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Old 08-19-2019, 06:53 AM   #1
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Where to carry.... chairs

Hi

Seeking advise. We have a Escape 19. Where do you put the chair. Ours are zero gravity real chair.

Could carry them in then back of truck but I like then store in the trailer.

The only place is on the table on the down position since the under the bed area has the drawing modification .

Thanks
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Old 08-19-2019, 08:20 AM   #2
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You may have to leave it at home, sometimes different trailers have tradeoffs, good for one thing but not for others. I could carry one in my Lance 1880 but the roof leaked. I leave the chair at home when using my my leakproof Escape.
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Old 08-19-2019, 09:09 AM   #3
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We love our zero G chairs. We tried 'lightening up' on one trip and left them at home. That was a mistake, we missed them every day so now we always take them (even on our 10,000 mi trip around the US). We keep them in the car. We want the trailer free to use.
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Old 08-19-2019, 09:25 AM   #4
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Simply in the truck cab. Park the chairs straight up, behind the passenger seat. Easy to get in and out when needed, always dry, and no dust.
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Old 08-19-2019, 11:13 AM   #5
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We love our zero G chairs. We tried 'lightening up' on one trip and left them at home. That was a mistake, we missed them every day so now we always take them (even on our 10,000 mi trip around the US). We keep them in the car. We want the trailer free to use.
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Kathy, I'd love to know which Zero G chairs you use, as my back needs the TLC they provide, and yours seem to have held up nicely through travel. Thanks!
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Old 08-19-2019, 11:47 AM   #6
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Mine go in the back of the SUV. When I had a rear-door trailer, it was easy to store them inside, but with a side door it is more trouble than it is worth, especially if you want access to the trailer while you are traveling. But you could also do a cargo rack behind the trailer.
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Hi

Seeking advise. We have a Escape 19. Where do you put the chair. Ours are zero gravity real chair.

Could carry them in then back of truck but I like then store in the trailer.

The only place is on the table on the down position since the under the bed area has the drawing modification .

Thanks
Hi: hondasaurus... The best place to carry the chairs is "Beside the babbling brook"!!! Alf
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Old 08-19-2019, 12:27 PM   #8
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As much as I sort of love my zero gravity chair I no longer carry it with me.

I got tired of lugging an overweight steel frame chair around. I've always hoped that they would come out with one entirely in aluminum. Never found one.

So I found a discarded retro lounge chair, re-webbed it and it's now my feather weight chair of choice for trailer use. Throw a cushion on it and I find it just as comfortable.

Sorry zero gravity chair but until you can get lighter you're just going to have to stay at home.

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Hey, I thought I threw that away last year?..........
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Old 08-19-2019, 01:02 PM   #10
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Well someone did, but not you.

As my zero gravity chair got progressively more difficult to open and recline etc. and rust, no doubt from salty beach sand, started to show up I began looking for a lightweight aluminum chaise lounge of yesteryear. Found some restored ones on ebay etc. but didn't like the price. A couple of years went by and then one day I saw a neighbor had leaned one up against his garbage can. Gone. I know it's a bit on the fragile side but I treat it with care.

If they ever come out with a completely aluminum zero gravity chair I'll carry it in the back of the truck. But I'm not holding my breath.

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