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Old 03-09-2013, 11:04 AM   #29
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I still wonder if they are or are not in business, the Outback one so does any actually know for sure if they are still in business. I have no response on my email yet but it has only been a day but, frankly, if I email someone that sells something and don't get a fairly quick answer or at least an acknowledgement,
LOL - expecting a response to an email in one day? you apparently have never emailed Scamp although I have noticed they are improving - last email actually got answered after a week
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:08 AM   #30
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If I am not mistaken, the trailer has an Escape on the front and the back, with a Trillium between them. The trailer in the truck is also a Trillium. Never thought of using one as a camper.
Correct. The one in the bed is wheels off and backwards and requires a fork lift to remove. He said most boat yards have one. On our run (below) we were the first delivery so ours sat where the 19' Escape is. The "backwards" one lost the door and the vent cover due to wind. Lots of duct tape.
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:17 PM   #31
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I got an answer from "Joe" and he says that business is great. The Outback. He said he would take care of the issue with the 2010 price thing.
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I got an answer from "Joe" and he says that business is great. The Outback. He said he would take care of the issue with the 2010 price thing.
Yea - Figured you would. You just cant expect fast responses from emails from many of the small trailer manufactures due to the fact many of them have little to no office staff and they answer emails between building trailers.
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So far Alan is really quick answering his e's about the Lil Snoozy.
Now if you write midnight Friday it may be Monday morning before you get an answer.
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I hadn't been to the Trillium Trailer "Outback" site in awhile and they have nicely updated it for anyone that might be interested. Loved the photos!
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:30 AM   #35
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My understanding of the Trillium confusion is this:

Outback and Trillium both obtained molds from the original Markham, Ontario, manufacturer.

Tom Young, tried to build Trilliums in California near his home near Sacramento.

California either had or passed more restrictive pollution laws so that Tom intended to move to Carson City, Nevada. A start-up operation just can't afford air scrubbers, etc.

For a reason I don't feel at liberty to divulge, Carson City didn't work out, so Tom tried to go into business with Escape. Escape built some 13' Escapes using the Trillium molds. (Brian Von Snell has one). For some other reason, the cooperation between Escape and Trillium failed and then Tom tried to go with Mattman who had problems of their own, having just come out of a bankruptcy.

This cooperation also failed part of the reason being, I think, that Mattman wanted too much control over the Trillium design.

So now Tom is happily building trailers in Florence, Arizona. We visited the factory this January (2013) and there were several trailers both inside and outside the building.

BTW: Homelet is a Sacramento Trillium, Number 3, I think.
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BTW: Homelet is a Sacramento Trillium, Number 3, I think.
Didn't the shell for your trailer come from Team Trillium in Canada? Raz
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My understanding of the Trillium confusion is this:

Outback and Trillium both obtained molds from the original Markham, Ontario, manufacturer.

Tom Young, tried to build Trilliums in California near his home near Sacramento.
Actually Outback & Trillium not only used the same molds but they were one and the same company until Tom split off.
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" We visited the factory this January (2013) and there were several trailers both inside and outside the building."

Would you happen to have any photos or know, if like scamp, they have a few already built trailers to buy right there on the lot? From my limited reading, you are the only forum member I know of that has visited here. Any employees working there or is it still a one man operation? Thanks.
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Would you happen to have any photos or know, if like scamp, they have a few already built trailers to buy right there on the lot? From my limited reading, you are the only forum member I know of that has visited here. Any employees working there or is it still a one man operation? Thanks.
Tom Young told me that they have a dealership network. I suspect that there are Trilliums on lots across North America. Give Tom a call. I am sure he can point you to one.
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One such dealer is in Pleasanton CA (Bay Area).

2014 TRILLIUM 4500 JUST ARRIVED - Inventory | The RV Store at Alameda County Fairgrounds |RV, Motorhome, travel trailer, toy hauler, class A, class B, class C, new RV

I think I recently saw that Trilliums were also at an RV dealer outside of Portland OR.
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And Get-Away RV in Abbotsford, British Columbia has a Trillium 4500 listed as sold and a Trillium 1300 available for sale on their website (listed under "Other Brands"): New and Used Other Brands RV Sales | Get-Away RV Centre - RV Dealership
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There were trailers inside and outside of the small building. Tom said that the building was too small. He also had a cold, so we didn't hang around long. There were about four employees, maybe more. He was building mainly 4500's if I recall. I didn't take any photos.

I think the building used to house the impound yard for local law enforcement.

Florence, AZ - Google Maps

It is located where hwy 79 and 287 diverge south of town, just SE of the 'river' crossing before the intersection, in the triangle shaped piece of land - the only building there. The Google satellite view doesn't show any trailers. but is probably several years old.
Enter this in Google Maps:

15051 N. Hwy 79 Florence, Arizona
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