On 3/13/2010 12:10 AM, Steven Trovato wrote:
> I'm not a big fan of it myself. It makes the wiring harder to figure
> out. You can't use a standard GFI type breaker. Independent control
> of the circuits would be nicer than the single 220 breaker. But I
> have never heard of anything that would make it any more prone to
My electrician friend worked mostly in industrial/commercial so this may
be why he denounced it. Only thing I can think of is a phase shift, but
I'm just guessing.
> At 11:50 PM 3/12/2010, Peter J. Thomas wrote:
>> I had a conversion on 220 and phase difference with a licensed
>> electrician some while ago and the topic of shared neutral came up.
>> He denounced the practice sharing a neutral. I understand the phase
>> difference cancelling and even asked him about it. He insisted it
>> was a bad practice, and IIRC said he had seen failures. Just thought
>> I would share the warning he gave me.
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