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Old 09-04-2019, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by RIDE2GETHER View Post
Please explain how using the dryer plug AFTER opening main breaker is a recipe for certain death?
Tangling up with either end of the cord. There is a way to do it and do so relatively safely......if you know what you are doing. That said, it's extremely inexpensive to do it the correct/safe/legal way, so why not go that route? I've done it before myself in a pinch, but utilized breaker lockouts to insure nothing could possibly get flipped and injure myself or anyone else. Seriously doubt the average DIY person is going to have a lock out set in their toolbox though.