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Old 03-09-2015, 03:08 PM   #11
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We didnt pick it up untill nov 20,2 days later we got 18" of snow,so we have not used it,but I do go in there and sit and savor the "new camper" smell! Our heat/air is ducted but the bedroom is wired for a 12k unit if we need it. I dont have a hardwired SP,but a Progressive ssp-50mostly because we got the stealer to throw it in the deal after we negotiated.
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:18 PM   #12
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I may have missed something here? I saw where the OP discussed two televisions, but not two A/C's.

I would think any RV's with 2 air conditioners would be a 50 amp variety from the factory?
I re-read the post. I must have seen "AC" and "2" and had a temporary moment of dyslexia.

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Old 03-09-2015, 03:29 PM   #13
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We didnt pick it up untill nov 20,2 days later we got 18" of snow,so we have not used it,but I do go in there and sit and savor the "new camper" smell! Our heat/air is ducted but the bedroom is wired for a 12k unit if we need it.
Well that brings up a good question, why would they prewire for a 2nd A/C if it wasn't 50 amp. I guess maybe because you can choose which one to run, but I never heard of that. Which really means nothing. Also why would the dealer throw in a 50 amp progressive for a 30 amp service?
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:34 PM   #14
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I thought all of the larger trailers were pre wired and framed. All you have to do is cut the "plug " out of the roof and headliner and drop it in. My sons33' wildwood is that way too,but his is only 30a,so go figure!
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:51 PM   #15
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I ordered a new wolf pack 315 and didn't see where it was a 30 or 50 amp. I called and its 30amp. My question is do you think 30 amp is ok. We will run ac, 2 TVs, dish sat, and maybe microwave at most at same time if it can. Occasional hair dryer, fan at night, coffee maker in morning. This is second trailer for us and I haven't had trouble b4 but didn't have dish sat. Thanks and please educate me!
Who did you talk to - dealer or Forest River? If dealer, RULE #1 about dealer salespeople - always assume they know nothing about your specific model.

Personally, I thought all of the WP 5ers were 50A. What good is having a toy hauler garage if you can't run a tool or two from time to time while the A/C is on in the cabin with DW making coffee? If it's 30A, and 50A is an option that's reasonably priced (usually is), I'd go with 50A every day.

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My camper has factory 50 AMP with one A/C, are most 50 Amp units prewired for a second unit?
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Old 03-13-2015, 11:30 PM   #17
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Well that brings up a good question, why would they prewire for a 2nd A/C if it wasn't 50 amp. I guess maybe because you can choose which one to run, but I never heard of that. Which really means nothing. Also why would the dealer throw in a 50 amp progressive for a 30 amp service?
Our 315 IS wired fo 50a. Its the OP asking if he needs 30 or 50.
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Should I change it to 50 if possible?
Yes, have your dealer change the order to 50amp with 2nd A/C prep.

When your on a 50amp site, you'll have to do less power juggling and it makes it much easier to add a 2nd A/C should you decide you want one later.

30amp service is only 3600 watts.
50amp service is two 50amp feeds and so gives you 12,000 watts.
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I ordered it. Been 5 days since down payment. I didn't see where it had a 30 amp or 50 amp on order sheet. I selected a 15 ac unit. I called and asked and they said it was 30. Should I change it to 50 if possible? How do you like your unit? I am buying a few things each week for it and wondered which surge protector to get. I may wait until it arrives.
I see you are wondering about a surge protector. You may want to get a EMS type protector instead. A surge protector will not protect you against low voltage. Low voltage can destroy your ac unit however a EMS system will cut power to prevent that while a surge protector will not. They cost a little more but is well worth the cost.
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