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Old 03-26-2012, 03:39 PM   #11
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I have never seen a 50amp box without a 30amp outlet in it. 50amp is really nothing more than 2 30amp legs in the RV usage model
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I see 7 out of 7 on that page have 50 amps - what about the remaining 71 sites (96 - 25 =71)?
As you scroll down they all show the same 50amp symbol.
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Old 03-26-2012, 03:46 PM   #13
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Most campgrounds use a 50 amp box like this one. Note that it also has a 30 amp plug and a 20 amp duplex plug.

On the off chance you do need to use the 50 amp socket, like a bad 30 amp outlet (or it ONLY has the 50 amp outlet - very rare); a 50 to 30 pigtail adapter is all you need.
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Herk, you must have one BIG hard drive, I'm beginning to think there are no RV or Camping related pictures you do not have saved, indexed, and cataloged
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Herk, you must have one BIG hard drive, I'm beginning to think there are no RV or Camping related pictures you do not have saved, indexed, and cataloged
The camper folder is about 2 gigabytes of PDFs and photos; and getting bigger every day. Just took some photos of the start of the power awning remote installation (but it got windy) and the photo of the pin box current limiter. Will post that one when I get it out of the camera.

Thank you for noticing
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I have seen 50 and 30 amps on the same box but I can't say I have seen any 20 or 30 on the same box at the cgs I have been to.
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As you scroll down they all show the same 50amp symbol.
I couldn't get the page to scroll down.
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Wouldn't it be nice if all the electrical boxes looked like the one in the photo that Herk posted. Normally when I open the cover on the electrical box at a campsite I'm wearing gloves and I'm ready to duck or run. Spiders, hornets, and all manner of other critters love to live in those boxes.
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Wouldn't it be nice if all the electrical boxes looked like the one in the photo that Herk posted. Normally when I open the cover on the electrical box at a campsite I'm wearing gloves and I'm ready to duck or run. Spiders, hornets, and all manner of other critters love to live in those boxes.

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It doesn't matter, as long as you have a 50-to-30 pigtail. Your RV will draw what it's designed to draw. If it can manage on 15 Amps, that's what it will pull. I had an ammeter on mine at one CG and we were only pulling 5A off a 50A supply, because that's all we had running.

The only negative is that, if you have dual a/c's, they still won't recognise that you can run both together on shore power, because your MH thinks it's still a 30A rig.
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