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Old 04-28-2013, 12:13 AM   #91
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I'm late to this party, but can anybody verify the max OD for the male connectors (HPCC4F)?



 
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:32 AM   #92
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I'm late to this party, but can anybody verify the max OD for the male connectors (HPCC4F)?
Do you mean the max OD for the wire that you can stick into the connector?

It's about 17mm diameter, which would give you 53mm in circumference, or about 2 inches in circumference.


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Old 04-28-2013, 01:48 PM   #93
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Do you mean the max OD for the wire that you can stick into the connector?

It's about 17mm diameter, which would give you 53mm in circumference, or about 2 inches in circumference.
Yep, that's what I was asking. Thanks!

 
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Old 05-02-2013, 03:21 AM   #94
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Has anyone used the right angle plugs (HPCC4RAF)? I was planning on mounting my elements on the sides of my keggles and thought it would be cleaner to have the power cords run to the back instead of sticking straight out. I could just get the straight ones and mount them on the side of my gang box but the existing hole isn't big enough and is off-center. I'd have to fill the hole first and drill a new one.

 
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Old 05-02-2013, 03:51 AM   #95
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They have the same specs as the straight connectors, so they should work. Just be sure you mount the female connection high enough that the cord has room to hang down and not bend against the surface your keg is on. Or mount it so it locks pointing sideways.

 
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:46 AM   #96
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Has anyone used the right angle plugs (HPCC4RAF)? I was planning on mounting my elements on the sides of my keggles and thought it would be cleaner to have the power cords run to the back instead of sticking straight out. I could just get the straight ones and mount them on the side of my gang box but the existing hole isn't big enough and is off-center. I'd have to fill the hole first and drill a new one.
Like this? Worked ok for me...
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:24 PM   #97
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Like this? Worked ok for me...
I was thinking of doing that instead of the right angle plugs. Did you just drill out the hole so the connector fit? How big of a hole is it? I'm not sure I have the room to make mine bigger. It's 1/2" and pretty close to the edge. I guess I could always fill the hole and drill a new one.

 
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:30 PM   #98
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Mine was originally a 1/2" conduit plug. Drilled it out to just under 1" I believe. It was pretty close to the edge but it still worked out ok.

 
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:12 PM   #99
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My connectors came yesterday. I really like the way they fit and I'm excited to implement them as patch cords between my 240v circuit, control box, and kettle. I did a dry fit with some 10-3 SOOW I had lying around and it looks like it will just barely fit (I'd prefer a tight fit so I'm happy). I'll take some pics of the construction phase just to spice up this thread a bit more.

 
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:32 PM   #100
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I honestly don't know how these plugs can be rated for 50A when you can't attach a wire thick enough to take that current.

There's no way I can cram a 6/3 range cord into mine.



 
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