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How to Neatly Re-wrap a Questar Power Cord (Video demo)

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#1 Optics Patent

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:22 AM

I'll bet the factory has a little 6-1/4" long card or board they wrap the cord around, but this 5 minute video shows how I wrap the AC power cord.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:41 AM

From the video: "You know you're a Questar enthusiast when you actually watch videos on how to wrap up a cord."

 

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 12:55 PM

I just watched it Ben, now to practice! I have always heard it said that if you unwind it, you’ll never get it back like it was and mine is so nice and neat that I have always been afraid to unwrap it. I even contemplated buying a new one just so I could keep one perfectly wound for ‘display’ and have one to actually use. Now I don’t have to do that. Your video is perfectly understandable. Thank you!

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 02:06 PM

I was just about to post a request that someone share a picture of their factory-wrapped power cord. A video walkthrough is 10x better! Thanks much!



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Posted 16 February 2019 - 02:13 PM

I just watched it Ben, now to practice! I have always heard it said that if you unwind it, you’ll never get it back like it was and mine is so nice and neat that I have always been afraid to unwrap it. I even contemplated buying a new one just so I could keep one perfectly wound for ‘display’ and have one to actually use. Now I don’t have to do that. Your video is perfectly understandable. Thank you!

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I actually did that!  I bought a second from Questar to keep in the pocket in the case.  The one I use lives looped to my Davis and Sanford tripod head for easy use.  I can’t imagine wrapping and unwrapping frequently is good for the cords.

 

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 03:24 PM

Doesn’t everyone have a spare for actual use?
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