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Retractable cords Thu, 07/28/11 2:23 PM (permalink)
My iron and my toaster have retractable cords. Why don't they do this on other appliances, or do they? I would love to get rid of all the cords on my counter (mixer, blender, food processor). Anyone have appliances with retractable cords?
    ann peeples

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    Re:Retractable cords Thu, 07/28/11 4:32 PM (permalink)
    No, but I will be looking for them!

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      Re:Retractable cords Mon, 08/8/11 8:05 PM (permalink)
      I've seen mixers, and food processors with retractables a long time ago on HSN Home Shopping Network

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        Re:Retractable cords Mon, 08/8/11 10:56 PM (permalink)
        My appliance cords (except for a few vacuums) don't have retractable cords, but they do have compartments in which to poke the length of cord not being used.

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          Re:Retractable cords Tue, 08/9/11 9:46 AM (permalink)
          Retractable is nice but I'd prefer interchangeable detached cords.

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            Re:Retractable cords Tue, 08/9/11 1:34 PM (permalink)
            Now that is a great idea. It would solve the problem of cords all over the counter. I wonder if you would have to have appliances of all the same brand? A universal cord would be great!

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              Re:Retractable cords Tue, 08/9/11 4:55 PM (permalink)
              probably would not...i have seen some plug in stuff with a detachable cord that took the same plug as my computer.....
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