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gmctoyman

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Posted: 10/28/18 10:18am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Which would you choose ?


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Posted: 10/28/18 10:25am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Unless I am using the tongue test to see if the circuit is live, 50A service is my choice. I would chose it either in the coach I am looking to purchase, or in the site I am looking to set up in. It offers much more flexibility.

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I have the 30 amp plug and can run most things at the same time but will only run one of my two air conditioners at a time. 30 amps has about 3500 watts available, 50 amp system can handle something like 12,000 watts.

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Are you asking whether I'd buy and RV with 30A or 50A or if I'd rent and RV spot with 30A or 50A?

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westernrvparkowner wrote:

Unless I am using the tongue test to see if the circuit is live, 50A service is my choice.

Would you make a video of the tongue test and post it? [emoticon]

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50 amp... Too limited with 30 amp


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50 amp. More is always better





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what about this, if your R/V is setup as 30AMP.and you plug into 50amp with adapter you could overload your 30amp system before the 50 amp breaker would kick. CAN THIS HAPPEN?
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Since you are in Texas, as I am, I would recommend an RV with 50 amp and two A/Cs.

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badsix wrote:

what about this, if your R/V is setup as 30AMP.and you plug into 50amp with adapter you could overload your 30amp system before the 50 amp breaker would kick. CAN THIS HAPPEN?
Jay D.

No. The RV is protected by its inside 30 amp breaker.

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