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Old 11-10-2010, 05:02 PM   #1
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Old outside disconnect to new

I have a cabin that has an old outdoor fused type disconnect on the pole just under the meter where the power than runs under ground to a 100amp panel in the cabin. This outdoor disconnect is the kind with the big lever on the side that needs to be pulled to the off position in order for the box to be opened. I would like to replace this disconnect with a breaker type that would also have the ability to add a RV outlet or other circuits like a garage someday.
Can I use a 100amp 8 slot outdoor box put a 100 amp breaker in it to feed the cabin and later add breakers to this panel when I need future feeds like for the RV outlet or a garage. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Old 11-10-2010, 05:06 PM   #2
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I'm not sure you could add a 100 amp breaker to a 100 amp panel.
Panels have limitations on the size of branch circuit breakers.
If you can install a 100 amp breaker, than you can do what you are asking.
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