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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: "Randall" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:04:47 -0700
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> It's a power tool. Comparable to a chainsaw.

So, using 300ft of 16 AWG is going to limit to some extent how powerful your
tool is.  The question becomes: Are you willing to live with perhaps 20%
less power?

If you have the cord available, I'd give it a try.

-- Randall 
56 TR3 TS13571L once and future daily driver
71 Stag LE1473 - awaiting engine rebuild
71-2-3 Stag - awaiting gearbox rebuild 


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