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neiljoust

  • Posts: 511
Electric reel
« on: February 14, 2020, 07:06:18 pm »
Is electric reels really worth it , I have arthritis will it help

wayne m

  • Posts: 274
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 07:11:51 pm »
Definitely helps, just think all you have to do when you get back to the van is press a button and it reels in itself. Do you have a fixed reel at the moment or lift reel in and out every job?

Splash & dash

  • Posts: 1494
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 07:13:56 pm »
100% yes we have just put them in our vans it saves so much time and makes the working day much easier should have done it years ago .

neiljoust

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Re: Electric reel
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2020, 07:17:00 pm »
Hi guys thank you for the reply, I am just think about buying the 350L compact system from xline I have a Nemo van .

My system was diy and 6 years old so getting a little messy, itís comes with a normal reel but can upgrade

neiljoust

  • Posts: 511
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 07:18:13 pm »
Sorry a fixed reel

Den68

  • Posts: 209
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 08:51:46 pm »
Best thing you will ever do 👍

neiljoust

  • Posts: 511
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2020, 08:56:11 pm »
Ordering then cheers guys

wayne m

  • Posts: 274
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 06:52:12 am »
Pf Reel master fixed in the van with the optional extra extendable guide arm with rollers is the perfect option and as splash and dash said I should have done it years ago when I kept saying to myself I should.

mufcglen

  • Posts: 1435
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #8 on: Yesterday at 10:32:25 am »
As above its basically a big yes!
I put having an electric reel up there with moving from slx to xtreme Poles, both game changers for me.
Less strenuous and makes you quicker as your less tired over the day and able to put abit more jobs in earning you more money so they pay for themselves over and over😉

wayne m

  • Posts: 274
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #9 on: Yesterday at 10:40:33 am »
Forgot to mention the lightweight pole too definitely need one of those also 👍🏻

NWH

  • Posts: 11068
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #10 on: Yesterday at 11:24:20 am »
It will change your working week forever.

Status Check

  • Posts: 88
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #11 on: Yesterday at 11:31:55 am »
Love our electric reels but sometimes we wish that they wasn't a fixed reel. Sometimes it's still great to be able to have the reel out of the van and pointing in the right direction.
Someone needs to invent an electric reel that with a pull of a lever simply drops down to the ground and is on a swivel base so you can just walk away with the hose.

wayne m

  • Posts: 274
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #12 on: Yesterday at 01:13:16 pm »
I picked the extra option of an extended guide arm with rollers and works a treat and misses the back doors.

p1w1

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Re: Electric reel
« Reply #13 on: Yesterday at 02:12:38 pm »
Love our electric reels but sometimes we wish that they wasn't a fixed reel. Sometimes it's still great to be able to have the reel out of the van and pointing in the right direction.
Someone needs to invent an electric reel that with a pull of a lever simply drops down to the ground and is on a swivel base so you can just walk away with the hose.
pure freedom do a swivel base

The Big Kahuna

  • Posts: 380
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 02:46:49 pm »
2 bits of ply, a suitable bearing, a nut and bolt and a couple of washers. Make your own if you need it.

david mark

  • Posts: 329
Re: Electric reel
« Reply #15 on: Yesterday at 06:41:37 pm »
I just purchased Pure freedom electric reel for my wife as she is having a lot of pain in her hand and fingers from winding in the hose. Hops this sorts the problem