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Author Topic: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?  (Read 1594 times)

mel s

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Re: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2020, 09:41:35 AM »
Fun steak is correct. There are only 2 types of plugs. 30 amps is 120 volts 3 wire. 50 amps is 240 volts 4 wire. The twist lock you are referring to is 2 different ones also and they are on the RV end of the cord. Same things 3 wire and 4 wire. You RV should have on it what is required unless someone has changed it. 30 amps #10 ga wire. 50 amps # 6 ga wire.
cavie
There are far MORE than "only 2 types of plugs".

cavie

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Re: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2020, 12:24:57 PM »
As   Master electrician don't you think I know that? What I said was there are only two types on an RV pedistal.
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mel s

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Re: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?
« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2020, 09:58:07 AM »
As   Master electrician don't you think I know that? What I said was there are only two types on an RV pedistal.
« Last Edit: June 10, 2020, 09:49:20 AM by mel s »

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Re: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2020, 11:00:06 AM »
cavie
No disrespect intend but what you said is this: "There are only 2 types of plugs. 30 amps is 120 volts 3 wire. 50 amps is 240 volts 4 wire".

BTW there are receptacles on campground pedestals, (not plugs).

I think everyone except maybe you knew exactly what cavie was talking about. Please donít let this turn into a pissing contest and people grasping at straws.
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Re: What's with all the 30A plugs and how to tell someone what I need?
« Reply #34 on: June 18, 2020, 03:45:08 AM »
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« Last Edit: June 18, 2020, 03:47:24 AM by cavie »
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