Generator power cord 20-30 amp

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Old 09-04-19, 04:19 PM
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Generator power cord 20-30 amp

Im in the process of hooking up a inlet box to my house to plug my generator into. The plug on my generator is a l14-20 plug. I just bought a 25í l14-20 cord. My inlet box is a l14-30 plug. Itís a long story why itís a l14-30 and not a 20 but anyway thatís what Iím working with so I bought a male l14-30 end to put on the end of my generator cord so it will plug into the inlet box. Can I cut off the existing l14-20 end and put on the l14-30 end or should I just get some sort of jumper ? I already have all of the parts but now Iím questioning everything
 
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Old 09-04-19, 04:36 PM
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Yes..... you can do that because that cable is protected by the circuit breaker on the generator.
You would need a female L14-30 cap.
 
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