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Old 07-12-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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Going to my first rally with only 3 amp service, what can I expect to be able to use electric wise? jim
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Everything which runs off 12V and nothing on 110V.

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Thanks, that makes sense. jim
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Actually, you can use low draw 110V things, such as radio, electric blanket, blow dryer etc, but not the Air Conditioner, refrigerator, microwave, etc.

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Will the 3 amp recharge the battery? jim
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Yes, the idea of 3 amp power is to keep your batteries topped off while you live off the things that are 12 volt. Most folks suggest keeping your refer on propane to keep loads small.

Not to start anything, but a hair dryer is not a light load. 1200 watts/120 volts is 10 amps.

Have a good time at the rally. I would not go to one in many places right now without AC. 101 degrees today here.
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Swiss festival rally in Ohio at the end of Sept, thanks again. I have always camped with 30 amp. jim
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Swiss festival rally in Ohio at the end of Sept, thanks again. I have always camped with 30 amp. jim
That rally is so busy you won't have time to use any electric. It's one of the most interesting we have been to.
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