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GFI BRKRS #68920
08/21/06 12:17 PM
08/21/06 12:17 PM
Peter Salegna  Offline OP
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 19
norwich,conn, USA
Will a GFI Pigtail or GFI extension cord trip a GFI brkr when you plug it or multiple in.

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Re: GFI BRKRS #68921
08/21/06 03:52 PM
08/21/06 03:52 PM
gfretwell  Online Content

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,184
It shouldn't. My boatlift has a GFCI in the cord and it is plugged into a GFCI circuit. I also use a GFCI extension cord when I am working near the water but the receptacle I plug it into is also supposed to be GFCI. I don't really trust them tho. I can and do test my cord.

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Re: GFI BRKRS #68922
08/21/06 05:20 PM
08/21/06 05:20 PM
rabbitgun  Offline
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 23
We see it quite often.

Even though we set job site temps with gfci protected recptacles many companies require their employees to use there own gfi pigtail cords ahead of their cord sets.


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