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Old 11-07-2010, 02:05 AM   #1
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Honda parallel wiring Mod.

I am starting my project, here are some pictures of the beginning of my project. This is just rough now, I will fine tune it as I go.
http://tinyurl.com/2358m58
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:21 AM   #2
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And this is why I spent about $200 on my parallel kit (MSRP $250 to $275). It's probably gonna be only $50 in parts but in my case I had to pay the extra $$$ because I lack the tools and the know-how.

If you want to save some design time I can take some measurements and picture for you for the adapter I purchased. Let me know (email is quickest). I have no doubt you can handle this job technically, but some info and pictures can sure save some time and effort. I am finishing a honey-do around the house today, but can help you get some information to speed up your fine tuning.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:37 AM   #3
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appreciate it, but have all parts dribbling in by UPS.
Hope this posts, have tried on 3 other posts, new improved web site won't allow it....
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Old 11-07-2010, 07:00 AM   #4
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appreciate it, but have all parts dribbling in by UPS.
Hope this posts, have tried on 3 other posts, new improved web site won't allow it....
Site thinks you are a stranger! BTW OZZ, the reply still posts, even if you get the "internal server error" page.
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Old 11-07-2010, 07:20 AM   #5
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Thanks Will, you are a good fellow
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:30 AM   #6
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I've been told Ozz is a strange person. Opps, did I say that outloud? OK, I'll go stand in the corner now.
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:46 AM   #7
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some say strange, some say...unique... some just roll their eyes.
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Old 11-09-2010, 02:46 AM   #8
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Latest step, bracket for my electrical: Breaker, switch for killing power to second generator for safety reasons, and 30 Amp power to Monte plug. Still waiting for UPS delivery on my electrical parts.
http://tinyurl.com/27ge3ml

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How about a watt meter (ammeter)? My "companion" RV solution from a company called Reliance also has this in the panel. I have been known to take a look at it just to see how much power I am using. It shows less than 900 watts when not running too much stuff (fridge and some lights). One of these days I'll have to look at it with the A/C, satellite receiver, televisions, the ceiling fan and a couple of lights to see if I would have enough for a microwave or DW's blow dryer.

Here's my unit showing the meter. I think your addition of a 2nd switch to kill power to the other generator is a great idea:


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Old 11-09-2010, 08:23 AM   #10
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I like the meter, I have one inside the Montana along with a 12 volt amp meter. Good to know how much you are using, and how much is in reserve.
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