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Old 08-19-2012, 11:06 AM   #16
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You can't put 240v loads on slimline breakers. The slimlines are drawing 120v from the same leg of the service. The only way to hook up 240v loads is to use full size breakers. So you move some 120v loads to the slimline spacesavers or whatever you want to call them. Then remove the 15a breakers that you just took the wires off and replace them with a two pole 30a breaker.
yes you can.slimlines have two configurations.with handel ties 240,they have a rejection tab on the bottom also.if panel will take slims it will work.

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Old 08-19-2012, 01:18 PM   #17
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Outs always hit the same leg. that would explain why I'm always wonderinging what your talking about with the space alottment. Any spacesavers I've ever installed will fit anywhere in the panel here as they have the same base as a regular breaker.
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Old 08-19-2012, 03:08 PM   #18
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Outs always hit the same leg. that would explain why I'm always wonderinging what your talking about with the space alottment. Any spacesavers I've ever installed will fit anywhere in the panel here as they have the same base as a regular breaker.
2 pole GE slim (trim, tandem, half size or whatever you call them) with a handle tie bridge across 2 breaker positions and pick up both legs of the panel and give 240 volts. There are also slim breakers without the handle tie that fill a 1" space and give 2 120 volt circuits from the same leg of the panel.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:51 PM   #19
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Could I do the same thing, remove the bottom left FOUR 15amp breakers, put in four slim breakers where the "hall bath light" and "smoke detectors" breakers were and move all the wiring for the to those four slim breakers. Then put a 30amp breaker where the "Loft Lights" and "masterbed lights" breakers were at???







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Your directory shows slots 17,18,19,20 will accept tandems. Remove the 2 full size 15 amp breakers in slots 18 & 20. Install a 30 amp 2 pole tandem in slots 18B and 20A.


Instal 2 single pole 15 amp tandems in slots 18A and 20B to replace the 2 15 amp full size you removed.



Or install a sub panel as others have suggested.

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Yep,use 2 of these for the 4 15 amp circuits:

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pro...eb5baa_300.jpg

And a regular 2 pole BR type 30 amp breaker.

A question: what are you using the 2 pole 30 amp for?
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Yep,use 2 of these for the 4 15 amp circuits:

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pro...eb5baa_300.jpg

And a regular 2 pole BR type 30 amp breaker.

A question: what are you using the 2 pole 30 amp for?
A Voltec electric car charger.... Am I good?
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Yep,use 2 of these for the 4 15 amp circuits:

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pro...eb5baa_300.jpg

And a regular 2 pole BR type 30 amp breaker.

A question: what are you using the 2 pole 30 amp for?

UMMM UMMM did you not read the thread????????
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UMMM UMMM did you not read the thread????????

Yes...
Take it I missed something
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Yes...
Take it I missed something
Not directed at you but you did miss the mark as well, unless i read the thread wrong..... that is posible.
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Depends on the model of panel.
Some will not accept mini breakers.
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UMMM UMMM did you not read the thread????????
This was not the ordinal poster that wanted the welder circuit.
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Depends on the model of panel.
Some will not accept mini breakers.
The panel label showed that it accepted BD type breakers (CH's BR panel tandems)
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The panel label showed that it accepted BD type breakers (CH's BR panel tandems)
So I good to go then?
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Sweet! So then I can just run some 12awg from the 30amp 240volt breaker directly to my Voltec unit then, correct? (I will most likely run it in conduit up the wall, across the ceiling, and down the other wall)

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