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Old 01-06-2016, 10:17 AM   #21
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My trailer has the hand cranked spool for the power cord...since I usually just throw the power cord in the bed of the truck I use the spool to wind up my water hose on....I keep a 75 ft section on it first then a 25ft section drains the water as I wind it up....for those times when I need to store the electric line I wind it up as it lays on the ground and then put in basement...that is easier then trying to wind it up on that spool...
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Old 03-11-2016, 09:45 PM   #22
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I carry a 75' "shrinking hose". Since I'm not FT and only make 10-15 trips a season, it works great. Just make sure and get the ones with the brass fittings, not the plastic.
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Old 03-11-2016, 09:47 PM   #23
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Get high quality coiled hoses........

https://www.plumbingsupply.com/garde...html#coil-hose
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Old 04-06-2017, 06:35 PM   #24
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Work at Lowe's in the lawn and garden for 4 yrs. then you'll get it.....And you'll always be unraveling someone else's mess.I lay the end on the ground then start to make a circle you do have to roll the hose if it starts to kink like you are turning it over til it lays right, keep it circling and voila!
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Old 04-06-2017, 07:23 PM   #25
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It has always been and issue until I purchase this hose and roll. From Australia and use one for my hose and one for the electric cord.

https://www.google.com/search?q=rv+h...bJQUmmDc7563M:
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Old 04-06-2017, 09:39 PM   #26
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I carry two 5 gallon buckets in one of my storage compartments, one for the water hose the other for the electric cord. When I unhook I drain the hose, put one end in the bucket and use the bucket to hold the hose while I coil it into the bucket. Same thing with the electric cord. i'm using a heavy duty potable water hose. If you've ever watched Deadliest Catch, watch when they're coiling the rope from the winch into the barrel, same idea.
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Old 04-06-2017, 09:56 PM   #27
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I have a couple of 25' Camco "Never Kink" hoses, and they are easy to roll up and (almost) never kink.


Edit: Available at Camping World and Amazon
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Old 04-06-2017, 10:05 PM   #28
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Buy the 1/2 hose vs the 5/8 hose. Way easier to roll up and still plenty of volume.
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I carry two 5 gallon buckets in one of my storage compartments, one for the water hose the other for the electric cord. When I unhook I drain the hose, put one end in the bucket and use the bucket to hold the hose while I coil it into the bucket. Same thing with the electric cord. i'm using a heavy duty potable water hose. If you've ever watched Deadliest Catch, watch when they're coiling the rope from the winch into the barrel, same idea.
This is how I store my Anaconda (spare 50AMP Cable - works great and you can store the dogbones in the middle (and a Progressive portable EMS if you use one).

For water hose and extension cords, it is tough to beat this:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 04-18-2017, 04:05 PM   #30
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Flexzilla water hose. Lifetime warranty. Find em on Amazon.
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