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Old 07-19-2012, 02:23 PM   #1
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I have a 100 amp CH series panel, and I just noticed the main breakers two switches aren't tied together any more, and the bottom ones broke. Can you purchase a main breaker replacement for the CH series? Menards and Home Depot don't carry them. Electrical supply place have them?
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:53 PM   #2
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I'm assuming those should be tied together?
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Yes, the handle is broken and you should replace the breaker. They are still readily available. Here you go: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000BLFBKW
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Your local supply house probably stocks them as well, just for the record. Not surprised that Big Orange doesn't, they're not quite common enough.
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That main breaker is not just a two pole.
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Ah, that makes things clearer. What you have is a CH2100L.

See: http://buys.relectric.com/2011/05/ci...ammer.html?m=1
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BAH****** 138 bucks for a refurbished breaker.........what the heck is that!!!
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BAH****** 138 bucks for a refurbished breaker.........what the heck is that!!!
That is the pain of having an out of date panel. Supply and demand is not working in your favor here.
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I wouldn't call that panel out of date.
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I wouldn't call that panel out of date.

I wouldn't have either.......but as eaton doesn't seem to make the breaker anymore......I guess thats where i'm stuck at...
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I don't think there is anything against using the other 100A main breaker...the one that is half the length as long as you have the hold down clip.
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I wouldn't call that panel out of date.
Perhaps out of style would have been a better choice of words. I don't mean that there's anything wrong with it, just that replacement breakers are more expensive due to the fact that the panels aren't as commonplace as say a Murray/Siemens or a Sqaure D Homeline, at least in my area.
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I don't think there is anything against using the other 100A main breaker...the one that is half the length as long as you have the hold down clip.

Isn't there a difference between a main breaker and a feed breaker?
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