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Old 12-13-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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Default Spa Panel: Too good to be true?

Saw this on ebay for a killer deal. Seems too good to be true. Anyone have any insight?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Midwest-...item3ccc50c156

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Old 12-13-2012, 07:15 PM   #2
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Looks like the same exact one from HD, but 1/2 the price (after shipping).... can anyone else verify? If it's the same I'm grabbing one too!!

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053

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Old 12-13-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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The HD reviews on this panel are pretty poor. Lots of faulty breakers. Hmm. Not good.

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Old 12-13-2012, 07:45 PM   #4
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Still need to buy my spa panel and was planning on getting the one from HD, because I thought everyone pretty much got theirs from there. If not where are people getting theirs.

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I bought one from the link. We'll see how it goes. Bad reviews on HD site? 4.3/5 stars is a good review in my book.

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Does the ebay one actually come with the GFCI breaker?

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Old 12-13-2012, 08:03 PM   #7
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It appears to. There is nothing saying otherwise. I'm debating on what I want to do. It's a new build so I have plenty of room in my panel for the breaker. However that is a 100 dollar bill for the GFI panel breaker Vs. the price of this spa panel + a 30 amp non GFI breaker. The Spa panel is clearly much cheaper. Just less stream lined.

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I bought one from the link. We'll see how it goes. Bad reviews on HD site? 4.3/5 stars is a good review in my book.
Let us know how it works out
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Hey CoalCracker, I am following a similar build to johndon and he used the same setup. He has pictures too showing how he has everything running.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f170/my-...thread-269164/

Let me know what you do. I am going to start wiring and assembling everything the first of the new year!

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My BIL is an electrician. I'm going to talk it over with him tonight.

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