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Forum: Towing and Hitching 11-08-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,308
Posted By gharper
I agree float5. I think ETI should keep...

I agree float5.

I think ETI should keep trailer weights in mind for 19 ft and less sizes so as to continue to attract folks who want to consider mid-sized tow vehicles. I guess the buyer can...
Forum: Cyber Campfire 10-22-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,218
Posted By gharper
For sockeye we like it slightly sweet, filleted,...

For sockeye we like it slightly sweet, filleted, and in a hot oven or grill for 8 mins or so. Salt, pepper, brown sugar and honey (sometimes will add a bit of mustard or soya sauce). If we BBQ it the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 10-19-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,265
Posted By gharper
Fibreglass mat and resin is very strong and I...

Fibreglass mat and resin is very strong and I expect that the crack is just in the gel coat. Had many fine cracks in the gel coat in my old boston whaler boat. Repaired the larger ones (deep and wide...
Forum: Paper Escape 10-14-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By gharper
Paid $300 last year for our 19 from Coast...

Paid $300 last year for our 19 from Coast Capital. Got a quote from BCAA this year and they quoted around $500 so we stuck with Coast Capital. Our ICBC insurance is about $80.
Forum: Modifications and Alterations 10-12-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By gharper
I like Fluid Film. FLUID FILM | Powerful...

I like Fluid Film. FLUID FILM | Powerful Corrosion Protection & Lubrication (http://www.fluid-film.com)
Forum: Towing and Hitching 10-05-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,308
Posted By gharper
The smaller size, lightness, durability and...

The smaller size, lightness, durability and ability to be towed with a mid sized SUV is what attracted us to Escape 19. Escape Industries state on their website " With a dry weight of only 2510lbs,...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 10-03-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,308
Posted By gharper
We tow our 2013 19 with a 2012 Highlander. In the...

We tow our 2013 19 with a 2012 Highlander. In the four years we have had the trailer we have had no issues towing with the Highlander. We had vehicle reliability problems towing boats with another...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 10-01-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,332
Posted By gharper
Oops, thought is was a 19.

Oops, thought is was a 19.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 10-01-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,332
Posted By gharper
I would clean out under the bed and look at that...

I would clean out under the bed and look at that corner from the inside. If the fibreglass material shows damage, e.g. cracking, tearing or lifting of the fibreglass mat/cloth, I would take pictures...
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 09-28-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,828
Posted By gharper
Magnesium has a greater electrochemical potential...

Magnesium has a greater electrochemical potential than aluminium and will oxidize at a greater rate regardless of water type acting as a sacrificial anode protecting the tank. Aluminium anodes are...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 09-23-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By gharper
If you have the 2 way frig option (propane and...

If you have the 2 way frig option (propane and electric), and on shore power ,you can leave it on electric all the time (small black switch in the water tank access area needs to be turned on).
Forum: General Escape 09-19-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,549
Posted By gharper
We looked at an AS 25 ft Flying Cloud FB. The...

We looked at an AS 25 ft Flying Cloud FB. The finish was very nice, really liked the separate shower, large windows, the large rear dinette and couch, and walk around queen bed. We went with a Escape...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 09-17-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By gharper
I think the Calmart cover is an excellent cover,...

I think the Calmart cover is an excellent cover, just not cost-effective for me to pay the higher cost in US funds. Kamloops by the way gets lots of sun (316 days a year). The Calmart cover is made...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 09-16-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By gharper
Purchased a Classic Accessories RV cover for our...

Purchased a Classic Accessories RV cover for our 19 last year at it held up well and no scratches, etc to the trailer. Fit was a bit big but was able to make it work, plan on using it this winter....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 09-11-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,966
Posted By gharper
A 20 lb propane tank will last us about a week...

A 20 lb propane tank will last us about a week when it is cold outside and we are running the furnace through the night along with using it for the fridge and water heater. Just got back from camping...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 08-29-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,737
Posted By gharper
The FDA regulates and tests plastics that come in...

The FDA regulates and tests plastics that come in contact with food, monitors health effects and makes recommendations to the food industry. There is no such monitoring and regulation for garden...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-17-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By gharper
I think a 4 Runner or Tacoma would be a great tow...

I think a 4 Runner or Tacoma would be a great tow vehicle for a 19. We have a 2011 5 speed Highlander and it does pretty good towing our 19 and we like to travel around 105 kph as well and tow in 4th...
Forum: Cyber Campfire 07-10-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,198
Posted By gharper
I like the shower in this Airstream

I like the shower in this Airstream
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 05-15-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,613
Posted By gharper
A good summary of water filters for household...

A good summary of water filters for household use.https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/home-water-treatment/water-filters/step3.html
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 05-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,526
Posted By gharper
Don't use ozone generators, they can be harmful...

Don't use ozone generators, they can be harmful to your health and are not effective. Dry the space, correct the leak and monitor is what I would do. If you find water damage repair it.
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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 05-12-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,526
Posted By gharper
We had a small leak when it rained hard in our...

We had a small leak when it rained hard in our shower vent. Not sure if you have a similar vent in your 17. Our 19 trailer has rivets on the outside exposed top of the vent and the centre most rivet...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 04-29-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,283
Posted By gharper
Depends I think on how you cook and if you camp...

Depends I think on how you cook and if you camp in the off season. We have the oven and don't find the loss of a small amount of counter space and two drawers a problem.
Forum: General Escape 04-29-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,115
Posted By gharper
1. solar with dual 6v batteries 2. front...

1. solar with dual 6v batteries
2. front storage box
3. thermal windows and extra insulation
4. air conditioning
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners helping each other 04-29-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By gharper
If you use your trailer on roads with winter pea...

If you use your trailer on roads with winter pea gravel on the edges or on on gravel roads it's virtually impossible to avoid gel coat chips and dings in metal frame and bumper. I have found the rock...
Forum: Modifications and Alterations 04-27-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,312
Posted By gharper
I agree with the suggestions of taping and...

I agree with the suggestions of taping and drilling a pilot hole before drilling the 7/8" hole. There are videos on-line of drilling holes into fiberglass boat hulls that maybe worth watching and...
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