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Posted by Dodgeman on May 28th, 2002 12:18 PM
In reply to LOAD INCREASE by Gary on May 27th, 2002 04:07 PM [Go to top of thread]

If 10ga wire were rated for 35 amp, it would be installed as such. Running 35 amps through a 30 amp circuit will make it run hotter and promote accelerated insulation breakdown. I wouldn't do it.
However, If the 35 amp draw is only momentary, then you should be ok with the existing setup.
What are you running on the circuit?

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