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#1 posted 03-30-2021 04:41 AM


While we are on the subject…what is the difference between a 6-15 and 6-30 receptacle? I know one is rated for 15 amps and the other 30 but they look like the same plugs on the charts? Is there a subtle difference that prevents the 6-30P from plugging into a 6-15R or even 6-20R receptacle?

- Lazyman


They are not interchangeable. One is a little bit more heavy-duty than the other. Easier to see if you google the plugs rather than the receptacles.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence


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