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We are going to live in 3 50 amp 5th wheel rvs...what kind…

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We are going to live in 3 50 amp 5th wheel rvs...what kind of electrical setup should we have?
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Are you asking on how each RV should be wired up for a 50 amp service? Your question said we are going to live in 3 50 amp 5th wheels, each should have it's own 50 amp supply but you can get away using a 30 amp service but might be limited on how much you can run on the AC appliances. Click HERE and HERE and it will show you the proper wiring for a 50 amp and 30 amp supply.... Very important you follow the guidelines on wiring it up.....

Let me know if you have more questions or concerns. IF you are satisfied with my efforts please feel free to select a STAR rating on the page.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
We have to tell the electrician what to install on the pole. I have no idea if the page you supplied me is what he needs to know or not.
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

YES it is.... It is VERY important that he does not hook up 220 volts direct, when you wire a 50 amp service it is 2 110 hot legs to equal 220 NOT 220 direct, print that out and show the electrician.......

IF you are satisfied with my efforts please feel free to select a STAR rating on the page... ROBERT

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Hi was just checking in to see if my answer helped?? IF you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me...

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I'm sorry but when I tried to print it a window popped up saying it was the wrong format to print. We're meeting him this morning....a few hours from now actually...I wish I had it to show him. But I remember that it's 2-110themake
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

My goal is for you to be satisfied with my efforts. I only get credit when you select a STAR rating on the page, if you are not satisfied please let me know.

ROBERT

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
It wouldn't print. Please send it again.
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Click HERE it is a pdf.....

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Seeing if that worked for you? IF you are satisfied with my efforts please feel free to select a STAR rating on the page.

You can still follow up with me if needed. Robert

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Hi... Was just checking in to see if my answer helped??? IF you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me...

Robert

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Hi was just checking in to see if my answer helped?? IF you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me...

Robert

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