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Old 07-22-2013, 02:36 PM   #1
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A storage reel for your 50 amp cord ?



Some friends have it on their MH and it is 'stunningly' simple !



http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...age-reel/57095



http://www.rvupgradestore.com/Motori...p/cr12d-sr.htm



thinking I could mount it in the drivers side basement and supply power there...



Hmmm, or wonder if any place presents itself closer to the rear of the 38gk ????Edited by: johnboytoo
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:24 PM   #2
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Those are sweet. Dave and Ginney have the Mor-Ryde crank one.


I wish I didn't have to mount it in the basement on the narrow end, or I would have it installed already. There is just not much room there.
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:39 PM   #3
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:23 PM   #4
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Like Atom Ant said, we have the hand crank Moy-Ride real and I love it. It takes up less room than what the 50 ft power cord did itself. It even works when the cord is frozen from a blizzard.

I've been asked a few times if I ever use all 50 foot of the cord. There have been times where I've used all of it and it's nice not having to worry about how close I have to get to a power supply.
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Old 07-26-2013, 06:20 PM   #5
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Any 36FL owners out there that have any ideas where to mount one of these? Based on our limited storage in the "basemet" (no pass through), and no "Dad's Tool Box", we are limited. Hey Redwood, any ideas from y'all?? This is a handy item. I currently toss the 50 amp line into our truck, ahead of the 5th wheel. I sure would like to store it coiled on a reel mounted somewhere on the coach. Any options on underneath in the rear and would it void the frame/structure warranty provided?? Open for discussion and ideas
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:03 PM   #6
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I've wanted to do something like this for a long time.

http://cargobed.com/

Had it all figured out for our Artic Fox and then, all of a sudden, came the RW. It would necessarily stow under the coach. It would also need to be either stainless steel or maybe even galvanized sheeting...with a waterproof top. It would give me the storage I need to take things out of our "basement" and then use the basement for the reel.
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:41 PM   #7
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You might what to check the web site at lci1.com. Go to the web site and.Click on Towable RV, Click on Storage & Convenience, Click on Underchassis Storage. They have a storage box that mounts under the frame that might work. It all depends how big your reel is, but if you know someone that could make box little deeper it might work. I have thought of doing this but haven't done it.
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After we signed the order and included it, I'm having second thoughts in that the 38gk's basement is MUCH, MUCH smaller than my current 5er...

It even has a roll out tray and sub basement - not sure I'll fit all my stuff in the RW.
(but at least the wife has MUCH more storage inside !!! )
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:52 PM   #9
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We really love our GK, but it is our first RV. The kitchen storage is the main reason we chose the GK and I have not been disappointed. If I weren't full time, it would not have been as important, but it is full and I had to put some stuff in storage. Still trying to work out what I absolutely need and what I just want to have. Over time I am sure I will re-do several times what I have in the RV. Going from 3400 sq ft to 400 sq ft has been somewhat difficult, but we are happy!!!
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:28 PM   #10
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I put in the Moryde cord reel and it works great! I also put on a water hose reel (from Walmart) above it and it works great we well!
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