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Old 05-15-2011, 10:25 PM   #21
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Used mine this weekend, got it on ebay 30amp 50' w/ lighted ends was around $70 with shipping
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:54 PM   #22
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If in Canada, Princess Auto have 50' Rv extention cords with lighted ends on sale for $79.99 this week.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:02 PM   #23
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I found a 25' 10/3 extension cord with 20A plugs on it at Wal Mart a bunch of years ago. I have 30A to 20A and 20A to 30A adapters. It was a lot cheaper than an RV stores.
They have 30 amp 25ft cords when I went there yesterday for around 30 bucks way cheaper than the camper store which wanted fifty bucks for.
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Old 05-17-2011, 02:37 AM   #24
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If in Canada, Princess Auto have 50' Rv extention cords with lighted ends on sale for $79.99 this week.

Princess Auto does sound familiar, I will definitely check it out! Thanks=]
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:29 AM   #25
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Check out Wally World prices are better then most RV stores.
Bought one from Wally World. Plug connections burned due to poor contacts on the female plug of extension. Cut ends off and replced plugs, now use for a generator plug. Paid a little more and got one from camping world. The cord is important, safety isn't worth a couple bucks. Get the good one.
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:10 AM   #26
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You need to use the same amp cord that your camper is rated for. If you use a 20 amp extension cord on a 30 amp service with the adapter and then kick on your a/c and refrigarator you will eventually melt your adapter and cord. they have amp ratings for a reason. I learned this the hard way.
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:32 AM   #27
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That's why I was saying not to get a light duty cord. I have a 10 gauge cord with 20A ends. When I have had to use it I had no problems.
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:38 AM   #28
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We paid $99.00 for a 50' 30 amp cord at our RV dealer, I thought thaa was quite reasonable.
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:02 AM   #29
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Do you all use a cord with a standard 15A connector and a 15A/30A adapter or are your cords fitted with 30amp plug ends?
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:02 AM   #30
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Just go to Amazon.com and put in
30 amp RV extension cord.
This is the top hit-
Amazon.com: Conntek 14368 RV 30 Amp 25-Foot 10/3 Brilliant Yellow Extension Cord Straight Blade: Patio, Lawn & Garden

It's 25 feet long, $40 including shipping.

I only have one but if I wanted 50 feet I'd still go with
2 25s because it's gonna be rare to need a 50 on top
of the 25 that comes with most RVs. (I haven't needed
50 extra yet but have used the 25 several times.)
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