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Old 10-04-2011, 03:01 PM   #1
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moving breaker question


I'm installing an interlock kit for a generator. With that said, I need to move breaker #2 and #4 to the bottom to make room for my back feed breaker. The wire for these 2 breakers come in from the top and the hots are to short to reach the bottom of the panel. Can I just extend the hot wire using a wire nut and leave that splice in the panel? Or is this not correct?

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Old 10-04-2011, 03:22 PM   #2
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Extending the hots that way is done all the time. If you were in Canada you could not extend them in the panel.

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