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Old 01-10-2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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is it ok to branch off a light on a 20 amp circuit, and if so, must 12 gauge be used to the switch and light?
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What does the circuit serve? Some circuits have restrictions on what they can serve.
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And if you are in Canada you can not put lighting on a 20 amp circuit.

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