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Old 04-07-2013, 10:12 PM   #21
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Nice mod.
With all the issues with breakers tripping when a/c starting, why haven't any of the trailer manufacturers add what you did to solve the problem. It's a simple solution. i know, $$, build as fast as you can and after it leaves the factory, who cares. I believe that most of us who actually use the product are smarter than the engineers that design them. I know by just cruising though some of the posts in several section threads that there are many people totally clueless about how trouble shoot problems on their trailer.

For example of doing something stupid, I have a FR HW296 and on the 1.5 " discharge for the grey 12 gal. tank once you remove the cap, they have a another 1.5" screw on bushing with a piece that slides in with an barbed outlet opening of 5/8" I.D that you attach a hose to with a hose clamp. How long do you think it takes to discharge into the sewer. Well not thinking, went to store and got a clear 5/8" I.D. x 3/4" O.D. x 10' long hose. Started to put together, What am I thinking, how stupid.
My solution was 2" x 25" blue economy discharge hose, which I cut in half and then cut one half in half again. I normally use the half for full hook up one of the half's for dump station and last half as a spare or extension. I also go four plumbing fittings and two hose clamps. That hole set up was 28.00. Time to dump tank about 3 min.

I have a post of the set up in the Pop Up Section.
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Old 04-09-2013, 12:28 AM   #22
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We run our 13,500 ac on our 3600 watt gen all the time. The only thing we can't turn on with the ac is the microwave. Everything else works with the AC
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:34 PM   #23
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I can run the microwave with my gennie now with a/c on.

I also had an issue with the gennie as it had a 30 Amp recepticle on it labeled 120/240 volt floating neutral .
That 30 amp receptacle was 30 amps but only at 240v. 15 amps at 120v
So I had my gennie guru "rewire" my gennie for a full 30 amps for 120v and eliminated the 240v side.

All is good now !
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Old 07-10-2013, 06:01 PM   #24
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Here is my mod for delaying the high fan for duo therm a/c .
You can also add in another for low fan if needed
This is for start up of the a/c when running low watt gennies.
This allows the compressor to start and the fan to delay so the peak wattage isn't all at once .
This is the delay module I bought from graingers $9.00 pt number 4e233
This relay will also work to delay the a/c compressor from short cycleing you just break the yellow or red wirier to do it. If it's for your compressor you need a adjustable to 1.5 mins minimal to give the compressor time to equalize it pressures and it will stop short cycling and tripping your breaker, it will not hurt the time relay built into the stat. That's smart Turbo. or you can buy a EMS system for $350.00 bucks........
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:24 PM   #25
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Anyone think you could do this and run air with a 2000 generator
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:42 PM   #26
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Anyone think you could do this and run air with a 2000 generator
50/50 chance.
Everything else would have to be off.

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Old 07-12-2013, 10:45 PM   #27
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I may try it for 9 bucks and looking at my air unit th wires are easy to get too. If it doesn't work just go back to no air dry camping like its always been
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I may try it for 9 bucks and looking at my air unit th wires are easy to get too. If it doesn't work just go back to no air dry camping like its always been
I'd try it !
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Old 07-30-2013, 03:12 PM   #29
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Ok got the delay today. Located the fan wire and Two questions. On the delay it says load is that on the ac side or fan switch wire side. And second do you cut the little wire that says 115-240 volts or leave intact thanks
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Ok got the delay today. Located the fan wire and Two questions. On the delay it says load is that on the ac side or fan switch wire side. And second do you cut the little wire that says 115-240 volts or leave intact thanks
Load would be a/c side.
I forget which way on wire since I did cut mine but that was when it was installed on 120v side not 12v I think.

Without looking I cannot remember.
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