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double-oven / cooktop #31174 11/12/03 06:26 PM
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derater Offline OP
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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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Re: double-oven / cooktop #31175 11/12/03 08:09 PM
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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.

Re: double-oven / cooktop #31176 11/12/03 09:27 PM
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Without a doubt, get the specs. Avoid headaches.

Re: double-oven / cooktop #31177 11/12/03 09:53 PM
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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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Re: double-oven / cooktop #31178 11/12/03 11:13 PM
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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.

Re: double-oven / cooktop #31179 11/13/03 06:39 PM
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So you really don't want our advice then? [Linked Image]

Re: double-oven / cooktop #31180 11/13/03 08:58 PM
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Must be T&M


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Re: double-oven / cooktop #31181 11/14/03 05:41 PM
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derater Offline OP
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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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