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Old 05-12-2014, 11:48   #31
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Re: SAFELY wiring a 220v portable genset to shorepower inlet

Originally Posted by rwidman View Post
There is a big risk of misunderstanding when discussing situations like yours on a web forum. People here can't be exactly sure what you are saying and you can't be exactly sure what they are saying and you have no way of knowing if the person giving advice knows what he or she is talking about.

I suggest hiring a qualified marine electrician to configure your electrical setup. This shouldn't take more than an hour and you will know it is safe. And you won't burn anything up.

You don't want to make guesses at voltages that can kill someone and have the potential to seriously damage equipment. Doing this through a forum is iffy at best. You really need someone to go to your boat who has the knowledge and experience to do this right.


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