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#78670 - 10/18/01 05:33 PM #12 to #14 tap
frodo Offline

Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 129
Loc: louisville, ky usa
can you extend a circuit using 12/2 from a 14/2? 15 amp brkr.


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#78671 - 10/18/01 06:54 PM Re: #12 to #14 tap
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
I don't see why not, other than possible confusion in the future. What is your reason for using #12?

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#78672 - 10/18/01 09:03 PM Re: #12 to #14 tap
frodo Offline

Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 129
Loc: louisville, ky usa
I was doing an addition. i got power for the new receptacles from the old porch light. the wiring was #14.

i rarely use 14/2.

i didnt think there was any violation there...just sounds funny.

thanks for the replies.



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