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Old 08-05-2018, 01:06 PM   #1
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Default How do check amps on a 2 pole 30a breaker ? Do u add both Legs up?

How do you check a two pole 30 amp breaker for amps do you check both legs and add those up or just one
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Old 08-05-2018, 01:08 PM   #2
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You don't add them up though.

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