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Old 08-19-2020, 02:05 PM   #1
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Hi.all. We are now just logging in to this forum but have been reading posts now and then over the last year or so. We picked up our Escape 21 in the fall of 2018 and just love it. I have made many modifications such as little things like painting the hubcaps black or adding permanent pads to the stabilizer jacks to adding metal to all of the upper cabinets recessed panels to adding 2 new drawers between stove and sink to varnishing all interior.wood in the trailer. I love working on the trailer almost as much as I love using it.
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Old 08-19-2020, 02:17 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

P.S. The forum loves photos.

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Old 08-19-2020, 02:18 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum.
A word to the wise - suggestion: we love photos on this forum; it gives us ideas how we can make improvements to our trailers. Alternative reason: some of us just have to have mods on our to-do list or our life isn't complete.
So, by all means show us what you've done.


Edit: just noticed that Ron beat me to the punch:
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This might help:

https://www.escapeforum.org/forums/f...otos-9057.html
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Old 08-19-2020, 05:24 PM   #5
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Here are some pics.
I have done some simple things like permanent pads to the stabilizers and painted the hubcaps black but have also tried to make life a little more confortable.
I added slide outs at the foot of the bed to house 4 pairs of shoes and the top holds 2 18L bottles of water which are strapped in with a 2" wide velcro strap.
I love the pantry I created as it is soooo much easier to find things.
I also added 2 thin drawers to house things that would get lost in the bigger drawers.or.the cubbies by the door.
I added drawers to under the sink for pots and pans and under the stove to house a conve tion oven as it is twi e the size of the ETI oven.
I nust love costumizing our home.away.from home.
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Old 08-19-2020, 06:47 PM   #6
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Nicely done mods. Some are unique. Often mods posted are just variations of what others have done.

Those thin drawers do utilize wasted space. I looked at the area in mine but haven't gotten around yet to using it.

You mention metal inserts to the upper cabinet doors. What's that about? I can't see them in the photos.

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Old 08-19-2020, 07:20 PM   #7
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You can see it in the 4th pic of the uppers. The left one shows the black metal and the right one has pics and magnets
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Old 08-19-2020, 07:34 PM   #8
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I also tore the bed apart to install a masonite board with mostly 1×2 screwed along the perimeter (with sometimes 1×6 depending on what required some protection) of the masonite board to line the floor and provide a vertical edge to protect waterlines or electrical or even the hot water tank from items stored under the bed sliding around while traveling.

I also painted the first 4 or 5 inches of plywood black which the mattress sits on as I really disliked the bare ply being visible when the bed is made.
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Old 08-19-2020, 07:50 PM   #9
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Looks really nice, you've been busy.
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