Switch for 1hp pool pump

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Old 06-24-17, 07:48 PM
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Switch for 1hp pool pump

I need to install a switch to turn a 1 hp 12 amp pump on and off that I will keep plugged into a GFI outlet. This setup is outside.
Can I go from source straight to switch to outlet? Is there anything special I need to consider ?
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Old 06-24-17, 10:41 PM
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Yes, that should work. Use a switch rated for at least 1hp. A 49 light switch would work but won't last as long as one rated for motor loads.
 
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