and there is certainly a ton of floor space too. I could see using space in there too.
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Teach the dog to play, then you won't need Sirius.
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Just ordered our Escape 19. Currently have a 17' Casita and travel with two guitars in the closet which doesn't leave much room for anything else. We usually have only a few hanging items and like the idea of closet shelves in the new trailer. Anyone have ideas for modifications that would include a place to keep guitar cases while living in the Escape?
Hi: Trav... Just take one and play solo!!! Alf
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Teach the dog to play, then you won't need Sirius.
He would probably sound better than me too.
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For traveling, why not in the dinette area... On each side put guitar on seat cushion, put back rest cushion on top for protection, put straps around it attached to the wood underneath so it won't slide off
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