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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-11-2014, 11:09 AM
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Posted By curtish
Sounds like there are no solid believers in AFCI...

Sounds like there are no solid believers in AFCI receptacles for older homes... as it would only protect a device plugged into the AFCI outlet and any extension cords for shorts.

Although I'm...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-10-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By curtish
Thanks guys, I hear what you are saying but...

Thanks guys,

I hear what you are saying but I don't fully understand why an AFCI Receptacle is of no value over a GFI in this situation... (by the way, the curling iron does not have a GFI oddly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-09-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By curtish
AFCI vs GFCI Receptacle for Bedroom

Hi,

I have an older house built 1938 which has mostly 2-wire BX wiring throughout.

I plan on replacing a few polarized 2-prong outlets to 3-prong... and was considering an AFCI receptacle for...
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