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Old 11-09-2015, 08:25 PM   #1
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110 outlet direct from 110 park supply

Evening, on my old Palomino pop up, I installed an outlet that was connected to a short length pigtail of heavy gauge wire. This pig tail is plugged into an extension cord that is then plugged into the additional 110 outlet at the camp ground.
Has anyone done this Mod on a Roo hybrid yet?
Was debating locations?
1. Additional outlet on the island
2. Near the kitchen seat on the bathroom wall?
3. On the slide out under the kitchen seat facing the island.

We would generally use it for the radiant heater or other bigger draw items to keep the breaker from tripping if we have the coffee pot plugged in and other stuff.
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Old 11-10-2015, 07:22 AM   #2
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Before you do that type of mod, I suggest you confirm the total simultaneous power draw you need. The Roo has a 30 Amp power centre vs the 15 A one in your pop up. You'll probably have plenty of power available in the Roo except maybe when the AC is running.
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Itat,
My first time camping with the unit was last week. The breaker went as soon as the coffee pot was turned on . I could only imagine it was because the radiant heater plugged in at the same time.
I don't think the electric bed heater or electric blanket did it.
At the moment, it's just a consideration. It worked well in the pop up for sure.
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Members have installed this through the wall elect outlet,me included. It makes additional power for a Heater/coffee pot/hair dryer,a simple plugin without putting a Ex cord through a window or slide seal! Marine applications like this are common! Youroo!! Our install left of BTR! in Pic
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Youroo,
Nice name by the way..
The photo was of the wheels chocked. I didn't see the plug installation .
I'm thinking of placing the access point in the outside shower compartment with a flexible seal that would allow me to pull out the whip and get it away from the shower area .
This would offer protection from the outside when traveling.
The old pop up, I made the access hole thru the floor and silicone caulked the heck out of it. But I always had a concern of leakage. Never had leakage, but thought about it when traveling during wet conditions.
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Youroo,
Nice name by the way..
The photo was of the wheels chocked. I didn't see the plug installation .
I'm thinking of placing the access point in the outside shower compartment with a flexible seal that would allow me to pull out the whip and get it away from the shower area .
This would offer protection from the outside when traveling.
The old pop up, I made the access hole thru the floor and silicone caulked the heck out of it. But I always had a concern of leakage. Never had leakage, but thought about it when traveling during wet conditions.
The sealed 120V inlet is (To the upper left of the BTR Inlet)! I posted that Pic. to give a reference to its Location, Dont look at the wheels,Look UP! Youroo!!
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OK, new here... What is BTR? Are you talking about the outlet box to the far left on the photo.?
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Black Tank Rinse! Youroo!! The Box is Cable/Sat!
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In Youroo's pic there is a round cover just above and to the left of the black tank flush port.

Looks like he has one of these installed
White 15 Amp 125V On-Board Charger Inlet - Front Mount | Marinco
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Question for you electrical experts... At most parks where we camp, there is a 30A plug and a 15A plug on the power post, but no 50A service plug. For those power posts, can you typically get more than 30A out of the post (i.e. 30A + 15A)?
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