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#65487 - 05/05/06 06:17 AM romex prices  
vlad_tepish  Offline
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Posts: 39
where can I find a web site that lists current romex prices for differant lacations thruout the u.s.?


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#65488 - 05/05/06 06:21 AM Re: romex prices  
walrus  Offline
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Bangor Me. USA
2 days ago 12/2 was 262 a thousand at Home Depot and 268 at my supply house in Bangor Maine

#65489 - 05/05/06 08:24 AM Re: romex prices  
Attic Rat  Offline
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 524
Bergen Co.,N.J. USA
...Yesterday, 5/4/06, in New Jersey,..I bought 6000'of 14/2rx @ $190.00/1000' or $47.50/250'
...6000'of 12/2rx @ $490.00/1000' ..$61.25/250'
...1500' of 12/3rx @ $460.00/1000'..$115.00/250'
...1500'of 14/3rx @ $255.00/1000' ..$63.75/250'
...and 500' of 12/2UF@ $90.00/250'
For a Grand total of $5652.45..including sales tax...
My supply house said that today is the last day at those prices,'s only gonna climb from there, so, I stocked up... anyone need any wire???
...I'm definetly gonna have to raise my prices..this is out of control..
...Guess I'll have to sell my blood again...
maybe an organ or two as well,...

.."if it ain't fixed,don't break a Licensed Electrician"

#65490 - 05/05/06 04:28 PM Re: romex prices  
Fred  Offline
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 449
Straughn, IN 47387
My local supply house was at $3750.00 per thousand for 12-2 yesterday but you could still buy it at HD and Lowes for $295.00 per thou.

#65491 - 05/05/06 06:57 PM Re: romex prices  
gfretwell  Offline

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Posts: 9,080
I find that DD/Lowes always seem to lag the supply house on price spikes. I remember a couple months ago it was PVC pipe.

Greg Fretwell

#65492 - 05/05/06 06:58 PM Re: romex prices  
HotLine1  Offline

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,826
Brick, NJ USA
I don't know the RX $$$ but....
600Kcmil THHN/THWN Cu. was $12.00 a foot yesterday.

636' equates out to $ 8089.92, cost with sales tax.



#65493 - 05/05/06 09:05 PM Re: romex prices  
frankft  Offline
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 39
Hey Walrus, who do you use? I use GE Supply and Gilmans.

Thats how we do it up in the woods!

#65494 - 05/06/06 06:47 AM Re: romex prices  
walrus  Offline
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Posts: 680
Bangor Me. USA
That was Wesco's price

#65495 - 05/06/06 09:41 AM Re: romex prices  
resqcapt19  Offline
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How long before aluminum NM hits the market?


#65496 - 05/06/06 11:17 AM Re: romex prices  
gfretwell  Offline

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How long before aluminum NM hits the market?

was at an Alcan road show that had me thinking the same thing. They brought samples of the old 1350 alloy and the 88xx stuff, lugs, charts and studies, trying to show folks <mostly inspectors> it was OK.
I can agree it is harder to break the new alloy. The bad reputation will be harder to break.

Greg Fretwell

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