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Old 04-23-2021, 05:56 PM   #1
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Default 120/240v twist lock outlet, 4 prong on generator.

Do any of you guys use this outlet if you have it on your generator? If so, what for?

Probably going to buy a generator tomorrow and wonder if it is important to have a 240v outlet?

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Old 04-23-2021, 06:00 PM   #2
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If you have a 50 amp RV, that would be 240V
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:10 PM   #3
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I use mine to power my travel trailer.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:19 PM   #4
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If properly connected, it could be used to power part of your home.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:31 PM   #5
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Also generally you get your most amps when you hook up to this type of outlet. Most of the household type outlets on a generator are generally only rated for 15-20amps.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:46 PM   #6
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Used one on past to run a well pump motor that used 240. Always worth having something that provides 240 vs 120 only.


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Old 04-23-2021, 06:50 PM   #7
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Allows me to run a welding machine.
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Old 04-23-2021, 07:30 PM   #8
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Sales tax free weekend on emergency supplies starts tomorrow.

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Old 04-23-2021, 07:55 PM   #9
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Thanks for the info guys!
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Old 04-23-2021, 08:26 PM   #10
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Yes. I have an adapter built for mint to plug my welder in.

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Old 04-23-2021, 10:23 PM   #11
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As mentioned, use to power welder or well pump or parts of your home during an extended outage.
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