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I have a wallbox tethered charger. Works OK for my needs.

The cable is driving me insane though, its so thick that it won't coil up easily. It has a "memory" and springs apart when you try to coil it neatly on the holder. We also have pebble dash render on the house (Scotland) and the stupid cable rubs against it and damages it because it wont sit straight when looped around the holder.

First World problem I know, but is there a more flexible, pliable cable I can replace it with?
 

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It might be that it is being twisted as it is being coiled up. You might need to 'rotate' it lengthways to stop the twisting. I used to have this with my public charge cable until I noticed that if I let it untwist as I wound it up it would be fine. Try coiling it up from the wallbox end first and allow it to untwist as you coil it up.
 

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The cable is driving me insane though, its so thick that it won't coil up easily.
It might be that it is being twisted as it is being coiled up. You might need to 'rotate' it lengthways to stop the twisting. I used to have this with my public charge cable until I noticed that if I let it untwist as I wound it up it would be fine. Try coiling it up from the wallbox end first and allow it to untwist as you coil it up.
Sailors know how to coil rope. Cable is the same.
Grab a sailor to show you how :)
 

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I have a wallbox tethered charger. Works OK for my needs.

The cable is driving me insane though, its so thick that it won't coil up easily. It has a "memory" and springs apart when you try to coil it neatly on the holder. We also have pebble dash render on the house (Scotland) and the stupid cable rubs against it and damages it because it wont sit straight when looped around the holder.

First World problem I know, but is there a more flexible, pliable cable I can replace it with?
There's a lot of cheap Chinese cable being used by ROLEC and several other venders. You will need to replace the cable with decent European manufactured cable to properly cure the problem.
The cable that EcoHarmony supply is decent quality, I've had mine since 2017. ( 6mm2 - 32A).
 
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