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    Oct 20, 2006, 07:48 AM
    Wire gauge drop for lights?
    I'm installing two sconces over a sink, each will have a 60 watt maximum bulb. The switch will share a box with the GFCI that is on a dedicated 12 gauge 20 amp circuit. Can I use 14 gauge wire from the load side of the GFCI to power the switch and then run 14 gauge to the sconces or must all wires be 12 gauge? Thanks - Dennis
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    Oct 20, 2006, 11:52 AM
    Sorry but the entire circuit needs to be #12 wire, on a 20 amp circuit.

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