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Old 08-17-2017, 07:53 PM   #1
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change over to 50 amp

well today and last night i changed my winnie over from 30 amp to 50 amp
all i can say is running the 6/4 wire was a little bit of a bugger lol, but all in all turned out pretty good
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6 wire ?

50 amp 240 volt service is 4 wire. L1, L2, N, and G.
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Old 08-17-2017, 08:21 PM   #3
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My bad ya 6/4 lol
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Gonna do the same on mine. If only I could find an electrician to do it🤔. Did you change your panel out or anything else?
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What's involved with this and what does it cost?
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I converted mine this spring. I was lucky that my automatic transfer switch and my breaker panel was 30 or 50 amp, all I had to do was remove a jumper on breaker panel, replace the 10ga wires with 6ga wires, replace the 30a power cord with a 50a, and a couple of breakers. Cost was about $200. unless you are comfortable working with electrical wiring, I would get a qualified electrician to do it.

There was a great web site (bobhatch.com) that had great detailed info and pictures on this, but the info is no longer there. I may have a few pictures that I printed around here somewhere, I'll have to check.
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Ya just waiting on my breakers coming today I used the 0ld 30 amp running between breaker box and ATS to run to the number 2 compressor so e anything worked out pretty good
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