Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-03-2013, 11:25 AM   #41
Senior Member
 
VinceU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 3,569
Quote:
Originally Posted by f1100turbo

I posted last week .

Electric heating element for water heater and a/c running on high blower was drawing 22 amps, I belive which will go higher obviously on a hot humid day.
Bout right, Microwave will likely take it out......unless WH is resting!
VinceU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 11:26 AM   #42
Mod free 5er
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 24,705
Plus, the electric element will be on only a short time to heat the water. We have not had any problem with our 30 amp service running everything at once with the exception of adding a toaster or waffle iron to the group. We run the ac, frig, water heat all at the same time.
Never turn the propane off and it is on for the frig and water heater along with the electric. Have yet to use a 30# cyl of propane in the last 2 yrs and spending around 7 months total camping 24/7 those 7 months, so propane cost is very minimal. $15/yr or approx. $0.15/day.
__________________
OldCoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 11:28 AM   #43
Always Learning
 
ependydad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Four Corners, FL
Posts: 21,415
For folks who have babies- be aware the bottle warmers must use quite a few amps. With the water heater and air running - we popped the 30amp breaker a couple of times when we'd fire up the bottle warmer. I finally just switched off the electric side of the water heater and didn't have any more problems.
__________________
Officially a SOB with a 2022 Jayco Precept 36C
Checkout my site for RVing tips, tricks, and info | Was a Fulltime Family for 5 years, now we're part-timing on long trips
ependydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 11:39 AM   #44
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,504
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
Plus, the electric element will be on only a short time to heat the water. We have not had any problem with our 30 amp service running everything at once with the exception of adding a toaster or waffle iron to the group. We run the ac, frig, water heat all at the same time.
Never turn the propane off and it is on for the frig and water heater along with the electric. Have yet to use a 30# cyl of propane in the last 2 yrs and spending around 7 months total camping 24/7 those 7 months, so propane cost is very minimal. $15/yr or approx. $0.15/day.
We tend to go through 60 lbs a year as we camp with no electricity two times a year but have gennie at night .

Plus spring and fall camping require heat.
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 11:44 AM   #45
Mod free 5er
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 24,705
Quote:
Originally Posted by f1100turbo View Post
We tend to go through 60 lbs a year as we camp with no electricity two times a year but have gennie at night .

Plus spring and fall camping require heat.
We heat with an EdenPure electric heater and the furnace very very rarely. Do turn the furnace blower on when really cold nights are forecast to circulate the heat in the underbelly & basement.
__________________
OldCoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:17 PM.