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Old 02-04-2020, 01:15 PM   #21
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We can call it what we want, as Dave points out, but to avoid confusion for new owners I think we may have to use what the factory puts on the build sheet....a conundrum at its best.

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Old 02-04-2020, 01:41 PM   #22
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Sorry I’m not in very good shape today, but rising off my death bed I still maintain that as Glenn says, the customer is always right. My malady, “Streptocaucus.”
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Old 02-04-2020, 01:54 PM   #23
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Well since Glenn brought up rebranding, I think it is interesting to still see Esso gas stations in Canada....perhaps Escape could have a classic US and a new edition Canadian model, at the same time?
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Old 02-04-2020, 04:02 PM   #24
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We may have to change our thinking with the new owners calling classic as existing models not a new model....regardless of what we may use here.
Probably, but we have history on our side . We were using the Classic designation for the classic look of the early ETI trailers long before KV Private Equity bought the business.
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Old 02-04-2020, 04:12 PM   #25
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I have a 2014 E-21. I guess I now have a Classic Classic or an E-21CC.
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Old 02-04-2020, 04:53 PM   #26
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I have a 2014 E-21. I guess I now have a Classic Classic or an E-21CC.
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Old 02-04-2020, 05:28 PM   #27
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You have a first generation classic.....
Oh brother. Now Classic is totally worthless as a descriptor if it's being used for ALL Escape trailers
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Old 02-04-2020, 08:10 PM   #29
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In the "I told you so" category... I had exactly this concern in 2016 when people wanted to call the first-generation "classic", and expressed that in the forum discussions of terminology. All "new" styles become old, and classics get followed by newer classics.

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Old 02-04-2020, 09:18 PM   #30
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Congratulations on that Brian, I’m sure it’s a very positive occasion but I’m not sure I will ever experience that emotion.
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Old 02-04-2020, 09:40 PM   #31
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What's a classic, you ask? This is a Classic. It says so right on the read end.

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Old 02-04-2020, 10:21 PM   #32
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What's a classic, you ask? This is a Classic. It says so right on the read end.

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Old 02-05-2020, 06:26 AM   #33
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We are the proud owners of a 2014 'CLASSIC' model, not sure what number our Grover was in production but would bet one of the first 25 of the 21' they made because it was made early in 2014. That is what it will always be to us the CLASSIC body style and when people ask me what that means, I tell them the airplane style door and slightly more rounded body style then current model.
One thing I have noticed since getting our Escape just over a year ago is it draws less attention then our Casita because even with the CLASSIC body style it still looks more like any other camper to most people.

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Old 02-12-2020, 11:14 AM   #34
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If you want attention, paint the trailer a different color than white. Our Escape 15 was painted baby blue by the previous owner and we get more attention than you’d ever think, everywhere we go. People take videos, pictures, stop and stare. You can hear them taking about the trailer when they are walking by. I would prefer less attention, but we got a great deal on the trailer and really enjoy using it.
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we got a great deal on the trailer and really enjoy using it.

Do you think you got a great deal, because the trailer had been painted?
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Old 02-12-2020, 12:35 PM   #36
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Yes, the previous owner had dropped the price several times. I don’t think it was the paint, so much as the seascape vinyl stickers that put people off. The stickers just peeled off, so not a problem for us. The trailer is in exceptional condition, with lots of upgrades. Tows like a dream.
Of course, it would be perfect if it was just two feet longer ��

I don’t think anyone could have a “perfect” trailer, but we do like it.
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We have called our 2008 5.0 single axle a Classic 5.0 ever since the tandem axle was released...
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