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Old 08-06-2014, 09:09 PM   #1
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50 or 30 Amp Portable EMS

My new Class C has only 30A service. I was planning to use 50A-30A dog bone. After reading the horror stories, I decided I need a portable EMS. So the question is this, should I buy a 50A EMS then use the 50A-30A Dog bone? or do I buy a 30A EMS and add it after the dog bone (if 30A service is spotty)?

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Old 08-06-2014, 09:28 PM   #2
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If your rv is 30a, I would get a 30 ems.

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Old 08-06-2014, 09:34 PM   #3
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if your trailer is only 30amp there is (really) no benefit to a 50amp surge, as a 50 amp coach uses 2 120v legs and your trailer only has even if you plugged into a 50amp outlet with your 50-30 dogbone, your only getting the one leg.....

just buy the 30...its cheaper and it will do just fine...(tho you still may want to use the 5-30 dogbone)....sometimes those are a little less worn
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