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Old 02-16-2015, 10:53 PM   #41
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We're getting the removable cord for the 21. I figured if it is wet and muddy I would put it in a garbage bag before throwing it in the storage box. Then a person can deal with it later. Also we will need a second 25 ft. cord for when I set up the trailer at the farm. I would think a place like Camping World might have one or even a 50 footer. Loren
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Old 02-16-2015, 11:21 PM   #42
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We're getting the removable cord for the 21. I figured if it is wet and muddy I would put it in a garbage bag before throwing it in the storage box. Then a person can deal with it later. Also we will need a second 25 ft. cord for when I set up the trailer at the farm. I would think a place like Camping World might have one or even a 50 footer. Loren
I bought a 30 amp RV Ext. cord at Walmart's, so i could plug it in at home. but the packaging said not to use near water. I am lost now, I thought any RV cord would have to be for outdoors. Carl
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Old 02-16-2015, 11:49 PM   #43
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So, is theft of the removable cord not a concern?
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Old 02-17-2015, 12:04 AM   #44
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So, is theft of the removable cord not a concern?
Actually I'm more worried about the whole trailer being stolen than just the cord. But good thinking. I'll take the second one for a spare. Loren
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I have personally experienced waking up with ants crawling all over my body in the middle of the night. How do you think they got in? Maybe they could get in another way but I know one way they won't get in. Maybe greese of some type of seal will work but I think it is worth the $ to not have to worry about it.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:08 AM   #46
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So, is theft of the removable cord not a concern?
Theft while camping is something I have never seen happen(but have heard of it), and the only people who would want the cord, are the ones who need it, and I imagine they would already have one of their own.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:15 AM   #47
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Theft while camping is something I have never seen happen(but have heard of it), and the only people who would want the cord, are the ones who need it, and I imagine they would already have one of their own.
Or left theirs at home in that last tote they forgot to pack
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Old 02-17-2015, 10:11 AM   #48
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Or left theirs at home in that last tote they forgot to pack
Yep. And that would be a disaster of epic proportions. No power cord = no toaster oven, which means no toaster oven poutine, which in my opinion, could be used to repel ants.
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I'll add to the four pages, lol. I'm reading all these posts being a newbie, not knowing about removable vs. fixed cord, wondering if I've done the right thing. Then I am reassured that there is probably no correct answer here. Then I look at my build sheet and realize I went for the removable cord option so I must have thought about it at least. Duh.
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...I am reassured that there is probably no correct answer here.
Absolutely, I agree. I do appreciate having the opportunity to get other opinions on all these options, so I can weigh them with my own expectations of how we will use our new trailer. Buying a Casita was so much easier, especially 16 years ago, when the only decision was roof air or closet mount...
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