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Old 07-18-2011, 09:32 AM   #1
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GFI Question

Buying electrical outlets and have a question about whether to go with GFI outlets in bath and kitchen or GFI breakers. Maybe GFI all outlets via breakers?

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Old 07-18-2011, 10:43 AM   #2
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If your wiring system in the trailer has a ground wire on Every receptacle back to the panel and you want GFI protection I would go with the breaker. Less money.

Lost of the early trailers only had 2 wire receptacles and if they had a ground connection it was to the trailer body. Not a reliable system when considering GFI

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Thanks Howie. Yes, mine will have ground from every receptacle back to the panel.
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My only concern with the breaker is nuisance tripping (which you can have equally with the outlet). I'd not want my A/C or refrigerator on a GFCI - breaker or outlet.

Secondarily - just cause I hate crawling in a hole to get to the breaker box - resetting the outlet is a lot more convenient than a breaker.
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