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Old 12-30-2012, 05:14 PM   #29
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I will venture to compare them as follows:
Scamp is sort of like a Chevy.
Casita, a Buick.
Escape, a Lexus
LIl Snoozy, a Honda
Parkliner, a Nissan
AIrstream = a Mercedes (big reputation based on past quality)
Any stick built trailer = a Yugo

JMHO
Trillium = Bentley

But I may be biased!

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:17 PM   #30
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Trillium = Bentley

But I may be biased!

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But...why not a "Rolls"?

Especially since it does...and so well, too!

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:53 PM   #31
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The "best" one is the one in your driveway.
Or simply, the one that gets you out camping.

I liked the fact that I could do some minor mods and had lots of flexibility during the build of my Escape. If I were to buy new, I would be back to Escape in a heartbeat.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:47 PM   #32
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Okay, so I have been put in my place about the definition of "best"! I love everyone's comments - and needed the perspective.

Yes, we own a new-to-us Casita. I'm not kidding when I say I had no idea there was any other brand of fiberglass trailer out there! We thought Casita was it. Now I am almost a little disappointed because I have always fantasized about owning a classic Bentley.

My husband and I recently returned from our virgin trip in the Casita. We loved it! Trailer camping is so much cleaner and more comfortable than tent camping. I am getting addicted to this forum!

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Old 12-30-2012, 06:51 PM   #33
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I am getting addicted to this forum!

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That happens!

Enjoy every moment and every memory you make with your Casita. Because honestly, if there was only one perfect trailer... there would be only one brand/model for sale.

PS: I'm hoping to own an Lexus!
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:52 PM   #34
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Okay, so I have been put in my place about the definition of "best"! I love everyone's comments - and needed the perspective.

Yes, we own a new-to-us Casita. I'm not kidding when I say I had no idea there was any other brand of fiberglass trailer out there! We thought Casita was it. Now I am almost a little disappointed because I have always fantasized about owning a classic Bentley.

My husband and I recently returned from our virgin trip in the Casita. We loved it! Trailer camping is so much cleaner and more comfortable than tent camping. I am getting addicted to this forum!

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Casita's a really great trailer, Barb.

If this discussion were strictly about currently made trailers I'd put it at or near the top of the list- certainly well ahead of those that are using so much wood in the interior!

I much prefer the more classical approach of using molded interior fixtures, as Casita continues to do...

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Old 12-30-2012, 07:20 PM   #35
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I also prefer the "classical" approach to interior construction. Scamp and EggCamper should be included as currently-produced marques minimizing wood framing and finish inside.

I would place Scamp and Casita together based on a shared method of attaching "furniture" to the exterior hull.

EggCamper should be grouped with double-hulled trailers (none of which is currently produced) to include Oliver, U-Haul, Sac City and Escondido Burro, and possibly Cloud[?].

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I'm working on a "hierarchy of what molded trailers should look like/do", and I expect it to Turn the Whole World on Its Ear when I get it done...

Well, at least that part of "the Whole World" that's actually heard of molded trailers...

Think there's a Nobel Prize for "the things some folks do that normal people couldn't care less about"?

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Old 12-30-2012, 08:44 PM   #37
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I'm working on a "hierarchy of what molded trailers should look like/do", and I expect it to Turn the Whole World on Its Ear when I get it done...
hummmmmm is this going to be anotheroneofthose opinion pieces? IMHO opinions are like belly buttons... everyone has one! For instance, I just had a lengthy personal conversation with someone who is looking to purchase a front dinette/rear bedroom molded trailer... and that's not a layout I'd ever look for....
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"Opinion piece"????

Heavens to Murgatroyd, no.

Like everything else I post publicly, it'll be 100% cast-in-stone, undeniably provable fact.

The only thing stopping me so far is that I haven't quite got all my references together. The applicable Biblical verse, for example, continues to elude me...

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Okay Francesca... go for it. This should prove to be interesting
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Didja miss that in line three of my post, Floyd?

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No, just pointing out that the Boler is the "the most imitated/duplicated design".
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But...why not a "Rolls"?

Especially since it does...and so well, too!

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You mean a Rolls-Kenardly?
It "Rolls" down hill....Kenardly make it up the next!

While Scamp still makes fine molded fiberglass interior components for the Standard, the Scamp Deluxe custom cabinetry is unmatched in the industry.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:24 AM   #42
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No, just pointing out that the Boler is the "the most imitated/duplicated design".
If this were true one would think Boler had a patent so no one could do what you suggest.
There are hundreds of products on the market competing from cars, heaters,televisions, phones, bikes.

The statement is ambiguous.
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