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Old 09-01-2014, 10:56 AM   #21
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I have done basic electrical work at my house including changing breakers in my panel, changing fans and lights, etc. I am sure I could do it myself without an issue. I just need to do all my research on how it is done. I will probably get a couple of quotes from some pros to see what they would charge. This is no more than an hour or two hour of work for a trained professional. I may call my cousin and pay him, he is a professional electrician.
We keep a copy of the pdf file on how to wire a 30 amp RV outlet in the FAQ section of these forums. This may help:

It's also good to print out and hand to even a licensed electrician, as not all realize the RV's are wired for 120 volts. We have had many stories on these forums of even the pro's mis-wiring the outlets.

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Old 09-01-2014, 11:16 AM   #22
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I think a 20amp plug would be sufficient to power the A/C. I want to say that the dedicated breaker in the pop up for the A/C is a 20amp breaker. So although I am using a 30amp plug to plug in and power the entire system, only 20amps is going to the A/C.


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Old 09-01-2014, 07:00 PM   #23
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20 amps will easily handle the AC. I like having 30 so I can get the frig
and a few other items working before I head out on a trip.
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Old 09-02-2014, 07:32 PM   #24
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Just my 2 pennys. even if your comfortable doing the work and installing all the hardware it wouldn't hurt to have an electrician stop by and double check. Electricity is controlled heat and energy, just like fire it can be your friend...or your worst nightmare.

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Old 09-02-2014, 07:38 PM   #25
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Agreed most all towns and cities require inspection after alts or repairs to electrical systems residential or commercial. It's code required as well as insurance rule.

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