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Old 12-03-2012, 12:27 PM   #1
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Angry Power cord

I have a new 2012 Eagle 298rlds and have had trouble getting the power cord out of the hidding place. Any solutions?
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:40 PM   #2
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Jim, welcome to JOF

What works for me is after pulling the cord all the way out, I feed the cord thru the mouse hole clockwise..., and when I pull it out I pull the cord out in a counterclockwise motion. Seems to eliminate it from getting tangled within the storage box.

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:42 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum, Jim!
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:37 PM   #4
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Our White Hawk has similar cord storage (don't know if your Eagle is 30 or 50 amp). Not especially hard to wrangle it in or out, but I already have my eye on installing a Marinco 30 amp. power "inlet" with twist lock connector and converting the power cord to a detachable type.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:52 AM   #5
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My power cord got knotted up in the little compartment on my second trip out. The third trip I had my shore power inlet installed. I got my inlet and cord cap from Jamestown Distributors and it has a cool blue LED on the cover that indicates the power is on. The power inlet and the captive air tank on my water system were my 2 best mods ever.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:27 AM   #6
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Hi, Jim.

Welcome to the forums.

Install a Park Power Conversion Kit on the side of your trailer.



click here for 30 amp

click here for 50 amp

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Old 12-04-2012, 11:49 AM   #7
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This is definitely something I'm interested in doing as well!
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:36 PM   #8
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The simplest way to solve your problem is to spray silicone on a rag and wipe the power cord with the rag. I do this several times a year and don't have any problems getting the cord in or out.
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:02 AM   #9
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hey Jim, I'd suggest changing it out to a removable power cord,pretty easy mod...My 2013 298RLDS came with a removable power cord on the rear under the big window,i couldn't imagine trying to fish that power cord in that opening....also i have the 50 amp. Does yours have the bike rack on the back??? happy camping !!! Bobby
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Yes I have the bike rack. Many thanks for the reply.
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