If copper prices keep going up like they are, I'm going to switch to gold wire and save money. A 500' roll of 12 stranded was $64 dollars at the supply house yesterday. I know you can get it a little cheaper at the Depot($42) but even thats high. The supply house said its not going to stop their either.
Jesus may have been a capenter,but God was an electrician.Genesis1:3
I was looking for that link through the search function, but could only get posts from a year ago. I thought it was resqcapt19 that posted the link and I thought it was in the order of 15,000 tons from the US treasury. Every time I get another fact from that project it fascinates me. I wonder if any other feat could compare in terms of how many people united for a common goal (willingly, not slave labor) the resources dedicated and the final product. A History Channel fact that blew me away was that during the enrichment process 1/4 of all the nation's electricty produced was consumed producing nuclear fuel.
[This message has been edited by Jps1006 (edited 01-17-2006).]