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swimmer_spe

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Posted: 06/25/20 12:07am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

..electrical.

I was working on rewiring a utility trailer. In the process of replacing the broken lights, I found out my 4 pin wire connector on my truck is broken.

Now to fix the tow vehicle.....

Still need to fix the wiring on my old camper in the bush......


Did I mention I hate working on electrical?

Cummins12V98

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Change the Utility Trailer to 7 pin. More durable.


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I muddle my way thorough electrical and for a non electrician have done some pretty impressive things. Years ago built my own transfer switch, am able to trouble shoot some difficult problems.

Hate, intermittent electrical, can not think of anything worse.

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something with a bad ground problem.

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Posted: 06/25/20 06:32am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

One thing aboot utility trailers you can bet a couple buddies they can't tip it up on it's side...

wa la. Access to wires from your chair...

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midnightsadie wrote:

something with a bad ground problem.
Especially in RV's because they use a common ground. If you can't find the ground wire in that spaghetti mess of wires, the only option you have is to run a new line with a new ground. Of course if this is the scenario, you likely have a bunch of other things that aren't working right too.


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Posted: 06/25/20 08:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I’d rather wear my electrician hat than my plumber hat any day.

Don’t have to be as concerned with nasty infections when I’m pretending to be an electrician.

I prefer making sawdust to either one, though.

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noteven wrote:

One thing aboot utility trailers you can bet a couple buddies they can't tip it up on it's side...

wa la. Access to wires from your chair...


Unless I need to run new wires, my chair is comfortable at the height off the lights.

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NRALIFR wrote:

I’d rather wear my electrician hat than my plumber hat any day.

Don’t have to be as concerned with nasty infections when I’m pretending to be an electrician.

I prefer making sawdust to either one, though.

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I'd rather deal with a black water leak any day. I can see it. Nasty infection, or death? RV voltage and current is enough to kill you.

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swimmer_spe wrote:

NRALIFR wrote:

I’d rather wear my electrician hat than my plumber hat any day.

Don’t have to be as concerned with nasty infections when I’m pretending to be an electrician.

I prefer making sawdust to either one, though.

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I'd rather deal with a black water leak any day. I can see it. Nasty infection, or death? RV voltage and current is enough to kill you.


To each his own. I can “see” electricity too, with my VOM.

Whenever I have to deal with a plumbing issue that involves sewage, I have an almost irresistible urge to scratch my nose the whole time. [emoticon]

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