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Old 09-02-2016, 08:11 AM   #1
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So close, yet so far.

635 nights of camping in the last 5 years and this was the first time I was stuck with a cord that was too short for the spot. I couldn't pull forward enough without being in the road.

Fortunately my buddy had an extension cord to lend.

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Old 09-02-2016, 08:24 AM   #2
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Opps.... it was just a little short on one end the other end was fine.......
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Old 09-02-2016, 11:00 AM   #3
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Sooner or later it will happen. I carried an extension for about 8 years, thought about leaving it at home a few times. Finally need it a couple of years ago. Same with the slinky. Always had two, stayed someplace last year where I had to buy a third at the camp store. Sewer connections were like 40 feet from the pad.
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Old 09-03-2016, 08:56 AM   #4
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Think of it this way, your cord wasn't too short. They put the pedestal too far away .
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Old 09-03-2016, 09:05 AM   #5
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So close, yet so far.

Always carry an extra cord.
I can reach 60'
61' if I use my 50 to 30 dogbone


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Old 09-03-2016, 09:15 AM   #6
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Always carry an extra cord.
I can reach 60'
61' if I use my 50 to 30 dogbone


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So precise! You're sure it ain't 59'11.23"???

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Old 09-03-2016, 10:23 AM   #7
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Always carry an extra cord.
I can reach 60'
61' if I use my 50 to 30 dogbone

Do you use it often? This is literally the first time I *NEEDED* one. I've had a couple of other cases where I had to pull forward a foot or two to make it work, but always had room before.
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Old 09-03-2016, 11:25 AM   #8
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That really stinks! Most newer and remodeled CGs are putting utilities either at the rear or at least mid-way back. I carry 2 FW hoses but only 1 50 amp cord.
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So precise! You're sure it ain't 59'11.23"???



Man I've needed every single inch of cord several times lol
I know how long my cord is for that reason


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Do you use it often? This is literally the first time I *NEEDED* one. I've had a couple of other cases where I had to pull forward a foot or two to make it work, but always had room before.


Many times!
At the cg we are at this weekend we are allowed to park two units on one site, guy furthest from the pole better have serious cord! Lol

We camp a lot of county parks that split one pedestal for two rigs, depending on the sites sharing one need a lot more cord then the other.


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