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Old 07-17-2017, 07:29 AM   #29
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Yep. Also, for folks that have spent some time in a fiberglass 'egg', they're really more similar to Airstreams than any other trailer. They use many of the same parts and have similar shape and towing characteristics. I learned to work with rivets by ownin eggs. Eggs tend to have a vintage feel like Airstream. The fiberglass community also shares the Airstream dislike of SOB trailers, makin a visit to an Airstream lot easier to swallow for those folks than a visit to a Thor lot would be.

When I decided to replace my eggs with a bigger trailer, Airstream made the most sense for somethin that would still have the same feel.

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Where Oliver is mentioned, the family has hinted, at their own rally, there may be a larger unit coming.
If they came up with the right floorplan, I'd probly sell the airstream. Just sayin...
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:24 AM   #30
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Not a Nest but an Escape

Better yet ;

http://escapetrailer.com/trailers/th...#trailer-tabs3
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Old 07-21-2017, 07:49 PM   #31
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I have owned an escape it was a 15' before they stopped makin that model they are great trailers but I don't think they compare to Oliver personally. Also even the escape 21 doesn't have a good separate bedroom like the airstream 25. Closest is the escape 5th wheel. It's a beauty but the design ain't nearly as nice as airstream or oliver.
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Old 08-10-2017, 02:01 PM   #32
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ANORA COMMERCIAL

Did I just see a Nest in that commercial? Not sure, but if so, Airstream is really doing a good job with product placement.

Paula
I grabbed your post from the Airstream Sightings thread, in order to reply here, because this may be the commercial you mentioned, and it may open up a new discussion on the Nest IMO:

https://www.ispot.tv/ad/w58e/anoro-go-your-own-way

Nice Fleetwood Mac song!

Here is a screen capture of that trailer, which looks like it may have a pop-up roof for standing headroom inside. The man on the left could probably not stand up inside as-is. Not an AS Nest, in my opinion, but in the video it sure did look like one, especially the color. [Edit -- If you pause the video at time stamp 0:44, it looks like the roof is popped up about 8-10" IMO, just barely visible above the deployed awning.]

Thanks for the heads up!

Does anyone recognize this small trailer? Thanks.

Peter

PS -- Here are the Google Image Search results for the image below:

https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sb...byzzgdWA&hl=en

If you click on the various images within these results, and keep clicking on "More Images" etc., there are some pretty unusual vehicles pictured!
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I grabbed your post from the Airstream Sightings thread, in order to reply here, because this may be the commercial you mentioned, and it may open up a new discussion on the Nest IMO:

https://www.ispot.tv/ad/w58e/anoro-go-your-own-way

Nice Fleetwood Mac song!

Here is a screen capture of that trailer, which looks like it may have a pop-up roof for standing headroom inside. The man on the left could probably not stand up inside as-is. Not an AS Nest, in my opinion, but in the video it sure did look like one, especially the color. [Edit -- If you pause the video at time stamp 0:44, it looks like the roof is popped up about 8-10" IMO, just barely visible above the deployed awning.]

Thanks for the heads up!

Does anyone recognize this small trailer? Thanks.

Peter

PS -- Here are the Google Image Search results for the image below:

https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sb...byzzgdWA&hl=en

If you click on the various images within these results, and keep clicking on "More Images" etc., there are some pretty unusual vehicles pictured!
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Thanks Grant, pretty slick! Have you ever been inside one?

I see they are related to the Hymer RV line. A recent thread about Hymer buying Roadtrek in Canada:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...up-147140.html

PR re Hymer and RT at Florida RV show: http://www.gohymer.com/2017/01/17/1137/

Are any ERIBA models sold in Canada?

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Thanks Grant, pretty slick! Have you ever been inside one?

I see they are related to the Hymer RV line. A recent thread about Hymer buying Roadtrek in Canada:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...up-147140.html

PR re Hymer and RT at Florida RV show: http://www.gohymer.com/2017/01/17/1137/

Are any ERIBA models sold in Canada?

Thanks,

Peter
I think I saw one at the Toronto RV show back in the winter. I was paying more attention to the Airstreams. I found the information identifying the trailer in the Anora commercial on another RV thread. I had heard that Roadtrek had been sold, but didn't realize it was to Hymer.
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