Popular Brands By Category

Towing

Sports & Recreation

Trailer

Vehicle

RV & Camper

What our customers are saying:

I found that ordering through this website as being helpful, acurate and efficient. Would highly recommend it to anyone else that needed this type of service.

Stuart

Tucumcari, NM


Epicord






Expert Answers about Epicord

  • What Is Diameter Of Epicord RV Power Cord with Handle Cable
  • I went to our warehouse and measured the 50-amp cable for the Epicord RV Power Cord with Handle # 277-000157. The cable itself measures .65 inches diameter. The round coupler on the end of the cable measures approximately 1-1/2 inches.
    view full answer...

  • Measurements of Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet - Black Item # 277-000138
  • I went out to the warehouse and measured Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet - Black Item # 277-000138 for you. The overall width is 3-1/4 inches. the overall height (lid closed) is 4 inches or 7-1/2 inches with the lid opened straight up. The overall depth is 3-3/16 inches. I have included pictures showing these and other measurements for you.
    view full answer...

  • Can 7-Way Junction Box 277-000141 Be Used to Charge Trailer Battery
  • If there happened to be a 12 volt keyed power source in the circuits of the # 277-000141 you could use it for the isolation solenoid # TR118665. Essentially you would need to have the 12 volt circuit of the vehicle already be only active when the key is on. Which if that were the case you wouldn't need the solenoid realistically. If the 12 volt circuit of your truck's 7-way is active all the time you would need to install the solenoid on that circuit and that would get the circuit active...
    view full answer...

  • Recommended Battery Disconnect Switch for Deep Cell Battery on Horse Trailer for Accessories
  • Yes, the Epicord Battery Disconnect # 277-000096 would be a great switch choice for you to install on the horse trailer to ensure that all the power is on and off to your accessories with one switch to the deep cell battery. I have linked it to this page for your viewing and purchasing convenience.
    view full answer...

  • Dimension Of Epicord 30 Amp Power Inlet
  • I went out into our warehouse to measure the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet - White # 277-000137 for you. The hole needed is a 3 inch diameter and it is 2-1/4 inches recessed into the wall. I've attached a photo to help.
    view full answer...

  • Hardware Needed To Install 277-000096 50 Amp Battery Disconnect Switch
  • The 50 amp battery disconnect switch would install inline on the positive battery cable. If there's enough slack in the positive cable to reach the area where you want to mount the switch, you'd simply cut disconnect the positive battery cable and cut it at the point where it reaches the terminals on the back of the switch. You'd need to install a ring terminal on the wire, but the size terminal you need will depend on the gauge of the wire used for the cable (the wire gauge should be printed...
    view full answer...

  • What Type of Power Cord Attaches to the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet # 277-000137
  • Based on what you described it sounds like your trailer has a 30 amp power cord like what the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet # 277-000137 is designed to attach to. I attached a picture of the what is designed to attach to the # 277-000137 for you to check out as well.
    view full answer...

  • Recommended Battery Disconnect for Trailer Application To Prevent Power Drain
  • You have a couple of options for a battery disconnect I recommend. You can use Superwinch Quick Connect # SW2236 or # SW1551 depending on wire gauge to give you quick connect/disconnect. If you prefer a keyed disconnection switch you can use the Epicord Battery Disconnect Switch with Key - 50 Amp # 277-000096. This will isolate your battery to prevent power drain with the turn of a key.
    view full answer...

  • Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet 277-000138 Dimensions
  • I spoke with my contact at Epicord and the part # 277-000138 measures 3-5/16 inches wide x 3-3/4 inches tall x 3-1/4 inches deep. The distance between the square mounting holes is 2-7/16 inches on center vertically and horizontally.
    view full answer...

  • Compatibility of Epicord RV Power Cord with Handle 277-000145 with Furrion 30-Amp Receptacle
  • The 30-amp RV power cord products we offer, such as the Epicord RV Power Cord with Handle # 277-000145, use the same standardized NEMA TT-30P type plugs. These connectors have their three conductors arrayed in a circular pattern as shown in the photo I linked for you. I also linked our main page for RV wiring products. Here you can see all 30-amp and 50-amp wiring products. 50-amp cords like # A10-5025EH use a different 4-conductor pattern.
    view full answer...

  • Wire Gauge Sizes in Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug with Junction Box
  • The wire gauges in the Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug with Junction Box # 277-000141 are as follows: White = 10 Black = 10 Yellow = 14 Green = 14 Red = 14 Brown = 14 Blue = 12 The wire gauge in the Epicord # 277-000141 changes with different functions of the wires. Signal wires, like yellow, green, red, and brown, draw less amperage so they use a lighter gauge wire. Heavier gauge wire is used for functions like the brake signal, ground, and 12V power because they carry...
    view full answer...

  • Dimensions of Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet # 277-000137 are 2-7/16
  • The mounting holes on the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet # 277-000137 are 2-7/16 inches apart vertically and horizontally. Externally it measures 3-5/16 inches wide x 3-3/4 inches tall x 3-1/4 inches deep. The picture I attached shows the version of this that uses the black lid.
    view full answer...

  • How to Determine the Right Replacement Power Cord to Plug a Trailer/RV into Shore Power
  • To replace the power cord that goes from the shore power receptacle at a camp site to the RV you will need to know the amperage rating for both. Most shore power receptacles are 30 amp, some are 50. Rarely you will see a 15 amp. The different amperage ratings require different connector types so even if you are not sure what the RV has you can look at the outlet. Cord # 277-000149 is a 30 amp to 30 amp so the end that plugs into an outlet has two slanted flat pins and one round ground...
    view full answer...

  • Ring Terminal Sizes Needed for Installing Epicord 7-Way Plug with Junction Box 277-000141
  • The terminal posts in the Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug with Junction Box # 277-000141 are indeed a 3/16-inch diameter. You can use ring terminal # 44-5310A for connecting 10- and 12-gauge wires. For the lighter 14-gauge wiring use part # DW05702-1. You'll need a crimping tool like the one included in our Deluxe Trailer Wiring Kit # HM51020. I also recommend using dielectric grease # 11755 on those connections to protect them from moisture and corrosion.
    view full answer...

  • Wiring Diagram for Home Made Trailer
  • I've linked an article on trailer wiring that includes a diagram you might find helpful. One solution to help wire everything together is to use a junction box with your trailer's 7-way connector, like # 277-000141. This way you can run all of your trailer's wires to the box instead of to the back of the connector. To wire you brakes you'll want to use 10 gauge wiring # 10-1-1. For the lights you can use 16 gauge, # 16-1-1. Both are sold by the foot. When looking into the back...
    view full answer...

  • Recommended RV Pigtail 30 Amp and 125 Volt
  • We do have power cables that meet your 30 amp and 125 volt criteria, however we do not have a 36 inch option for length. I'm not sure why that length is needed, but if you can use a longer cable it is actually more cost effective to use a manufactured length. If you need a precise 36 inch long cable, I recommend you customize a cable to that length using Epicord RV Power Cord with Handle 25' Long Pigtail # 277-000144 and the Mighty Cord Replacement Hardwire RV Plug - Female End # A10-R30VP....
    view full answer...

  • Wiring Needed to Rewire a Trailer for Lights and Electric Brakes
  • Both the # A40W5B and # W002290 have a blue wire that is only 5 feet long. Plus, the blue wire is only 18 gauge and 20 gauge, respectively. So these are not going to work for your application. What you're going to want to use is Bonded 4 Wire # 16-4B-1 which is sold by the foot. This will provide the four 16 gauge wires to run from the junction box, part # 277-000141, to your trailer's lights. Then for the brakes you will want a 10 gauge wire, # 10-1-1, which is also sold by the...
    view full answer...

  • Could Twist Lock Inlet Be Used on RV To Make Power Cable Removable
  • The part # 277-000137 is designed to have a twist lock connector attach to it. If you ran your wire to this you could then run a twist lock to the connector when needed. For a connector you then would want the part # A10-30FDT.
    view full answer...

  • Compatibility of Epicord 50-Amp RV Power Cord 277-000153 with Reliance PB-50 Power Inlet
  • The Reliance PB-50 power inlet is rated for 50-amp service so the female connector on Epicord 50-Amp RV Power Cord part # 277-000153 will mate with it perfectly.
    view full answer...

  • How Can I Connect Brakes On 1998 Rockwood Pop-Up Camper
  • For the brakes on your 1998 Rockwood popup trailer you can check out the attached helpful article that goes into detail explain what is needed to add electric brakes to a trailer. You will need to make sure you have the correct wiring on your trailer to be able to get the signal for the brakes. If you do not have a 7-way connector on your trailer or you do not have the wiring for brakes on the trailer I recommend part # 277-000141. This is a 7-way trailer side harness and a junction box....
    view full answer...

  • Recommended 30-Amp Components For Trailer
  • We do not offer a kit for a 30 amp circuit as you requested but we do have the items you mentioned as separate items I have attached a link to our product page for the 30 amp items we offer. For a power inlet I recommend part # 277-000138. For a power cord I recommend part # A10-3025E.
    view full answer...

  • Recommended 7-Way Wiring Harness For 2000 Sundowner Horse Trailer And 2013 GMC Sierra 3500 Dually
  • For your application, I can absolutely give you the wiring function locations. I've attached a picture to assist. Based on what you mentioned, I think I have a better option for you. I recommend the Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug with Junction Box - 10' Long # 277-000141. This will allow you to connect your wiring at a junction box using the ring terminals like # 44-5310A, and then uses a molded plug so you won't have the disconnection issues as you plug and unplug your 2000 Sundowner...
    view full answer...

  • Will Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug # 277-000143 Work with the 7-Way on Chevy Trucks
  • You should not have any issues using Epicord 7-Way Molded Trailer Plug # 277-000143 with the 7-Way on your Chevy truck. It is a standard 7-Way just a slightly different design for the pins like you said. This design allows for more contact between the pins on the truck's 7-Way and trailer 7-Way. We have not heard any complaints from our customers on this part either. I have included a link to a video review of this wiring harness for you.
    view full answer...

  • Parts Needed to Re-Wire Tandem Axle Gooseneck Trailer for 7-Way Type Operation
  • We can help you re-wire your tandem axle gooseneck trailer to have a 7-way plug to match your tow vehicle. Have a look at the linked article on trailer wiring. Typically a white wire is used for ground. There are several ways a 7-way can be wired so you will want to ensure that each circuit on the vehicle socket is correctly matched to the appropriate circuit wiring on the trailer. Testing the trailer light functions with a spare 12V battery can make this identification easier. You...
    view full answer...

  • Solution for Needing 70 Feet of 30 Amp Male to Twist Lock Female Connector
  • The longest power cord we have with the connectors you need is the part # 277-000149 which is 36 feet long. Which if you connected two of these together you'd have 72 feet which would be right where you'd need.
    view full answer...

  • 7-Way Socket to Go with 7-Way Plug and Lead # 277-000143
  • For a 7-way socket to match the part # 277-000143 the part # A10-7082VP is a great option. Both of these fit the standard RV blade style 7-ways.
    view full answer...

  • Can Key of Epicord Battery Disconnect Switch with Key # 277-000096 be Removed when On
  • The only time the key of the Epicord Battery Disconnect Switch with Key # 277-000096 can be removed is when the key is in the off position. The key has to be installed for it to be in "ON". It can withstand some weather pretty easily like most wiring that you might find under the hood of an engine, but you wouldn't want to submerge it by any means.
    view full answer...

  • Socket Recommendation for Outside of Cargo Trailer to Run 30 AMP Power to Trailer
  • If the campgrounds you plan to visit will have 30 amp power sources the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet # 277-000138 that you mentioned would be the correct product to install on your trailer.
    view full answer...

  • Lights Needed on 12 Foot Long x 83 Inches Wide Dump Trailer
  • I can certainly help you find all of the parts needed to rewire your dump trailer and we do have a lighting kit that will work for you. However we do not have any kind of plug-and-play rewiring kit. The taillight kit I recommend for you is the Optronics Waterproof, Over 80 Inch LED Trailer Light Kit with 25 Foot Wiring Harness # TLL16RK. This kit includes 2 red LED taillights with the functions needed for trailers over 80 inches wide. The included wiring harness has 25 feet of wire...
    view full answer...

  • What Size Hole Saw is Used to Install the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet
  • If you have a typical hole saw set, then you will want to use a 3" hole saw on the Epicord 30 Amp Twist Lock Power Inlet, # 277-000138. The outer diameter of the socket that mounts in the RV wall is 2-7/8 inches. If you wanted to be very precise, you could use a 2-7/8 inch hole saw and grind down the edges for a snug fit, but I would make sure there is a small gap for the movement of the trailer or RV wall when driving.
    view full answer...





^
About Us
photos and videos
1,056,204

Original Photos & Videos

Produced to make sure you know what you are getting and you get exactly what you need.

installations
35,570

Installations Completed

To make sure products work and fit the way they are supposed to.

etrailer call center
2,476,511

Phone Calls & Emails Answered

1,125,924 phone calls and 1,350,587 emails to help find the right solution.

etrailer training
400+

Average Hours of Product Training

We get to know our products firsthand so experts can better help you.

etrailer service
71

Years of Quality Customer Service

Assisting our neighbors and customers, face to face at the counter.

etrailer experts
193,357

Pages of Expert Information

Created to make sure you have all the answers to your questions, from real experts.