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Old 06-12-2016, 08:20 AM   #11
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I have a 12O volt appliance amp draw saved somewhere if I find it our post it for you so you know what each pulls.

Are these for the 3051 specific appliances or a household general list?
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:31 AM   #12
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Here is a thread about a 2015 Rockwood 8289WS that came with an AESS. It is where I first learned about what they are and how they work.
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:31 AM   #13
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Are these for the 3051 specific appliances or a household general list?
They are any RV generally speaking, I have an amp probe and measured amp draw. Your safe with using them numbers. Those numbers (amps) are under full load FLA. Like the A/C can pull about 15 amps on a 70 degree day not fully loaded like at 90 degrees. I still do not know why they would sell a motor home with a 30 amp service only, Not much more money for them to make it 50 in production. Forgot where I got this list but sure it came from this forum years ago. But I did check some of them as stated. Good place to start.
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We ran into a similar problem with our 30 amp rig at a State Park and it was the blow dryer that kept tripping the pole with the AC running. I had read somewhere that there are a lot of old old weak 30amp breakers in parks and the article recommended a 30amp / 50amp dog bone. I bought one and had never used it, but since this pole did have a 50amp available I moved to it. Still running through our Progressive EMS and the blow dryer +AC worked fine after that. Results may vary, but this was our experience.
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We ran into a similar problem with our 30 amp rig at a State Park and it was the blow dryer that kept tripping the pole with the AC running. I had read somewhere that there are a lot of old old weak 30amp breakers in parks and the article recommended a 30amp / 50amp dog bone. I bought one and had never used it, but since this pole did have a 50amp available I moved to it. Still running through our Progressive EMS and the blow dryer +AC worked fine after that. Results may vary, but this was our experience.

Tricky! I may have to try this!
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Tricky! I may have to try this!
You still have to live by your 30 amp breaker inside, but by plugging into a less used 50 amp you save what is called nuisance tripping from a weak 30 amp breaker..Which has probably been used and switch off and on 50 to 75% more at a CG.
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Not sure about your fridge, my single door pulls 3-5 amps, A/C 15-16 amps at load. Microwave 12-15 amps depending on model. Then don't forget your converter will pull amps if you have lights and such on. Water heater is another 12-13 amps. We usually run our water heater on gas to avoid popping the breaker. We heat up a tank then switch it off until we need to use it.

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You still have to live by your 30 amp breaker inside, but by plugging into a less used 50 amp you save what is called nuisance tripping from a weak 30 amp breaker..Which has probably been used and switch off and on 50 to 75% more at a CG.

Sounds good.
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X2 water heater hot then off till needed, will stay hot for hours

Yep, that's how we do it.
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Here's a link to a RV amp draw table that will give you an idea how much electrical power you are using.

RV Converters and Amp Draw - RV Information (RV Maintenance)
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