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Old 01-19-03, 02:16 PM
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if i ran 2 #10 wires to a single source (hot tub install) how many amps would i be good for?
 
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Are you talking about two parallel conductors. This is illegal! Use the 6-gauge wires called for!
 
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Old 01-19-03, 03:12 PM
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darn!

have a lot of #10, no #6. will do it right, did not know. i guess if one wire failed the other would be overloaded?
 
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Old 01-19-03, 04:36 PM
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1/0awg is the smallest size that can be paralleled
 
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