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Decided to add a 30 amp electrical panel, stow-n-go of course, to use when camping.


Well, the first phase of the wiring project is basically complete. The AC side of the house is wired and tested. I haven’t run the cable through the van yet, because the 30 amp plugs I ordered are coming late (tomorrow). Once they arrive I’ll make the cable (that runs from the hitch to the power grid) and add photos.

Haven’t wired the DC side in yet (just have to connect one wire to a circuit breaker) because I don’t need it yet. Once I decide to add a storage battery it will only take a few minutes.

The smaller wires out the back are for 12 volt circuits should I decide to add anything. The two red wires are for charging - one to the storage battery and one to the car battery.

Got a little PO’d - I ordered a commercial cutting board to mount the unit on, thinking it would be pretty scratch resistant. Nope. Not only did it get scratched up, the scratches showed up white on the black surface. Hence, a flat black coat of paint. Not what I envisioned, but shrug

Any questions please ask.

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She’s done

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The Dragon’s on external power...

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When I pull into a campsite I plug into a 30 amp service and power all sorts of wonderful camping devices lol.

it provides me with 2 15amp circuits for heating/air or other high wattage devices, as well as all the small things one takes camping; it provides charging capability for both the car battery and a house storage battery; it provides 6 20 amp dvc circuits if I want them.

In essence I’m turning the van into a mini classB camper
 

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It will actually provide up time 5 15 amp AC circuits, but there’s no place to put them all grin
 

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