Switching 220 Volt

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Post Tue. Sep. 16, 2008 4:52 am

Sting wrote:Whats the simplest way to switch on and off a 1.5Hp 220 volt single phase motor?
Hatchet. One stroke, off.
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Post Tue. Sep. 16, 2008 12:07 pm

A pocket knife works,, or a pair of wire cutters... don't ask me how I know... now where is my knife with that 'custom made' notch in the blade.... :mad: :shock: :o :lol:

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Post Tue. Sep. 16, 2008 5:43 pm

Freddy -- Greg --- point of order please

Off suggestion -- ok but a little tooooooo permanent to be really helpful --- :oops:

but how about the other part ---

since you quoted my question in your reply -- I mean -- after all -- and then what do you do with an axe with a custom made notch as Gregs cool tool? :cry:

As I noted before this went all the way south -- I found a couple used magnetic contractor switches in anothers' junk pile - we share - Junk that is!

SO on with the big power!
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I have finally lost my mind. Don't bother to return it. It wasn't working properly anyway!


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Post Tue. Sep. 16, 2008 5:52 pm

Yeah, we were off topic a bit,, you were asking about switching power on and off,, our comments were good only for a one time removal of power,, switching it off..

The notch in my knife blade makes a pretty good 12 and 14 guage wire stripper !! :D

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Burning Pea/Buckwheat through an antique stoker [semi retired SSboiler],
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Farming, Fixing, Fabricating and Flying: 'spare time' what's that?

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Post Tue. Sep. 16, 2008 10:01 pm

Another way out is if your circuit breaker box is within site of the motor you can use a circuit breaker with the SWD marking. It is a switch rated breaker. They used to be HACR. That would work also.

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