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Old 01-13-2016, 09:21 PM   #11
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OP here. Thanks all. We will go with the 30 amp for now. The electrical panel is on the garage right where the plug will go so it should be easy. We won't be upgrading to an RV with 50 amp at this house (unless the Powerball tickets come through tonight - of course, there would then be a house change too!!!)


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Old 01-13-2016, 09:23 PM   #12
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You will rarely need 50 amps at your home unless someone is camping and needs 2 ac's running or running 2 major appliances at one time, even if you have a 50 amp Rv.Either way the cost for 50 amp is not that much more expensive.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:35 PM   #13
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A friend and I put in a 50 amp box at the house. Did it just below the breaker panel in the garage. It was super easy and makes cooling down the trailer quicker in the middle of the summer by running both a/c's.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:42 PM   #14
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X2 - put 50 amps service at our house!
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:43 PM   #15
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50 amp at our home as well. Nice to be able to cool the entire coach down before a trip in the summer
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Old 01-13-2016, 10:13 PM   #16
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I just installed a 30 amp plug on the side of my garage. Took about 40 minutes for complete job. Bought the tt30 plug and box from amazon but also noticed Lowes had a bunch of them. Was going to post pic but don't know how
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Old 01-13-2016, 10:15 PM   #17
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I just installed a 30 amp plug on the side of my garage. Took about 40 minutes for complete job. Bought the tt30 plug and box from amazon but also noticed Lowes had a bunch of them. Was going to post pic but don't know how
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Very nice, what was harder? Installing the outlet or figuring out how to post the attachment?
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Old 01-13-2016, 10:34 PM   #19
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Lol adding the pic. Really anyone with basic home improvement ability can complete this in under an hour. And after doing it I can't understand how a licensed electrician would wire this as 220. It must say 120 at least 4 places on the box . But now I'm ready for my new 2801 which should be done in a week or two.
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Old 01-13-2016, 11:48 PM   #20
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Be sure that the electrician knows it is for 30 amp RV service, not household service. The receptacles are different.


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