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Old 03-25-2017, 12:47 AM   #5
Hooligan2
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Originally Posted by Chance View Post
Not sure what you mean by household electricity. My house has a 50-Amp in garage I installed to power a welder. With the right adaptor it could also power a large RV.
Chance - usually a welder receptacle is 3 wire 240 volt, not suitable for an RV. RV 50 amp is 4 wire with both neutral and ground. 2- 50 amp 120 volt hot legs. (240 between the "hots" (30 amp RV is 3 wire 120 volt) I don't believe there is an adapter to use welder receptacle to power an RV..
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Dutchman28- A 30 to 50 amp adapter has an internal jumper and powers both legs of a 50 amp service but still only provides 30 amps. power has to be monitored to avoid overload.
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