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Old 09-01-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Do any of the 21' Escape owners miss the front window?
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:53 AM   #2
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You can never miss what you've never had.

If folks are moving from a Casita to an Escape 21'... they wouldn't miss the front window since most Casitas don't have them either.
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:03 AM   #3
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I had a front window in our 17B... Don't miss it with the 21. There are plenty of opening windows for ventilation & we don't stand there wishing we could see out.
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:38 AM   #4
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I had a front window in our 17B... Don't miss it with the 21. There are plenty of opening windows for ventilation & we don't stand there wishing we could see out.
Hi: paulw... Or wishing anyone to see in!!! Alf
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Old 09-01-2014, 12:10 PM   #5
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Do any of the 21' Escape owners miss the front window?
I doubt I will miss ours. Almost always the great view is to the back of the trailer. We just opened the front one to let more light in.
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Old 09-01-2014, 12:21 PM   #6
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I'm glad it is gone, my bed and trailer is warmer without one. Plus the shelf is very useful.
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Old 09-01-2014, 02:42 PM   #7
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Just for the record, we like our front window!
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Old 09-01-2014, 05:00 PM   #8
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We like our front window also-one of our friends has a 19ft. He ordered a 21 after he saw our window. He had seen one without the window and didn't like the feel. I think the more light the better! We made a headboard to go behind the bed for a more finished look, so don't miss the shelf.

Just like the u-shaped dinette(which we chose), all a matter of feel and taste. That's what makes the Escape different-choices.

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Old 09-01-2014, 06:27 PM   #9
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The only time we opened the rock guard on the 19 was to clean the window when washing the trailer. We are not getting one on the 21 and don't suspect we will miss it .
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Old 09-01-2014, 06:31 PM   #10
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The only time we opened the rock guard on the 19 was to clean the window when washing the trailer. We are not getting one on the 21 and don't suspect we will miss it .
Of course you're referring to a 19 and not a 21, but this is still proof of what many have said here: It's a matter of personal taste. I will most likely leave my rock guard up constantly, unless there's a bad storm or the trailer is in storage. I love the light and the view.
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Old 09-01-2014, 06:33 PM   #11
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On my 17B, opening the rock guard is one of the first things I do. We sit at the front two-person dinette. Window lets in light and air, rock guard keeps the rain off the window and out of the trailer ( front window on mine opens ).
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Old 09-01-2014, 06:37 PM   #12
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We like our front window also-one of our friends has a 19ft. He ordered a 21 after he saw our window. He had seen one without the window and didn't like the feel. I think the more light the better! We made a headboard to go behind the bed for a more finished look, so don't miss the shelf.

Just like the u-shaped dinette(which we chose), all a matter of feel and taste. That's what makes the Escape different-choices.

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Please post some pictures of the headboard, maybe a first here.
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Old 09-01-2014, 06:59 PM   #13
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Of course you're referring to a 19 and not a 21, but this is still proof of what many have said here: It's a matter of personal taste. I will most likely leave my rock guard up constantly, unless there's a bad storm or the trailer is in storage. I love the light and the view.
Exactly right. Some folks are going to want the window, others will prefer the shelf. And I think that is exactly the way it ought to be. It is just like the U-shaped dinette. But the wonderful thing is that Escape is able to accommodate all these different preferences.
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:07 PM   #14
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JIm,

We are going out with the trailer tomorrow, will try to get some good pics. We did the headboard in same material as our dinette. Attached it to the board under mattress.

Since we had the window ,if we watched TV in the bed my side hit the window. It gives me something to lean against. Turned out nice and we are happy .

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Old 09-01-2014, 07:12 PM   #15
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hate to sound stupid but how do you post a new topic
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:15 PM   #16
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hate to sound stupid but how do you post a new topic
Go to whatever main forum you wish to post to, in this case General Escape, press the "New Thread" button. You'll be good to go!
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:27 PM   #17
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Here's the headboard.

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Old 09-01-2014, 07:55 PM   #18
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Very nice and matches. And you even have fancy shams.
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I couldn't imagine not having a window over our head. We have ours open most of the time while we sleep, loving the fresh air over our faces. We both love cool sleeping temps, especially if the air is fresh, all while we snuggle on our comfy new mattress, while buried in a layer of cozy bedding.

Outside temps were near freezing last night, and my only issue with the window open was that I think I may need a nightcap to cover my bare skull.
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I couldn't imagine not having a window over our head. We have ours open most of the time while we sleep, loving the fresh air over our faces. We both love cool sleeping temps, especially if the air is fresh, all while we snuggle on our comfy new mattress, while buried in a layer of cozy bedding.

Outside temps were near freezing last night, and my only issue with the window open was that I think I may need a nightcap to cover my bare skull.
Jim, I don't think the front window in the 21 opens. But the one on the side does. I am with you on the cool sleeping temps idea.
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