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Weekend Warrior

02:04AM | 01/12/05
Member Since: 11/29/02
106 lifetime posts
I am planning to add 1 or 2 outlets to an existing 15a circuit. How do I determine what size sheathed electrical cable to use 12/2 or 14/2?

rpxlpx

08:14AM | 01/12/05
Member Since: 03/13/00
1674 lifetime posts
Size 14 is usually used in 15-amp circuits, 12 in 20-amp, and 10 in 30-amp.

Weekend Warrior

10:10AM | 01/12/05
Member Since: 11/29/02
106 lifetime posts
Thank you


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