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Old 05-22-2016, 06:16 PM   #31
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That's what I do, wrap a shop towel around the cable as I reel in the cable and then it's always put up clean. I put the reel as close as I could to the side and then with wood screws I fastened the reel to the floor of basement

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Old 05-22-2016, 06:50 PM   #32
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I use to have a laundry basket for the 50 amp cord on my last RV. Now with the reel it makes it so easy to put away. It does not take anymore space than the laundry basket I had on my other RV. Highly recommend the reel. I think it is a must have and of course I am now spoiled with the reel.

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Old 05-24-2016, 03:11 PM   #33
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I didn't order the cord reel with our new 36ckts because I already had one that I removed from a previous rv. The new unit came with the cord reel installed and no charge. I tend to believe that CC is just installing them in all the models. Don't hold me to it, I've been wrong more than once or twice.
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:13 PM   #34
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50 amp cord reel

I agree with Spock 123, when cold, that 50amp cord is difficult to deal with. Easy to clean as you roll up. If you don't have reel, you must lift the cord, not a nice thing.
If you don't have pocket bathroom door, the regular door swings outward and blocks coming in. I love the pocket door. If it is only you and spouse, who are you afraid will see you? If kids, train them.
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Old 06-12-2016, 01:47 PM   #35
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Have all guests join the Army. You learn to do your business very openly from day one! No fear of anyone seeing you that they themselves are not endowed with. If a male, furnish hanging sock assortment of colors and sizes for selection. 😜. Shower with 50 of your closest friends!
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Old 06-17-2016, 08:40 PM   #36
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Currently reading this thread as I sit in a hospital waiting room after an 80+ hour bout with diarrhea. I currently don't care who/what someone sees if they can just cure me. That pocket door on the pottie room is the LEAST of my worries. If you're good enough friends with me to be invited into my camper, you are welcome to see ALL the equipment.

As to your options, I'm going to be one of the few that likes the cord reel. When I'm setup in a RV park, I use it to store my utility water hose, I use it more often for that than for anything else. I've even considered buying another reel, I like it so much. As for problems with the "Anaconda" cord (never heard it called that, but I'll roll with it, no pun intended) I just "help it also big" with my left hand, and if it's dirty or dusty, I'll hold it with a wet rag or paper towels as I reel it in so that it is stored somewhat clean.

I wish I had the double pane Windows, I use the foil panels from CW that I cut to cover my windows. In Texas, it's way too hot in July and August- sometimes even September, and the AC units have heck trying to keep up with the heat in the afternoon hours. In the winter, the standard Windows allow to much heat loss, and it's cold along that wall.
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Old 06-17-2016, 11:57 PM   #37
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I hope you feel better soon!! I agree with you on the double pane windows. I have to use the foil panels too. I also foam core boards and a heavy blanket inbetween the coach and cab to keep the cold air out of the coach on cold nights. It seems like most of my camping ends up being when it's either too hot or too cold to just be able to enjoy the single pane windows and thin blinds.
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Old 06-18-2016, 05:20 PM   #38
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I really want to keep the Cedar Creek I have but if I do I would really like to have dual pane windows but the are expensive. Also add a washing machine and dryer, expensive. Then look at adding one more cabinet. Might be cheaper to buy another

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Old 07-30-2016, 09:48 AM   #39
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Oh. Yes, that's true. I do not care for that door. I guess it's the one thing I didn't like. I am still thinking on how to 'lock' it or hold it securely while inside bathroom.
I just think that the method of stopping the door when closed with just a screw is cheap and something that will fail. Also the plastic strap will allow the door to move back and forth when traveling and can cause some damage.

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