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Old 07-17-2016, 07:17 PM
carnivorousplant carnivorousplant is offline
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I plugged a fluorescent reading lamp into a kill-a-watt. It pulled 4 Amperes when it came on, but quickly went to 2.9A. That is an insignificant amount of time, but I can see why the urban legend began.

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