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Old 07-17-2012, 08:54 PM   #1
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Running on electric ?

Is it ok to run the water heater and the fridge on electric when running the AC?

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Old 07-17-2012, 08:55 PM   #2
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Is it ok to run the water heater and the fridge on electric when running the AC?

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I do with no issues.
I even have two fridges.
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:59 PM   #3
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Run everything on 30 amp all the time. Just don't run microwave and coffee maker or toaster all at once.
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Run everything on 30 amp all the time. Just don't run microwave and coffee maker or toaster all at once.
Or griddle or blow dryer
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If it is over 95 degrees outside, have pity on your neighbors and limit your big amp pullers to just the AC. Don't force them to pull out the autotransformer!
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read this normal appliance amp draws
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Old 07-18-2012, 03:59 PM   #7
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I run all electric except my hot water heater ! No issues
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:48 PM   #8
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Some say to get a plug that goes from 50 amp to a 30 amp, and plug into the sites 50 amp outlet. Does this give you a better chance of getting the full 30 amps than plugging into the 30 amp outlet?
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Yes, they provide 30 amps even with degraded circuits.
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Old 07-21-2012, 03:08 PM   #10
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As far as cooling, is the fridge more efficient when running on electric or LP ?
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