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Old 01-10-2017, 12:19 PM   #21
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Some of you guys must live on the forum 24/7!
Its winter in the south and cold. We don't get out like you Canadians do. 4 degrees this past weekend was like taking a trip to the Arctic for us. We are just now thawing out.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:46 PM   #22
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That's right, Tom. Ours came Standard from ETI in April '16.
Tammy just confirmed that a 30 Amp adaptor indeed comes as standard.
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Not certain, but I think it is just when you get a starter kit. At least that was the case in 2009.
They are now supplying adapters to everyone in recent years and you should receive one. It was in the top drawer with some other items in our 21'.

Have a safe trip. Jasper is smartly staying home!

I really like that name, Jasper. It is probably common up there.
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Old 01-10-2017, 05:04 PM   #24
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They are now supplying adapters to everyone in recent years and you should receive one.

Have a safe trip. Jasper is smartly staying home!

I really like that name, Jasper. It is probably common up there.
I will add to the two I already have then. Maybe I will send one with my temp trailer when I sell it in the spring.

He is fine travelling, but that is pretty much all we will be doing, so he would be quite bored. I have now met only two more dogs named Jasper. He was born just outside of Jasper NP.
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Is there a one-piece cord that goes from 30 amps to 15? I used an adapter but had it near the trailer and exposed to the elements, so it might be better to get a 30 Amp cord and then put the adapter at the inside end (in the garage or a covered outdoor receptacle.) I hadn't thought of that before but it makes sense.

I guess this is what I need but with a longer cord.
I have never seen a long one. Only the short adapter cords. Your best bet would be to make one as Jon V. has done.
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I have never seen a long one. Only the short adapter cords. Your best bet would be to make one as Jon V. has done.
I just realized that if you don't have the removable power cord you would need to modify Jon's design to include a 30A female end to accept the trailer plug in lieu of the twist lock, but that still leaves a connection exposed which was your original concern. I don't think there would be much of a difference if you just used the adapter closer to the trailer. If you are concerned then just cover the connection with some heavy plastic and duct tape to seal it from the elements.

http://www.amazon.com/Camco-55343-Fe...mp+female+plug
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Is there a one-piece cord that goes from 30 amps to 15? I used an adapter but had it near the trailer and exposed to the elements, so it might be better to get a 30 Amp cord and then put the adapter at the inside end (in the garage or a covered outdoor receptacle.) I hadn't thought of that before but it makes sense.
Bobbie an advantage of getting an RV 30A extension cord is that you may occasionally run into power poles that are far enough away to need them. We generally always travel with one along. I have need extension cords both in Michigan State Parks and Ontario Provincial Parks.
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Bobbie an advantage of getting an RV 30A extension cord is that you may occasionally run into power poles that are far enough away to need them. We generally always travel with one along. I have need extension cords both in Michigan State Parks and Ontario Provincial Parks.
We have used a couple times too, when we wish to position the trailer oriented on a site away from the service. A second water hose has been used too.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:12 AM   #29
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Bobbie an advantage of getting an RV 30A extension cord is that you may occasionally run into power poles that are far enough away to need them. We generally always travel with one along. I have need extension cords both in Michigan State Parks and Ontario Provincial Parks.
I don't think I would ever really need 30A anyway. But that would work to get the connection and adapter into the garage and out of the elements. But pricey and bigger to store.
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