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Old 12-08-2014, 10:03 PM   #2431
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How long does it take to winterize the little one?
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Old 12-08-2014, 10:08 PM   #2432
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How long does it take to winterize the little one?
Anyone want a winterized Cap? lol . It is way to heavy to put on for a couple months. Make me a offer pm
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:19 AM   #2433
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Depending on the size of your AC that 20 amp cord is probably sweating bullets when you run the AC which is why you can't run the microwave or the toaster and that's the trade off though a 15 or 20 amp service is not going to have much trouble running your small appliances by themselves.

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On the rare occasion that we turn the ac on in the trailer at home, the 12-2 w/g doesn't even get warm and it is on a 20 amp breaker. Usually the only thing on in the trailer when we're home is the converter, so I have no concerns whatsoever.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:26 AM   #2434
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....as I said, it's a trade off....on an extension cord I can run everything but the air, however, while I trust the circuit breaker to do its job, I still would not run either of my AC's on it. Chances are if it did not trip on start up your good though maybe on the edge of it limits depending on the size of your unit as the breaker is suppose to trip long before the cord gets warm, it's the math E/R=I.

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Old 12-09-2014, 01:26 PM   #2435
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Yup, not all A/Cs are wattage hogs. The A/C on my R-pod only pulls 1000 watts - not a problem for a decent extension cord. Haven't measured the one on my Salem yet but I expect it to be more.
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Old 12-09-2014, 02:11 PM   #2436
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Yup, not all A/Cs are wattage hogs. The A/C on my R-pod only pulls 1000 watts - not a problem for a decent extension cord. Haven't measured the one on my Salem yet but I expect it to be more.
If you have a 15000 BTU your FLA will be about 17 amps on a hot day could drop to 14 amps if it's 75 outside. That's with the blower running included amperage. You also have to remember the voltage drop running a 12 ga. extension cord even if you plug it into your 30 amp trailer cord with an adapter. The longer the cord the bigger the voltage drop.
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Old 12-09-2014, 03:31 PM   #2437
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.....Your safe there for sure but for me, when I run the air I want to sit comfortably, watch a decent size TV, microwave some popcorn and pull a cold one out of the frig.....that 3 amp margin is long gone.

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Old 12-09-2014, 03:40 PM   #2438
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I didn't do anything to my extension cord or even my camper but the trailer will love me for it. A crew finished my RV shed "tallerization" project. Now the trailer can hide from the Texas sun and hail.

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Old 12-09-2014, 04:09 PM   #2440
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I love it! How tall is it? Planning to build a pole barn/ garage to house our trailer and trucks in. I'm hoping for out of site out of mind - making the trailer less visible to passers by.


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