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Old 11-24-2021, 06:39 PM   #1
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Single pole or double pole?

I am putting in an outlet to plug in my 1999 Tropical 6330. It's 30AMP and not sure if I should run single pole or double pole breaker.
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30 amp is single pole 120 volt service. Do not use double pole 240 volt service. It's not like a clothes dryer.

If you plan on moving up someday, you could run 50 amp 120/240 service. That uses a double pole breaker. But then you need to use an adaptor to only access one pole of the 50 amp service for your 30 amp RV.
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If it were me and the run is not to far, I would install a 50 amp 2-pole receptacle. This way you are prepped if you ever upgrade to another coach. Adapters to your 30-amp cord are cheap and are needed in your arsenal when you travel. If you install a 30 amp receptacle, it is a single pole.
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