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Old 10-01-2016, 04:05 PM   #11
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What surge protector? We can look that up.
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Old 10-01-2016, 04:16 PM   #12
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I've never seen this with 50 or 30 amp. My trailer or EMS "hangs" straight down. However if I use a NEMA 15 adapter (20A) to 30A it does cause the cord (whether camper or EMS) to be at about 90 degs (horizontal). Are you plugging into 20A?
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Old 10-01-2016, 06:44 PM   #13
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Camco 55312 125V 30M/30F Amp Dogbone Circuit Analyzer.
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Old 10-01-2016, 08:16 PM   #14
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IF I'm envisioning it right the bottom of the plugin section looks like the depiction below with the notches open and the black parts are sheet metal. This is not on the cover, so that you could just leave it open.
The 30 amp receptacle is behind the center part, and you have to either bend the center section down or try to bend the cable right or left right right out of the plug and then it tends to partially unplug the plug.

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Old 10-01-2016, 08:46 PM   #15
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Just but a 30 amp 2' extension problem over...
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Old 10-02-2016, 10:58 AM   #16
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If that "analyzer" won't work I don't get it. I haven't seen everything or know much, but it would work everywhere I have been.
WD suggests an extension (30 to 30) X2
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If that "analyzer" won't work I don't get it. I haven't seen everything or know much, but it would work everywhere I have been.
WD suggests an extension (30 to 30) X2
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I kinda understand his problem, This is what happened to me. I had a plug in TRC sometimes when I plugged it in I had to leave the cover jarred. So I just used an extension so I could close the lid. The TRC then held up below the cover and I could close it. using that I almost always had to cover the TRC being it was on the ground or close to it depending on the height. If it touched the ground It is exposed more to weather. They are only water resistant not water proof big difference. Learning curve went through 2 during the warranty period from water intrusion...
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Old 10-02-2016, 01:04 PM   #18
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Campsite electric hookup doe not align

I run into this on just about every pedestal. Progressive Industries has a short extension made just for that reason. I bought two and use one every time I camp.

Here it is: http://www.progressiveindustries.net...extension-plug
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I've been using a 50 in to two 30 out cord (pick the phase), then the Progressive (i have "bagged " the connections at times to keep water out. I probably should use something better.
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The 30 amp outlet where I am a seasonal camper is loose. I purchased a 30 to 50 amp dogbone adapter and plug into the 50 amp outlet. Much easier than trying to get the campground to replace the 30 amp outlet.
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