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Old 01-20-2014, 01:11 PM   #1
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Has anyone put a power cord reel on their Berkshire?

I just purchased my 2014 Berkshire 390RB in November, having traded up from a travel trailer. The power cord on my Berkshire is heavy to drag around compared to the TT. I was thinking about putting a power cord reel on my MH. Has anyone done this? It doesn't look like there is much room in that area to put a reel so I am wondering if anyone has done it, what model did you use and if you're willing to say, what was the approximate cost. Thanks a bunch!

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Old 01-20-2014, 05:00 PM   #2
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I've been looking at doing this too. I have not been able to find a reel that will fit in that space below the inverter. Hope someone else has done it responds.

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Old 01-20-2014, 05:08 PM   #3
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Been talkin about that.

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...59568121,d.cGU

Might find some information here.
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:06 PM   #4
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I would love to have a power reel on the cord. The MH I looked at the Tampa show that had them didn't have the feed through the floor. It was a cut out in the bottom and side. I can't figure how to get any of the reels to fit and feed through the hole in the floor of the compartment. I think it would tear up the cord. I sure would love to see someone figure it out.
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:21 PM   #5
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This one is close to fitting

The attached is the spec sheet on a power cord reel that is very close to fitting in the shore power compartment of my 2013 390RB. Its about 1 inch too tall. Sure wish TRC would produce one that would fit.
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Maybe this try to upload the specs will work.
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That is close but there isn't enough room in my compartment[390RB] to work. I would need to move the shelf to gain the extra 3" clearance. I would also have to cut a new hole in the floor as the hole needs to be centered. It would work depending on how badly I want it. Moving the shelf would be a major deal lots of cutting and welding and moving electrical components. I guess I will keep complaining about it for now.
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I installed one in my 39QS

I installed one in my 39QS. Got it on sale at Camping World, $200 off list price. Has been worth every penny. Made an extension cord out of cord that came with the coach.
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Your cord compartment is different than mine. I have a shelf mid way up the compartment that the inverter sits on.

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The MH I looked at the Tampa show that had them didn't have the feed through the floor. It was a cut out in the bottom and side.

Just having that would help a great deal. Just having the hole in the floor is a PITA!!!
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