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Old April 28th, 2013, 03:11 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post
You're not going to cause a fire, but it's shady to do that.

Common microwave takes 1000w, so that is 8 amps. I doubt the hair dryer takes more than 8 as well, so if you installed 12 wire and have a 20 amp breaker, you will be fine.

If you put 14 or 16 wire on a 20 amp breaker, you better have good house insurance.
I have a clear run up the wall to add the plug into the cupboard, and extra spots in my circuit box. I have everything but the breaker, so I will just do it right.
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