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Old 01-10-2007, 04:11 PM  
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I'm concerned that if you use all these things, that some of them are not going to be very close to the receptacle that you want to put in. Do you plan to make extension cords for all of these pieces of equipment? Seems to me it would be more practical, not to mention safer & more code-compliant to just run the dedicated circuits for each one. You took the time and expense to equip your shop with a 200 amp rated service, why skimp now?



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Old 01-29-2007, 07:32 AM  
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Hi:
Thanks so much for all the suggestions, will run dedicated lines the right way.

Would I use a 30 amp breaker, or go up to 50 amp for a compressor that is:
HP (peak/run); 11.0/7.5
Apms @ 240 volts: 30

And I think #6 wire.

Thanks again.

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