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Re: 240v primary nst?

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>

In a message dated 5/15/02 1:54:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

> Hey All,
> I got a hold of a 15/30 nst but the primary is 240v.  I just got done wiring 
> a 240v outlet in my garage but I'm not sure how to hook the transformer to 
> it.  240v lines have two 120v wires(one black, one red) and a neutral 
> wire(white).  Since the transformer has two bolts for the primary, do I 
> simply hook both hot wires to one and the neutral to the other.  This seems 
> right to me, but since I'm not 100 percent sure I thought I might ask before 
> making any connections.  Thanks for everyone's help.
> Lance


That will short out the house wiring and blow the breaker.
The black wire goes to one bolt, and the red wire goes to the other