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Old 02-19-2011, 11:54 AM   #31
Mar 2010
Charlotte, NC
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Originally Posted by Kerberbb View Post
I want to build the control box and put in the elements all at once.

Having a 220v 30a GFCI outlet in place the remaining parts are the following:

4500W Heating Elements (2)
PID - $45 from auberins.com
SSR - $10 on ebay
dryer cord - $10 at home depot
dryer receptacle - $5 at home depot
temp probe - $20 on ebay
box to put it all in - $15 at lowes
power switch and receptacle for pump - $7 at home depot
power switch for turning element on and off - maybe $10 at home depot
Just be aware, dryer cords and outlets are generally 3 wire devices. They deliver 240V and ground - No neutral.

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Old 02-19-2011, 02:40 PM   #32
Oct 2009
Owasso, Oklahoma
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Sorry, just copied that list over. I meant to switch that 4 wire. I like the following setup, and thinking about using it.


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