Originally Posted by bluesman2333
I personally would not wire a dryer and an air compressor recept on the same circuit, even if the intention is to not run them at the same time. . They are dedicated loads and as such, need separate circuit breakers and wiring to the recepts.
I agree wholeheartedly with this.
Do it right!
If somehow you caused a fire by doing it wrong and an investigation turned up what you did, I wouldn't be surprised if the insurance company would try to get out of paying your claim. Plus, why put safety to risk? Someone could get hurt.