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Old 09-24-2015, 04:50 PM   #1
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Is it safe to plug in a 30 amp plug (2 plugs) and run it into a 50 amp TT? Will that be 60 amps / too much??


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Old 09-24-2015, 05:16 PM   #2
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No, a 50 amp plug provides 50 amps x2 Total of 100 amps. Using a splitter from 50 amp to 2 x 30 amp plug will work. You will have to be careful with the amount of draw and manage your loads i.e. AC Unit and Toaster no Hair Dryer for example.

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Old 09-24-2015, 05:58 PM   #3
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What you have to do with a cheater plug is plug into a 30amp plug and a 20amp plug

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Old 09-24-2015, 06:10 PM   #4
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30 amps or 50 amps is just the maximum potential of the circuit. The number of amps actually consumed depends on what you have switched on - its not going to try to force more current into your RV than it wants.
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