Originally Posted by Bill33525
My math says these will draw about 16 amps @ 120V. Did you run these on 20 amp circuit? By any chance try them on a 15 amp circuit? With an extension cord in the circuit they may actually draw less than 15 amps?
Yes, I ran these on a 20 amp circuit(s). I don't think there would be anyway to run these on a 15amp circuit.. maybe with a variac, but I don't think it'll hold.
If you've got 15amp circuits, I'd say you're better off to build sticks with 1500w elements.