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Old 05-03-2013, 12:25 PM   #41
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I posted last week .

Electric heating element for water heater and a/c running on high blower was drawing 22 amps, I belive which will go higher obviously on a hot humid day.
Bout right, Microwave will likely take it out......unless WH is resting!
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:26 PM   #42
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Plus, the electric element will be on only a short time to heat the water. We have not had any problem with our 30 amp service running everything at once with the exception of adding a toaster or waffle iron to the group. We run the ac, frig, water heat all at the same time.
Never turn the propane off and it is on for the frig and water heater along with the electric. Have yet to use a 30# cyl of propane in the last 2 yrs and spending around 7 months total camping 24/7 those 7 months, so propane cost is very minimal. $15/yr or approx. $0.15/day.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:28 PM   #43
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For folks who have babies- be aware the bottle warmers must use quite a few amps. With the water heater and air running - we popped the 30amp breaker a couple of times when we'd fire up the bottle warmer. I finally just switched off the electric side of the water heater and didn't have any more problems.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:39 PM   #44
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Plus, the electric element will be on only a short time to heat the water. We have not had any problem with our 30 amp service running everything at once with the exception of adding a toaster or waffle iron to the group. We run the ac, frig, water heat all at the same time.
Never turn the propane off and it is on for the frig and water heater along with the electric. Have yet to use a 30# cyl of propane in the last 2 yrs and spending around 7 months total camping 24/7 those 7 months, so propane cost is very minimal. $15/yr or approx. $0.15/day.
We tend to go through 60 lbs a year as we camp with no electricity two times a year but have gennie at night .

Plus spring and fall camping require heat.
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We tend to go through 60 lbs a year as we camp with no electricity two times a year but have gennie at night .

Plus spring and fall camping require heat.
We heat with an EdenPure electric heater and the furnace very very rarely. Do turn the furnace blower on when really cold nights are forecast to circulate the heat in the underbelly & basement.
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