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Old 05-14-2011, 10:14 PM   #1
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I have a new travel trailer with the standard three prong connection for 110/125 Volt AV 60 HZ. I have a brand new Rigid 6800 watt generator with a 30 amp 120/240 connection. I purchased an adapter for my travel trailer connection with the 4 prong twist lock so that my power connection from my travel trailer can fit the generator 30 amp twist lock receptacle. Can this generator and connection be used to power my camper? I was told it would but wanted more input. Thank.
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To be sure, I would check the voltage at the RV side of the adapter.

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To be sure, I would check the voltage at the RV side of the adapter.

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What hKen said X 2.
I had one like this one time and I had to wire my own twist lock receptacle to a 30A pig tail and leave one side of the 240V plug off.
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PS. How loud is that Rigid 6800 watt generator going to be?
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It is 78 db so it's pretty loud. I purchased it for another project but figured I could use it if necessary. I purchased the pigtail adapter. The adapter from what I read says it will only use one side of the 240V. I will check the voltage before I use it. Thanks.

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I am sure you will be able to make it work. There may be a muffler kit for it that will bring it down a little. Don't it have a Honda on it?
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I would not spend money trying to quiet it down. If you need a quiet generator just use that money to buy one (Honda, Yahmaha, Kipor, whatever). You will never get a loud generator to be "quiet enough" to be comfortable with it.
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I agree. I am looking at two Yamaha inverters that I can parallel that are super quiet. This Rigid has a Yamaha motor. Thanks.
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I have two Honda Eu2000i with the parallel kit and a 6 gallon extended run tank. These units are quiet. I also have a LOUD 6500 Watt Champion knock off.

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Also check out the Boliy Generator, it is a clean power inverter.
I like the fact that it has elc start. Google Boliy for the best price.
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