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Old 05-08-2013, 01:13 PM   #11
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I've also put one in the front & one in the rear cabinets. One thing to keep in mind would be how to manage the associated wires that seem to tangle with everything. I like that USB charging unit!
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:52 PM   #12
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I'm wishing I had put in a couple more 12v outlets, if for no other reason than to have easy access to the wiring. Escape hides the wiring VERY well, and it's usually pretty taut, making pulling a new set of wires no easy task! A few J boxes in strategic locations would be helpful.
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Old 05-08-2013, 06:49 PM   #13
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We have a total of four 12V outlets in our 19', two in front and two in rear. One of the rear outlets is dedicated for the television, so there are three outlets available for charging phones and other devices. Given that there will often be four of us traveling together for the forseeable future, there is likely going to be some fighting involved in deciding who gets which one. I have been practicing my arm wrestling for weeks now in anticipation of having to compete with my 11 yr old daughter for an outlet.
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Old 05-08-2013, 07:12 PM   #14
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There is always one of these to spread the wealth...Amazon.com: Powerline By Original Power 0900-79 12-Volt DC Dual Socket Splitter with USB Charging Port: Patio, Lawn & Garden
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:47 AM   #15
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Thanks everyone for your replys. This is such a great forum. Will be fun once I have the trailer and can comment on what I wish I had done! Really a challenge trying to put yourself in the trailer and figuring out what you will need.

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Old 05-09-2013, 04:45 PM   #16
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It's handy to have a 12V extension cord or two so you can run it out a window to an air compressor to top up the tires. A lot less hassle than trying to position the tow vehicle and its 12V outlet.
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:11 PM   #17
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It's handy to have a 12V extension cord or two so you can run it out a window to an air compressor to top up the tires. A lot less hassle than trying to position the tow vehicle and its 12V outlet.
I am not sure that a 12V extension cord would be a lot of help to me with my compressor.

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It's handy to have a 12V extension cord or two so you can run it out a window to an air compressor to top up the tires. A lot less hassle than trying to position the tow vehicle and its 12V outlet.
I would check the amp draw on the compressor, most of them should be attached directly to your battery. I installed a 12v on my tongue box and used heavy wire. You may blow a fuse if you plug it inside.
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Hasn't been a problem...so far.
Have to add that I was hooked up to AC.
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Hasn't been a problem...so far.
Have to add that I was hooked up to AC.
Hooked up should not make any difference as long as your battery is fully charged. Your set up maybe different than mine.
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