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#31174 - 11/12/03 02:26 PM double-oven / cooktop
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Registered: 03/30/02
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I,m sure it's simple,but it's new for me
(always had plug-in/stoves.)Am feeding separate double oven and cooktop units on the same wall.I'm thinking 6-3 to ovens then
JB w/ 8-3 to cooktop; any tips/insight?

Thanks in advance.

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#31175 - 11/12/03 04:09 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
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Registered: 01/28/02
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Loc: Statesboro, GA USA
You may want to get the specs from you appliance supplier. I have ran across cooktops with a 12.5kw rating on them.

As for your ovens a 8/3 should be fine. But then again I have seen some real doozies by Dacor and Thermador. It's best to check first than repull later.

I always leave enough slack on my built-in oven feeder to pull it to an adjacent cabinet and then fish the appliance whip to a 4insq. Makes it easier to make up and it is much more accessible.

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#31176 - 11/12/03 05:27 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
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Loc: Holden, MA USA
Without a doubt, get the specs. Avoid headaches.

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#31177 - 11/12/03 05:53 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
Speedy Petey Offline
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Registered: 08/29/03
Posts: 175
Loc: Upstate, NY
I'll triple that.
Unless you HAVE to get the wire in immediately, get the specs. Even just a call to the supplier.
From my experience most cooktops use 10/3, single ovens as well. Double ovens, 8/3 or 6/3.
Also as arseegee said, I have seen some whoppers from the high end stuff.
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#31178 - 11/12/03 07:13 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
derater Offline
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Registered: 03/30/02
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Thanks all; I'm thinking that I can avoid 19 phone calls AND C.M.A. by going with 6-3 and
sizing the breaker to load.

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#31179 - 11/13/03 02:39 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
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So you really don't want our advice then?

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#31180 - 11/13/03 04:58 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
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Must be T&M
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#31181 - 11/14/03 01:41 PM Re: double-oven / cooktop
derater Offline
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Naw Scott, of course I want advise,I'm just stubborn.Calling the builder now for specs;
and no it's not T&M,but we all know that it can be like pulling teeth to get anything like a timely and accurate info from cust.

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