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Old 11-29-2012, 10:46 PM   #1
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Amateur hour. Forgot electrical cord.

I forgot the electrical cable that plugs into the airstream. Do most rv dealers carry that plug or am I s.o.l? Is there a bypass to just plug in a 110 v cable?
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:55 PM   #2
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I don't know about RV dealers, but the end that plugs into the Airstream is a standard NEMA L5-30. This plug will not have the locking ring but is the correct connector. I just brought one at an electric supply house and put it on the end of a standard extension cord to plug into my generator so I don't have to get out the heavy Airstream cord to use it. If you are near a good electrical supply you might try that.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:02 PM   #3
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An RV dealer should have one.
Heavy Duty 30-amp 10/3 STW Cord, 25

To plug it into a normal outlet.
15 Amp Male to 30 Amp Female Adapter - Intersource Enterprises D11-158 - Electrical Adapters - Camping World
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:04 PM   #4
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adaptor

Walmart usually has the adaptor from 3 prong 30 amp to a regular 3 prong 110 volt.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:41 PM   #5
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When I tried this link it just went to a 30 amp extension cord. That won't plug into an airstream if it has the twist lock style at the trailer. I am not familiar with the older models but my 2012 has the NEMA twist lock I quoted earlier.
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I got a three prong but it doesn't fit because the third prong isn't cylindrical.
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Old 11-30-2012, 12:13 AM   #7
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When I tried this link it just went to a 30 amp extension cord. That won't plug into an airstream if it has the twist lock style at the trailer. I am not familiar with the older models but my 2012 has the NEMA twist lock I quoted earlier.
You're right Rick, I thought that cord had the L5-30 end.

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