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Old 03-16-2014, 11:10 PM   #29
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Dittos on contacting Technomadia, the couple that started fulltiming in a small TAB then in a 17' Oliver. Good luck in your search for that perfect or near perfect fit.
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:13 PM   #30
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Just buy one and cover the walls (or have them covered) with what ever you like. Then have a cabinet shop modify the table.
I'm with Bruce. Lots of folks paint the exterior. Why NOT the interior? Yeah your adding to that "new" cost, but if you get exactly what you want... it may be cheaper than asking the manufacturer to make a one-off change. BTW: they have made an all red and an all black Oliver, but that's both the exterior AND the interior.
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While it might not be on the option list I have found out in the past that MONEY will change almost any thing.
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:37 PM   #32
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Just buy one and cover the walls (or have them covered) with what ever you like.


That approach is better suited to the purchase of a second hand fixer than a presumed "high-end" trailer. Using the same no-color white as everyone else in the industry goes against Oliver's attempt to define its product as something exceptional.

It's a thirty thousand dollar trailer. Who would buy a Dior gown planning to correct its cosmetic "defects" ?

Might as well shop at Walmart.
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:43 PM   #33
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Pasti paint from Home Depot

Several co-workers have painted their car wheels with a plasti paint purchased at Home Depot. It will stick to most surfaces, won't come off unless rubbed hard and is easy to apply. I think anyone with basic prep. for paint and ability to apply a spray paint could re-color the interior of the Ollie. Best part is, if you did not like, or made a mistake it can easily be removed!

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Old 03-17-2014, 10:41 PM   #34
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. . . it has turned out to be a non-issue for me. I personalized the interior with my own colors - flooring, bed cover, pillows, wall decorations, etc. If I get tired of my current color choices all I have to do is change the little things.
Jenn,

It's a non-issue for you because you have soooooo many pillows,who can even SEE the walls?!? I bet the grandkids can have some raucous pillow fights in there.
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:33 PM   #35
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That approach is better suited to the purchase of a second hand fixer than a presumed "high-end" trailer. Using the same no-color white as everyone else in the industry goes against Oliver's attempt to define its product as something exceptional.

It's a thirty thousand dollar trailer. Who would buy a Dior gown planning to correct its cosmetic "defects" ?

Might as well shop at Walmart.
You are quite the wordsmith. Is this what I have heard referred to as trolling...lol...
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:42 PM   #36
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So what is the answer for the OP, can they have a different interior color if they are willing to pay for the additional cost of paint or resin?
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:42 PM   #37
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While it might not be on the option list I have found out in the past that MONEY will change almost any thing.
Hello all,
The interior color has been discussed and is not out of the question. It does go beyond just adding some pigment. The most expensive part is actually the time spent on flushing the hose lines and cleaning the spray guns just to mention a few things. This can take up to several hours and is down time from production leaving a gap and costing money. We can invest in additional equipment to run both colors but that is a very expensive option also.
It is something we may very well offer in the future as production continues to grow.
As always, thanks for your suggestions and input. We continue to listen.
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:55 PM   #38
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So what is the answer for the OP, can they have a different interior color if they are willing to pay for the additional cost of paint or resin?
Hey Ken,
I can inquire from the plant as to the cost if someone really wanted to change the color but the cost at this point might be too high to justify it to a potential customer.
I saw the below on another website for a different product:
"Our only limitations are your imagination and your checkbook".
Hope this helps.
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I hear ya. Out of my price range... but was asking for the OP. His question was still floating around. Glad we were able to catch you on the forum here. Thanks for taking the time to check in. With the camping season gearing up, i'm sure you folks are real busy at the Oliver shop.
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Old 03-19-2014, 03:46 PM   #40
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Is this what I have heard referred to as trolling...lol...
No- it's what's referred to as "my opinion". I've expressed my mystification with the ubiquitous white many times in this forum.

No need to feel singled out- Trillium, Casita, Scamp, Parkliner, and Eggcamper also use the white interior, and we see posts from folks referring to a certain sterility-of-feel per those brands, too. I think this is an important reason that some choose to instead buy, for example, Scamp's "deluxe" wood interior model. Others attracted to the molded fiberglass concept but wanting something "warmer" just go with a mfr. such as Bigfoot or Escape that except for the shell use no fiberglass components at all. As is plain from earlier posts in this very thread.

For myself, I much prefer the unique shape, texture, feel, and cleanliness of molded fiberglass interior components. Oliver's done a superior job in that department....in my opinion it's the best designed trailer of its kind in the current field. But so much of what you've done is more or less "invisible", first-impression-wise. When a person steps inside an Oliver, especially if as a couple, most aren't thinking about the aluminum frame, the double shell, or any of the other true steps up in build. What they're thinking about is how it "feels". As is evident in this and other threads (again emphasizing that dismissal of the "feel" is specific to the bright white of any trailer using the white inside.)

To clarify, I don't favor color "options", either. Plainly put, I think Oliver has so far missed what seems to me an obvious opportunity to very visibly set itself apart from all others by choosing and using no-option colors that carry the same "we're different" message that so many other (more hidden) parts of the design do.
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"I bet the grandkids can have some raucous pillow fights in there. "

Not can have but HAVE HAD pillow fights started by ME!
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Old 03-19-2014, 10:20 PM   #42
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yhbae,

You commented about the interior, white color and the size of the side dining table. I would encourage you and others dreaming / searching for whatever travel trailer you think you want, to go with the one that has the most positives for you and the fewest negatives. We are all at different places on our journey of life. Rvs can be sold and bought again as our needs and wants change. Tomorrow is gone never again to be visited. We are not promised tomorrow. All we have is today so don't fret away time looking for the perfect rv. That creature does not exist. Just get going and start enjoying the wonderful experiences and friendships that rving brings.
I count my blessings that I have an rv and how much fun I have had so far.
Make the most of where you are in life. Don't let the negatives get in the way.
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