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Old 12-30-2013, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Jacket View Post
One thing I've noticed is that running one of these machines on a standard 15A breaker tends to trip the fuse fairly often unless I am very careful about what else is running on the circuit. I'd like to upgrade that breaker on the panel to 20 or 25A, but it's a project for another time. For now, it just pisses me off when it happens.

just be careful upsizing a breaker. You gotta make sure it's the right wire size to handle a 20amp+. Otherwise it's like putting a bigger fuse in your cruiser just cause your headlight keeps popping.

I think I'm going to put in a dedicated circuit for my compressor.
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"Squishy"-1988 Red Hilux Standard frame, X-tra cab, locked F&R, 5.29's, 35" tires and a SAS. In Moab STOLEN

"Apollo"-1988 Hilux, 1999 3.4L, Supercharged, 2.1" URD pulley, URD 7th injector, 2 1/2" Magnaflow exhaust, SOLD, then totalled

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