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Old 07-03-2015, 09:09 PM   #21
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Another consideration concerning new vs. used: a new Escape will not have the same full two year warranty if you are living in it full time.
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Old 07-03-2015, 09:18 PM   #22
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Personally I'm of the opinion that the 2 year warranty is a sales tool, albeit a good one, regarding the construction of the trailers. Every one of the subsystems (fridge, etc) will defer to the manufacturers warranties. A glass trailer should last a decade or more if well designed and built, which the Escape trailers seem to be.
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Old 07-03-2015, 10:30 PM   #23
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Personally I'm of the opinion that the 2 year warranty is a sales tool, albeit a good one, regarding the construction of the trailers. Every one of the subsystems (fridge, etc) will defer to the manufacturers warranties. A glass trailer should last a decade or more if well designed and built, which the Escape trailers seem to be.
Yes, it's a sales tool, but it also shows the confidence Reace has in his company's work. Consider that a Scamp or a Casita has the industry norm 1 year warranty, and that says alot.
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Old 07-03-2015, 10:47 PM   #24
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Best advice is to figure out how many places you can go camp based on your own ability because you will want to keep doing it once you get one.
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Old 07-06-2015, 01:54 PM   #25
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Hi Linda, Cathy, & Carl,

Thanks for sharing your experiences and thoughts with me about size and options vs. price; new vs used, etc.. There is so much to consider and I agree that I should aim for what would work best for me in the long term since it would be my retirement home!

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