Originally Posted by TomW
FWIW, the bulk of the electric space heaters being offered at Wal-Mart/big bix stores are rated at 1500
watts (12.5 amps). Most trailers have a 30 amp service. Two properly selected heaters can be run in one trailer IF the heaters are operated on separate circuits.
My '67 could safely operate two 1500
that's why I emphasied "MY" trailer.
30 amps, 2 circuits...but one is dedicated for the a/c. the other runs everything else. But some people would just plug 'em in, and crank 'em up...
yes, thats why we have circuit breakers.
I nearly set my trailer on fire a few years ago, due to old corroded wires, by simply running the a/c. yes, the circuit breakers tripped, and saved the day, but not before the wires got hot enough to get literally toasted. flames were surely not far behind...
lots of things could
happen. what's the likelyhood of them actually