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How many amps can a 18guage wire carry for 120VAC decorative lighting use Chrsistmas lights plugged end to end?

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October 15, 2008 10:04PM

usually the box the lights come in tell you how many strands you can put together for 1 plug. the common number is 3 strings of lights per plug so if you get a power strip you can put 3 strings of lights in each plug and if it is a 4 plug power strip you can put 12 strings of light into the power strip