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Old 02-11-2014, 02:23 PM   #31
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It's the amperage that kills, not the voltage.
Yes it's true. But amperage defined by your body resistance and a voltage applied. So 120V will gives twice lower amperage at the same conditions in comparison with 240V.
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:15 PM   #32
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It's the amperage that kills, not the voltage. Takes less than 1 amp to kill a person. Therefore 120V will kill you just as dead as 240V. If that wasn't the case, there wouldn't be a code to install 120V GFCI outlets in the kitchen/bathroom/etc.
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yeah if you want to over analize it... the 220v 30a current availiable at the element end is more likely to kill you and quicker than getting zapped on a 120v 15-20 120v line... theres twice as many hot lines to possibly short and twice as much can go wrong.... I was trying to keep it simple here.
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:45 PM   #33
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I was trying to keep it simple here.
LOL - I have yet to meet a brewer that tries to keep anything simple!
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:22 PM   #34
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here are some pics of my fan setup as well as my extreme budget build ($220) as you can see you can cram quite a bit in this panel I am replacing and reorganizing the front panel layout.
What contactor's did you use? The ebay ones I've been able to find are only $5 cheaper after shipping than auberins...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Furnas-Siemens-42AF35AG-Definite-Purpose-Contactor-208-240V-Coil-/121264036373?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c3be6 5a15
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:38 PM   #35
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What contactor's did you use? The ebay ones I've been able to find are only $5 cheaper after shipping than auberins...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Furnas-Siemens-42AF35AG-Definite-Purpose-Contactor-208-240V-Coil-/121264036373?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c3be6 5a15
I used smaller relays rated at 25A and triggered by 24V dc... they are similar to the "magnacraft" ones that trigger on 120v that can be found on ebay.

like these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/331082099431?_trksid=p2055120.m1438.l2649&ssPageNa me=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Awesome thanks!

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