Nema 14-50R to 6-50R


Old 08-12-15, 09:23 AM
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Nema 14-50R to 6-50R

I have a 50AMP breaker connected to a 14-50R with a copper 6awg 4 wire.

Can I just disconnect the Neutral and put in a 6-50R Socket instead? (It's in a 4x4 box, I would have to just swap the socket)

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Old 08-12-15, 09:32 AM
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Yes you can, just cap off the white wire with a wirenut.

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