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#1 posted 07-28-2017 08:16 PM


Cutting the plug off the end of the cord is perfectly fine. 14AWG is fine for 7.5A, but you lose nothing other than a little money by using bigger wire. It s up to you.

- jonah

The cord coming on the saw is only 6 foot. I’m going to need to lengthen it anyway. I hear all these warnings about running a machine like this on an extension cord, so I’m being careful.

For a 7.5 amp load, roughly how long can my cable be before I need to move up to 12 AWG? 20 feet? 50 feet?

Thanks.


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