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Advice sought for the best way to fix this circuit breaker problem.

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Old 11-11-06, 02:48 PM
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Advice sought for the best way to fix this circuit breaker problem.

Hi...first post.

I manage a small bar/club.
On Tuesday's we have two DJ's play and unfortunately where they have to set up has many outlets there but they are all on the same breaker (Square D, 10 amp), which trips quite a bit.

The 10 amp breakers above and below it have very light loads on them.

I was wondering if it is possible to remove the breaker that the DJ's use and one of the other breakers and install a larger breaker to handle it all without creating a fire hazard?

Can this be done safely or will what I am wanting done involve major electrical work.

Thank you for reading this,
Sean
 
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Old 11-11-06, 02:59 PM
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Do NOT change the breaker size, VERY BAD.

You could have a new ckt run from the breaker panel to the receptacle location, split the existing ckt. Now you have 2 ckts in that area.

This is not "Major" work.

An electrician could handle this easy, and it would be a write off for the club. Always think liability.
 
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Old 11-11-06, 05:35 PM
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Do NOT change the breaker size, VERY BAD.
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that deserved to be repeated. It's that important.
 
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Old 11-11-06, 06:45 PM
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10 Amp Breaker? I thought for panels 15 was as small as they usually go.
 
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