[Homeroast] 14.5-amp heat gun on a 10-amp circuit?

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Sun Aug 26 13:59:22 CDT 2012


That is incorrect, the 751b heat gun will trip a 10A circuit.

On 08/26/2012 01:42 PM, Brian Kamnetz wrote:
> I have another question related to my heat gun. I use a Master
> Appliance 751b, which is listed at 14.5 amps. I brought it with me to
> a friend's house one time to demonstrate roasting, but first I checked
> the breaker box and saw that the circuits were all 10 amp. I thought I
> recalled someone on this list saying one time, several years ago if at
> all, that because, unlike a motor, the heat gun doesn't have a big
> start-up load, it would probably be ok on a 10-amp circuit. Am I
> recalling correctly?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Brian
>
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