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Old 09-02-2010, 08:18 PM   #1
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I was wondering if anyone could give me a quick rundown on the electrical set-up that is typical in most rv's, and What are the pieces of equipment called in the electrical set-up? You may be thinking to yourself that I shouldn't even be attempting any of the electrical stuff in my motor home if I don't even know the names of the devices. I am capable of tackling the electrical set-up in the rv, I rewired my whole home including installing new service entrance and breaker panel. I am just a bit confused about what all the component pieces are called?! I would like to upgrade the set-up as the current set-up is a 30 amp and takes up a ton of room. I hear the newer equipment is much smaller?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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Old 09-02-2010, 08:23 PM   #2
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right after i posted this i just found a great web link with the information i needed!!
I'm sure this is old information to you all but here it is anyway
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Good job Russ sure have some reading ahead of you.
Isn't the internet just great.
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I am constantly amazed at the sheer volumes of information you can find on the internet. It almost seems like its a skill all in its own to find it though.
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Be sure to read about the special grounding requirements for circuits in MHs. These circuits are not wired the same as a conventional home.
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Will do! Thanks again Jim.

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