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Re: [Shop-talk] Extension cord length vs. wire gauge

To: Scott Hall <>, "" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Extension cord length vs. wire gauge
From: Steven Trovato <>>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 23:22:14 -0400
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There is a lot of guidance out there about 
selecting extension cords.  Here's one:

Scroll down to the table.  According to that, you 
should go up a couple of sizes.

-Steve T.

At 03:54 PM 10/30/2018, Scott Hall wrote:
>I need about 300 get of extension cord. 16 AWG 
>was fine at 100 ft. Can I string 3 of those 
>together without a problem, or should I go up a size? Draw is 4 amps.

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