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Old 10-13-2014, 11:41 AM   #11
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Vince and Fonzie..,, Thank you both for your help.. I am way over my head with all this.. Unless its as simple as to use

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with the generator .. I am going to Quit with my guessing game .. I am not knowledgeable enough to take any chances.. I will contact an Electrician .. I just hope its not a $100 service charge to flip a switch or plug in an adapter ..Ok well again Thanks for all your help
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Old 10-13-2014, 11:48 AM   #12
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Fonzie there is a section on Generator overload I will post another pic.. Thanks


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I am unable to see if the Breaker is rated for the unit is in storage ..
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Old 10-13-2014, 11:56 AM   #13
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That cord looks like it,, you can also have a friend with meter confirm the voltages. The unit is rated at 5550 watts w/ about 25% short overload. That's nearly 25 amps or 1/2 shore power rating.


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Old 10-13-2014, 12:07 PM   #14
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Fonzie there is a section on Generator overload I will post another pic.. Thanks


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I am unable to see if the Breaker is rated for the unit is in storage ..
Your generator breaker is most likely rated at 25 amps. You just need to manage your load as per your guide posted.
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Old 10-13-2014, 12:15 PM   #15
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Vince and Fonzie..,, Thank you both for your help.. I am way over my head with all this.. Unless its as simple as to use

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with the generator .. I am going to Quit with my guessing game .. I am not knowledgeable enough to take any chances.. I will contact an Electrician .. I just hope its not a $100 service charge to flip a switch or plug in an adapter ..Ok well again Thanks for all your help
Just to confirm, you should be OK with this adapter and not need an electrician at this point.
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Cheer's to both of you..
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Old 10-14-2014, 11:51 AM   #17
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Fonzie.. Correct .. these are my adapters/dogbone etc.. Again thanks for all your help.. I ordered the 4 prong direct to the 50 RV .. its being shipped.. But this is what I tried ..

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Guys, is this adapter all I would need for my setup? My TT is 30amp and my generator also has the 30 amp 120/240 4 prong outlet. Also the gen plug has a 120/240 toggle switch located next to the 4 prong plug in question and I'm guessing choosing 240 v would be a mistake, Or would it matter since the adapter would eliminate one leg of the 240 from entering my TT. My generator is 5550 continuous watt and 8500 watt start up rated, would that power a 15k AC? Sorry to hijack the thread and thanks in advance.
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Old 10-14-2014, 12:45 PM   #18
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Gass, I am not sure.. But I believe Vince or Fonzie may be able to help you out.. I will tell you to be careful and make sure before hooking up and running.. I am thankful for the Breaker switch on my unit .. From this forum answers and a chat with a neighbor whom is a retired electrician ..I could of really done some serious damage to my unit..

.. Curious my Unit doesn't have a switch to go between 120/240 ..hmmmm
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Just arrived .. I will update after use.. Even though I have been assured that its safe.. I'm still going to have that Oh sh8t feeling when I first use it..

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I did some more reading and went ahead and ordered the 4 prong to 30 amp adapter http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1 from Amazon for $23. I'm thinking you would need to have the toggle set at 240 in order to get all the juice that outlet has to offer. The adapter will eliminate one leg of the 240 giving you 120 (30amp) to the TT. Kind of like using the 50 amp pedestal outlet and a dogbone 50 amp to 30 amp adapter to connect to the 30 amp plug/cord on the TT.
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