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Any recommendations/good deals around at the minute.

One that doesn't kink, a good length and on a reel.
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You going to a fancy dress party as a petrol pump again Paul?
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eBay usually is best bet Paul or maybe for sale add on a cmc or Moho forum.
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You going to a fancy dress party as a petrol pump again Paul?



A good length and kinkyless, I knew that would get you replying sir[smile]
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Use the blue arctic cable which also remains soft in cold weather,i got a 10mtr new one on the bay for 12 bucks,lucky me.
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A while back when I needed to get a new cable, I already had one with corroded insides, I got one of 25metre length. I then chopped it into a 10 and a 15 and added the ends from my other cable.

Thus I had the option of a 10, a 15 and by combining the 2 meant I had a 25 if needed. This way it meant not having to unroll too long a roll if it wasn’t needed.

If you don’t have a spare cable to rob then I suggest you buy a couple of ends of eBay when you get your new cable.

I don’t do a reel as I prefer to have the coils wound loosely.

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Does it not kink Simon?
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Only when it's really cold.
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Having been a seaman, coiling stuff up is second nature to me. My lead is nicely flexible and I coil it by hand. I pull off what I need, than hang the remaining coil on the end of the tow bar, loosely coiled so any heat dissipates.

Reels promote twisting of the cables and they take up too much locker space. Anything round (buckets, gas bottles, etc) are all space hungry in lockers. My coiled lead lies on the floor of a locker with a bucket inside the coil.

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He knows ya know.
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So he should being a old sea faring sort. I do the same as Geoff but I have two leads a 25 mts and a tenmtr. I don’t join em together as the sockets aren’t guaranteed to be water proof. I know if ya need the extra length as you do on some foreign sites can always join them then wrap them up in a carrier bag.
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I've a spare, brand new 25metre one. Not on a reel, can't guarantee whether it links or not. Too heavy to post so unless you're around Chester area then not much use to you but it's yours for a tenner.
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Toolstation do the plugs at a good price, they also do a very flexible rubber sheithed 25m x1.5mm cable but it is black

I hate my twisty kinky orange cable, so bought the above and made 10m and 15m leads for about £28

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I have been using one of these for a while.....

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Doesn't work too well with the thick orange cable that you normally get so I have a length of thinner gauge black rubberised cable similar to Gaffa's above. It folds easily around the curves of the holder than the orange cabling.
Once folded and in its bag its a much better shape for storing away.

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I do my orange one the same way i used to do my ropes back in the day when we had to rope and sheet the lorry loads,i find it quick and easy way of doing it. Mind don’t often use it now as no bugger has installed hookup points in lay-bys yet or any wild camping spots.🙍🏻‍♂️☹️😎
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Just bought a brand new one off someone in the area, still bagged, 25 metres for a tenner. Works a treat

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I've a spare, brand new 25metre one. Not on a reel, can't guarantee whether it links or not. Too heavy to post so unless you're around Chester area then not much use to you but it's yours for a tenner.



Thankyou, I have just bought one off someone for a tenner, brand new still bagged 25 metres.
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Good result, Paul, how did you find it? Advert in the paper or summat?
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No Geoff Paul met the guy at the back of the pub gave him the tenner and matey boy scarpered of to find his dealer.😎👍😂😂😂
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Good result, Paul, how did you find it? Advert in the paper or summat?




Its surprising what you can get when you put the feelers out Geoff, someone sent me a message knowing I wanted one, spare one from his caravan days.
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Thought my answer was more exiting Paul 🤪🤪
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So did I Alan. 😃
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And me too.
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Alan is in inventive literary mode today, for sure.
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Alan is in inventive literary mode today, for sure.


What sort of mode are you in, you've been rather quiet all day. Were you able to scoot orf?

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