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Old 08-23-2006, 11:27 AM   #1
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Hi all,
we've decided to get 2 honda eu2000i generators.
As I have a bad back(real bad)from time to time i'll be leaving them in the back of the truck and running 2-25' cords back to them to plug into.

Will doing this lessen the power i'll get to the trailer? my main concern is running the airconditioner(13.5k)?

thanks for your time,
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Old 08-23-2006, 11:27 AM   #2
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Hi all,
we've decided to get 2 honda eu2000i generators.
As I have a bad back(real bad)from time to time i'll be leaving them in the back of the truck and running 2-25' cords back to them to plug into.

Will doing this lessen the power i'll get to the trailer? my main concern is running the airconditioner(13.5k)?

thanks for your time,
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Old 08-23-2006, 12:53 PM   #3
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Not a problem if the gauge of the wire is sufficient. An RV 30A extension cord with 10 gauge wire will deliver 30 amps up to about a 100 feet. A heavy duty 12 gauge cord (available at Home Depot and such) should handle your 2 KW (less than 20A) power supply nicely at 25 feet.
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I do not have the generators you have but I thought they made a kit to join the two together. Then you would only be running one cord to your camper. Might want to check on this because running two does not sound right.
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Old 08-25-2006, 10:16 AM   #5
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One 25' cord does not make it to the back of the truck..hence 2(25') cords.
First respondent answered my question.
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