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Old 02-25-2022, 08:20 AM   #41
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Your RV has a 30 amp breaker.

My house has a 150 amp box...I'll betcha the power wire off the pole has a lot more than 150 amps in it.
My 20 amp breakers are getting hit with 150 amps.

Should I worry?

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Old 02-25-2022, 08:24 AM   #42
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Just because you have a ring doesnít mean your right. Different situation. You donít change out a 15 amp fuse or breaker with a 20 or 30 amp in your rv right. The breaker is to protect the wire Same thing. Case closed
I didn't read anywhere where he said anything about switching out breakers...
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I didn't read anywhere where he said anything about switching out breakers...
Basically thatís what your doing is taking a 30 amp breaker and swapping it out to a 50
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Old 02-25-2022, 09:27 AM   #44
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Just because you have a ring doesnít mean your right. Different situation. You donít change out a 15 amp fuse or breaker with a 20 or 30 amp in your rv right. The breaker is to protect the wire Same thing. Case closed
So everyone plugging a 13 amp extension cord into a house circuit protected by a 20 amp breaker is living on borrowed time? How are these 13 amp extension cords even UL rated?

Please explain that to me and why it is different that a 30 amp cord into a 50 amp breaker?
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If it wasn't safe, they wouldn't sell the adapter.
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How many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of a tootsie pop!!!????

And no, it's not 3!
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I give up trying to explain this is safe to plug into a 50 amp supply using a one phase adaptor for my 30 amp plug and will be safe doing so.

Now if I can only get my camper lights to stop asking for 50 amps....
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So everyone plugging a 13 amp extension cord into a house circuit protected by a 20 amp breaker is living on borrowed time? How are these 13 amp extension cords even UL rated?

Please explain that to me and why it is different that a 30 amp cord into a 50 amp breaker?
Plug something into your 13 amp extension cord that draws 20 amps and see. After a few minutes you wont be able to touch the cord.
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that is not what we are talking about! nice try
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Plug something into your 13 amp extension cord that draws 20 amps and see. After a few minutes you wont be able to touch the cord.
No one (other than you) is discussing plugging a higher current consuming device/RV/etc into a lower rated breaker/fuse/cable/etc.

As long as what you plug into any socket/outlet is consuming less current than the socket/outlet is rated for, there is no concern.
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No one (other than you) is discussing plugging a higher current consuming device/RV/etc into a lower rated breaker/fuse/cable/etc.

As long as what you plug into any socket/outlet is consuming less current than the socket/outlet is rated for, there is no concern.
agreed...and just like a dead short in the 13 amp cord will trip the 20 amp home breaker....a dead short in your 30 amp RV cord will still trip the 50 amp breaker.

That is the point I have been trying to make.

I think this discussion has run its course.
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How many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of a tootsie pop!!!????

And no, it's not 3!
it's 3 and a CRUNCH!!!
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No one (other than you) is discussing plugging a higher current consuming device/RV/etc into a lower rated breaker/fuse/cable/etc.

As long as what you plug into any socket/outlet is consuming less current than the socket/outlet is rated for, there is no concern.
I was just answering the questions asked. I have had multiple rv experts in electrical engineering say it is not recommended, Tom Morton, Mike Sokol and Todd Henson
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it's 3 and a CRUNCH!!!
Owl's eat everything fast!
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I was just answering the questions asked. I have had multiple rv experts in electrical engineering say it is not recommended, Tom Morton, Mike Sokol and Todd Henson
Thanks for telling us those guys believe that. I'll make sure to never trust their advice in the future. They obviously don't understand electricity.
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