Originally Posted By: bob haller
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The NEC is so careul about everything BUT!
You have a 15 amp breaker with 14 gauge wire, so far all is well ![icon_biggrin.gif](upload://iKNGSw3qcRIEmXySa8gItY6Gczg.gif)
But then you plug in a 16 gauge extyension cord that can get abused....
Seems like this would be a obvious fire hazard I have often woindered why the minimum gauge of extension cords isnt at least 14 to prevent troubles where they are most likely to occur to begin with?