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Forum topic by yellowtruck75 posted 09-21-2013 06:58 PM 725 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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yellowtruck75

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09-21-2013 06:58 PM

I am starting to buy materials to finish my new shop. My new shop will be 24’ x 36’ and I need suggestions for a good quality hanging extension cord reel. I would like 3 – 4 plugs on the cord and will be mousted from the ceiling. My last one was yellow and I bought it from Lowes (dont know brand), it maybe lasted 6 months before dieing.


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#1 posted 09-21-2013 07:11 PM

My son bought one for me from Sears. Heavy cord (#12) and good reel action. It’s been a good one for 10 years.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 09-23-2013 08:26 PM

Harbor Freight has one for $79.95. It has 40’ of 14 gauge wire and a triple tap. Commercial cord reels are very expensive, costing in the $400+ range. HF also has a smaller cord reel for $39.95, but the wire gauge is only 16 gauge and 30’ long cable.

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#3 posted 09-25-2013 12:06 AM

I happened to catch this one on sale for $35. Even at full price, it’s a good deal. Good quality.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-30-ft-cord-reel/p-03483929000P?prdNo=8&blockNo=8&blockType=G8

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