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I have a 600amp breaker which at 80% the max load would be…

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I have a 600amp...

I have a 600amp breaker which at 80% the max load would be 480amps

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Can I run 4/0 THHN x 2 which comes to 520Amps

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes I do

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I can think of as of know. just thinking that I can run 4/0 THHN x 2 which would handle the

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 3 months ago

Is this breaker for a branch circuit or a main breaker?

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 3 months ago

500-500-500-500-2/0 600 amps 2 sets of Parallels !

You have to size the feeders for the breaker!

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