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Old 09-03-2014, 11:19 AM   #1
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Goin camping for for first time in our tt, when i hook up to shore pwr should i have a heavy duty electrical cord?
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:22 AM   #2
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Your camper should be equipped with a power cord. Unless you are asking about plugging in fans, lights or electric grills. Long cords are more important than having a large wire.
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:32 AM   #3
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So my camper pwr cord will plug directly into the shore pwr provided by campsite?
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So my camper pwr cord will plug directly into the shore pwr provided by campsite?
It should. Most campground s have both 30 and 50amp service. But some only have 30amp. I am assuming your trailer is 30amp so you should not have a problem. But if it is 50 amp always carry a 50 to 30 amp adapter just in case
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Goin camping for for first time in our tt, when i hook up to shore pwr should i have a heavy duty electrical cord?
Your unit comes with a power cord use that to plug it in, If you want to run some fans or lights outside or anything just carry a 12/3 25' cord then you can plug that into your outlet outside your camper wall or directly into a 20 amp supplied by the CG in the box that you will plug your 30 amp cord supplied by the Manufacturer for power..... You will understand as soon as you see one.
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Most RV service/parts sales have the "proper" reducer to plug a 30/50amp connection to a 15/20amp service outlet. This should only be used for storage, no AC running as this will melt just about everything and could cause a brown out on your RV. Very bad things happen during under power events.
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This is your 30 amp cord attached to your camper. It will plug into a power pedestal at the campground.
Arcon Generator Power Cord 30-Amp Bare Wire Cord 25’ - Husky 14247 - Electrical Cords - Camping World

This is an adapter that you can use at 'home' to plug into your home power of a 15amp plug in. Do not use your AC at home when using the 15 amp adapter. It will blow a circuit breaker on that line.
30 Amp RV Female to 15 Amp Male Adapter - Furrion I3115AD-RB - Electrical Adapters - Camping World
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Goin camping for for first time in our tt, when i hook up to shore pwr should i have a heavy duty electrical cord?
Not to sound like a wise guy,but weren't you shown the power cord that should have been included with your TT on your Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI).
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Not to sound like a wise guy,but weren't you shown the power cord that should have been included with your TT on your Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI).
from previous post he bought it used and not from a dealer.....

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from previous post he bought it used and not from a dealer.....

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Not sure where that is stated - his #1 post said it was his first trip out,but nothing about it being used.
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