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Old 01-23-2014, 03:49 PM   #15
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There was a thread here or their forum about the escape warranty terms do not cover fulltiming.
It does not matter whether or not your assumption regarding fulltiming and its effect on the warranty was correct. In this thread, money is no object, so whatever happens, you will be able to enable repairs without any worries about cost.

Regarding the Escape warranty, as far as I can tell mine does not mention full-timing, and by the time I am in a position to full-time, my warranty will be long expired (hopefully I won't be in the same state).
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:53 PM   #16
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Money no object but still working I keep the 13.
Money no object but not working probably self rebuilt 16 laid out my way. the retirement machine.
I like small low stress trailers.
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:11 PM   #17
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We saw Carl Keighley's Lil Snoozy at Arkansas rally.
This is the the trailer we would buy.
Like the layout and the looks of the trailer.
For now we are satisfied with our Campster and the ease of camping with it.
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:16 PM   #18
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Rick, if the propane aftermarket stuff is really as easy to have installed as described, I think I might go that route in lieu of a 16' Scamp. I hope to soon be at a rally where I can eyeball a Lil Snoozy, cuz I sure do love the back entrance.

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Old 01-23-2014, 05:17 PM   #19
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A quick search can bring up the thread of a newer than your 2008 owner reading from their manual.
Just used the Google search function on the forum and didn't find it, so perhaps you could post the link as apparently my quick search skills are somewhat lacking.
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:40 PM   #20
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I would lean toward an Escape. Not sure which one I'd choose between the 17 and larger (I haven't seen a 21, but the 19 and the 5.0 were nice).
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:44 PM   #21
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If traveling alone, I would opt for a 16 footer with side dinette. Don't need a 5th wheel since sleeping area doesn't need to be isolated to accommodate early vs late risers. With side dinette bed can be left made up as side dinette provides eating/sitting area when indoors. 16 footer allows bathroom leaving adequate elbow room in main area of camper. Just my opinion.
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:13 PM   #22
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I'm a single traveler. Money IS an object. But, I'm now staring down retirement and "If Not Now.. WHEN?" I'm following Alf's lead. He purchased his first Escape 5th wheel about five years before retirement and took a loan out to get it. The plan was to have it paid-off prior to retirement. I pickup my new Escape 5.0TA June 30. This is the perfect, forever, trailer for me. A full-time comfortable place to sleep, great u-shape dinette for lounging/conversation and a kitchen counter that's more than 5' long. (I chop lots of fruit and vegetables!)

However, if I could... I'd keep my current 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe. Love that trailer. Great for my current camping style and would look great behind my (still in the body shop) 1953 Ford Panel. But alas, storage is a concern. The Scamp resides under a carport that will need to be vacated for the 5er. So, the Scamp will need to go to someone who would use it and love like I do.

BUT>>>>>>>>> I'd still like to have a Scamp Motorhome
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:28 PM   #23
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However, if I could... I'd keep my current 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe. Love that trailer. Great for my current camping style and would look great behind my (still in the body shop) 1953 Ford Panel. But alas, storage is a concern. The Scamp resides under a carport that will need to be vacated for the 5er. So, the Scamp will need to go to someone who would use it and love like I do.
But Donna remember money is no problem on this thread.... so you can keep the Scamp - just rebuild your house so you have a way of park both trailers or put one in a nice secure heated storage don't you wish? LOL
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:49 PM   #24
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But Donna remember money is no problem on this thread.... so you can keep the Scamp - just rebuild your house so you have a way of park both trailers or put one in a nice secure heated storage don't you wish? LOL
Bulldozer will be here tomorrow
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:52 PM   #25
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There are 2 of us. I could have gotten any of them but we're going with the new Escape 5th wheel like Donna, but 2 weeks earlier.
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Old 01-23-2014, 10:21 PM   #26
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I'm with Francesca...and most others by having a second.
I'd still have Boler #183, it'd just look a lot nicer Then I'd have an escape 17B for longer trips and a happy wife.
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Old 01-23-2014, 10:35 PM   #27
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I would still keep my Biggar, just fix it up. 19ft is big enough for myself and 1 large dog to travel in. If I ever started to full-time, still big enough and when the grandchildren start coming it will be big enough for them too!
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If I won the $1000 bucks a week for life I would quit my job and probably take off with my ParkLiner and be fine... but if it was retirement and I could swing an escape 5th wheel I would love to call that home. I would be traveling alone and the separate bedroom is nice if people come by.
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