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:thumbsup: I am installing a 30amp RV outlet 100ft from my main panel using 3 #8 wire
my question is I want put a regular 15 amp outlet that would feed from
30 amp outlet can i just pigtail #8 wire with #12 wire.
 

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:thumbsup: I am installing a 30amp RV outlet 100ft from my main panel using 3 #8 wire
my question is I want put a regular 15 amp outlet that would feed from
30 amp outlet can i just pigtail #8 wire with #12 wire.
NO! You cannot have a 15 or 20 amp receptacle on this 30A circuit.

They do sell RV boxes with separate breakers for the 30 and 15 amp receptacles that are basically small sub-panels with built-in receptacles.
I'll try and find a link for you.

The 30A RV receptacle does NOT have to be GFI protected. In fact, good luck finding a single-pole 30 GFI breaker.
 

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The other alternative, and likely cheaper, is to run two separate circuits out to the pedestal. One 30A/120v and one 15 or 20A/120v. You can share one #10 ground.
 

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Thanks petey for the usefull info the all in one box seems the way to go
but if i decide to do 5 wires in 1 condiut 3 #8 and 2 #12 whats the proper
size of conduit? Im using #8 due to distance from the main panel 100ft and might have some voltage drop off and also the #8 wire was free from a
friend.
 

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I would use 1". You can get away with 3/4" but it's really not worth it. 1" will make things much easier.
 

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The other alternative, and likely cheaper, is to run two separate circuits out to the pedestal. One 30A/120v and one 15 or 20A/120v. You can share one #10 ground.

That's the same thing 300 ZX stated but in much less wording.

He also got the gfi receptacle in there with much less wording.
 

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That's the same thing 300 ZX stated but in much less wording.

He also got the gfi receptacle in there with much less wording.
What's you point?
 

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My point

What's you point?

Is stop complicating the answers for DIY'ers. Take your time to read the questions and answers.

OH! I'm sorry did I offend you Speedy I am sorry. You asked.

And nobody asked you yoyizit.
 

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No sir, you did not offend me. Don't flatter yourself. :laughing:

And don't be jealous that Yoyizit is on my side. He is a good guy.
 

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That's the same thing 300 ZX stated but in much less wording.

He also got the gfi receptacle in there with much less wording.
So, once the question has been answered by one person, no one else should corroborate? In a scan of the forum rules, I can't find that one..
 

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Mr. Sultan, you're not a happy camper. But. . .that is not the fault of this forum.

Matter of fact I am in the process of packing last minute items for the week end get away, my trailer and camping.

Good job Mr. Yoyotits:laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing:
 

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Glasses

So, once the question has been answered by one person, no one else should corroborate? In a scan of the forum rules, I can't find that one..

Want to borrow my glasses. Mr OutPhase460:laughing::laughing::laughing:
 

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No sir, you did not offend me. Don't flatter yourself. :laughing:

And don't be jealous that Yoyizit is on my side. He is a good guy.

Not trying to offend you Slowy joey just asking you to slow down.:yes::yes::yes:
 

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Want to borrow my glasses. Mr OutPhase460:laughing::laughing::laughing:
OH SNAP! I think I just got served! Good one there! You see, folks, what he did was take my name InPhase277, and transposed the first part and the numbers with something else. The "In" became "Out", and the "277" became "460". That's classic. Scathing, even.
 
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