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wa8yxm

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Posted: 12/15/18 06:19am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

30 or 50 amp?

I will assume 50 but this also applies to 30.. story follows (Short)

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THe product says "Stays flexible in cold weather.

When I got my RV I also got a short TT-30 to 50 amp Marinco cord (like 1') and a 30 amp Super Flex cord (This one is bright colored (orange) not black) that does indeed coil up as easily as a lamp cord. Summer or winter (A very heavy lamp cord but still easy) I use this on 30 amp sites rather than wrangle the heavy 50 amp line.

But go to a big dealer CW or General RV or one of the big outfits PPL RV et-al) and ask Go in person.. Ask about not just how hard it is to coil up in the 72 degree store but in 32 degree campsite as well. I love that 30 amp; cord of mine.


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Posted: 12/15/18 07:06am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

wa8yxm wrote:

30 or 50 amp?

I will assume 50 but this also applies to 30.. story follows (Short)

Home Depot Link

THe product says "Stays flexible in cold weather.



OUCH! $130 for a 15 foot cord.


What I post is my 2 cents and nothing more. Please don't read anything into my post that's not there. If you disagree, that's OK.
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I should have this on a cut n paste!!! Be sure to get QUALITY ends!!!

"SOW" 6/3 & 8/1 this cord came from a Construction 50A spider box. Small diameter and VERY flexible in all weather.

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Bill.Satellite wrote:

wa8yxm wrote:

30 or 50 amp?

I will assume 50 but this also applies to 30.. story follows (Short)

Home Depot Link

THe product says "Stays flexible in cold weather.



OUCH! $130 for a 15 foot cord.


I doubt I could reach 90% of the power post with a 15’ cord!


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A short 10 footer will work many times and is less prone to walking away.


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OUCH! $130 for a 15 foot cord.
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Well the link I posted was for a 30 ft cord, minimal in my estimation. It was still darned expensive at $149 but much cheaper by the foot than that 15 ft one.


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$150 is a bargain compared to some of the prices I found when doing a search for pre-made cable. $300+ to $459 was the norm for a 25' SOOW.


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Bill.Satellite wrote:

wa8yxm wrote:

30 or 50 amp?

I will assume 50 but this also applies to 30.. story follows (Short)

Home Depot Link

THe product says "Stays flexible in cold weather.



OUCH! $130 for a 15 foot cord.


No only about 20 bucks for the cord. The female end is over 80 dollars and the male end is cheaper. but not all that cheap.

So the cord is only about 20 bucks. and I do agree with OUCH!!!

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I would say that my Rubber 50 amp power cord is the original that came with the 1996 motorhome. I will admit I have had to change the Marinco Twist lock and the male end. Let be add, that although its still very flexible, that thing still weights a ton or maybe I'm getting older/weaker!!!! LOL


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wa8yxm wrote:

Bill.Satellite wrote:

wa8yxm wrote:

30 or 50 amp?

I will assume 50 but this also applies to 30.. story follows (Short)

Home Depot Link

THe product says "Stays flexible in cold weather.



OUCH! $130 for a 15 foot cord.


No only about 20 bucks for the cord. The female end is over 80 dollars and the male end is cheaper. but not all that cheap.



So the cord is only about 20 bucks. and I do agree with OUCH!!!


UH don’t think so

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