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Old 06-05-2014, 10:39 PM   #1
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Electrical outlets

We have a 2013 8289WS. We sold our 40' Tiffin Phaeton and bought a 8289WS. It was a adjustment but we like being able to tow it with a F150. I just wish FR would add more electrical outlets in the kitchen and dining area. I also don't care for the size of the bathroom. Way too small and the door opens up and hangs over the stairs from kitchen to bedroom. Poor design there. Anyone else have these complaints as well? Any suggestions or ideas to correct these flaws? Other than that....pretty happy

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Old 06-07-2014, 10:50 AM   #2
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I added a 110V 20A outlet 12ga wire to the kitchen area just for our toaster oven. It is on it's own 20A breaker, now we can make coffee and use the toaster oven at the same time. Bathroom is tight, our bathroom door opens to the inside of the bathroom, FR must have made that change in the 2014 models.
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Old 06-07-2014, 11:49 AM   #3
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Sounds like a good idea. Ours is a 2013 5th wheel. Not sure if we are talking about the same. Thanks for the info. That is the problem we have. A toaster oven is the problem for us. I refuse to use the stove top or the oven. Just afraid of it and would rather cook with electric. I tried to find a replacement for the microwave that had convection feature but thought the Black & Decker 6 slice toaster oven would be OK. It will cook biscuits in a jiffy and is plenty big enough

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Presley one....can you run coffee maker, toaster oven and A/C at the same time?

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Old 07-20-2014, 11:04 PM   #5
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About the only problem I have with the 2604 ws is no outlets in the kitchen ? Not sure what they were thinking when they wired it up.
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:49 PM   #6
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Can't run all 3 at once. Going to run another electric outlet on a separate feed
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Problem as I see it is balancing out the A and B side of the 50 amp breaker, especially when you happen to be on a 30 amp source. Surge guard has helped but I'll probably still have to do some rewriting or add an additional outlet to balance the way we load the electrical.
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Presley one....can you run coffee maker, toaster oven and A/C at the same time?

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Coffee maker and toaster oven is a yes, along with the A/C not sure. I'll be checking that out this coming week. We have the 50amp service with two A/C units. We are having 100* + temps so it should be a good test.
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About the only problem I have with the 2604 ws is no outlets in the kitchen ? Not sure what they were thinking when they wired it up.
How many things are you plugging in? We have that trailer and find the single outlet is plenty since we just run a coffee maker and a lamp for nighttime ambience.
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With 50 amp source, we would normally run the front air (14 amps on the B side), allowing us to run coffee maker (15 amps periodic draw) and microwave or toaster oven (15 amps each) on the A side. Forward air flows down hill into main area of RV keeping it cool and relatively quiet. With 30 amp source you can run air on one side, and one heavy draw appliance (15 amp) on the other. In either case the surge guard will show you exactly what's happening on both circuits.


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