Electrical Wiring in the Home/100 amp service at an RV park


The RV park I live at has one lot that ran a 100 amp line straight into a Park Model RV (which is an RV more like a single-wide trailer). The trailer that sat on that lot was a 100 amp RV. All the other lots provide 30 amp service and that is what the typical RV needs. The previous 100 amp RV was sold and moved recently and I have rented the lot. I am in the process of buying a Park Model 100 amp RV but for at least the next few months I only have my typical 30 amp trailer. The RV park owner now has a loose 100 amp wire on his hands and they don't know how to make it work temporarily for a 30 amp RV, and then be able to connect directly to my 100 amp Park Model when I have purchased it. They are talking about disconnecting the 100 amp line which defeats the entire purpose of my renting the lot and moving my trailer and all out-buildings to serve as a temporary residence while I get things lined up for the Park Model. Can anything be done to use the 100 amp line now?

Because of the high usage, a 125 amp panel is typically less expensive than a 100 or lower amp panel. You could purchase a panel with a 100 amp main breaker, connect the line to it and install a 30 amp breaker and feed your existing RV. This is the least expensive option. Thanks, J
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J Cook


General electrical wiring, including but not limited to, residential, panelboards, control wiring, low voltage wiring, Heating and A/C control wiring, single and three phase wiring.


I have been doing electrical since high school. I have been licensed by the State of North Carolina for ten years and am currently the Building Maintenance Superintendent for a municipality. I have extensive control wiring experience.

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