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#122054 - 09/20/05 06:04 PM Well, that's odd  
Roger  Offline
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This breaker was found in a mobile office trailer panel, it is a C-H BR common trip.

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#122055 - 09/20/05 06:06 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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Now there's something you don't see everyday!


#122056 - 09/20/05 06:26 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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See I have this unusual 240 volt air conditioner, it draws 90 amps on one phase and only 30 amps on the other.


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#122057 - 09/20/05 06:34 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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#122058 - 09/20/05 09:10 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
e57  Offline
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Home made?????

I,,, I have never seen one of those.... Where does one get a new one? And what does one call it?


Mark Heller
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#122059 - 09/20/05 10:46 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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looks rigged up. what was it running?


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#122060 - 09/20/05 10:52 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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I couldn't have been rigged if it was just two single poles it wouldn't have the "common trip" on the 100 amp side and the case looks like one molded case not two seperate breakers. very unusual


#122061 - 09/20/05 11:48 PM Re: Well, that's odd  
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but one thing if that person look at the side of breaker and see the " rivet " like factory stamp type not like aftermarket stamp .

now that is very oddball something like this is very very rare to see it unless it was specal made for specal useage

Merci, Marc


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#122062 - 09/21/05 06:08 AM Re: Well, that's odd  
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The breaker had not been tampered with, it was the Main in the trailers load center.

It is obviously a manufacturers "ooops", probably made on a Monday morning or a Friday afternoon. [Linked Image]

Roger


#122063 - 09/21/05 10:57 AM Re: Well, that's odd  
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Cool
Looks like it has a few mile son it. So it has been working ok?
Maybe safe to assume it was 100 amps on each leg and the 35 just the wrong handle got assembled??????


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