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Old 02-03-2013, 01:59 PM   #31
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Hey guys

I have a 5th wheel with 50 amp service on it. I would like to make a light weight power cord that has a 50 amp male on 1 end( to attach to the rv) and a 15 amp male on the other end( to attach to my electric outlet) I only want to run lights when using this hookup. I get tired of pulling out my heavy50amp cord. Does anyone have any ideas or is there one made for sale??
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:07 PM   #32
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You can use a 15-30 adapter and a 30-50 adapter

Here's a pic of the 15-30 these are about $5-10


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Here is a 50-30 adapter - you just need one that is the flip-flop of ends from this one. These are about $15-20


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Add a 12 or 14 gauge extention cord and your good to go!
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:45 PM   #33
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Hey guys

I have a 5th wheel with 50 amp service on it. I would like to make a light weight power cord that has a 50 amp male on 1 end( to attach to the rv) and a 15 amp male on the other end( to attach to my electric outlet) I only want to run lights when using this hookup. I get tired of pulling out my heavy50amp cord. Does anyone have any ideas or is there one made for sale??
Just take a 15amp (14 gage) extension cord the length you need and add the appropriate 50amp female plug to the end of it. http://m.campingworld.com/browse/sku...=54492&rewrote
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:58 PM   #34
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You can purchase an adapter for the 50 amp service with a 15 amp male plug on the end. It is a twist on adapter. The part number in the RV part cat. is 14298. It is not available in Canada.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #35
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Hey guys

I have a 5th wheel with 50 amp service on it. I would like to make a light weight power cord that has a 50 amp male on 1 end( to attach to the rv) and a 15 amp male on the other end( to attach to my electric outlet) I only want to run lights when using this hookup. I get tired of pulling out my heavy50amp cord. Does anyone have any ideas or is there one made for sale??
NOTE= DO NOT make up this cord!! Male on each end is a (DEATH TRAP)!! Even if somone says (I know a guy who has one like that)! Youroo!!
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:36 PM   #36
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Yourocat is absolutely correct - YOU WILL DIE. If not right now...
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:03 PM   #37
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Ok guys, I don't think that I explained correctly what I want to do.
I want to use a cord that will hook to my 5er 50 amp on the side if my rv that runs to my house 15 amp outlet. I am tired of lugging my rv 50 amp cord around at home just to run the lights.
Can you please tell me why making this up would be a death trap?
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Ok guys, I don't think that I explained correctly what I want to do.
I want to use a cord that will hook to my 5er 50 amp on the side if my rv that runs to my house 15 amp outlet. I am tired of lugging my rv 50 amp cord around at home just to run the lights.
Can you please tell me why making this up would be a death trap?
I'm guessing it is the two male ends. Once plugged into a power source the prongs on the other end are live.
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I did in Post#35 Male on both ends! Youroo!!
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:24 PM   #40
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This is a 50 to 30 amp adapter. They also make a 50 to 15 amp.
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