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Old 09-28-2013, 01:32 PM   #21
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RE: Electric Hot Water Switch

Jon,

I'm judging by your comment about the breaker that you wired your electric hot water switch through the breaker circuit, as opposed to the on/off switch in the water heater compartment? I looked at that switch in the compartment and saw no way to move it or tap into it short of removing the water heater.

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Old 09-28-2013, 02:12 PM   #22
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Yes. I probably should have taken a photo of the breaker panel to show how - I ran a piece of 14/2 Romex between the switch & the panel, disconnected the original wire from the 15 amp breaker, wire nutted it to one of the #14 wires to the switch & ran the other to the breaker.
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:19 PM   #23
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Jon,
Anyway to make that a lighted switch to indicate when it is "on" or one with an indicator light, similar to your green led mod on the other switch?
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:42 PM   #24
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Sure - you would need to run 3 wire cable so you could make the neutral run, & use a switch that has a light. I didn't want that since I usually leave the electric on all the time when I'm in a campground that has 30 amp hookups, and I already have enough electronics with lights in the trailer doing their best to keep me awake!
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:51 PM   #25
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If you ever do get around to a photo of the breaker panel it would certainly help we "non-electricians"!! I also have the lighted switch mod for the propane side and, like you, don't need another LED glowing at night.While I can turn that one off, I can't do much abou the refrigerator.
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Old 09-28-2013, 03:22 PM   #26
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I'll add a photo the next time I pull the bed & stuff stored under it, but it probably won't be for awhile - I finally got things back together!
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:10 PM   #27
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Jon - how are you enjoying your West Marine chairs? Are they as comfy as they look and do they work well in the dinette bench spots?
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:27 PM   #28
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Yea! Inquiring minds want some feedback on those chairs, Jon. They as comfortable as they look?
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I like the chair, and it is comfortable. I still don't use it as much as I expected because I seem to always find myself sitting on the bed & eating at the table extension. Old habits are hard to kill!
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