Horizontal outlet

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Old 03-20-13, 06:43 PM
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I need an outlet that I can plug my refrigerator and oven into. Both have three prong plugs w/ the wire coming out of the bottom which means they won't both fit into a normal duplex receptacle.

Does anyone know where I can find a receptacle where the outlets are still vertical but positioned side-by-side instead of stacked?

The closest thing I've found so far are rotating outlets...
 
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Old 03-20-13, 06:47 PM
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Normally the gas range and fridge don't share the same circuit.

That being said..... you would need to cut in a two gang box and use two duplex receptacles.
 
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Thanks for following up. I had suspected this would be the answer.

The issue is that I have the fridge, range, and microwave all sharing the same wall with two duplex receptacles to split between them. Unfortunately they all have that same style plug so I've had to use a power strip so the range and microwave can share a receptacle. Not exactly ideal right?

Would you recommend I use the two gang box for the microwave and range then?
 
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Old 03-20-13, 07:40 PM
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I think the two gang box is your only option.
 
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Old 03-24-13, 05:50 PM
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The issue is that I have the fridge, range, and microwave all sharing the same wall with two duplex receptacles to split between them. Unfortunately they all have that same style plug so I've had to use a power strip so the range and microwave can share a receptacle. Not exactly ideal right?

Would you recommend I use the two gang box for the microwave and range then?
Are the two existing duplex receptacles on the same circuit or different circuits? Is either of them one of the two required 20A GFCI protected small appliance branch circuits, or are both of them?
 
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