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Old 11-10-2011, 08:22 AM   #1
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Running power out to the shed

I recently built a 12'x 16' shed about 75' from the house.
I'd like to run power out to it.
I just want a couple of lights and an outside outlet.
Not going to run any equipment or fridges.

Minimum requirements and suggestions?


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Old 11-10-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
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You could run something as simple as 12-2 UF out to your shed and have a 20 amp circuit for your lights and receptacle.

Circuits to outbuiilding are very common on this board. You can use the search function and then come back with any questions that are unanswered.


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