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Old 10-29-2011, 09:16 PM   #11
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Here is another great write up about 120/240 and how adaptors are wired.

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Old 10-30-2011, 05:35 AM   #12
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What campground are you at? We're heading to San Carlos Veteraans Day weekend
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Old 10-30-2011, 07:50 AM   #13
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It should be labeled 120/240V 50A
You are correct, we (I) have been drilled to think of my 30amp TT, even 50amp rigs, as 120v only and not for a second to think of think of it as 240v. So when I saw the 220v label it freaked me out a little.

All is well, I talked to the park attendant and it had already been brought to his attention. He's unsure what he's going to do.

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Old 10-30-2011, 01:10 PM   #14
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an RV which has a 30amp feed has a cord that WILL NOT FIT in a 50 amp receptacle,so you cannot plug into it by mistake.
Hmm...so if you use an adapter that allows you to plug your 30AMP TT plug into a 50A outlet post is one leg on the adapter dead so you don't get both 110V lines going into the TT?
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Hmm...so if you use an adapter that allows you to plug your 30AMP TT plug into a 50A outlet post is one leg on the adapter dead so you don't get both 110V lines going into the TT?
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:46 AM   #16
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You are correct. If you use a 30 amp to 50 amp adapter, you're inly using one leg of the 50 amp receptacle. The other leg isn't hooked up.
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You are correct. If you use a 30 amp to 50 amp adapter, you're inly using one leg of the 50 amp receptacle. The other leg isn't hooked up.
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50 to 30 dog bone adapter

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Hmm...so if you use an adapter that allows you to plug your 30AMP TT plug into a 50A outlet post is one leg on the adapter dead so you don't get both 110V lines going into the TT?
that's correct..see the previous post by Acableguy showing a diagram of a 50 to 30 amp dogbone adapter.
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Great stuff you guys! I just learned a lot!
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