I have a Sears work light reel (the old-skool incandescent kind) that
is about 10 years old, and a few years ago it started getting sluggish about
reeling up. I pulled out all the cord, cleaned it well, and gave the cord a
coating of Armor-All. After that treatment, it worked much better, since the
cord was less likely to bind on the inside of the housing.
--- On Tue, 2/24/09, John Miller <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: John Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Dimmable CFLs at Home Depot
> To: "Doug Braun" <email@example.com>
> Cc: "Randall" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Shop-Talk List"
> Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 10:11 PM
> I've got a 50ft hosereel and a 40ft cordreel (both
> Harbor Freight items) way up on the wall next to the door at
> the back of the garage.
> It's very nice to have them there. The hosereel works
> fine; the cordreel isn't all that good, but it gets the
> job done.
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