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Old 08-09-2015, 01:07 AM   #1
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30/50 amp

Ok I gave a realy newbie question, thats been answered before.
Our TT has 30 amp service, my question is can I plug into a 50 amp service, with the proper adapter? Is there.any advantage to doing
Also is there one brand of surge protector, you folks would recommend?
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Old 08-09-2015, 01:14 AM   #2
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You will be ok plugging in your 30 amp rig in to a 50 amp plug camco has a 30 amp female to 50 amp male dog bone you still won't be able to pull more than 30 amps
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Old 08-09-2015, 01:32 AM   #3
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Here's some info.

CG 20amp or 50amp
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Old 08-09-2015, 07:49 AM   #4
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I carry a 30 to 50 adapter, and use it occasionally.

1) When we pull into a parking spot, on occasion the 30 amp receptical on the pedestal is lose and doesn't seem to make a good connection. If there is a 50 amp receptical available, I then use my adapter and plug into to 50 instead.
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Back when I had a 30 amp TT I found the the 50 amp receptacles at campgrounds were in better shape than the 30 amp. I think that is because the 30 amps are used and abused more than the 50s.
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You will be absolutely 'aok' with the proper adapter. The adapter will terminate the 2nd leg (hot wire) and the breakers in your RV do the rest - no need for concern.
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Old 08-10-2015, 12:23 AM   #7
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Ok thanks ! I thought that was the case, but wanted to be sure.
Any recommendations on which surge protector to steer clear of?
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