Adding 50amp breaker to subpanel

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Old 07-23-04, 10:46 AM
workingonmyhome
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Adding 50amp breaker to subpanel

I am running a new 220 line to a 50amp breaker for a range. An electrician is coming to do the hookup.

The main panel is full. It is outside. We have a subpanel in the house with space/rooom. Is there any problem with leaving the exising 30amp breaker and outlet (it won't be used and hidden by cabinets) and adding the 220/50amp breaker to the subpanel?
 
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Old 07-23-04, 11:00 AM
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No problem that I'm aware of but I would at least remove the wires from the shut off breaker and tape the ends. Also tag the wires as to what they fed so the future residents will know.
 
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Old 07-23-04, 01:05 PM
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Thanks mgb for the quick response. It is good to have availability to smart folks.
 
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