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Old 03-17-2012, 07:00 PM   #31
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I had that thought too. I do have a 110 outlet right in the same area, I was just looking to minimize the number of cables. Since I am looking to run a high output exhaust fan with built in light from my control panel, I may have to have the separate 110 just to stay under the 30 amp limit.

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Old 03-17-2012, 09:51 PM   #32
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I got my cable on Friday, BTW.

I did a quick search for three prong to four prong adapters and came across the below...

http://www.selfhelpforums.com/showpost.php?p=22792&postcount=4

So I guess for those with a 3 wire (2 hots and a bonded ground/neutral) 30 amp circuit you probably want a spa panel or bring your wiring up to code.

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Old 03-17-2012, 09:58 PM   #33
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If you want the GFI to work and have 240 and 120 I am quite sure you will need 4 wires from your supply panel.
I don't think that's entirely true. I've seen many three prong dryers with internal lights and I don't think the lights run on 220v There's just no individual "ground" instead neutral. When you have a four wire you ground to the dryer chassis. I think though that technically by today's standards they always want a ground for electrocution issues.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:24 PM   #34
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I don't think that's entirely true. I've seen many three prong dryers with internal lights and I don't think the lights run on 220v There's just no individual "ground" instead neutral. When you have a four wire you ground to the dryer chassis. I think though that technically by today's standards they always want a ground for electrocution issues.
You are dealing with a GFI so eliminating the ground is not an option.
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:04 PM   #35
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Just got my cord today...this thing is awesome! In case anyone was wondering on the length, mine is 17 feet long. Considering just getting the 10-4 cable alone would cost more than this plug, I think this is one hell of a deal. Here are some pics...


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Gotta get one of those...

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I'm lucky enough to know someone in Steubenville, OH who said they could pick this up for me if I ordered one. So I just got a 30amp GFCI cable for about $27.
Assuming this thing works like it's supposed to, I might have to buy another one or two at that price just to have a backup/lifetime supply

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Old 03-29-2012, 03:32 AM   #38
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I'm glad everyone is happy with the GFCI cords. Hosfelts are awesome people to deal with... I'll post anymore good brewing deals I find. Cheers

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A definate tip of the hat and glass to you ! Much cheaper than a 30 amp Square D GFI breaker or a spa panel from HD or Lowes. Just ordered one myself.

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Old 05-16-2012, 03:24 AM   #40
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Just to be certain, on their site it is item #60-618?

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