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Old 04-17-2016, 05:36 PM   #11
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We have the Escape window in bed area which is awning . When the trailer was new screen came off and we couldn't figure how to get it back on . Called Escape got information how to put back . Sometimes still have struggled with it . It is same idea as new frameless . The difference though ,the Escape window will open way up so you could get out if needed. The frameless will not open all the way up .
An "escape" window (better called an "egress" window, for clarity) opens wide enough for a person to get out. Sliding windows are generally not egress windows, either, because the normal opening for ventilation is not large enough. The traditional egress window in an Escape hinges at the top so the whole area opens up; the "frameless" egress window should work the same way. In both cases (sliding and "frameless" awning), the normal ventilation opening will not allow egress; in both cases, the special egress window will open wide so you can climb out.
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Old 04-17-2016, 05:55 PM   #12
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I vaguely recall a note that they were the current brand, which I think is Hehr.
I remember hearing that, but thought it was just speculation. Good chance they could be though.

What generally is the reputation of the Hehr frameless windows?
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Old 04-17-2016, 06:02 PM   #13
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On the stick forums, it's a mixed bag, hard to tell which camp predominates. Some like em, some don't. Ventilation difference is beat to death. Biggest issues seem to be falling off, lifting when towing, and the crank out mechanisms breaking or separating from I guess the glass portion.
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Hmm...my search is showing fogging issues. Haven't heard anything here about thermo sliders fogging. Saw one complaint about cranking mechanism not closing properly.

I agree they look slick but if I thought they were somehow more prone to fogging....
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Old 04-17-2016, 06:46 PM   #15
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I agree they look slick but if I thought they were somehow more prone to fogging....
Or, perhaps some people are more prone to complaining...
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:06 PM   #16
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Or, perhaps some people are more prone to complaining...
And some complain about the complainer's complaint! 7,765 and counting. Congrats

Personally I like the slider and awning mix on ours. The little awnings in the Kitchen and Bath are great for circulation when it's cooler and maybe raining. The sliders are great to 'flush' out the hot air quickly when the sun sets and the wind comes up.

I think the sliders are more securely attached to the trailer and less chance of having them detach.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:12 PM   #17
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Or some people are more judgmental. Someone asked what the rep was out there and the only fogging issue I'm seeing with Hehrs are the frameless. To what extent this is a significant problem if any is unknown.
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Old 04-17-2016, 08:14 PM   #18
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On the stick forums, it's a mixed bag, hard to tell which camp predominates. Some like em, some don't. Ventilation difference is beat to death. Biggest issues seem to be falling off, lifting when towing, and the crank out mechanisms breaking or separating from I guess the glass portion.
Talk to my brother with his expensive Class A and his Hehr Windows . All had to be replaced in about a year's time , because not closing right and leaking issues . Why when someone is trying to give you a head's up and potential problems , you get shot down . You know what get what you want frameless , framed , it's your trailer . Pat
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Or, some people don't recognize humour.
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Do you wake up like this every day ? Or are you having a bad day ? Pat
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