You should not be switching the neutral wire, only the hot.
As far as lightning, the ground wire is still attached anyway.
> When I wired my shack, I brought 5, 15 amp 110 volt circuits into the
> and 3, 220 amp circuits, one @ 30 amps and 2 @ 20 amps. I also have all
> circuits go through double pole single throw switches. This way both the
> and natural sides of the circuit are switched off. I don't know if this
> help on a direct strike, but it made me feel better and the switches
> not that expensive.
> Hope this helps.
> Bruce, K5PX
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