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Old 01-02-2013, 10:57 AM  
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The bus bars alternate connections down each side so you can fill one whole side if you like and the load will still be distributed across the two incoming hot lines.

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Old 01-02-2013, 11:20 AM  
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I recommend making an electrical diagram of the panel while it's still empty because it's pretty hard once it's full.
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@JoeD - Thanks, It was easier for me to have all the breakers on the right side so that's where I installed them. Using up the six even breakers, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12. After I installed them, it made me wonder if It was a requirement that they are evenly spaced on the hot lines coming in but I had already cut the cables to length. So I crossed my fingers and asked the question.

@wuzzat - I agree, I got the 6 breakers I installed labeled along with the wire coming out of the panel labeled.
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