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Old 20-05-2018, 14:43   #1
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220 vs 120 from my generator

I have a question for you electrical Savvy guys. I have a westerbeke 8K generator. It has two 120 volt legs. one Services the house loads and the other side Services the air conditioners only. What my question is can I pull a leg off each side and run a 240 volt water heater without affecting the house or the air conditioning loads?
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Re: 220 vs 120 from my generator

if the gen is 240v. with 2 out of phase legs. then not an issue. it should have a triple pole main breaker. you'd want to tap in after that.

no effect on other stuff.
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