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Wiring 4 wird dryer plug to 3 wire 10/3 for 220 welder

I have a 4 wire dryer plug and a 10/3 wire that I want to connect to a welder that is 3 wire. No idea how to splice the wire as the dryer has a bare ground. welder is 220 and 25 amp. help.....

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The four wire plug seperates the neutral and ground. the three wire just piggybacks the ground to the neutral. so just get a three wire cord that fits the 220 plug on the generator and install it on your dryer make sure to attach the ground correctly for your three wire setup

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