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Old 01-19-2012, 01:43 PM   #1
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Will either of the two breakers shown in the last 2 photos fit mechanically in the load center pictured?
As a side note the breaker is for a garage heater which calls for a 30A breaker.

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Old 01-19-2012, 01:45 PM   #2
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The bottom one.
You have a square d qo panel.

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Well, since the bottom right one looks exactly like the existing ones in your panel, and will certainly match the numbers on the cover sticker, I'd have to say go with the bottom right one.
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Well, since the bottom right one looks exactly like the existing ones in your panel, and will certainly match the numbers on the cover sticker, I'd have to say go with the bottom right one.

I guess my question should of been would the first one(the Square D Homeline) fit into the existing panel?

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I guess my question should of been would the first one(the Square D Homeline) fit into the existing panel?

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Don't think it will, but even if it would.....why? Just get the right one.
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Don't think it will, but even if it would.....why? Just get the right one.

Because one was 1/2 the price. C'mon you should of figured that out. We'll just go with the QO breaker
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Because one was 1/2 the price. C'mon you should of figured that out. We'll just go with the QO breaker
There's a reason for that.
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LOL, well ok, but it's not like it's half of thousands of dollars...it's $8 vs. $15...

anyhow, I don't think a HL breaker will fit in a QO panel....never tried though.

Buy both and let us know how it goes
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I there a reason that the Homeline breaker has a double handle thats tied together and the QO breaker has the single handle?

Or is it just thats the way its manufactured?
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I there a reason that the Homeline breaker has a double handle thats tied together and the QO breaker has the single handle?

Or is it just thats the way its manufactured?
Just the way it is made.
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The Homeline will not mount in the QO panel. The buss design is different.
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One is 1 inch wide. The other is 3/4 inches wide. They are NOT interchangeable. The internal mechanism of HL and QO are the same. The extra money goes for the Visi-trip feature on the QO.

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