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Old 01-07-2012, 10:44   #16
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Re: Newby requesting advice about 120/ 240 volt wiring

Originally Posted by DSDman View Post
My boat is 220 wired and the survey said the same thing. Then I started thinking about it. Why go 110? It's worked fine for almost 30 years. I can order any appliance I want in 220 v so just leave it alone. I have a step down transformer from 220 to 110 when required and a couple of 12 v to 110 for small things. Now as things go bad or if I have to replace wires I will replace with heaver wire so that one day I might decide to switch it over and it will just require breaker changes. but so far, no problems.
That's some good "out of the box" thinking!

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