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Old 11-27-2015, 11:15 AM   #61
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see post #16 for correct receptacle , TT30-R looks just like the common dryer outlet but is rated and marked for 30A 120V RV service. Less likely to be miswired, at least if your electrician can read
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Old 11-27-2015, 11:30 AM   #62
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I can assure you, based on other posts on the forums, and personal experience, that electricians DON'T read. They just do what they always do. Double check the outlet with a voltmeter before you plug in! You don't need to hit your AS with 220 volts instead of 115!


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Old 11-28-2015, 03:50 PM   #63
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Also check that the polarity is correct, please!
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Old 11-28-2015, 05:19 PM   #65
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Neatly done...😄


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Here's a link to Amazon for receptacles alone or with box: http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&key...l_1nhmsv8ftc_b

The ground is on the top and the the 2 holes for the hot and common lugs are in a V shape on the bottom of the receptacle.

There have been posts on the Forum in the past where electricians did it wrong. They probably don't install many of these and they may mindlessly go into clothes dryer mode and think they are 240 v. with 2 hot wires and not 120 v. with one hot wire. Having installed an RV receptacle several years ago, they do feel like a dryer or even a stove receptacle, so a thorough mind cleaning is required before installation. I bought it at a hardware store where the salesperson didn't know what I was talking about and I had to look hard to find a dusty box with the receptacle I needed.

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