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Old 07-18-2016, 09:47 AM
Machine Elf Machine Elf is offline
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Originally Posted by carnivorousplant View Post
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.
2.9A? At 120V? You have a 350-watt fluorescent reading lamp? Does it come bundled with a welding mask?