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How do you split an extension cord hooked to a 30A plug on a generator down to 4 or more individual outlets?

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2015-07-15 19:23:11
2015-07-15 19:23:11

I would think you could buy at a hardware center that set up with plug and outlets attached for what you wanna do for your application.Some things are better to buy then to make.

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