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Old 04-29-2013, 06:27 PM   #21
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That's the locking one. NEMA 6-30 is what you want (L6-30 for locking). Here's a straight blade one. http://www.amazon.com/Leviton-061-05...rds=nema+6-30r

 
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:31 PM   #22
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Why wouldn't I want the locking one for the element to plug into my control box? I'm glad to see it is so much cheaper. If it is just for convenience then, then I will use the cheaper one. Thanks Jeff, PJ and Kevin for helping.

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Old 04-29-2013, 06:45 PM   #23
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Google NEMA L6-30R and I suspect you can find a locking one for less than the Lowe's one you posted. Locking makes it less likely that you will accidentally pull the plug. If you keep the cord out of the way, my personal view is that it does not matter much.

 
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:05 PM   #24
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Google NEMA L6-30R and I suspect you can find a locking one for less than the Lowe's one you posted. Locking makes it less likely that you will accidentally pull the plug. If you keep the cord out of the way, my personal view is that it does not matter much.
Gotcha! Time to start buying some of these items.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:39 PM   #25
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What is the depth of the PID's that Auber sells? I am just trying to figure out what size box at a minimum I have to use.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:54 PM   #26
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What is the depth of the PID's that Auber sells? I am just trying to figure out what size box at a minimum I have to use.
They are 75mm or just under 3" deep. Something to consider though, is you will be likely mounting stuff to the boxes back plate so you will want some extra clearance. I'm guessing you could get away with 6" depending on how complex you get though. But, the 8" box certainly allows more room to play.

 
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:08 PM   #27
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Thanks! I am going to try and order my box, pid and SSR today. Gotta order my false bottom for my MLT too.
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:26 AM   #28
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Is there anyone that can help me with a schematics of my wiring?
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:17 AM   #29
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Is there anyone that can help me with a schematics of my wiring?
the big question is one, two or three pid, how many (any?) 120 outlets, switches, timers, shunts, elements, etc etc... long and short, we need to know exactly what you want. more than likely, p-j has done it.
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:02 AM   #30
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2 PID

1 5500 watt 240 volt element
2 switches for the pumps
120volt plug ins for pumps

Power cord wired directly

On/off main switch
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