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Old 06-22-24, 08:46 AM
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I've been looking for day this forum is my last attempt

I have a champion generator with 3500 running watts it has these 30 amp outlets I will post
in my garage I have a 50 amp reliance CS6375 transfer box My question is can I hook this thing up
to the 50 amp transfer and if I can what would be the solution adapters wich I cannot find cs6374 end with a 3 prong 30 amp Thank you


 
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Old 06-22-24, 09:32 AM
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Search for "50 amp twist lock". You can add male or female to the description to get more specific results.
 
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That is not going to work, or at least not very well. The 30 amp outlet on the generator is a 30 amp 120 volt. The inlet on the transfer box is a 50 amp 120/240 volt. The generator does not have the correct output for your panel and even if you came up with an adapter it would only power half your panel.

Do you have any 240 volt loads in the transfer panel?
 
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Do you have any 240 volt loads in the transfer panel? Yes for a pool pump.
 
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I think maybe I should switch out boxes with a 30 amp could I use the existig 10 gauge 4 wire wiring al ready ran to 50 amp breakers in the panel or should I install 30 amp breakers?
 
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I just figured why you asked about 240 in panel the 30 amp 120 is not going to work! looks like bigger gen or extension cords only
 
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Look at RV supply sites. This may not be exactly what you are looking for but ..
RV 50 Amp Shore Power Plug to 30 Amp Y Adapter - RecPro
 
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Old 06-22-24, 03:08 PM
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existig 10 gauge 4 wire wiring al ready ran to 50 amp breakers
50 amp breakers can only protect #8 THHN wires in conduit or #6 NM cable (Romex) Most cases #10 wires (copper) can only be put on a 30 amp breaker.
 
 

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