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Old 09-18-2014, 05:00 PM   #1
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Georgetown electrical .....????

Wonder if someone can help me with a few questions..

If I plug the MH in at home and hit the house disconnect button does that keep the batteries from charging??

How do you guys keep the critters from climbing up the cord into the cord storage area?? ( pretty big hole when the cap is removed..

Any issues with running a 30ft (50amp) extension in the rain?? ( after I had the service installed I realized it was easier to park straight in so need to have it moved)

Thanks in advance...
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Old 09-18-2014, 05:36 PM   #2
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Old 09-18-2014, 06:08 PM   #3
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If I plug the MH in at home and hit the house disconnect button does that keep the batteries from charging??

YES. It is a battery disconnect button. With it off you will not have the charger charging the batteries nor any power to any 12 volt light or appliance.


How do you guys keep the critters from climbing up the cord into the cord storage area?? ( pretty big hole when the cap is removed..

YES Stuff a rag

Any issues with running a 30ft (50amp) extension in the rain?? ( after I had the service installed I realized it was easier to park straight in so need to have it moved)

For long term plug in I would concede a bag around the extension plug and the coach plug to protect from rain.
Being in Florida I also may elevate the plugs off the ground a few inches.
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Old 09-18-2014, 06:22 PM   #4
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Agee with Iggy. Rags will work but I like the look of this a little better. Cut it from some foam that came in a shipping box. So free.

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Old 09-18-2014, 06:30 PM   #5
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I tried the rag idea yesterday.. Well whatever removed if took it with him and left me a few presents inside ..

So I cut a piece of hardware cloth and weighed it down with the cord ..

I Would have thought someone manufactured something specifically to keep them out ..

Thanks for the help guy .. Appreciate you guys taking the time
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Old 09-18-2014, 07:30 PM   #6
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We spend 3 months in FL each winter where I must use an extension for my 50 amp cord. I cut a zip-lock bag and tighten it the best I can. No issues in 3 years.

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You can get a cover with a hole big enough for the cord. Mine is hinged so the plug will also fit then close down around the cord. Got at CW for about $10. Very secure and no critters. Hope this helps you out.
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It's a deluxe cable hatch cover. Less than $10
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Old 09-18-2014, 08:59 PM   #9
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You can get a cover with a hole big enough for the cord. Mine is hinged so the plug will also fit then close down around the cord. Got at CW for about $10. Very secure and no critters. Hope this helps you out.

Thank you ... I'm sure I can make something like that work
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Better to use steel wool.


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