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Old 11-02-2013, 11:53 AM   #11
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I asked Reace for one when I ordered my 19', he said no due to code regs and exposure to liquids. Similar to putting the window over the stove, he no can do. Instead he moved the outlet to the edge of the countertop and front kitchen cabinet. That means a short cord and you are fine. What you do later, after delivery is up to you, I have one on my mod list.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:58 AM   #12
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Thanks Jim. I guess I'll wait to see what you come up with!
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:58 AM   #13
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We had Escape put two outlets under the counter top on both sides for our toaster oven, rice cooker and kettle, all of which have cords less than 2 feet. Works great! Escape also must comply with electrical codes. A surface mounted outlet in a kitchen is not something you see, even with a GFI.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:43 PM   #14
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I'm thinking of a surface mounted box, back at the back splash, painted to match the countertop, mounted vertical against the back, attached to the countertop with screws, access hole inside down underneath the counter wire to tap into the rear of the outlet factory front mounted outlet. It will be GFCI of course and maybe an outlet with USB also.
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Old 11-02-2013, 03:24 PM   #15
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It is against code to have them mounted into countertops like you want, Donna. After you buy it you could do what you want, and if care is taken, you would have no problem with it. I would think in front would work nice too, or on the end of a cabinet run.

I only guess, as the only thing that has ever been plugged in on the inside of our trailer is a cube heater, and it goes under the dinette usually.
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Has anyone ever asked for an electrical outlet be added to the top of the countertop? Humm, I really dislike dangling cords and my coffeemaker resides on the counter while camping. I was thinking of maybe one like is put on the outside...
Donna the factory will put plugs where ever you like. It is a good idea to route cords and have plug close.
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:15 AM   #17
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Donna the factory will put plugs where ever you like. It is a good idea to route cords and have plug close.
Yeah, within reason and within code Chuck. Like Jim says, even if Escape can't do it during the build, I can do what I like. As long as I don't incur the liability with my insurance company! I still like the popup connection....
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post that link, Donna, can't find it
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Be sure to check out the ones at the bottom of the page Jim!
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Thanks, Donna,
Expensive, but nice. I'm going to email them tomorrow and see if they have a 120v/usb combo available, similar to the new 120v outlets here you can plug in your devices to charge.
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