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Old 11-25-2015, 12:21 AM   #111
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:52 AM   #112
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Old 11-25-2015, 06:14 AM   #113
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I have left for camping and after traveling for 8 hours realized I had left my power cord at home. All I had with me was my temp cord I use when BlackJack is home in the driveway hooked up, a Marinco adapter and a 10 amp extension. This set up is thrown inside the truck during hitch up.
The reason for leaving the power cord was we had gone camping when it was really cold and the power cord is very stiff, so I threw it inside the truck bed. Upon arrival home and after warming up I removed the cord and hung it up in the garage, where it sat while I am 500 miles away.
It can happen and ruin your camping unless you have a back up. With mine, I'm limited to 10 amps of service.
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Old 11-25-2015, 08:44 AM   #114
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Old 11-25-2015, 09:19 AM   #115
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I have left for camping and after traveling for 8 hours realized I had left my power cord at home. All I had with me was my temp cord I use when BlackJack is home in the driveway hooked up, a Marinco adapter and a 10 amp extension. This set up is thrown inside the truck during hitch up.
The reason for leaving the power cord was we had gone camping when it was really cold and the power cord is very stiff, so I threw it inside the truck bed. Upon arrival home and after warming up I removed the cord and hung it up in the garage, where it sat while I am 500 miles away.
It can happen and ruin your camping unless you have a back up. With mine, I'm limited to 10 amps of service.
So go to Camping World or Walmart and buy a 30 amp cord so your trip isn't ruined.
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Old 11-25-2015, 09:21 AM   #116
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With my 17', Tammy advised me not to store anything in the seat compartment that holds the water heater, pump and electrical, and I've never needed to.
My cord coils ( more or less ) in it's own space.
Tammy told us the same thing. I'm still far from convinced of any advantage of the removable cord, other than bugs, but I'm open to changing my mind before we start the potential order of a 21. I actually had a removable on order for our 17, but after talking with Tammy I changed my mind.

So far two major disadvantages seems to be: (1) potential problems at the connection point and (2) leaving or losing the removable cord. We have a pickup with plenty of storage room, so I have no real need of using the area where the standard one stores. Is the anything specific about a 21 that would make the removable more desirable than it seems to be to me on a 17?
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Old 11-25-2015, 10:08 AM   #117
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I wonder if the original poster is taking notes on this discussion of, "all things power cords" or patiently waiting for a continuation of his intended topic?
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Old 11-25-2015, 11:09 AM   #118
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Tammy told us the same thing. I'm still far from convinced of any advantage of the removable cord, other than bugs, but I'm open to changing my mind before we start the potential order of a 21. I actually had a removable on order for our 17, but after talking with Tammy I changed my mind.

So far two major disadvantages seems to be: (1) potential problems at the connection point and (2) leaving or losing the removable cord. We have a pickup with plenty of storage room, so I have no real need of using the area where the standard one stores. Is the anything specific about a 21 that would make the removable more desirable than it seems to be to me on a 17?
We were told the same by Reace when we were deciding about the cord . But decide what is best for you and your trailer . Pat
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Old 11-25-2015, 11:48 AM   #119
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Same here. Makes no sense. It's why I'll be hunting for 1/4 inch thick rubber stock or its equivalent.
Cut two inches off one of those snake-like "Floaties" little kids use swimming. Works great (and you can use the larger, remaining piece to re-capture your childhood .
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Old 11-25-2015, 11:55 AM   #120
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So far two major disadvantages seems to be: (1) potential problems at the connection point and (2) leaving or losing the removable cord....
For those who may have problems leaving or losing their removable cord, do not under any circumstances unhitch your trailer from the tow vehicle when at a campground or you may forget that as well.
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