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Old 09-15-2011, 02:39 PM   #1
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Default 240V "Power Strip" - does this exist?

Rather than drag my dryer around every time I would need to plug into a 240V outlet, is there any sort of power strip or connector that would give me an extra plug so I could have them both plugged in?

Clearly I would not run both devices at the same time, this would just be for my ease - my washer/dryer are both shoehorned in a tiny little room.. I about have to take off the door to even get it out.

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Old 09-15-2011, 03:06 PM   #2
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Rather than drag my dryer around every time I would need to plug into a 240V outlet, is there any sort of power strip or connector that would give me an extra plug so I could have them both plugged in?

Clearly I would not run both devices at the same time, this would just be for my ease - my washer/dryer are both shoehorned in a tiny little room.. I about have to take off the door to even get it out.
Yes, I have bought them from granger I think. It had a IEC320 plug on the end. I don't think it was rated for the current you'll probably need for your brewery though. You're better off building one yourself from Home Depot outlets and a $4 toolbox.
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Old 09-15-2011, 04:07 PM   #3
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You could make an extension using the proper heavy gauge cord wire and the right plugs at both ends... I did that as an extension cord for my welders.

My MIG/Arc/Plasma all have different plugs, so I put all 3 types at the end of the wire (Sort of "Y'ed" together).

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Just throw another deep 4" square box under the dryer outlet box and wire another receptacle in. The wires all run parallel.

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