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Old 07-14-2012, 12:45 PM   #1191
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The adapter only uses one leg of the 50A service to present a single phase 50A 120V service to the trailer. You can think of the 50A service as having 'up to' 50A available for your use. Your trailer, being a 30A unit, will never approach drawing 50A. Perfectly safe.
I see this on Amazon's website: These adapters are used in campgrounds & recreation areas. 50-30 amp RV adapter, length: 1ft, gauge: 10/3, wire type: STW, 1 outlet, receptacle type: 30 amp, plug type: 50 amp, 15 amp, rating watts: 1875.

I'm no electrician. If you are using this adapter, are you now limited to 15 amps of service?
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Surge protector, tire , 71 gals. gas, fridge, tea kettle, towels, wash cloths, privacy curtains, TPMS. Still need to make a trip to CW for some little things.
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Old 07-14-2012, 04:53 PM   #1193
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Your trailer, being a 30A unit, will never approach drawing 50A. Perfectly safe.

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Old 07-14-2012, 04:59 PM   #1194
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I bought these this week.

Milton Dual Chuck Tire Inflator With Gauge - Works great. Don't bother getting a look alike from Autozone or Home Depot. Just do it right the first time.

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Old 07-14-2012, 05:24 PM   #1195
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LED 18" strips to fix a bad fluorescent fixture, drawer catches ...both relatively cheap compared to the compressor that is on order to fix the AC ...
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:13 PM   #1196
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Let me know how you like the LED's. We considered them when I saw some at the FW rally last month. Looks like you have to cut out the ballasts on the existing, right?

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I just added a 10ft awning on the DS slide out. It gives the DW a place for the picnic table and me access to the compartment when I want it.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:36 PM   #1198
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Love 'em ...they are the JC-72 from jclampstand.com. I bought a single strip several months ago to replace a single bulb fixture that kept blowing the ballast. It worked great so I went for the double pack this time for another fixture with a bad ballast. Total cost was a little less than I priced a replacement fixture for. I cut the wires to the ballast, spliced in the two led strips, stuck them to the fixture with the double sided tape, and they work great. If/when I have other fluorescent fixture failures, I will replace them too.
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I just added a 10ft awning on the DS slide out. It gives the DW a place for the picnic table and me access to the compartment when I want it.
I just did the same thing today on my MH. Went with an 11ft power awning that matches the one in the rig. I had already put a washed/dryer in the slide out so I already knew where to run the wires.

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Hey Peacerkeeper6, I just bought the same things...but I still can;t figure out how to lock the surge protector up to keep it from being stolen. You done happen to have a picture how you'll do this, do you?
I bought one too and had the same thoughts. I might install it in the basement where the cable comes out from, or if it needs to breathe then I may mount it to the back cap.
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I bought one too and had the same thoughts. I might install it in the basement where the cable comes out from, or if it needs to breathe then I may mount it to the back cap.
Is the theft of the surge protectors really that big of a problem at camp grounds?
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Mine is plugged into the mh cord then the locking box goes over where they are joined. Would take some big cutter to cut a 50 amp cord. Had our surge protector two years. I think most fellow rvers kinda watch when folks are away from their rig. A theif may have a problem not getting caught.
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Is the theft of the surge protectors really that big of a problem at camp grounds?
In all my years of camping I never had anything stolen, but this is just too expensive and to easy to walk away with.
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