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Re: Planning ahead- running power to the garage

To: Aric Datesman <>
Subject: Re: Planning ahead- running power to the garage
From: Drew Rogge <>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 10:46:46 -0800
Aric Datesman wrote:
> Greetings all,

> My thoughts are (aside from the 60 amp 220 service and a sub panel in the
> garage):

I would suggest a minimum of 100 amps of 220. A TIG welder can eat up
50-60 amps all by itself.

> 1. A 3/4" or so conduit for pulling phone, network and coax (or anything
> else low voltage)

I'd go bigger on the conduit.

> Anything else?  Any of these problematic or just a bad idea?
> Any good ideas for making the perfect garage / workshop?  It isn't too
> terribly big, but is a nice size 1 car garage with room for a big workbench,
> some storage (plus a loft) and a LBC.
> Thanks!
> -aric.

Drew Rogge

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