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Old 02-07-2015, 01:39 PM   #1
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Old 02-07-2015, 01:45 PM   #2
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Post #2 is the most detailed and concise answer IMO.
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Anyone seen a AFCI?GFCI Siemens breaker on the shelf yet? Seen them advertised but no one is claiming any stock. Homeline and now Cutler hammer have it for sure.
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Anyone seen a AFCI?GFCI Siemens breaker on the shelf yet? Seen them advertised but no one is claiming any stock. Homeline and now Cutler hammer have it for sure.
My local HD has them and the normal AFCI's are missing
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Supply and demand determine cost of item
Not its actually worth !
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$5 more for a GFCI , because they actually work.

AFCIs do not have to meet this criteria .







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$5 more for a GFCI , because they actually work.

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Well a Combo AFCI / GFCI only haffe works , so it is cheaper .



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Thanks Harry, it looks like our HD now has them too. Have a kitchen remodel thats almost done and I need a couple of these.
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Now, finally, at long last these breakers will actually work and might even prevent a few fires since they have GFCI protection in them.
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You can fool a ground fault ct by merly having too many twists in a cable. I am not so sure all our problems are over......... yet.........
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