Wanted a reel to keep it tidy when on site to avoid a lot of cable inside the tent etc. Ideal for caravans and motorhomes. I'll try and rectify it in the week. You are looking for empty reels or hose reels for your network cable, pasture fences, ropes, and the like? Lol, thats exactly how i've been doing it, elbow and hand. Get it in a straight line and turn the twists out of it by rotating the cable until it is lying properly. The length of the cable reel, 25m, 40m and 50m, depends on the intended purpose. If the cable is wet and dirty you can clean it as you coil it.
. Cable boxes and standard cable reels A cable box distinguishes itself by its compact design and its comfortable handling. This ensures long life as there are no kinks or twists if coiled when the cable is layed out in a straight line to begin with. Get all the twists and knots out first, lay it out and pick it up and coil it like sailors do with their ropes. You don't see sailors storing their ropes onto drums or spools. It's quicker and more comfortable to do as long as you treat it like a rope and put the correct bias in each loop and allow the free end to rotate.
This ensures long life as there are no kinks or twists if coiled when the cable is layed out in a straight line to begin with. Get detailed information on this topic. The cable is winded up inside the reel body and thus completely disappears in the box. Note: Cable must be fully unwound from reel before use. Does anyone know where I can get one like this, but for a hook up cable? I just loop the mid point of the cable over the retaining hook near the centre of the reel and wind the cable on. Supply several devices with power at the same time thanks to the plug system.
Around one in three of us is planning their camping holiday, equipping the car accordingly or is already on the motorway, heading to their holiday destination. Edited November 25, 2012 by dreadly Elbow and hand is the very worst way to coil cable. You are then left with both connectors being wound on last of all. . Can you guys offer any help where we can get just the drum? Now I can only find something similar but with sockets for 3 pin plugs.
Thinking about it, the reason i can't get my cable on, is cuz i need to get rid of twists first!! Wanted a reel to keep it tidy when on site to avoid a lot of cable inside the tent etc. Apart from that, overheating protection including control lamp are also a must have. By means of the Schuko sockets, you can supply several devices with power. In this segment, brennenstuhl® only offers products made in Germany. Russell as a side issue, we have a 25m and a 15m cable, so use which ever is needed depending upon the distance to the hook up etc, or even join them when needed or with very expensive storage bag. Continue in this way until you have a series of coils that are waist high and touches the floor.
Russell as a side issue, we have a 25m and a 15m cable, so use which ever is needed depending upon the distance to the hook up etc, or even join them when needed Hi I use one of these. Even wrapping it around a winder or spool will introduce twists and kinks unless you do it properly. Takes up to 25 meter mains lead. You need a camping cable reel also referred to as maritime cable reel in order to supply the kitchen machine or the air conditioning with power. The cable length varies between 3 and 10 meters. Some come with a carry bag, and others without, just search for the cheapest.
It was too much of a faff reeling it up onto a drum so tend to wind it on my arm then lay it in the gas locker. Long and tedious job, but it should work. Product Description Cable tidy for mains leads. A residual current device, also referred to as safety switch, provides protection against dangerous electrical accidents. It is not recommended to use a cable reel with rolled up cable. You put a twist in it on every turn if you have wrapped it round your elbow and hand.
Lefthanddown is absolutely correct, we do this and then when the loose large coil is formed i just simply hang it on a coathanger and put it in the wardrobe it never un reels itself or falls off the rail either stays just where ive put it even when traveling owing to its weight simples and no expense necessary. Cable reels for outdoors can also be used indoors. Takes up very little space etc when not in use. Allows for smooth reeling of the cable. Cheers for that, i'll give it a go, trouble is, my cable is that bad, if it don't work, i'll buy a new one and start again. Put the foot onto the reel step and use your knee to fix the handle in place. A molten mess is probably the best description of it and to top it all he did not have a rcd on the circuit.
Using this coupling, you can, for example, supply the lawnmower or the electric hedge trimmer with power. Once coiled use a hook and loop tie or similar to hold it together and you have a cable that is instantly ready for use next time. Different delivery options are available depending on your location. Takes up very little space etc when not in use. Hold the cable, close to the socket that goes into the van, in the right hand. Once you've done it once or twice you'll find its dead easy. That way you will always plug the cable into the van first rather than carry a live plug to the van Phil ------------- If you're not on a fell your wasting your feet and for 2014 it's.