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Old 02-08-2014, 09:30 AM   #1
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Amp rating of electrical outlets

Y'all may regret that I'm housebound because of the snow.

But, I'm thinking... has anyone changed the white electrical outlets to the almond color? I've already purchased six wood (oak) covers that I'll stain to closely match the wood work, but those bright white outlets.... hummm.

It's all about the visual!
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:41 AM   #2
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Y'all may regret that I'm housebound because of the snow.

But, I'm thinking... has anyone changed the white electrical outlets to the almond color? I've already purchased six wood (oak) covers that I'll stain to closely match the wood work, but those bright white outlets.... hummm.

It's all about the visual!

It may be Reace who comes and shovels you out, to get you away from that build sheet!
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Oh Eric, I wasn't expecting ETI to make the change. I've swapped out tons of light switches and electrical outlets over the years. Just noodling a bit and looking at pictures of others builds. Electric outlets aren't the most aesthetically pleasing looking things.
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Oh Eric, I wasn't expecting ETI to make the change. I've swapped out tons of light switches and electrical outlets over the years. Just noodling a bit and looking at pictures of others builds. Electric outlets aren't the most aesthetically pleasing looking things.
I figured -- just ribbin' yah!
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Y'all may regret that I'm housebound because of the snow.

But, I'm thinking... has anyone changed the white electrical outlets to the almond color? I've already purchased six wood (oak) covers that I'll stain to closely match the wood work, but those bright white outlets.... hummm.

It's all about the visual!
How about the dark brown Donna? I think those would look good surrounded by the oak.
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Hummm, might have to consider that too.

I think it's important to know what amp rating. These things do wear out and I bet some folks will want to replace them eventually. If I don't hear anything proof positive by tomorrow afternoon, I'll fire off an email to ETI and ask... then, I'll let y'all know.

I'm betting 20 amp
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Hummm, might have to consider that too.

I think it's important to know what amp rating. These things do wear out and I bet some folks will want to replace them eventually. If I don't hear anything proof positive by tomorrow afternoon, I'll fire off an email to ETI and ask... then, I'll let y'all know.

I'm betting 20 amp
Your problem might be the GFI outlet as I have only seen those in white and brown not ivory/almond. Also, did you find an oak cover for the GFI? Don't think I've ever seen one to go over that outlet.
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The only 20 amp I'm aware that Escape uses is the microwave, otherwise all the rest are 15 amp outlets, but please see my signature. You can also tell from the circuit breakers, are there any 20?
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Tim, where's the GFI outlet located? I guess I could always spray (Fusion) the outlet cover if I can't get a wood one...
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Tim, where's the GFI outlet located? I guess I could always spray (Fusion) the outlet cover if I can't get a wood one...
Donna, I can't speak to the new 5.0 but on our 15 it is close to the sink area and is the first in the series coming from the circuit breaker. Since I asked for 2 outlets in the 15 the first is the GFI located near the shower and the next one in line is a standard outlet since it is still covered by the GFI ahead of it in series. Below is a picture and if you zoom you will notice that the GFI has a different plate cover. Not only that, but the GFI cover is smaller than the regular ones, ETI must use an oversize outlet cover on their outlets.
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