Replacing wire running to shed

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Old 05-08-08, 09:40 AM
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Replacing wire running to shed

I have a workshed behind behind the house with a subpanel running from the main house. About 50 feet of buried conduit.

It currently has #10 wire running through it.

I recently finished out the second story of the shed and added lights, outlets and electric base board heat up there.

I'd like to upgrade the wiring from from #10 to #8 running to the subpanel to better handle the extra load. The current subpanel is 60 amp.

I'm wondering how difficult it's going to be to pull the new wiring through that conduit. Should I try pulling them through one wire at a time (using the old #10 wire to pull the new #8 stand through). Or pull them all at the same time.

Thanks for any help.
 
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Old 05-08-08, 09:42 AM
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What trade size is the conduit (1/2" 3/4")? What material (PVC, steel)?

I'd like to upgrade the wiring from from #10 to #8 running to the subpanel to better handle the extra load. The current subpanel is 60 amp.
I hope you mean the panel is a 60A panel with a 30A breaker. #10 wire is only good for 30A.
 
 

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