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Old 08-31-2011, 09:41 AM   #1
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The issue is an electric countertop Farberware Grill (small appliance) in the kitchen in my current home. Did I say current? Yeah, and that's the problem: this sucker has actually begun melting my outlet adapter, the cord gets that hot.

So in the new home I'm having wired I want the duplex outlet that this beast plugs into to be able to take its heat. Describe the animal I'm looking for please? Thanks guys.

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The issue is an electric countertop Farberware Grill (small appliance) in the kitchen in my current home. Did I say current? Yeah, and that's the problem: this sucker has actually begun melting my outlet adapter, the cord gets that hot.

So in the new home I'm having wired I want the duplex outlet that this beast plugs into to be able to take its heat. Describe the animal I'm looking for please? Thanks guys.

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Outlet adapter??
A normal receptacle can handle any basic appliance. Your problem is something else.

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No appliance cord is supposed to get that hot. Trash that appliance before it burns down your house.
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The issue is an electric countertop Farberware Grill (small appliance) in the kitchen in my current home. Did I say current? Yeah, and that's the problem: this sucker has actually begun melting my outlet adapter, the cord gets that hot.

So in the new home I'm having wired I want the duplex outlet that this beast plugs into to be able to take its heat. Describe the animal I'm looking for please? Thanks guys.

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If the cord is getting hot it isn't a problem with the receptacle.
Question: The grill should state somewhere how many amps it will draw. What is this value?
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