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Old 12-21-2008, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by scotzz
Why do I have to use #8?
You say you installed a 50Amp outlet.
That may be the wrong one for your dryer.

I have never seen an electric residential dryer that wasn't 30 Amps.

50 Amp will require #8 and 30 Amp requires #10.
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