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Old 10-18-2009, 09:14 PM   #1
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I have no clue on how to use this thing. I have recently bought a 1983 31ft. Silver Streak Avion (3111) and it needs a lil TLC any ideas on where i may find any parts needed or maybe instructions on how to hook the electricity up in it? tried plugging it in this evening its a 30 amp but bought a converter plug that your supposed to be able to plug into any house plug and should work. Well i plugged it in nothing happened any ideas?

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Old 10-19-2009, 05:38 AM   #2
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Take the trailer to your local RV service dealer and have him take a look at it. He should be able to give you some personal tips while going over the trailer. The $100 you spend for an hour and a half of personal instruction can easily avoid hundreds of dollars of repairs you might need because you did something wrong.

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Old 10-19-2009, 05:45 AM   #3
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Hey Colton,

We're glad you are here with us.

Can you clarify your make and model?

Maybe even post a photograph or two. I

Using an adapter to go from 30 amps to 15 or 20 amps will work, but there are significant limitations to bottle-necking the power feed like this. The lack of power at this point could be a result of several things.

dwightdi's suggestion is a good route for you, or invite a very knowledgable RV friend over for burgers and beer.



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Old 10-19-2009, 10:11 PM   #4
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Its am Avion Silver Stream 3111 Supreme Year 1983 length 31ft

Havent got any pictures taken yet. But did find the problem with the power. It was a simple fix, previous owner had left one of the battery cables off and forgot to tell us. So far everything i have turned on has worked except the water heater and the fridge.

Thanks for the Help
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:20 PM   #5
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Elixir 60 amp converter / charger

I'm also in the market for a new converter / charger. Does anyone have any comments on Elixir 60 amp converter?
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