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Old 11-06-2011, 05:26 PM   #1
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safety switch for generator


We recently got a 7000W blackmax generator. I want to install a double throw switch to go between the breaker box main (common), the generator, and the power company line. The breaker box is a crouse-hinds E26095. I found a double throw switch at home depot (http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...&Ntpc=1&Ntpr=1).

Would this switch be adequate for the breaker box?

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Old 11-06-2011, 05:35 PM   #2
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would be acceptable with a neutral kit, assuming incoming service is 100A or less. you would also have to remove the Neutral/ground bond in your main panel, as the double throw switch would become the 'first means' of disconnect.
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