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Old 12-28-2014, 10:36 AM   #29
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We're new to the full timer life style ... in our 3rd month ..... we purchased an all electric coach ... and could not be happier ..... so far we have only had one opportunity to be out with no or limited hook ups. The coach has 8 house batteries and twin inverters .... so far .. no issues. We went all electric on purpose ....
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Old 01-14-2015, 07:57 PM   #30
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Old 01-15-2015, 10:26 AM   #31
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We went from a propane coach to all electric, we won't go back.


30 amp sites are not even a worry. I never understand the people that say we can't be on 50 amp. My guess they have no experience with all electric and are guessing.

Our Oasis system uses less 12 volt power then the 2 propane furnaces. We cook with the microwave on inverter power with no issues.

Our refig is always the right temp, frozen stuff is always frozen. Endless supply of hot water for showers.

Never having to find a place to fill the propane tank.

We don't do a lot of boondocking, but what we have done hasn't been any sort of issue.
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Old 01-15-2015, 11:04 AM   #32
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We went from a propane coach to all electric, we won't go back.


30 amp sites are not even a worry. I never understand the people that say we can't be on 50 amp. My guess they have no experience with all electric and are guessing.

Our Oasis system uses less 12 volt power then the 2 propane furnaces. We cook with the microwave on inverter power with no issues.

Our refig is always the right temp, frozen stuff is always frozen. Endless supply of hot water for showers.

Never having to find a place to fill the propane tank.

We don't do a lot of boondocking, but what we have done hasn't been any sort of issue.
I guess I don't understand what you mean by the statement "I never understand the people that say we can't be on 50 amp." There's no problem with a 50 amp hookup. The 30 Amp hookup or no hookup is where the propane option comes in handy.

With a 30 amp hookup the energy management system prioritizes what systems will run. If you have multiple air conditioners, residential refrigerator, an electric range, and an electric water heater the system will have to choose which will run and which will have to wait.

With the propane option the fridge, cook top, and water heater can be running on propane so the AC's and microwave don't have to wait their turn.

If you have no hookup I doubt you can run more than a couple of the appliances without running the generator. When most people talk about boon docking they aren't talking about staying overnight in a Wal-Mart. They're talking about a week or more off the grid.

We had the option of going all electric or staying with the propane option. We chose the propane option because of the places we like to go. As for storage space lost to a propane tank I would venture to guess that an 8 battery bank takes as much or more room than a propane tank.

Again there is no right or wrong. If there were there would only be 1 brand 1 model, 1 size, and 1 type of coach on the market. It isn't a one size fits all scenario. Everyone chooses what best fits the way they use their coach.
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It was a mis-type: meant Can't be on 30 amp.

I can't go back and edit, it took away the edit option.

Sorry for the confusion.

I agree 100% with it depends on how you use your coach.

Just (still) to many people throwing out opinions as facts, about all electric coaches.
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We picked up our brand new all electric coach last April and could not be happier. Whether dry camping, driving down the road and of course full hook up situations we have been very happy with all electric especially me. The wife likes it and I love not having to refill propane especially during colder months. When dry camping and needing the power we simply fire up the generator but those times have been minimal. Like another poster we purchased all electric on purpose.




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If we ever buy another MH I'll order it fully electric. Considering converting our present rig to residential refer and the cook top to induction too. Should have probably converted the refer when it went out a couple years ago and I had to replace the cooling unit. The refer needs new gaskets and they don't make them anymore so I'd have to buy new doors and that costs as much as a new residential refer.
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