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Old 07-30-2015, 02:34 PM   #11
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If your going to do it do it right. I had my electrician install 20 amp breaker than he ran a wire to a junction box to side of house and wired in the 30amp connector so now I just take my 50amp/30amp and plug in. You only need to run one air any way. Later RJD

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Old 07-30-2015, 02:41 PM   #12
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Should I use my surge protector for this?
We can have a long talk about this at the rally.


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Old 07-30-2015, 02:57 PM   #13
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I have a 50 amp trailer. My house has normal house outlets outside. Read not wired for the trailer and not a dryer outlet either. Can I plug into a 50/30 amp adapter and then to a 30/15 amp adapter and plug directly into a regular house outlet to run fridge and charge the battery? If yes can I run one of my air conditioners ( I have a 15 btu and a 13 btu a.c.)? If no,how can I plug into house? I have a battery charger but wanted to look at other ideas. Thanks
As mentioned, yes you can.

As for A/C, I used a heavy duty extension cord. It's 50' and costed something like $50-75 from Home Depot. I run my A/C as long as it is the only thing running. Even with my surge protector, it didn't give me low voltage or any warnings doing it.

I personally would ALWAYS use a surge protector if I had one. In fact, that's why I put a hard-wired one in.
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Old 07-30-2015, 03:09 PM   #14
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You can run your charger and fridge on a 15amp circuit. you have to be sure your hot water heater doesn't come on or you might trip the GFI if you have one.

But at home depot:

50 amp outlet $28.00
50 amp breaker $10.00
#6 Wire $0.90 per foot
Piece of mind...Pricele$$

and you can run both AC's the Fridge, the charger, and will not need any adaptors
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Old 07-30-2015, 03:37 PM   #15
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I just use direct 50 amp to 110 adapter. Works fine no 50 to 30 to 110
But like others say for fridge and charging
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Old 07-30-2015, 05:00 PM   #16
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We had an electrician come and do several things to the house for us and one of those was to put a 50AMP plug out by the trailer and we love it.

We on occasion have house guests who stay in the trailer and it sure makes it simple.

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