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kok328 02-20-2013 09:29 AM

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Use a "Tandem" breaker. This will allow for 2 circuits in 1 breaker slot.
Wire guage must be appropriate for the breaker amperage.
Meaning that you can't switch out 15 amp breakers for 20 amp breakers unless you increase the guage of the wire from 14-AWG to 12-AWG.



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