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#96938 - 01/10/06 07:11 AM gfci in unfinished basement
kens Offline
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opinions, a dedicated recp for a freezer in unfinished basement gfci or not

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#96939 - 01/10/06 07:21 AM Re: gfci in unfinished basement
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210.8(A)(5)ex2 ... as long as it is a single receptacle and there is an accessible GFCI receptacle in the basement

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#96940 - 01/10/06 05:37 PM Re: gfci in unfinished basement
harold endean Offline

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I don't think a GFI would be good for a freezer or refrig. Too much chance of a false trip and spoiled food. Like Greg said, make it a single, don't give it access and I don't think you will have a problem.


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