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www.hunker.com/13414164/what-gauge-wire-should-i-use-for-lights-and-outlets

If the breaker is rated for 20-amps, however, you don't have a choice, because the electrical code never permits you to use a 14-gauge wire on 20-amp circuit. You ...

www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-ac-dc/577542-14-gauge-wire-20-amp-circuit-oh-boy.html

Mar 7, 2017 ... Electrical - AC & DC - 14-gauge Wire on a 20-Amp Circuit...Oh Boy - So I have read all over the place that one is not to use 14-gauge wire on a ...

www.reddit.com/r/electricians/comments/5h22yj/found_14_gauge_wire_used_for_every_20_amp_circuit

Dec 7, 2016 ... As per the title, while going around retrofitting GFCIs and various switches I noticed the 20 amp circuits still used mainly 14 gauge wire. I did …

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14 AWG must be protected at 15A, according to NEC 240.4(D)(3). 14 AWG can't be used on a circuit with a 20A breaker. The screw terminals are the better ...

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14 AWG can't be used on a circuit with a 20A breaker. The screw terminals are the better choice if you want to put 15 Amp receptacle on a 20 Amp circuit with 12  ...

www.thespruce.com/matching-wire-size-to-circuit-amperage-1152865

Once the proper amperage is determined, though, it is critical, that the wire gauge used in the circuit is appropriate for the amperage of the circuit breaker.

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Jun 30, 2020 ... NEC 240.4(D)(3) states that 14 AWG must be protected at 15A. You can not use 14 AWG anywhere on a circuit that has a 20A breaker. If you are ...

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Jun 11, 2020 ... 12-gauge wire is the next size larger and is allowed to carry up to 20 amps. As a result, the amp rating of a circuit breaker has the following ...

hammeraddict.com/how-many-outlets-can-you-put-on-a-12-gauge-wire

As a general rule, 12-gauge wire can safely employ 10 receptacles on a 20-amp circuit using copper wire. By comparison, 14-gauge wire can handle 15 amps ...

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Can I use 10 or 14 gauge wire on a 20 amp? Can a 10-Gauge ...

diy.stackexchange.com/questions/38576/can-a-20-amp-circuit-have-a-14-gauge-pigtail-directly-to-one-receptacle

Apr 14, 2017 ... I would say 14 gauge wire anywhere on a 20 amp circuit is not OK. The purpose of the breaker is to cut off power before the wiring overheats. If you plug in ...