No. The U.S. NEC requires tied breakers only if there's at least one device on
the circuit that's supplied by both legs (e.g. a duplex receptacle with the
tie-bar removed on the hot side, and each half of the receptacle supplied by a
IMO that's a serious flaw in the Code -- I think tied breakers should *always*
be used on Edison circuits.
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
Turn off all breakers. Remove the meter from the socket.
Begin removing all wiring in the entire house, including the breaker
panel. When this is finished, throw away all wiring, outlets,
fixtures, breaker box, and anything else connected to the wiring.
Get your yellow pages, look up electricians, and call an electrician
and have the house re-wired.
Your house is incorrectly wired now and it's dangerous if you have
110v on a white wire. You could burn at any moment. Do not delay, do
Call 911 if you see smoke or flame !!!!
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