1980 airstream

The result of wiring your running lights to 110/120 volt. never a good idea

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Comment by Daniel Long on August 14, 2017 at 6:17pm


This person was lucky enough to survive, I guess. he's not exactly the "sharpest knife in the drawer" and maybe that is what protects him from getting that fatal dose.

Comment by Lakota Wolf on August 13, 2017 at 9:20pm

Anything and everything electrical is fried  and I MEAN fried in the whole rig,,, its already gutted, but melted wire is still dangling, and converter/inverter,, well its a nice blob of plastic and metal,,lol

Comment by Ralph Javins on August 13, 2017 at 4:36pm

Good morning, Daniel Long; 

This employee a few years back.  Did the circuit breaker do its job in time?  Is he still alive?  Was he making this admission to you from his hospital bed? 

And I guess we should also ask if both his battery and the rest of the vehicle electrical system, including the starter, actually survived being treated to a dose of 120 V AC being applied to the nominal 12 V DC electrical system? 

Enjoy;     Ralph, Latté Land, Washington 

Comment by Daniel Long on August 13, 2017 at 12:45pm

Wow. Reminds me of the time one of my employees admitted to trying to jump start his car with a stripped extension cord. Plugged in an outlet at one end. From the house..... You get the picture. Thinking there were some beers involved in that effort.

Comment by Russ Johnson on August 12, 2017 at 9:29pm

Yikes!!!! I hope the new owners are ready for some very unpleasant surprises. The PO of this trailer sounds like a real ... ;)



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