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Old 03-29-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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does 2 10 gauge wires = A 6 GAUGE

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The OP may be assuming that #10 wires may be paralleled to use for a 60 Amp load. After all, mathematically 2x30=60.

Problem here is paralleling of conductors can not be used in this manner with wire sizes smaller than #0 AWG.
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The OP may be assuming that #10 wires may be paralleled to use for a 60 Amp load. After all, mathematically 2x30=60.

Problem here is paralleling of conductors can not be used in this manner with wire sizes smaller than #0 AWG.
See, once you state that, he's gonna do it anyway.
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See, once you state that, he's gonna do it anyway.
Wouldn't that be 1/0 ?
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Anything larger then 1/0 may be parralled
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Anything larger then 1/0 may be parralled
1/0 or larger? Correct?
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Wouldn't that be 1/0 ?

First of all: #0 and 1/0 are the SAME THING.


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1/0 or larger? Correct?
Second: You are permitted to parallel conductors 1/0 (#0) or larger.
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First of all: #0 and 1/0 are the SAME THING.






Second: You are permitted to parallel conductors 1/0 (#0) or larger.
That's what Iwas pointing out. I was just tying to be nice.

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