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#12 to #14 tap #78670
10/18/01 08:33 PM
10/18/01 08:33 PM
frodo  Offline OP
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 129
louisville, ky usa
can you extend a circuit using 12/2 from a 14/2? 15 amp brkr.


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Re: #12 to #14 tap #78671
10/18/01 09:54 PM
10/18/01 09:54 PM
Redsy  Offline
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 2,056
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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Re: #12 to #14 tap #78672
10/19/01 12:03 AM
10/19/01 12:03 AM
frodo  Offline OP
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 129
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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