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Old 06-11-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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Adapter for 50 amp service?

We're going on are first trip to a cs that has 50 amp service. I have a 30 amp rv plug. Do I need a adapter for the 50 amp service?
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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most the ones ive been to that have 50amp also have 30amp as well as 20amp.... At some point, you will probably need the adapter anyway....so i would just buy one...walmart is easy...just dont get the cheapy small black ones...they suck!
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First thing I did when I got the camper was buy the 50 amp and 20 amp adapters.
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They aren't very expensive, but they give you options when you need them.
We found a couple of places that had 50amp service but not 30amp, and they were more than happy to sell you an adapter for $30, or rent it to you for $15/day.
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Wow you guys are fast! I couldn't imagine buying your first TT and camping without this forum. Thanks for the link!
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Old 06-11-2012, 09:34 PM   #5
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it's much easier to call the campground and ask if their pedestals have outlets for both 50amp and 30amp.
most places with 50amp, that i've seen, have 30amp on the same pedestal.
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