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Old 05-14-2012, 06:32 AM   #1
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Can I run 8-4 TYPE SOW 90C (-40C) 600V WATER RESISTANT CSA WIRE from my mine to sub panel? Both in finished basement. I plan 50-60 Amp subpanel.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:48 AM   #2
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No. SOW is a cord and #8 is too small for 50-60 amp panel.

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Ok. Thanks.
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Flex cord cannot be used as a substitute for permanent wiring.
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