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

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Re: gfci in unfinished basement #96939
01/10/06 11:21 AM
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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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Re: gfci in unfinished basement #96940
01/10/06 09:37 PM
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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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