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Old 02-14-2014, 09:22 PM   #1
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30 amp cord ends

I need help on the typical ends of the rv 30 amp power cord. I have been involved with boats for years and each end of a power cord rotates and locks into place. Recently I ordered a XLR Hyperlite 24hfs. It won't be here for 6 weeks so I am trying to get everything in order I just got a pair of 2000 Honda inverter generators and need a power cord. These gens came with an adapter that rotates in to the gen socket like I am used to to allow a simple 30 amp straight plug in. So is this the typical male end of the rv 30 amp power cord? Will this be the same when I plug into a power box at an rv site. It looks like the female end that attaches to the rv is the similar rotate and lock that I am accustom to. anyway I need to get a power cord ordered. So is this what I will need one with the non rotating male end and the rotating female end? Why don't they rotate on both ends to secure?

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Old 02-14-2014, 09:37 PM   #2
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You unit should come with a power cord.
The normal 30a plug is just a push in pull out.
The end that connects to the trailer may be a twist lock, mine is hard wired in.

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Old 02-14-2014, 09:53 PM   #3
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The rv cords are not the same for boats.
Hope this pic help.
You'll need an adapter for the generators, but that won't be a problem to do.
The 30amp on the left is for rv's.
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