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#58781 - 11/19/05 06:52 PM Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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How do you wire a two pole, four wire clothes dryer? I'm not certain of the amps involved.
~Peter


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#58782 - 11/19/05 07:08 PM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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Is it solar powered?

Roger


#58783 - 11/19/05 08:17 PM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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"questions of a How-To nature by untrained people (or DIYers) are not within the scope of this Forum and may be removed at our discretion."

Thank you,

Les


#58784 - 11/19/05 08:22 PM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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If it's any help, here's a picture of one installed:


[Linked Image]


#58785 - 11/19/05 08:24 PM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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Les, Peter is not a DIYer. [Linked Image]

Roger


#58786 - 11/20/05 01:19 AM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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That is a beautiful 2-pole, 4-wire clothese dryer electure.

Is it the 1872 or 1876 model?


#58787 - 11/20/05 01:25 AM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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Roger,

His profile has no information, he may want to change it.

Les


#58788 - 11/20/05 02:11 AM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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That picture got me laughing pretty hard. This is way better than tv. Thanks.


#58789 - 11/20/05 02:16 AM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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In order to wire the 2 pole dryer in the picture, I woudl suggest trenching/ buried pvc conduit, with thwn conductors, sized for voltage drop of course, probably end up using #12 or #14, cause it doesn't look like it gets continous loading or very much demand. Oh yeah, you could also use uf cable for this make of dryer, but check the listing first.


#58790 - 11/20/05 04:33 AM Re: Two pole, four wire clothes dryer  
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Electure;
LOL, then LOL again! [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]


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