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Old 03-07-2013, 10:17 PM   #11
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Added a built fireplace to our Cardinal. Best addition ever. It has a normal 3 prong plug end. It can be plugged into any 110v circuit as one would in any household. Sure if you plug anything else into circuit the breaker will blow as it would on any other 15 amp receptical if it were overloaded.
Some people on these forums overthink everything
Over thinking safety.......in a trailer......yeah. You may want to check out how many fires and deaths are caused by electric heaters and fireplaces on overloaded circuits in a house. Do you think a trailers wiring is better or worse?
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:54 PM   #12
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Added a built fireplace to our Cardinal. Best addition ever. It has a normal 3 prong plug end. It can be plugged into any 110v circuit as one would in any household. Sure if you plug anything else into circuit the breaker will blow as it would on any other 15 amp receptical if it were overloaded.
Some people on these forums overthink everything
No some are thinking correctly. Your unit appears to have "50 amp service". In reality that is 100 amps available as 220V, split to two 50 amp breakers. Thats triple the capacity of the OP setup. If you trip a breaker shame on you! If he trips withs this added load its cause he wasn't informed. Wrong church, wrong pew.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:00 AM   #13
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I added a fireplace to our Wildcat. Heats real well. Added it to the big empty spot under our tv. Wired a separate plug for it so it can be used to the 110 plug on the power pole.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:09 AM   #14
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I would be curious to know how many people on this forum use electric heaters in thier rvs.
We do, but we do the same thing as cpaulsen does with his fireplace (sorta). We stow a heavy-duty construction extension cord in the electrical bay where the trailer's umbilical is stored. It can be accessed inside from under the sofa. It runs the space heater off the power pole, bypassing the TT's wiring totally.

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Old 03-10-2013, 11:38 AM   #15
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We put a fireplace in our 2011 GreyWolf 26RL have not had a chance to use it yet. May have to make changes with the electrical, but won't know until we actually use it.
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