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Old 11-02-13, 01:30 PM
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wire and supply . com ?

HAs anyone purchased electrical wire from wireandsupply.com? I need to order 6/4 service cord. I found it on their website for a decent price. Just curious how the quality of their stuff is. TIA TimH
 
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Old 11-02-13, 02:57 PM
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I never heard of them before. ................
 
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Old 11-02-13, 05:29 PM
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I did quick look at some standard wire for comparison.
#12 THHN solid is .23 a foot. That is a whooping $115 for a roll of 500'! which is the amount we buy at the suppily house all the time. We pay about $55 for a 500' roll.

I suggest checking prices at local suppliers in your city.
 
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Thanks for the replies.

The 6/4 service cord is $2.80/ft Seemed pretty cheap compared to other sites. Some were as much as $4/ft

Link to wire I'm looking at:

SOOW 6/4 PORTABLE INDOOR/OUTDOOR CABLE

I will check locally
 
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Old 11-02-13, 06:26 PM
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#12 THHN solid is .23 a foot. That is a whooping $115 for a roll of 500'! which is the amount we buy at the supply house all the time. We pay about $55 for a 500' roll.
If need just a little wire to finish a job and don't want to wait for the supply house to deliver it the next day or send someone to pick it up, I can buy a 500' roll of #12 solid THHN for $60 at Home Depot. You can too. That's less than half what they want for it. No thanks.

I need to order 6/4 service cord.
6/4 SO or 6/4 SOOW or 6/4...? 2.80/ft. for 6/4 SOOW cord does look like a good price.

Edit: We were posting at the same time. At that price I would question the quality -- which I'm guessing is why you asked in the first place.
 
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Looking to buy 75' - 100'

ETA: What is the difference between SO and SOOW?
 
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Glossary of Portable Cord Types | Lex Products

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Just got done researching the difference. The price seems AWFUL cheap. Maybe its a misprint
 
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Old 11-02-13, 07:14 PM
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What brand do they sell? Could they be quoting an import product? If so, I'd steer clear.
 
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Old 11-02-13, 07:21 PM
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The price seems AWFUL cheap. Maybe its a misprint
Yep. But if they're actually going to sell you 6/4 SOOW for what they intended to charge for 6/4 SO, for example, why not take them up on it?

I once bought a half-dozen new wooden columns for a porch. As we got to installing them, I realized that we were going to trim quite a lot off each one. I called the supplier back and got the same young-sounding sales guy I'd talked to the first time.

In a low voice - almost a whisper - he told me that I could have the other, shorter columns for a lot more each. Almost double. What? Yep. It turned out he'd quoted me and charged me using an out-of-date price sheet. Since they'd forgotten to give him the new prices, it wasn't his fault and he wasn't in any trouble. But...

We made the columns work.
 
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Old 11-02-13, 08:33 PM
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Watch the shipping costs. This may make a local supplier cheaper than on-line.
 
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I don't see a brand At least its made in the USA

Product information:

SO-0604-01
CONDUCTORS CONSIST OF BARE ANNEALED COPPER PER ASTM B-3
COLOR CODE IS BLACK, WHITE, RED AND GREEN
INSULATION .05
SYNTHETIC RUBBER JACKET .08
O.D .892
FLEXIBLE BUNCH-STRANDED 110X.015.
TEMPERTURE:+90C-40C
VOLTS:600V
MADE IN USA

Good point Nashkat1

PCboss, I didn't think about shipping. I will put it in my cart and find out shipping cost

ETA: GROUND SHIPPING IS ONLY $52

I'm going to email them and see if they can tell me the manufacturer
 
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Two names I see all the time is Coleman Cable and Southwire. Since it is made in the US it is likely fine.

I should ask, What do you need 75' of SOOW cord for?
 
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Two names I see all the time is Coleman Cable and Southwire. Since it is made in the US it is likely fine.

I should ask, What do you need 75' of SOOW cord for?


Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/ne...#ixzz2jac19px1


I have to run a welder outside of my shop. With the welder I only need 6/3. I may later on use the wire for other applications, possibly wire from generator to transfer switch panel (ETA that why I want 4 conductors )
 
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