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#12 to #14 tap #78670
10/18/01 07:33 PM
10/18/01 07:33 PM
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frodo  Offline OP
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hi,
can you extend a circuit using 12/2 from a 14/2? 15 amp brkr.

-regards
frodo

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Re: #12 to #14 tap #78671
10/18/01 08:54 PM
10/18/01 08:54 PM
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I don't see why not, other than possible confusion in the future. What is your reason for using #12?

[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 10-18-2001).]

Re: #12 to #14 tap #78672
10/18/01 11:03 PM
10/18/01 11:03 PM
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frodo  Offline OP
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hi,
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.

frodo


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