Add a 110v receptacleLast project on the round to it list...add a plug for electric heater so chord isn't draped across floor...
Camper came with a few 110v plugs. Though we have very few items to plug in even when we have power, I never understood the placement of camper plugs. Maybe its to insure you don't have a lot of stuff plugged in. This isn't a mobile home, still, when we do have power, shouldn't be difficult to utilize.
Most are dedicated-1 in ceiling of what was the TV cabinet. and 1 just outside (lucky) bottom of cabinet above where TV now is, and one behind micro wave.There is an open GFI one under cabinet by stove for use. But for general use like heater/ vacuum or what ever there are only 2, both are in awkward places and both on same wall. Nothing anywhere near the bath.
One in front of refrigerator and 1 under dinette. The one by refer is useless 'cept for temporary use. The one under dinette is where we plug in small 110v heater when we have power, also where laptop is plugged in. Needless to say but were always kicking what ever is plugged in with our feet. Or knocking the plug out. Worse, tripping over the heater chord cause its draped across floor.
Decided we needed another plug, opposite the dinette for the heater and general use. There is no room for another breaker in our box, so as this is primarily to use with heater w/ large amp draw I ran 12-3 wire and tied into dedicated 20 amp breaker for air conditioner. (wont be using both). Easy short wire run, breaker is on same side just out of view so just snaked wire behind-thru cabinets.
Using a very shallow electric box & protruding bout a 1/2 past recessed paneling I added plug next to Wave heater. I framed the box with 1x that was holding the pantry wire rack. Perfect match. (better than the 1x that I added to hang Wave heater, I have another piece left, think I'll change it to match). This faces the dinette, will be perfect for the elec. heater.
Also for hair dryer. Directly above is the wardrobe closet, inside we had mounted a large mirror on the door, so be good for when she dries her hair etc. Just a lot more practical.
Lastly the dinette...
If it were on opposite seat box I could put plug in corner. Still piggy back and run underneath to other seat box. Although there is a junction box under slide where the wire comes from so probably grab power there. Or there's is an 'end of line' exterior plug by back door I added. I could disconnect that, route wire up into other seat box. Install plug then go back to exterior plug. Small fused outlet strip/box with side outlet plug. Hmmm, maybe this will stay on the round to it just a while longer....
Update installed dinette plug see dinette plug page, though a split plug, hardwired to inverter
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