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  1. Nxnw

    Portable generator cable ground wire dilemma

    Rick, thanks very much for the reply. I thought at the time I'd based my connection choice on good info, but clearly I was missing some. I switched the 3rd wire from ground to neutral and everything worked as it should, with good, steady. proper voltage. I'll look at adding the 4th wire to bring...
  2. Nxnw

    Portable generator cable ground wire dilemma

    Hello, all. First post here, and thanks in advance for your help. My home was set up for emergency power when I moved in. A 3-wire cable ran from a double-pole, double-throw manual transfer switch to an L-14 20 120/240 plug on a Generac 5000-watt portable generator. The "non-hot" (you'll see...
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