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Just wondering what is the most efficent amp rating to get for the new TT. dealers say 30 is plenty...what do you think. GF likes blow driers, making coffee and using the micro at the same time at home so i don't think i can break her from that habit.

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rcpaint wrote:

Just wondering what is the most efficent amp rating to get for the new TT. dealers say 30 is plenty...what do you think. GF likes blow driers, making coffee and using the micro at the same time at home so i don't think i can break her from that habit.


Just make sure she does not, dry her hair, while heating a muffin to have with her freshly brewed coffee! Lol. I think it depends what's on that circuit. Most of the time bath and kitchen are not tied together, I think?

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I could be wrong... But I don't think you'll see and RV wired for 50 amps unless it has two air conditioner units on it. And that leaves most travel trailers out.


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The circuit breaker will shut her down for you. I would let her learn on a 30a.


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It's like Green Acres: you can't plug in more than a "7" Olivaaa. If you can get 50, I'd do it. I thought almost all TT were 30, though.


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If you can get 50 do it. Why worry about it. The salesman is trying to sell you what he wants you to buy.


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My fiver came with 30 amp service. It cost me about $150 for to rewire it for 50 amp. You can do it your self if your handy with tools and have a basic knowledge of electrical wiring. The most difficult task of this project, for me, was routing the 50 amp external cable to the electrical junction box inside the fiver.


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30 amps is plenty of that is all the dealer has on the lot!

Most new RV's have a 50 amp service, so they can run a coffee maker, toaster, and microwave at the same time. With a 30 amp service, you can not run all 3 at once.

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The people that are most disappointed with their 30 amp TT out there are the ones in very hot climates that want to add a second AC. They buy a TT in Arizona and find that one AC won't cool it down and ask me to install a second one. If you are not going to be in a hot climate area, it is not too difficult to live without the luxury of using your micro, hair dryer and coffee pot at the same time.


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Your gonna spend a lot of money for your GF. When shopping for our TT, the only ones I saw with a 50 amp service are the very high end units that have dual AC's and are preplumbed for a washer/dryer. I think your GF may be in for a shock when she has to "rough it" in a TT.


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