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  1. The Colonel
    I'm not really the expert here, but have gone through steps to reduce startup current for my AC. I have a single AC unit so my situation is somewhat easier. I suspect you have two AC units on your 34 foot airstream. Since yours is a 1991 the AC unit may not be the same as mine.
    I have a Honda 2000 generator. As a side I have converted it to Lp. A few months ago I install the micro air easy start device. It reduces the start up current below the h2000 capacity and allows a 2000W generator to run my 15k BTU AC. Thought is that the easy start is also good for the compressor long term as it allows the startup in a more gradual fashion. There are links on the forum that discuss and show installation pictures in the Dominic. Here's a good one, but lengthy;

    Can Generators Run Both AC's While Boondocking
    Sorry I can't seem to get link to work but you can search.
    If you have more questions just send me a pm. Good luck.
  2. Darlin5164
    I was told to ask you about honda generators, size needed, and what you have done to use less power and still use your AC. Could you please help? I have a 34ft Classic Limited.

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  • About The Colonel
    City
    Florence
    State/Province
    Alabama
    Country
    UNITED STATES
    Gender
    male
    WBCCI #
    20719
    Trailer #1
    2017 25' Flying Cloud
    Other Interests
    Fishing, woodwork, home brewing
    Occupation
    Retired from USAF 2004 and Boeing in 2014
    About My Tow Vehicle
    2015, GMC Sierra, 5.3
    Courtesy Parking
    No
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Posted 03-15-2021 at 05:32 AM by The Colonel Comments 1
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Originally Posted by Streamer1231 View Post
I bought a Weber portable grill. It is light, compact, with folding legs that double as lock for the lid. The top/bottom/sides are sturdy gauge, rust-proof coated. Mine is only charcoal, but Weber has charcoal/propane models as well.
It gets HOT with very little charcoal, and cooks chicken/steaks/even burgers quickly. Did some corn on the cob rubbed with olive oil, wrapped in foil. It came out tender, juicy, with lovely golden brown grill marks.
Thatís what I have used for the last...

Posted 08-08-2019 at 06:17 AM by The Colonel Comments 0
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Originally Posted by lsbrodsky View Post
Huh? I have a 30 amp 2012 with one A/C and a dual water heater, just as Dometic supplied it to Airstream for factory construction. In fact, every 30 amp trailer I have seen in our club is the same, right from the factory. Something is fishy because I doubt that even Airstream would fly in the face of such a requirement.
Larry
Smells fishy to me too. I have 30A with dual WH and itís quite easy to run both it and AC at same time, but not good idea.
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