wire gage

Old 10-07-02, 12:45 PM
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wire gage

I would like to know if it's ok to use #6 wire with ground with a 40 amp breaker for my stove. I was going to use #8 wire with ground but the run is 70 feet.The specs say to use a 40 amp breaker but say nothing about what gage wire to use.Thank you for your help.
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Old 10-07-02, 01:18 PM
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#6 or #8 is OK (copper) just be sure to use 4 conductor(2hots,1neutral,1ground)

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