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Old 08-17-2010, 09:53 AM   #15
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There is a way to use the 30Amp Service and the 20 Amp service on the pedestal at the same time. This will allow you to run both A/C's at the same time, it provides 50 Amps of AC and most RV parks have 30 and 20 on there pedestals.

Check this out a simple solution for just under $100

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Old 08-17-2010, 08:29 PM   #16
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Thank you Dick,
That is exactly what I was looking for. An inexpensive way to run both a/c units on shore power. This receptacle looks like it will be easy to install and should solve all my concerns.
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As I understand your question it is "Why can I run both A/C's when I plug into the generator but only one if I plug into shore power"

The reason is because the Generator has two output lines

With the switch in "REAR AC" position, the front AC is not connected and the rear is connected to shore power

With the switch in FRONT AC position the rear AC is connected to the GENERATOR's 2nd output line (the 20 amp breaker on the generator) and the front to the main breaker box (the 30 amp breaker on the generator feeds this)

NOTE: No reason they could not "X" wire so that whichever A/C is not connected to the "Main" box is connected to the generator.. but I have yet to hear of such a hook up.

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