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

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 14:02:47 CDT 2012


Good to know, Rich. Thanks.

Brian


On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Rich <rich-mail at octoxol.com> wrote:
> 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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