Xfer switch question

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by r_2016, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. r_2016

    r_2016 New Member

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    Hi, I am looking to get a transfer switch for a portable generator. I would like to get one that is like a sub panel so I can add or change different breakers as I need. I am looking to get about a 50A switch and wire it to a twist lock plug that will be mounted outside my house. Anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. Speedy Petey

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  4. codeone

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    Here is another source.

    http://www.squared.com/us/applications/residential.nsf/LookupFiles/GeneratorPanels2005.pdf/$file/GeneratorPanels2005.pdf
     
  5. drick

    drick In the Trades

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    Why not just switch the entire main panel with this - interlockkit.com

    -rick
     
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