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5550 troy built generator

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02-09-10, 10:18 AM   #1  
5550 troy built generator

how do i set up my generator for home. someone told me that i can plug the cords from the generator to an outlet as long as i turn off my main breaker is this rightBeer 4U2

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02-09-10, 03:05 PM   #2  
Not exactly. Some folks do it, and some get away with it, but you can have lots of problems, even legal ones by doing this. I am not an electrician, but a proper switching device set up to code is the only proper way to do this. There have been people killed by doing what you propose.

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