Wiring for a spa (240v)

Old 05-10-03, 08:59 AM
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GFCI Question (Wiring for a spa)

I think I bought the wrong spa disconnect panel. I picked up this one: http://www.connecticut-electric.com/spa.asp
It appears that the GFCI only protects the 120 volt branch circuit. It is rated for 20 amps/125 volts.
I liked the idea of the additional 120 volt leg as I can use it to supply power to the shed I am going to build. But I need GFCI protection for the spa.
Can I just use a GFCI breaker in the main panel to power the spa panel? Or does the fact that the spa panel, which already has a GFCI in it, negate that route?
Basically, I am asking if it is OK to have 2 GFCIs on one circuit? I want to use the d/c panel if I can, if not, I'll get another.

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Old 05-10-03, 09:32 AM
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Looking at the blue label on the website it says:
"240 GFCI Protection" The text on the gfi says "20 amps (min) through 50 amps (max)".
I am starting to think it may be the correct one afterall.
Old 05-10-03, 09:34 AM
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That disconnect looks fine. It says right on the front that its rated for 50amp 240v. And in the picture it has an extra 15 amp breaker for a branch circuit.
Old 05-10-03, 09:52 AM
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Thanks for the reply. I didn't want to mount/install it with those questions in my mind.

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