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That is correct You are correct that the bonding means in the generator should be pulled in this case since your transfer switch has a solid neutral; in this case, since you have a service entrance transfer switch, your bonding means will be in the transfer switch, with the "main panel" wired as a subpanel from the transfer switch. You are also correct ...


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You said inverter generator , these are usually much better than the type I use, with the old fashion alternator and voltage control. I power my TV’s and microwave refrigerator, furnace and well pump with mine and have done this for over 20 years without knowingly killing anything. I have been on generator power up to 2 weeks and loose power for at least a ...


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Depends on your tolerance for failure. If you just add the listed watts and keep within the running watts listed on the label your electronics will probably brown-outs periodically, but you will survive. If you add all the numbers then double it you might never get a failure. If you wan't maximum reliability triple all the numbers for things that are ...


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1/2 HP Sump Pump - 1000W Run but 2000-4000W startup Refrigerator - 250W run but 1000-1500W startup Coffee maker - 500W Electronics? You didn't specify. So as long as your fridge and your sump pump don't startup at the same time, you could get by with a 4000W generator. A 5000W would give you a bit of margin. As far as run time, it depends on the fuel ...


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Safety systems don't want safety systems Goofus McGee got a job as a mechanic at a big warehouse. $100 million of stuff. In the past Goofus has seen large engines get destroyed because somebody didn't check oil level, so Goofus likes to fit low-oil shutoffs. While making the rounds, Goofus discovers that the fire pump diesel does not have any low-oil-...


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