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Old 07-24-2016, 10:16 PM   #11
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we did just that to keep the residential refrigerator running while the trailer was unattended for a week. 50 to 30 amp adapter then 30 amp to 15 amp household power. worked fine!
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Old 07-24-2016, 10:24 PM   #12
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Thank for all of your input. My main objective is to have the power to charge up the batteries so it could run the 2 fantastic fans which I am assuming they are both 12volts to suck the heat out of the cabin. Also, I have the small may be 10 cf lp/electric refrigerator that I may want to keep it working so that it will not smell if not use for a while. As far as the air conditioning, I don't think that I would need that since it will suck power like crazy to cool down the coach which may end up burning a hole in my pocket.

If "awhile" is more than a couple of days, I'd shut it off, dry it out, and open it up. Why waste energy?
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Old 07-24-2016, 11:34 PM   #13
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I do the same albeit with a 30amp. I have about a 75' run to my nearest non-GFCI outlet. Got a HD 10amp ext cord, and run our 15,000 Ac with not problem. Pulls between 116-117 volts when the compressor kicks on. I may turn on one LED light for a little bit to find something at night, but usually just run the Ac.
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Old 07-25-2016, 12:38 PM   #14
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Many thanks to Fonzie and Krazymace for your quick response. I will order the 10 gauge extension cord and the adaptors from 15Amp to 30Amp then to 50Amp to connect this system.

That is great!
There is a 50 to 15 amp you can order - I'd use that rather than 2 dogbones together (we've got a 50 to 30 and a 50 to 15)

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-55168-P.../dp/B00HRHWHNW

We keep ours plugged in during the camping season when not in use - then keeps the fridge cold (we have the residential fridge) and the batteries charged.

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Old 07-25-2016, 12:53 PM   #15
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I would not recommend running the air conditioner under any circumstances from a 15 amp outlet. Your compressor will overheat and you won't have any AC when you do go camping. I have gotten away with it a few times myself but the last time I tried it I was repairing my AC unit. Luckily a solder connection melted on the overheat switch before anything was destroyed.
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Old 07-25-2016, 01:22 PM   #16
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I would not recommend running the air conditioner under any circumstances from a 15 amp outlet. Your compressor will overheat and you won't have any AC when you do go camping. I have gotten away with it a few times myself but the last time I tried it I was repairing my AC unit. Luckily a solder connection melted on the overheat switch before anything was destroyed.
Thank Steve for your advice. I don't have any intention to run the AC. Only need to run the fantastic fan to draw out the heat and maybe run the lp/electric refrigerator to keep it in good shape.
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Old 07-25-2016, 01:25 PM   #17
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There is a 50 to 15 amp you can order - I'd use that rather than 2 dogbones together (we've got a 50 to 30 and a 50 to 15)

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-55168-P.../dp/B00HRHWHNW

We keep ours plugged in during the camping season when not in use - then keeps the fridge cold (we have the residential fridge) and the batteries charged.

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Old 07-25-2016, 02:02 PM   #18
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Brought my new MH home yesterday, under the Texas heat above 100 degrees, my MH interior was extremely baked.

I do not have the 50Amp circuit for the RV at the house yet and was wondering if I could connect my 50Amp RV to the 15Amp house circuit using the adaptors so I could have the power to charge up my batteries so I could use the 2 fantastic fans to suck the heat our of the RV.

Would this feasible? Have anyone done the similar thing?

Thank in advance.
Yes you can! I keep my rig at home and plugged up to house current all the time. We have a residential refrig and I don't want to remove food and freezer contents. Often run one a/c unit at times. Also run a small space heater in the dead of winter to avoid winterizing. We often travel in the winter months as well. Enjoy!

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Old 07-25-2016, 02:04 PM   #19
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Wally World has both the 50a- 30a conversion dogbone and the 30a-15a plug
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Old 07-25-2016, 02:18 PM   #20
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Yes you can! I keep my rig at home and plugged up to house current all the time. We have a residential refrig and I don't want to remove food and freezer contents. Often run one a/c unit at times. Also run a small space heater in the dead of winter to avoid winterizing. We often travel in the winter months as well. Enjoy!

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Thank Harvey,

That is nice to know!
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