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Re: wire size [Re: LK] #174083 01/26/08 04:36 AM
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jeepmudman Offline
If there is a welder he will use a chop saw and or a grinder, just a thought.

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Re: wire size [Re: jeepmudman] #174177 01/28/08 02:57 PM
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dilydalyer Offline OP
Yeah,pulled 8.Along time ago ,15 to 20 yrs,someone gave him some 2 conductorand ground overhead aluminum entrance wire(bare ground).He was getting 20 volts on one leg to ground.Used the old wire to pull.Old wire had one strand in tack on ground-nuetral! and one hot blown in two,may have been in tack some before the pull.He made the comment that his lights looked BRIGHTER now:)His panel is NOW bonded and nuetrals sep.With the old 3 conductor,do you thing it was good that they DIDN'T bond panel to ground to grt hit off return? or not really

Re: wire size [Re: dilydalyer] #174244 01/30/08 01:32 AM
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u2slow Offline
Being budget-minded, I would suggest the inexpensive ACWU cable for that application. (ACWU is the Canadian name for a light-duty teck-type cable with alum. conductors.)

Probably a #6 - or possibly larger as some sizes are cheaper because they are made in much larger quantity.

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