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Old 12-10-2012, 09:24 PM   #16
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adding a switch to an outlet with two circuits


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I would question whether this is a MWBC based on the 15 and 20 amp breaker sizes.
Maybe I'm reading it wrong... I inspected the outlet box very carefully. One switch is definitely for the disposal on the 20 amp circuit and one is definitely for the light on the 15 amp circuit. And all the whites are tied together.

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Old 12-10-2012, 09:38 PM   #17
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adding a switch to an outlet with two circuits


What I really want to do is add another switch to this outlet and then run the power down from that into a junction box like this:

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