I have Bigfoot 21RB and here are my comments:
I agree with BCDave comment about the bed virtual size and would add that my wife and I can get out without climbing over other person.
I like the front battery
and LPG compartment.
My wife and I are both retired and the space in Bigfoot is more than sufficient.
Skylight adds good light
in the trailer so we donít feel like in a dark cage.
Separation of shower from the toilette makes it more user friendly, there is no need to place a drip curtain.
There is a lot of storage, almost to the point that we need to remember where our stuff is.
The bathroom and main area fans (both are Fantastics) can vent this trailer very rapidly. We practically donít use AC.
Bigfoot is likely about 1,500lb heavier. On my sticker the dry factory weight
is listed close to 4,000lb (without all options) and Escape is at 2,510lb. I donít know if you can believe these numbers from manufacturers but I am certain Bigfoot is heavy. I have F350 PSD and definitely sense trailer being pulled.
I would prefer rubber torsion suspension over leaf springs. Had experience with rubber torsion on my boat trailer which was a pleasure to tow. Bigfoot was a little jumpy on the rough road. I replaced all shackles, bolts, and bushings with Dexter heavy duty kit and modified the suspension by adding large airbags. The trailer rides softer (as measured with USB accelerometer) and I can adjust its height on rough roads. But I would still prefer a rubber torsion suspension.
My wife complained about the bathroom faucet I replaced it with the one which can swing to the side.
Roof AC mount is substandard. Bigfoot used insulation foam as the structural element in compression. They did not frame the roof opening with a wood frame as is called by Dometic . The Bigfoot factory just cut the hole in the roof and bolted the AC unit with screws going through the foam and the lower bracket compressing the foam during torquing. I removed the AC unit, frame the opening with the wood frame and reinstalled the AC unit. Another person from the Bigfoot Forum did the same fix.
installation was substandard as well. The front and rear awning
roll brackets were attached with long sheet metal screwed into the fiberglass without any backing. I noticed that front bracket started to separate from the fiberglass and found that the front screw was loose and couldnít be tighten. The sheet metal screws were replaced with bolts going through the fiberglass and the new backing wooden block.
Would I buy a Bigfoot again, yes. Prior to this trailer we had Bigfoot camper and we like it as well. I would likely give a good look at Oliver
if they would be in Business.