Escape-Casita-Scamp Spreadsheet - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-24-2006, 02:06 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Name: Thane
Trailer: Escape
Posts: 223
Howdy,

While researching trailers I made a spreadsheet to compare the following optional and standard equipment and specifications. I think the information would be of interest to others and I'd like to post it, but I can't upload an Excel (.xls) file to the forum. Can I e-mail the file to you so you can decide if it is worth posting?

Window Over Sink
A/C
Counter Extension
Exterior Shower
Interior Shower
Bathroom Sink
Exterior 110V
Powered Fan
Gaucho Bunk
Range Cover
Sink Cover
Furnace
Dual Propane Tanks
Range Hood
Upgrade to DSI Heater
High Lift Axle
Awning
Door Location
Vinyl Floor
Porch Light
Refer Standard
Refer Option
Extra Internal Lights
Extra 12V Outlet
Extra 110V Outlet
Tires
Fresh Water Gallons
Grey Water Tank Gallons
Black Water Gallons
Fresh Water Tank Size Cubic Ft
Grey Water Tank Size Cubic Ft
Black WaterTank Size Cubic Ft
Overall Length
Overall Height
Overall Width
Body Length
Interior Length
Interior Height
Interior Width
Weight
Hitch Weight
Double Bed Size
Bunk Bed Size
Battery Charger
Power Cord
__________________

Thane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2006, 02:08 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Bigfoot Mike's Avatar
 
Name: Mike
Trailer: Bigfoot 25 ft
Posts: 7,317
Thanks for asking first so I don’t delete it.

Sure, I look forward to it.
__________________

Bigfoot Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2006, 07:23 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Brian B-P's Avatar
 
Name: Brian
Trailer: Boler (B1700RGH) 1979
Alberta
Posts: 4,999
If Mike thinks it's worth posting (and I look forward to seeing it), it is possible to save it as a PDF file. I can convert it (from .xls to PDF) if Mike doesn't have the software (Adobe Acrobat's PDF Writer, for instance) readily available. Mike's call...

This could set a more general precedent of how to share information which works best in the form of a table.
__________________
1979 Boler B1700RGH, pulled by 2004 Toyota Sienna LE 2WD
Information is good. Lack of information is not so good, but misinformation is much worse. Check facts, and apply common sense liberally.
STATUS: No longer active in forum.
Brian B-P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2006, 08:48 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Bigfoot Mike's Avatar
 
Name: Mike
Trailer: Bigfoot 25 ft
Posts: 7,317
Quote:
if Mike doesn't have the software (Adobe Acrobat's PDF Writer, for instance) readily available. Mike's call...
You may be underestimating this old dog.
Bigfoot Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2006, 09:36 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Bigfoot Mike's Avatar
 
Name: Mike
Trailer: Bigfoot 25 ft
Posts: 7,317
Quote:
Howdy,

While researching trailers I made a spreadsheet to compare the following optional and standard equipment and specifications. I think the information would be of interest to others and I'd like to post it, but I can't upload an Excel (.xls) file to the forum. Can I e-mail the file to you so you can decide if it is worth posting?
Here you go. Brand Comparison Chart
Bigfoot Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2006, 07:47 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Brian B-P's Avatar
 
Name: Brian
Trailer: Boler (B1700RGH) 1979
Alberta
Posts: 4,999
Quote:
You may be underestimating this old dog.
Not talking abilities here, just availability of software... and I'm sure that even if you didn't have anything on hand, you could dig up a workable converter - given the time!

In the end I see you went to HTML - and then got caught up in the maintainability of the information. I still look forward to a re-thought next attempt, if you decide to do that.
__________________
1979 Boler B1700RGH, pulled by 2004 Toyota Sienna LE 2WD
Information is good. Lack of information is not so good, but misinformation is much worse. Check facts, and apply common sense liberally.
STATUS: No longer active in forum.
Brian B-P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2006, 07:58 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Bigfoot Mike's Avatar
 
Name: Mike
Trailer: Bigfoot 25 ft
Posts: 7,317
I personally don’t like PDFs for websites. It’s great for transporting documents for printing, but not websites. HTML provides information for us to have our webpages cataloged by Search Engines. Also, PDF is slower to download and then requires a “Reader” (allbeit free) on the clients computer.

Yes, I have a Full professional version of Acrobat as well as many other options.

The issue with the Brand comparison chart is it was comparing apples and oranges in many cases. It seems everyone had an exception to point out.
Bigfoot Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2006, 12:48 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Trailer: 2000 17 ft Casita Spirit Deluxe
Posts: 212
[The issue with the Brand comparison chart is it was comparing apples and oranges in many cases. It seems everyone had an exception to point out.
[/quote]


hi, as a complete computer illiterate may i suggest that pictures of each model would be great. i know there were some but i can't find them now. i know you guys had a problem with this website being trashed by some jerk.
i wonder what it would take to transfer pictures from ebay to here. i just saw a completed list of trailers (including a 1978 trillium with great pictures) and wondered how they could be "beamed up" to here. would it be worth it to check out ebay every week or so to get new ones as they are posted? or is this a really dumb idea?
potteralice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2006, 04:37 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Bigfoot Mike's Avatar
 
Name: Mike
Trailer: Bigfoot 25 ft
Posts: 7,317
Quote:
[The issue with the Brand comparison chart is it was comparing apples and oranges in many cases. It seems everyone had an exception to point out.
hi, as a complete computer illiterate may i suggest that pictures of each model would be great. i know there were some but i can't find them now. i know you guys had a problem with this website being trashed by some jerk.
i wonder what it would take to transfer pictures from ebay to here. i just saw a completed list of trailers (including a 1978 trillium with great pictures) and wondered how they could be "beamed up" to here. would it be worth it to check out ebay every week or so to get new ones as they are posted? or is this a really dumb idea?
Way ahead of you. We have a very complete set of PHOTOS of ALL Fiberglass RVs linked from the top. Click on ALBUMS. They are listed by brands.
Bigfoot Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2006, 03:46 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
Trailer:
Posts: 787
Quote:
Way ahead of you. We have a very complete set of PHOTOS of ALL Fiberglass RVs linked from the top. Click on ALBUMS. They are listed by brands.
Mike,

As a permamenet newcomer (bein' a furriner, an' all) I'll say that the albums are comprehensive, but not that quick or easy to navigate. I could see a FGRV identification page that just had one photo of each brand (or is it model?), but that also identified similar trailers or look-alikes with different names, and brands for which there aren't any photos yet.

Andrew
Andrew Gibbens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2006, 05:51 PM   #11
Junior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 2
I am just now starting the search for the right little trailer. The spreadsheet would be a great starting place, even if some of the information was not exactly perfect. I'm starting from nothing! Is there any way I can get a copy of it, before final revisions?

Karen F. Hxxxxx formerly from Oz (Australia)
Karen H. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2006, 11:01 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Name: Thane
Trailer: Escape
Posts: 223
I have an updated copy that I'll send you tomorrow.
Thane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2006, 06:50 AM   #13
Administrator
 
Mary F's Avatar
 
Name: Mary
Trailer: Escape 21; (formerly Casita LD 17 & 16)
Texas
Posts: 9,876
Registry
So, when you follow Mike's link (in his previous post, above) Brand Comparison Chart, you're taken to a screen where Mike suggests we start adding brand information to each trailer link off the home page list. He even calls for volunteers to compile info on "their" particular brand(s) of trailer.

I don't suppose we've had any takers?

Seems like a great idea!

__________________
Mary F Fiberglass Rules!
________________________________
FGRV Forum Custom Search
Info on Adding Photos to a Post
Mary F is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2006, 07:33 AM   #14
Senior Member
 
Chris Z's Avatar
 
Trailer: 16 Scamp, 17 Casita, 21Bigfoot now
Posts: 412
Registry
Quote:
So, when you follow Mike's link (in his previous post, above) Brand Comparison Chart, you're taken to a screen where Mike suggests we start adding brand information to each trailer link off the home page list. He even calls for volunteers to compile info on "their" particular brand(s) of trailer.

I don't suppose we've had any takers?

Seems like a great idea!

I don't see where to add information.
__________________

Chris Z is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
casita, escape, scamp


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking to buy an Escape or Casita, Victoria, BC VictoriaLady Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 6 04-13-2013 10:14 PM
Casita vs Escape Rob M General Chat 76 03-26-2013 03:56 PM
17 Casita or 17 Escape Sean Macrae General Chat 29 07-30-2009 11:09 AM
Late Model Casita LD 17 or Escape wanted Rick Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 2 07-23-2007 10:33 PM
Seeking Escape TT or FW, Casita (or Scamp FW?) V'sGlassSleeper Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 3 07-20-2007 01:48 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.