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Old 06-20-2011, 05:25 PM   #1
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Cover your Escape

If anyone is interested in having a cover made for their Escape see American Fabricators Ltd., 1196 E. Pender St., Vancouver, BC 604.253.8277 or if out of town 1.888.777.4736 or web page

They made one for our B17 to military standers and it has held up well for the last four years. We paid about $300 for our but I would think that they are probably more like $600 now for the same. (we got a good deal)

Cheers, Thom & Susan

Sorry, no picture at this time but if you go to there webpage you can get an idea.

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Old 08-23-2011, 01:54 PM   #2
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Re: Cover your Escape

I just ordered this cover.

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Old 08-26-2011, 10:26 AM   #3
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Re: Cover your Escape


I saw those too. Let us all know how you like it.

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Old 08-27-2011, 04:04 AM   #4
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Re: Cover your Escape

I heard that covers will, eventually, because of the constant movement due to wind, leave scuff marks on the gel coat where they rub. I would like to have to hear from someone with the experience of using one. Douglas Fir are not the best trees to park anything under.
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Old 08-27-2011, 12:07 PM   #5
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Re: Cover your Escape

I bought a cover for my 17b when I bought the trailer from Escape. It came with access zippers and a sturdy "cap" that allows air circulation. I generally put the cover on after each use after car washing the entire trailer. I pad the furnace vent, bumpers, and stairs to prevent ware on sharp areas. I haven't seen any scuff marks. The whole cover can be cleaned in/with an industrial washer or a garden hose. Tree debris and UV is my concern. I like a shiny trailer.
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:11 PM   #6
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Re: Cover your Escape

I e-mailed Reace and Tammy before we left on our last roadtrip (10 days ago?).

They are currently looking for a quality cover that can retail for less than the one they used to carry.
It must also fit, zip, and not rub the covered product.

Apparently, such a product is hard to find.
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:18 PM   #7
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Re: Cover your Escape

We bought the cover for our 17B, and it did well the first winter. Last winter however was a heavy snow year here in Alberta, and the weight of the snow ripped the cover over the antenna and solar panel. it also developed holes on the side, I think as the result of squirrels chewing at it. I hope we can patch it, as $600.00 is a lot for two seasons of coverage. I have seen no evidence of the cover wearing on the trailer.
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:39 PM   #8
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Re: Cover your Escape

Doug P sent me some pictures of his 19 with the cover he bought from Escape - I've posted one below.

When talking to Tammy last week, she said they were trying to find a cover company who could make the trailer covers
to size for the Escapes. In the past, they had to buy covers that were oversize and then send them to someone else
to have them altered to fit the Escapes - thus the high cost of the covers. Unless I misunderstood, I don't believe they are
offering covers at this time as they too felt the cost was too high. She did mention that they would be attending a
RV trade show in November and were hoping to find a manufacturer for Escape covers.

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Old 09-02-2011, 11:34 AM   #9
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Re: Cover your Escape

I've used a Cover Giant silvertech Casita cover for the last four winters - first on our Scamp and then on our 17B.
It was baggy on the Scamp & a really snug fit on our Escape plus the tv antenna makes it ride up in back, but I had it so its what I use .
I'll try to remember to take pictures when I put it on again in a couple months.
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Old 09-04-2011, 01:37 PM   #10
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Re: Cover your Escape

Because I am in the very Sunny Sacramento, California area and I park the "Suite Escape" in the driveway, the need for her is UV protection. I ordered a custom one from ADCO (through Camping World when they had a sale),that has in addition to the zippers for the door, I had a zipper placed in each of the 4 corners so that I could put it on myself without too much trouble. It is out of Tyvek and very light weight. Unfortunately she has suffered some UV wear as I only got it late last year. However, so far so good, even in the wet/cold weather.
It was under $500.00. My experience was with a "Paul" at ADCO, who was very helpful with measurements , drawings and details.

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