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Old 08-09-2018, 06:00 AM   #1
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Hi - I'm seriously thinking of going from owning an Escape 19' to a Big Foot 21' or 25'. Has anyone heard anything negative about the newer Big Foot trailers. I'm having trouble finding any reviews. Thanx. PM me if you wish.
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Old 08-09-2018, 07:43 PM   #2
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:19 PM   #3
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Hi - I'm seriously thinking of going from owning an Escape 19' to a Big Foot 21' or 25'. Has anyone heard anything negative about the newer Big Foot trailers. I'm having trouble finding any reviews. Thanx. PM me if you wish.
We did just that! We had an 21 Escape on order and came across a 2006 21 foot Big Foot. And bought it immediately. This all happened two months ago, really just out of the blue. But we fell in love with everything about our Big Foot and have had no regrets. I love the kitchen with its double sinks and large counter space., but what sold me was the bathroom. It's really nice. And for being as old as it is, it is in perfect condition. We love it so much and now we have enough money that would have gone into the Escape to buy a new truck. It was a win win for us in every way.
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How do the windows in each compare to each other?
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How do the windows in each compare to each other?
I think both the Escape and our Big Foot have thermal tinted
windows. Our Big Foot came with all the brochures that the ordinal owner received. Anyway in that folder it has a sample of the wall insulation, I'm not sure there are any better made trailers out there. Of course that's just my opinion.
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We love our Bigfoot 25 rear queen. Much nicer than the Oliver we had before the Bigfoot. Very well built and well thought out interior.
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Bruce, might want to change your avatar to Bigfoot .
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I think both the Escape and our Big Foot have thermal tinted
windows. Our Big Foot came with all the brochures that the ordinal owner received. Anyway in that folder it has a sample of the wall insulation, I'm not sure there are any better made trailers out there. Of course that's just my opinion.
Our 2003 Bigfoot 25RQ had argon gas tinted thermal windows. When it was hot and the sun was directly on the windows they turned into a golden mirror. It was quite impressive. I don't call Escapes (or Lances for that matter) thermal. They are tinted dual pane windows. Our Bigfoot's windows were serious windows, like those in homes today.

The Bigfoot was a serious 4 season camper whereas the Escape (and Lance) are more above 0℉ campers ( 3 1/2 season?).

We regret selling the Bigfoot, can't afford a new one, sold our Lance yesterday, but are expecting our Escape 5.0 the end of October. We got about 10+ mpg pulling the Bigfoot and expect 13+ mpg pulling the Escape. There are NO perfect campers.

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I have owned Bigfoots for 15 years. Escapes and Lance are no comparison. I have listed our 2007 25B21FB on RV trader. It is half the price of the new ones. They do not wear out like the non- eggshell trailers. I will work on getting our Bigfoot on this website classified section.
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