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Old 09-21-2009, 09:13 PM   #1
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Hi guys,
I just built a garage addition and just finished wiring the main panel.
I wired all the breakers on one side and Im wondering if this is a problem.
Just wondering if the breakers should be on both sides or does this even matter?

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What Mfg panel?

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Doesn't matter.
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Doesn't matter.
It depends on the (old) manufacture. Many (30) years ago, the small FPE and GE panels would have all the breakers on one side run off one HOT leg. In the center, they'd have room for TWO 2-pole breakers. Any other spot would yield, instead of 220V. 0 Volts. Today, thankfully those products are off the market. (Eliminate Confusion) through Education!!! Don't Drink and Drive, Ever!!!
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The panel is a Federal Pioneer made by Stab-Lok with 20 spaces on each side.
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The panel is a Federal Pioneer made by Stab-Lok with 20 spaces on each side.
Are the Breakers set in the panel VERTICALLY or HORIZONTALLY? (Switched UP and DOWN or SIDEWAYS?) If they are switched Up/Down, you only have the center (2 positions) for 220v. On the Horizontal (positioned) breakers, it doesn't matter where you stick in the breakers. (No matter what) Don't Drink and Drive, Ever!!!

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