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Old 05-20-2019, 01:29 PM   #41
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Its 120 for each leg. 25 amps for each leg that's why you must balance the loads in the panel
No, it is 50 amps available on each leg. That is why it uses a 50 amp double pole breaker. 50 amps on each pole. Exceeding 50 amps on either pole will trip both poles even if the other pole is drawing no current.

Again I say, carefully read the link I provided above.
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:32 PM   #42
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Its 120 for each leg. 25 amps for each leg that's why you must balance the loads in the panel
Not exactly, true it is 120V per leg, but each leg is 50 amps for a grand usable total of 100 amps.

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Old 05-20-2019, 02:43 PM   #43
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And that is a problem, how? It just means if I wanted to install a 240 vac clothes dryer I could do that by adding a double pole breaker and running new wires to the dryer closet.

A split buss panel would be the problem if you wanted a 240 vac dryer.

You seem to imply I don’t understand what you are saying. But you have yet to tell I am wrong in saying that the incoming power to the line side of the breaker panel, regardless of what type panel you have, is the very same configuration of single phase 4 wire (hot 1, hot 2, neutral, and ground) split phase power no matter whether to the RV from the power pedestal or to a home from the power pole. And the only difference inside is whether you can add a double pole breaker or not. If you think that power is different I would like to know what it is.

I am sorry that you inferred that because I did not mean to imply anything specially regarding what you or anyone else do or do not understand. Not my style.
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The PD split bus panel doesn’t allow you to add another two pole breaker. The main fills the only space suitable to install a two pole breaker.
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:07 PM   #45
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Guys I think the op got an election or is having viewing hours by now.

Let it go.
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Old 05-22-2019, 04:40 AM   #46
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I would urge the OP (and most everyone else) to disregard everything posted so far and go to

http://www.myrv.us/electric/

and read it thoroughly and then go to

https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/tex...power-systems/

and scroll down to Split Phase Power Systems, and read that thoroughly if you really want to understand 50 amp RV systems as well as home power. And they are the same, except home power has a higher current circuit breaker.
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Guys I think the op got an election or is having viewing hours by now.

Let it go.
Amen to that.
I have seen more dis-information on this thread than any in this forum including tires and trucks (their differences are only opinion where this one has facts wrong). There is good info also if you can sort it out.



BB TX gave the best with these links. If you understand them you're good to go. If they confuse you hire an electrician.
Simple as that.
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