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Old 06-29-2012, 10:51 AM   #31
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Well, if anyone is interested, I'll give it a shot- snap some pics and report back... I have 30 and 50 amp cables (different rigs)
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Old 06-29-2012, 03:05 PM   #32
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i would like to see the pictures. would also like to know if u had any problems winding that 50A cord.
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Old 08-04-2012, 12:10 AM   #33
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Here is the Harbor Freight hose reel (item #46342). It was $20, and took about 10 min. to put together. It doesn't include the allen wrench necessaryto complete assembly, but otherwise it went together nicely.

Starting the cable- I used a little pin to hold the end of the cable while winding
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25' of 30 amp cable. It didn't seem to stress anything.
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I'll try to remember to grab the 50 amp cable next time I go to the camper, and I'll take pics and do a little stress testing. If it works, I'll mount it andtake more pics!
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Old 08-04-2012, 12:22 AM   #34
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Hmm....i like that....and harbor freight too.....wrap that 50 and let us know!...
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:47 AM   #35
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i'm interested in what and how u mount them. what abt doing the same with the water hose?
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:58 AM   #36
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I think this would work fine for a water hose as long as it is a 25' hose.

I've got several ideas for mounting it. One involves a piano hinge and some plywood, mounted vertically as it is designed to be, if the space is there... maybe even for the electric and water hose (electric on the inside). I'll sketch it ok and post some pics later, but im thinking while in storage position it will be latched against with the front or back wall of the front storage capacity. If the takes up too much room, I may weld a ring around the outer perimeter and mount it horizontally to the roof of the storage
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Awesome.....get it all figured out so we can steal....errrrrrr......BORROW your hard work........you will of course get all the credit and i will buy you many virtual beers
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what abt along the same line as mounting it to a board, have it store horiz attached to the overhead and swing down into a vertical position to wind and unwind?
seems like the one i saw pictured (that i can't find) mounted them side by side but i can see where that can block part of ur access.
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That could work depending upon the amount of space available
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Sorry about the pics, first time uploading from a phone
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