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Old 08-22-2011, 12:06 AM   #1
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Electric Power Cord

Another new thread from me. Went and looked at my future purchase 'again' this weekend. Can hardly wait for this to be in my back yard next weekend. Noticed that the power cord is a bit 'chewed' up. Looked through several of the posts here and in the trailer forum and don't see much about where and how to replace this cord. Any thoughts? Thanks, Derek
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Old 08-22-2011, 01:18 AM   #2
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Camper World , some big WalMarts, any RV store and salesif you are looking for the 120V cord.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:01 PM   #3
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yes, the 120V cord. It's on the retractable set-up on the street side. Any thoughts on what's the best way to disassemble this retractable unit? Guess I should go look for a thread on it next. Thanks, Derek
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:22 PM   #4
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Create a folder on your computer, or in the clouds and call it 'airstream_manuals'
Here's a cord reel one.
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:31 PM   #5
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Well now elbundi - that is the complete answer to that question. Does not get any better than that. As far as a replacement cord, I have seen 25 foot RV extension cords of the same heavy round black type used for the regular camper. The end can be hacked off leaving the male end for the service box and the other end as the attachment to the reel. Messing with the slip ring is sure not to be a good time......
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After pricing wire and connectors, I found that clancy_boy's solution was the cheapest 2 years ago when I replaced mine. Also note that a purchased connector is not as water-tight as a molded one.

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Awesome Elbundi, thats saved in my folder too!

While you are in there VW, check teh water hose... and if its not good..
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f311...air-58391.html
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Thanks Key and everyone else. KeyAir, I had just read that thread about the water hose reel over the weekend and thought to myself, 'Self, let's hope we NEVER have to fool with this!'. Another trip to Airstream this evening. Owner wants to go over a few things while he's actually in town. Just in from my 'getting to know her' with the Airstream. Wow, this owner has done LOTS to this motorhome. Of course, some issues here and there, nothing serious. My money is taking it's sweet time arriving, so Sundays transaction may have to be delayed for a couple of days. We'll see.
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Another new thread from me. Went and looked at my future purchase 'again' this weekend. Can hardly wait for this to be in my back yard next weekend. Noticed that the power cord is a bit 'chewed' up. Looked through several of the posts here and in the trailer forum and don't see much about where and how to replace this cord. Any thoughts? Thanks, Derek
There are 2 lengths of approved RV city power cables available.

One is the typical 25 foot cable and the other is a 36 foot cable.

Many times, that extra footage, "saves the day".

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Andy, when it's time to replace, do you know if the 36 foot will fit on the reel in the 345? Thanks, Derek
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Andy, when it's time to replace, do you know if the 36 foot will fit on the reel in the 345? Thanks, Derek
Best I remember, it does.

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We carry a 50 foot extension, besides the 25 foot reel...only had to use it once, but there you have it...m
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50 foot 30 amp power cord?

Does Furrion or anyone else make a 50 foot 30 amp power cord for a 2015 Airstream?
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Hi DeanAir,

I ended up purchasing a replacement 25' cord from Vintage Trailer Supply as a replacement for my 'chewed' up cord. As well, purchased an extra 25' cord from VTS, and kept chewed up cord, and have cut off bad area and installed a plug. So in all, I have about 70 feet of cord. Know that this can be too much, but at least I'll be able to not have to use a smaller gauge cord should I have to resort to going longer than 50 feet. Sure this is overkill, but I'd rather be safe than sorry.

Thanks, Derek
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