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Cord Reels Reviews

Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"I've had this reel fixed in my garage/workshop for two years now and use it frequently. It's usually fully extended when I'm working outdoors. Due to its excellent quality of construction, I've never"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Very nice quality and works well. Very good value for the price ."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"This is a good quality product, easy to unwind/wind the cord and will be used a lot around the house."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Perfect for our application! Fit, form and function all exactly what we were looking for and needed."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"This cox reel has been very helpful with keeping our boat batteries charged when needed. It is mounted to the wall in a boat shed and is ready to use at all times when necessary. Never have to trip"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Well made product. Would highly recommend. Mounted to trailer with 250 feet of 12/3 ext cord."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Purchased and installed this cord reel as the customer wanted a high quality product that was rated for higher ampacity than the typical reel - 20 amps. 2 duplex receptacles provides more than enough"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.6 out of 5 stars.
"With portable power tools in workshop this cord reel has now become indispensable to my workshop. Excellent value and usefulness"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.6 out of 5 stars.
"Product works as advertised. Though appeared to be metal, Reel is plastic and seems cheaply made. Could have bought the same thing on Internet for less than half the price with free shipping. Should"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.6 out of 5 stars.
"Works like the descriptions says. I would like it to be a little Brighter and have a Magnet for when under the car or hanging under the hood. It has a good length of cord on the reel. The reel"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.5 out of 5 stars.
"Product was advertised by Northern Tool as having auto rewind which it doesn't and that you could reel up a 100 ft cord in 30 seconds which it doesn't. Reel works ok but not as advertised. I spoke"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.3 out of 5 stars.
"I purchased three reels, even though I was not familier with the manufacturer. I am constantly trying to unwind 50-100 ft. electrical cords, which I had wrapped around my hand and elbow the way my dad"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.3 out of 5 stars.
"This thing is very sturdy. I bought the Strongway 49582 50' 12awg reel. The steel mounting bracket is made of very thick metal, and the overall weight of the reel seems beefy. I have only had it for a"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"Really nicely built and tough. Will last for many years. Works great"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:3.3 out of 5 stars.
"I don't think the manufacturer has ever tried to use an 8/3 cord on one of these. The hole to feed the plug end through is too small unless you are making up your own cord. It will not work with a"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:1 out of 5 stars.
"I bought this reel to hold 100 feet of 10/3 outdoor cable. It is rated to hold 135 feet of 10/3 cable by the manufacturer. The first problem with this reel is that you need three hands to operate it."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:1 out of 5 stars.
"Substandard build quality. Two cord reels were ordered. One had missing parts which created a shock hazard. Slip ring assembly very poorly constructed on both units. Manufacturer offered no assistance"... (read full reviews)