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Old 03-17-2014, 09:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mechman600 View Post
Doing the double male plug thing is very dangerous, even if you shut off your main breaker, because you are still connected to the grid through the neutral. You must install a transfer switch if you want to power your entire house with your own power source because it fully isolates your house from the grid.
But the neutral is grounded!

Having installed transfer switches, I can assure you, they do not break the neutral connection.
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