16' Hurricane I/G Aluminum Solar Reel



  (3 out of 5 Stars on 2 Ratings)

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Product Description

Non-corroding aluminum reel fits under most diving boards.

Engineered for smaller hotel and motel pools, this reel is designed for heavy use. Its powder-coated heavy gauge aluminum frame is super strong, lightweight, and will never rust or corrode. The large stainless steel crank with handle at one end makes turning the reel easy. Precision sealed bearings allow a single person to effortlessly glide the solar blanket off your pool.

Our premium reel is built with a heavy-duty 3" tube that will not sag or flex. It will support solar blankets up to 24-ft. wide by 50-ft. long (please note:  this references the maximum blanket size the heavy duty tube can hold, not the size blanket that fits this reel.  This reel is for pools up to 16' wide).  Standing only 12" high, this low profile reel can fit under most diving boards for easy storage when not in use. Includes all straps and necessary hardware. Base and frame are aluminum. Optional locking casters can be added for easy portability.
1-Year warranty.

Tube Diameter: 3"

Max Pool Size:
16 x 32 ft.
Tube Width:
16 ft.

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Asked on 05/27/2015 by bub delap

are parts available

Inyo Answer

Answered on 05/27/2015 by Product Specialist Patrick P.

Yes we do carry Parts for the GLI Hurricane Solar Reel here.


Asked on 02/20/2015 by

Can this reel handle a 16 mil cover (for a 16x32 pool)?

Inyo Answer

Answered on 02/20/2015 by Product Specialist Joe S.

No, it is recommended from the manufacture that you use a reel that is 4" in diameter. This reel has a 3" diameter.


Asked on 06/23/2009 by Guest

How high is this unit?

Inyo Answer

Answered on 06/23/2009 by Product Specialist Patrick P.

The height on this reel is 12" without the casters/wheels and 15 3/4" with the casters/wheels. The base on the reel measures 16" Long x 2" Wide.


Asked on 03/24/2009 by Guest

Do I need to purchase a strap kit with the reel to attach the solar blanket to the reel?

Inyo Answer

Answered on 03/24/2009 by Product Specialist Patrick P.

No, you would not need to purchase a stap kit. The reel includes all straps and necessary hardware.


Asked on 03/31/2008 by Guest

What is the minimum width for this solar blanket? My pool is 12' Wide by 24' long, will this reel work?

Inyo Answer

Answered on 03/31/2008 by Product Specialist Patrick P.

This reel will work on pools down to 12 feet wide and up to 16' wide, so yes this will work just fine on your 12' X 24' pool.

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Ratings Summary

Average Rating:   (3 out of 5 Stars)

Recommended: (100%) 2 of 2 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

2 Ratings 5 star: (0) 4 star:   (1) 3 star: (0) 2 star:   (1) 1 star: (0)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:

   (4 out of 5 Stars) Great Solar reel

Reviewed By: from Parkersburg, West Virginia ()

Pros: Easy to assemble and use

Cons: Will not fit under my diving board when the the blanket is rolled on it.

Excellent reel for the price and ease of rolling up the blanket for storage or just for the time the pool is open.

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   (2 out of 5 Stars) Solar blanket reel

Reviewed By: from Maui, Hawaii ()

Pros: Quality design

Cons: poor workmanship

Could work better if the clips were not lost in shipping.

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