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Old 12-28-2010, 06:01 AM   #1
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My old generator had two 220V 6-15R receptacles and I use it with appliances having 6-15P plugs. The new generator I want has one L14-30R receptacle. I need to make an adapter.

(1) It it correct that I use X, Y and G from the L14 (and ignore the W)?

(2) For a 6 (straight blade) receptacle, does it matter whether I put X or Y on the T-slot?

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1) Correct
2) Does not matter which.

Did your old unit have internal overcurrent protection? Mini-breakers?

Using such an adapter would not have proper overcurrent protection ...

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