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Old 07-25-2021, 12:18 PM   #1
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Length of extension cord

Hello all, I'm purchasing a 2009 Kestone Springdale. It will be primarily used for a family member to stay in for a while on my property.

My question is how long of an extension cord to supply power is too long? I was going to go with 8/4 soow cord.

Thanks for any help.

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Old 07-25-2021, 12:33 PM   #2
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Hello all, I'm purchasing a 2009 Kestone Springdale. It will be primarily used for a family member to stay in for a while on my property.

My question is how long of an extension cord to supply power is too long? I was going to go with 8/4 soow cord.

Thanks for any help.

Tom
50 amp or 30 amp? How long of a run are you looking ar?
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Old 07-25-2021, 12:39 PM   #3
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I would go with 50 Amp and the run will likely be about 100 feet.

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Old 07-25-2021, 08:26 PM   #4
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I would go with 50 Amp and the run will likely be about 100 feet.

Thank you,

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The 2009 Springdale line did not have any 50 amp power systems. All were 30 amp power centers, so going with a 50 amp setup would be "overkill" and "over-priced" for what you need. Essentially, for a 100' run, depending on the outlet that you're plugging the extension cord into, if that outlet is 30 amps 120 VAC (DO NOT CONNECT TO A 240 DRYER OUTLET WHICH LOOKS THE SAME BUT WILL BURN UP YOUR TRAILER POWER SYSTEM) then a 3 wire 8 ga system would be all you'd need. The 50 amp "setups" are all 240 VAC and you don't need that for a 30 amp trailer. The only 50 amp service was on the 372/373 model and that was a part of the optional washer/dryer package.

I feel fairly confident that the 2009 Springdale you're considering is a 30 amp trailer.
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Old 07-26-2021, 10:47 AM   #5
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John,

Thank you very much! I've sent you a message.

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Tom,

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