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12-05-12, 12:04 PM
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Posted By brholte

two more questions before I proceed. ...

two more questions before I proceed.



is this essentially double tapping a breaker without connecting two conductors to it (ie: connecting the conductors of two wires to the one on the...
12-05-12, 11:23 AM
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Posted By brholte

In theory then: I could purchase a 15 amp...

In theory then: I could purchase a 15 amp breaker listed for use with 2 conductors.... replace one of the regular 15 amp breakers with it.... and re-route that second circuit to that new breaker...
12-05-12, 10:00 AM
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Posted By brholte

Okay, so apparently, for countertop receptacles,...

Okay, so apparently, for countertop receptacles, I need two(2) separate 20 amp breakers on my panel feeding two separate circuits each with the first receptacle being a GFCI. Other appliances, such...
12-05-12, 08:17 AM
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Posted By brholte

I'm confused as to why I would need two separate...

I'm confused as to why I would need two separate circuits for this. I'm not feeding any lights or switches. this is only receptacles. One dual for my refrigerator and oven, the rest for countertop...
12-05-12, 05:58 AM
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Posted By brholte

Yep, misc use is just that, small countertop...

Yep, misc use is just that, small countertop appliances. Toaster, microwave, blender, etc...

thanks for the replies, you all have cleared everything up for me. I guess I'll hold on to that 20...
12-04-12, 10:21 PM
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Posted By brholte

I just assumed that a big appliance, like the...

I just assumed that a big appliance, like the refrigerator, would be better off on a 20 amp receptical. No real premise for that assumption, other than thats what the guy at home depot told me....
12-04-12, 10:04 PM
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Posted By brholte

feeding a 20 amp receptical off of a 15 amp receptical

Hi everyone,

Kinda/Sorta new to electrical projects. Im starting small by re-wiring some of the circuits in my house. I plan to replace a 15 amp breaker with a 20 amp breaker and run 12:2 romex...
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