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Old 10-21-2017, 04:29 PM   #15
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While we are on this topic, can someone suggest the best brand of replacement plug to use, I changed mine out last winter and used a Camco branded plug, which was the same brand as the old one, however the new one seems to be built of a much inferior plastic material.
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While we are on this topic, can someone suggest the best brand of replacement plug to use, I changed mine out last winter and used a Camco branded plug, which was the same brand as the old one, however the new one seems to be built of a much inferior plastic material.
Good question Isaac,

I was just going to get home at Home Depot or Lowes.
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I looked for a well-built 30A plug without a handle (a handle can make the plug too large to fit through the deck plate or inside a site's breaker box). I ended up buying this one from Progressive Industries:

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Old 10-21-2017, 10:39 PM   #18
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The pins can come all the way out to make the wire connections easier, BUT note that they only go all the way in if turned correctly. Look closely at the way they are before pulling the pins out. Very easy fix..
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Old 10-22-2017, 10:25 AM   #19
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3 wires to connect on new replacement plug
Looking from the back
Green wire.......Ground ---goes to TOP connection (round prong)
Black wire........HOT ------goes to LEFT connection
White wire ......Neutral ---goes to RIGHT connection




30A Replacement Plug with grab handle

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YOU can do it.........give it a shot.

What is your source for that plug.It looks like it will work a lot better than the replacement plugs offered by Lowes or HD. The flat face where the pins emerge make it impossible to fully insert the plug if the pedestal has a recessed receptacle.(about 25% do) Through the years that I have used such a plug I have had to cut away the bottom part of the ridge that surrounds the receptacle. Many have already been so modified by others. It only take a few seconds with diagonal cutters,but is a pita.
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That looks to be a Camco plug available anywhere RV products are sold. I had one that the black wire burned completely through. I’m going to order the PI plug. I trust them not to cut corners just to stay competitively priced. Quality trumps price with electric components!
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That looks to be a Camco plug available anywhere RV products are sold. I had one that the black wire burned completely through. I’m going to order the PI plug. I trust them not to cut corners just to stay competitively priced. Quality trumps price with electric components!
A "Pl" plug.??
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A "Pl" plug.??
“Progressive Industries” plug.
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