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Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-10-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Gail H
Oregon Inlet is great and has a dozen or so...

Oregon Inlet is great and has a dozen or so electric sites. It's always reserved ahead, but you might get a single night or two. I think it's accessed through recreation.gov.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-13-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Gail H
Thanks for the reassurance, Walt P. That was our...

Thanks for the reassurance, Walt P. That was our gut feeling also. Red Barron, we're not handy enough to replace parts in the microwave. But it's good you put the suggestion out there because someone...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-11-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Gail H
Replacement microwave not "built-in"

The microwave in our 2013 Escape died on our recent trip. The metal brackets holding it in the cubby hole were screwed into the wood framing and riveted onto the sides of the microwave. The...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-08-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,082
Posted By Gail H
Ceramic coating for fiberglass

We usually get our 17 ft camper washed and waxed once a year by a detailing guy. He uses carnauba wax. Costs us $250. This year he is promoting a ceramic coating job costing $850. It's a 3 day job...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-25-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Gail H
Thanks for all responses. Here's what happened....

Thanks for all responses. Here's what happened. By providing Carefree the serial numbers on the arms, but more importantly, on the tube/drum, they were able to find the exact canopy replacement. It...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-21-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Gail H
In the meantime, I got a reply from Dustin of ETI...

In the meantime, I got a reply from Dustin of ETI saying that they order a 10 by 6 awning from Carefree. They never alter the canopy in any manner. Also Mike from Carefree of Colorado says that they...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-21-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Gail H
replacement canopy is too long

Hello, Forgive me if this topic has been covered. Our Escape 17B is in the shop to have repairs done including canopy replacement for the Carefree Fiesta awning. It's a 10 ft awning with an extension...
Forum: General Chat 05-17-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,676
Posted By Gail H
It would be great if those of you who are...

It would be great if those of you who are starting to venture out with your campers would post here what facilities you find open. For example, gas stations, rest stops, fast food chains(and...
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 07-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gail H
escape 19 for sale in Maine

Can you post more information and pictures please?
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-05-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Gail H
Rampart Range

Glad to see this discussion. It confirms what the Good Sam guidebook says about devil's head and two others in that area. We figured the ATV traffic would create a lot of noise pollution. We are...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 02-14-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gail H
Hello Bat Dude, Glad to know you are out there...

Hello Bat Dude,
Glad to know you are out there in your new Escape, after all the mishaps you had last year in the, was it a Scamp? This year we were praying you could get out of your driveway! So...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-19-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,825
Posted By Gail H
Just chiming in to say that we hand pushed our...

Just chiming in to say that we hand pushed our Trillium into our garage after taking our 13 in tires off and putting on a smaller rim without a tire. Our clearance was 84" and the trailer height was...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 09-28-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gail H
Update: we have cancelled our week at Huntington....

Update: we have cancelled our week at Huntington. We couldn't be confident that the ocean wouldn't be compromised. Dennis, we certainly would have checked on you and your Trillium if we were there....
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 09-22-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gail H
After storm, how is Huntington Beach SP?

We have reservations in early Oct. for Huntington Beach SP in SC. I know it has reopened now and didn't sustain too much damage. I'm wondering about the beach and ocean water. We normally spend time...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,281
Posted By Gail H
Hi, I just looked at the decals on our 1975...

Hi, I just looked at the decals on our 1975 trillium and they look brownish with a hint of green. Olive drab maybe. I took a picture but don't know if I can figure out how to upload it.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-08-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By Gail H
Thank you for your thoughts. The solution that...

Thank you for your thoughts. The solution that seems to be working out the most flawlessly is the suggestion of working through the hospital social work dept. They have been extremely helpful in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-02-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By Gail H
Need help with camping ideas---special circumstances

Need semi-full time campsite around San Francisco, preferably towards the south between the city and Palo Alto. Our daughter is 7 months pregnant and has been ordered to stay in the hospital for the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-16-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By Gail H
So far the transmission on our 2013 Nissan Murano...

So far the transmission on our 2013 Nissan Murano is doing well with the towing of our Escape 17, which weighs in at around 3000 when loaded. In the past year we've towed up and down 5000 ft...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 01-05-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By Gail H
Spring might be lovely. At Thanksgiving in Long...

Spring might be lovely. At Thanksgiving in Long Key SP several years ago the no-see-ums were still around and biting. We love Long Key SP, but haven't been to Bahia Honda since tenting back in the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-17-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Gail H
Welcome! We also have an oldie, but a goodie 75...

Welcome! We also have an oldie, but a goodie 75 Trillium. It's the green one, we call it PeaPod. Among many other adventures, we have towed it cross country twice. Hope you enjoy yours as much as...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-12-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,518
Posted By Gail H
door hinges

The Trillium Outback people near Calgary may have them. At least they did when we were looking for them 3 years ago.
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 09-25-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,149
Posted By Gail H
Sleeping bags seem the simplest to us and we'll...

Sleeping bags seem the simplest to us and we'll start using them again as cool weather appears. First they need laundering ... what type of laundry soap is good? Maybe this should be a different...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-04-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,001
Posted By Gail H
Question for you guys who love your Clams......is...

Question for you guys who love your Clams......is it inherently sort of warm inside? Do you need fans to stir the air? We received ours (green color with 6 sides) yesterday and erected it in the...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 06-17-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gail H
Oh, sorry.....I haven't been specific enough. ...

Oh, sorry.....I haven't been specific enough. Also I need to update my profile. This fan issue is on our Escape 17B, not our Trillium.
Would the same warning apply? (as to getting on the roof?) ...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 06-17-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gail H
We received the part,but there are no...

We received the part,but there are no instructions included. I've checked AirXCell's website and can't find instructions there either. Does anyone remember how to go about replacing the lifter...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 06-10-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gail H
Thanks Orlen. A few back and forth emails with...

Thanks Orlen. A few back and forth emails with Maxxair gave me the info I needed. I called them this morning and ordered the part. I was surprised when the rep said "no charge". She said ours is...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 06-09-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gail H
Maxx fan problem

We have a MaxxFan Deluxe model with a manual lift cover. The cast aluminum lift arm broke. Does anyone know if you can buy parts to fix this? We're hoping not to have to replace the entire fan...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-21-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,971
Posted By Gail H
In defense of "strangers on the internet", I'll...

In defense of "strangers on the internet", I'll say that my husband and I have gotten some very clever and helpful advice from the folks on FGRV. And I have probably asked questions that some people...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-07-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,027
Posted By Gail H
Question about TrilliumRV & Tom

In May 2013 I ordered some Trillium parts from Tom (?) of TrilliumRV.com in AZ. I sent him a check; he sent me the parts; everything seemed good. Time passed and he never cashed my check. I even...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-21-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,278
Posted By Gail H
So DH and I have been wrestling with this issue. ...

So DH and I have been wrestling with this issue. According to the above, if we weighed the car and camper together at 7,280. Then disconnected and weighed the car alone at 4,320. The difference in...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 11-21-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,433
Posted By Gail H
Love Cedar Key! Do you have a campground that...

Love Cedar Key! Do you have a campground that you recommend?
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,973
Posted By Gail H
Darral, Do you mean you drain the antifreeze when...

Darral, Do you mean you drain the antifreeze when you DE-winterize? Or right away??? We thought the antifreeze was supposed to remain in lines and tanks throughout the cold season. Another...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 10-09-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By Gail H
How were the restrooms at Morro Bay SP? The...

How were the restrooms at Morro Bay SP? The photos posted by folks on YELP look disgusting and I'm wondering if it is typical or not. What a shame for a beautiful campground! Love your camper. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-25-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,998
Posted By Gail H
Ah, I see. Our spare tire was on the rear and we...

Ah, I see. Our spare tire was on the rear and we had taken the propane tanks off, so we had plenty of space. Didn't think of that.
On our new Escape we put the bike rack on the receiver on the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-25-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,998
Posted By Gail H
This IS a great forum and there are lots of folks...

This IS a great forum and there are lots of folks more knowledgeable than me. But here is what worked for us on our 1975 Trillium and Nissan Murano. We bought a hitch extender to put on the car...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-15-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,852
Posted By Gail H
Hello, I know exactly how fortunate you feel....

Hello,
I know exactly how fortunate you feel. In June 2015 we happened upon the only Escape 17B for sale in the US at that time, and it was in the next state over. Stroke of luck! We love ours so...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By Gail H
Good luck with the whole TV issue! I'll watch...

Good luck with the whole TV issue! I'll watch your blog to pick up hints on how to maintain a vegan lifestyle while on the road. It definitely is a challenge! Your story is inspiring....thanks for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-11-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,138
Posted By Gail H
Our 1975 Trillium fit into our garage just the...

Our 1975 Trillium fit into our garage just the way most of the other guys are telling you. In fact I got the idea off this forum 3 yrs ago. And the guy at our local tire place helped us figure out...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,456
Posted By Gail H
We have a 1975 Trillium 1300 and 2 adult size...

We have a 1975 Trillium 1300 and 2 adult size bikes. We felt it would be too bouncy and too much weight to mount the receiver and bike rack in the rear. We have issues with too little tongue weight...
Forum: Classified Archives 06-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,251
Posted By Gail H
bed with custom mattress

In post #11 you show a custom mattress which looks like it might be thicker than the factory one. Will it still convert to a dinette?
Forum: Classified Archives 05-28-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,291
Posted By Gail H
More photos inside and outside would be...

More photos inside and outside would be fantastic! Thanks.
Forum: Classified Archives 05-27-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,291
Posted By Gail H
Looks very nice. More pictures would be helpful....

Looks very nice. More pictures would be helpful. I'm curious if it is one of those that has the versatile bed arrangement?
For example, it could be twins, or a double or a king size? And still...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-27-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Gail H
Is trainjunkie correct? It's a bathroom with...

Is trainjunkie correct? It's a bathroom with sink and toilet, but no shower? How much are you asking for this? How much does it weigh?
Forum: Classified Archives 05-27-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,745
Posted By Gail H
Hi there, just a question about the queen bed. ...

Hi there, just a question about the queen bed. Can't tell from your photo. Is the bed oriented length-wise or cross-wise?
Forum: Classified Archives 05-25-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,287
Posted By Gail H
How long is it? How much are you asking for it?

How long is it? How much are you asking for it?
Forum: Classified Archives 05-25-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,251
Posted By Gail H
Pictures would be wonderful!

Pictures would be wonderful!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,518
Posted By Gail H
bed size and orientation

Is there a FGRV out there that has a queen size bed that sleeps length-wise rather than cross-wise? That would eliminate one of the main problems of 2 sleeping in the same bed, and that is that one...
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,856
Posted By Gail H
David B and Jennykatz, just wondering what kind...

David B and Jennykatz, just wondering what kind of hassle---if at all---it is emptying the cassette toilet? Are there benefits over the flushable kind with actual plumbing? Asking these LilSnoozy...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,676
Posted By Gail H
Wow, thank you everyone. Especially Anne. I'm...

Wow, thank you everyone. Especially Anne. I'm so glad they're still in business. But I can see why potential customers took their business elsewhere. I'll have to think about this.........do I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-14-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,676
Posted By Gail H
Is Parkliner still in business?

Has anyone been in touch with Parkliner people recently? No one answers emails or returns phone calls (in the past 3 days). I indicated that we wanted to stop by and see their product. You would...
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