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Old 09-22-2011, 10:49 PM   #29
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Longer Electrical cord....

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Might be too big diameter...
Here is a a pic of my messy compartment for comparison...
As you can see, I have some work to do...
I plan to return it to stock, and Herculiner the whole compartment.

Looking at electrical cord replacements. Has anyone ever tried to go with a cord longer than the original length? Think I've got it 'roughly' measured to 30 feet. Found a 50 footer on Camping World. Wondering if the electrical reel will be able to hold that extra 20 feet?
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Old 09-23-2011, 06:16 PM   #30
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Looking at electrical cord replacements. Has anyone ever tried to go with a cord longer than the original length? Think I've got it 'roughly' measured to 30 feet. Found a 50 footer on Camping World. Wondering if the electrical reel will be able to hold that extra 20 feet?
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Nope, don't believe it will...my 30' takes up most of the reel, and if I'm not careful, it jumps the reel and gets trapped behind the reel...
I have a 50' extension that fits into that compartment, but I don't have a hose reel, so I have a bit more room to play with...
Other handy attachments are a 50-30 adapter, and a 110-30 adapter.
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Old 09-23-2011, 10:28 PM   #31
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Thanks Mike,
Was just about to order the 50 foot cord from Camping World, but had decided to check the reel tomorrow with the cord all the way inside first. Wish vintagetrailersupply.com would get more of the 36 foot cords that they had offered awhile back. Andy had said that the extra 6 foot would fit. Guess a 30 foot cord for now, a 50 foot extension later.
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:59 PM   #32
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Well, I measure mine at 23' ish... but there is more space on the reel...



So I pulled the lower pan off and the Water Reel out, but my Camera died right after I took this last pic...
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Ok, My water reel is nearly done!
Here is some info that might help..



Some measurements...




After cleaning, rust treatment, primer and a fresh coat of Red!

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Ok, My water reel is nearly done!
Here is some info that might help..



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After cleaning, rust treatment, primer and a fresh coat of Red!

Great job Steve!
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:41 AM   #35
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Well, if ya gonna do it... ya gotta do it all!
Went over to finish up the Compartment, but i realized that I could not treat the surface rust, paint and get it all good... something was in the way...


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I better clean this one up now!


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This good quality Camco 35' hose...


And on the Hose reel...
Space to spare methinks..
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can hardly wait to see your end result of all of this hard work!
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