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Old 03-27-2016, 07:43 PM   #1
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Buy 30 amp or 50 amp?

Hello! We are new to travel trailers. After looking at several, we have settled on the Vibe 308BHS. We are going to build one with Jeff Couch hopefully this week so we will have it all set to go before summer.

We have decided on all of the options except doing only 30amp or upgrading to 50amp with the second AC unit. It will only cost an extra $725 for the upgrade. Any advice on choosing which to go with? We are a family of four. Most travel will be close to Virginia, but we hope to take farther trips occasionally.

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Old 03-27-2016, 07:46 PM   #2
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50 Amp! If 50A is an option don't even consider 30A. Don't make the same mistake I did. Our trailer was converted to 50A after the fact. First timer earned a semi-expensive lesson.
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Old 03-27-2016, 07:49 PM   #3
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Well your profile does not list the part of the country you live in so I'd say with out a doubt go with the 50amp and 2nd air you will not regret. Later RJD
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50A you will not regret the up grade
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Old 03-27-2016, 08:04 PM   #5
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In my opinion it is really based on what you are going to have in it. If you are going to have 2 ac units then you have to have 50amp. If not my opinion is probably don't need the 50 amp. Remember that 30 amp is 1 30 amp service lines and 50 amp is actually 2 50 amp service lines.


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50A and 2nd Air for 750$ is a Very Good Deal! Youroo!!
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Highly recommend 50A if you plan on going to Myrtle Beach or even VA Beach you will be glad you have the 50A and 2 ACs. This does also depend on the size of the trailer if it is 20 feet no the 30A is fine. But if it is 30 plus feet you will want 2 ACs and the 50A in Virginia for summer camping.

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I agree with both of theses responses:
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Highly recommend 50A if you plan on going to Myrtle Beach or even VA Beach you will be glad you have the 50A and 2 ACs. This does also depend on the size of the trailer if it is 20 feet no the 30A is fine. But if it is 30 plus feet you will want 2 ACs and the 50A in Virginia for summer camping.

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50 for sure
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Anything over 20 ft you will need two ACs to be comfortable in the hot summer, 50 amp for sure
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