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Forum topic by Adrian A posted 239 days ago 655 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Adrian A

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239 days ago

I looked forever to find some NM Romex with Copper for doing my workshop subpanel.
The Romex is so much easier to bend into the panel, and since its in Romex, you dont have to worry about running some type of conduit between the studs like you would for single insulated wires.

I bought way too much. I have a 4ft section which is perfect for a subpanel next to a main panel.

$20 Shipped.



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Bogeyguy

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#1 posted 239 days ago

They stock that at HD, sell it by the foot.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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Adrian A

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#2 posted 239 days ago

Not at the 3 home depots near me, nor the Lowes.

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#3 posted 239 days ago

Forgot to mention that it’s got a 8 awg ground.

I don’t know about now, but my 2002? NEC book says the ground can only be 1 size smaller than the conductors.

Maybe Horizontal Mike will chime in here.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Adrian A

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#4 posted 239 days ago

8 Ground Copper is good up to 100amp, which is more than adequate for the amps u will use with 4-3

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#5 posted 239 days ago

but is it legal per NEC?

Actually, I have 35’ of SJOO #6 with #8 ground I would sell for $5/foot if anyone wanted it.
I wasn’t trying to start a confrontation, just list what I know of the code requirements, your area may be different. Not everyplace adopts the NEC.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Adrian A

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#6 posted 239 days ago

Dallas please post ur own sale listing not on my listing.

And yes it is NEC legal as my inspector noted.

Please no more posts unless ud like to purchase

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