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Pianocorder Vorsetzer Mains Current
By Benjamin Haass

Hi all,  I think the problem with the lights dimming is due to the
wiring in the house.  My steam iron used to do this every morning when
I was ironing a shirt for work in my last house.  It drove me crazy.

I looked into it and found that in Colorado, they are wiring houses
with number 14 gage wire.  I used to live in Wyoming, and this was never
allowed there by the electrical code.  When I had my new house built,
I made them do it all with number 12.  The electrician complained a
little, but he did it.

It really isn't much more expensive.  The wire is only a few dollars
more and you use less circuit breakers.  If you are building a new
house, I would definitely recommend it.

Benjamin Haass

(Message sent Wed 14 Feb 2001, 15:40:44 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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