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Ok my male plug that goes into my generator outlet does not

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ok my male plug that goes into my generator outlet does not match. stores are closed. need this so I can run to my transfer switch. can I aletr the pole that does not match
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: coleman 6250
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes have no help. we expecting Irma sunday here in flrorida
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: can I take pug off ans just push wires into outlet on generator

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ok so what plug do you have now and what is its rating and what are you trying to plug it into?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
4 prong 20 amp 125/150
Pluggi g into coleman generator.
Plug in does not match out on gen.
The prong that has the little flange on it goes the opp direction. Can i cut that flange off? We are in middle of hurrican irma and no stores open

should be fine just make sure you get your 2 hots ground and neutral correct

x and y should be power g is ground should be the connector with flange and w is your neutral

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
flange is white currently.
I am hooking other end to my transfer switch wired to electric panel

let me know if you run into any more snags

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks bro! Gonna go try now

hows everything working out?

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