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Old 10-24-2018, 07:24 PM   #1
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Has anyone had problems with the drawers? Disappointed there not plywood and had better tracks. Do they stand up or fly open when traveling? dirt roads? Plus can anyone tell me where they put there coats and shoes at the door? or do you just step over them? Were just thinking of how the layout will work for us. thanks
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Old 10-24-2018, 07:26 PM   #2
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Has anyone had problems with the drawers?

Nope.
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Old 10-24-2018, 07:29 PM   #3
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Has anyone had problems with the drawers? Disappointed there not plywood and had better tracks. Do they stand up or fly open when traveling? dirt roads? Plus can anyone tell me where they put there coats and shoes at the door? or do you just step over them? Were just thinking of how the layout will work for us. thanks
The drawers are solid wood with metal tracks, a lot better than plywood. They have catches that keep them shut while towing, never had one open in close to 50,000 miles. There are closets in each Escape to hang up clothes, but most campers install shelves and fold their clothes for better space utilization since space is at a premium in a small camper. We put shoes under dinette seats.
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Has anyone had problems with the drawers?
Nope, but I built all my own.
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Plus can anyone tell me where they put there coats and shoes at the door? or do you just step over them?
Coats go on hooks either inside or out, and any shoes beyond one pair go in the shoe cupboard.
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Old 10-24-2018, 08:59 PM   #5
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I had one drawer fall out during a radical maneuver to avoid pieces of a tire that exploded just in front of me. It is very possible that the drawer was not shut properly. The only time it has happened.
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Old 10-24-2018, 09:19 PM   #6
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No to drawers being a problem.

We find the shoe storage on the door really handy for some shoes. Others, like heavy boots, get put under the dinette seat which is why the extra door there is so handy.

We keep our jackets mostly in the closet. Don't know how folks get along without it. Maybe they're always in climates where they never wear jackets.

A little shelf over the door is really handy for small stuff that you want close at hand when you're coming and going.

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Old 10-24-2018, 09:36 PM   #7
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No problem whatsoever with the drawers.

Umbra hooks--or something similar--solve the problem of what to do with coats at the door (depending on model chosen).
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Old 10-24-2018, 10:07 PM   #8
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Not sure what trailer you are getting but if it is a 19 you can open up the end of the bench seat by the door and put in a shelf to hold a bunch of shoes.
I put a door over the hole which I got from the microwave cabinet but anyone can order it as an option.
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Old 10-25-2018, 02:09 AM   #9
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Great pictures. We are looking at the 21'. So no dinette at the door or a wall to put hooks. We were thinking under bed maybe.
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Old 10-25-2018, 02:18 AM   #10
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on our 21, we keep extra shoes behind the door thats under the bed and directly in front o fhte outside, you can just about reach it from outside.... and we got a coat hook that hooks over the bathroom door, but it mostly gets used for our bath towels.

on the 21, just inside the door and forward, there's a whole set of cubbies, I bet a couple of those could be used for shoes, or a shoe holder could be mounted over them. ours are full of things like wash rags, facecloths, extra kleenex, etc.

the 21 really has quite a lot of very useful storage. I'm still trying to convince my wife she really doesn't need to fill every cubic inch.
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