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Old 12-02-2013, 12:57 PM   #1
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Storing A Power Cord

If you have a power cord that fully detaches for storage, aren't you tired of rolling up and stuffing,shoving your power cord into your unit? Then washing your hands of all the dirt and grime you accumulated? While shopping for unrelated items last month, I spotted the solution to my frustration. A plastic Christmas wreath storage container, similar to the pix here works beautifully. Only costs about $10.

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Old 12-02-2013, 12:59 PM   #2
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I wrap my 50amp cord inside of a 5 gallon bucket. It can be a challenge at times!

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Old 12-02-2013, 01:04 PM   #3
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I just wear mechanics gloves, wrap it and use 2 bungies to keep it wrapped up.
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:08 PM   #4
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Sorry about the size of the pix, but you get the idea.
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:32 PM   #5
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I purchased a reel from Camping World and installed it in the bay. Cord rolls on and off very easily and without any hassle.

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Old 12-02-2013, 01:56 PM   #6
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Neat idea, but I wonder if that would hold up over repeat uses.

Most of our trips are on 30A only so I use my 50A-30A from the rig and use 30A cords. They aren't too bad to clean and coil. The 50A monster is another thing all together...
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Old 12-02-2013, 02:26 PM   #7
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I bought one of these and it works great. Cordpro Cord Organizer: Sports & Outdoors
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Old 12-02-2013, 02:54 PM   #8
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I have 35 feet of 30A stuffed in a pocket hole and 25 foot ext in a tote with 50' 20A cord and my surge protector.

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Old 12-02-2013, 03:17 PM   #9
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That's Sweet OC...but it looks like it will be too small for my 50AMP rig
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Old 12-02-2013, 03:25 PM   #10
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With my 5th wheel, the 30 amp cord lives in the driver side propane tank compartment in front of the bottle. My 2 25 foot coax cables live behind the bottle.

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