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Old 06-14-2012, 05:49 PM   #1
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Gettin ready for our first camp out and I've got a question

so we are getting exited. been restoring our 77 argosy minuet for a while now and gona take her out on her first trip. everything seems good to go and i made reservations at a campground. but here is my question. my campsite has a 30 amp hookup, is that going to be enough for our trailer. its only a 20 foot but im sure i will have the ac on, fridge on, and a small 19 inch tv. there is no microwave and we will be using the gas stove for cooking so will i be blowing the 30 amp or should things be ok.
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Old 06-14-2012, 05:57 PM   #2
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you should be fine, especially if the TV is flat screen.

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Old 06-14-2012, 05:57 PM   #3
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you'll be fine. just don't use the hair drier while the microwave is on.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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You will be fine. I have a 20' Safari with convection oven, a/c, 19" flat screen, super fan and a wife with a hair dryer. I yet to blow a 30 amp hook-up. As stated earlier be aware of what's on when the microwave is running.
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Old 06-14-2012, 07:03 PM   #5
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tv? your camping, you can watch that at home. We bring the lap top for the kids to watch movies on if the weather gets bad.
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Old 06-14-2012, 07:36 PM   #6
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ok great. the camper dosn't have a microwave so im good there ( we dont even have a microwave in the house) and the tv is just for the rain cause i know my dumb luck and its goan poor the whole time we are out. than k you again guys this forum has been loads of help
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:55 AM   #7
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I think the 50a hookups have become popular with the large motorhomes that have multiple AC units and all the bells & whistles. Most of us with older AS's are a bit on the leaner side of power usage and the 30a service is just right. The only limitation on mine is there is a cutoff switch over the sink and you can use the AC or the microwave but not both at the same time. It has been a non issue with us but that's how it's wired.

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