Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-04-2008, 06:51 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
1963 26' Overlander
Vernal , Utah
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 14
External outlets needed

Hello. I have a 63 Overlander and am looking for 3 or more exterior 110 volt outlets with a water tight cover (screw on?) that will look nice? Any suggestions? Thanks.
__________________

__________________
GKP4570 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 07:54 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
hampstead38's Avatar
 
1967 26' Overlander
Upperco , Maryland
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,087
Blog Entries: 22
I guess it depends on where you plan to mount the boxes. Do you mean something like this? Or a "while in use" box like this?

I guess my thought would be to mount the outlets somewhere relatively convenient but not terribly obvious.
__________________

hampstead38 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 08:15 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
HowieE's Avatar
 
1991 34' Excella
Princeton , New Jersey
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,814
Images: 12
If you are looking for the OLD SCREW ON receptacles they have all but vanished.

I have even gone so far as to ask electricians working with older homes at the shore to be on the look out for old ones as they rewire homes. They were very common in shore homes before the war there were 2 on my front porch as a kid. Just forgot to remove them when I sold the house.
__________________
WBCCI 12156 AIR 3144 WACHUNG TAC NJ6
2004 Excursion 4x4
1991 34 ft. Excella +220,000 miles, new laminated flooring, new upholstery, new 3200 lbs axles

HowieE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 08:27 PM   #4
Rivet Master
 
MarkR's Avatar
 
1951 21' Flying Cloud
1960 24' Tradewind
Folsom , California
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 725
Images: 12
there's also this:
Vintage Trailer Supply - Vintage travel trailer parts and supplies!

(kind of pricey, I'd want to hold one in my hands (look at it closely) if I was going to pop for one)
__________________

Aluminumbskull with Led Balloon in Drag
***
Birch Plywood and Aluminum go together like
Peanut Butter and Chocolate
MarkR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 08:28 PM   #5
1 Rivet Member
 
1963 26' Overlander
Vernal , Utah
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 14
round screw on

I was hoping to replace the three exposed single gang outlets with a screw on cover type. I want to keep the outside looking vintage.
__________________
GKP4570 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 08:35 PM   #6
4 Rivet Member
 
jpeterman's Avatar
 
1972 27' Overlander
Graham , North Carolina
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 274
Images: 19
we have used the screw on type plugs and recepticles that howie was talking about in the fire service for fans and other plug in equipment that we needed to be water tite.
check with you local fire equipment dealer or call your fire dept. and see if they can get them
__________________
"AIR 17559"


wear it out, don't rust it out

Jerry
jpeterman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 08:54 PM   #7
2 Rivet Member
 
1989 34' Limited
toronto , ontario
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 34
Dont forget that all exterior recepticals require GFI recepticals at $10 to $15 each that is if your unit isnt GFI protected already.
__________________
letsgo123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2008, 09:01 PM   #8
Rivet Master
 
3 Dog Nite's Avatar
 
Currently Looking...
1989 34.5' Airstream 345
Cleveland , Tennessee
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 787
letsgo123 has a good point. If these outlets are for occasional use & not heavy duty, all 3 can be protected by a single 20 amp GFCI breaker.
__________________

__________________
"Sometimes I wonder if the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it." Mark Twain

AIR 22749 WBCCI 2349 NOVA TAC TN-6
1989 345 LE Classic Motorhome
3 Dog Nite is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
12-volt outlets Steve & Susan Lights - Interior & Exterior 1 09-17-2008 07:21 AM
hooray! the outlets work! bookman Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 2 08-07-2008 09:29 PM
110V outlets cookeville34 Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 2 09-17-2006 08:15 AM
Missing Electrical Outlets gklott 2001 - 2005 Classic 2 04-21-2004 02:03 PM
warm outlets markus Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 5 11-29-2003 05:06 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.