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Old 06-10-2010, 05:43 AM   #1
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Default Help finding cheap source for 6/4 SO cord

I'm trying to find about 10' of 6 awg 4 conductor SO (SOOW, etc) cord to power my brew rig. Anyone know of a cheap source, say less than $4.00/foot?

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Old 06-10-2010, 06:05 AM   #2
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Here at $2.45 a foot, bad part this is 100'.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=263602_263622

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Old 06-10-2010, 02:09 PM   #3
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I found this late last night and bought it RV Power Cord. It's 6/3 & 8/1, 36' with plug attached. It cost $67.00 after shipping.

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Wow, that is a good deal for a 36' cord!

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how much do you need. I think I paid less than $2 a foot at my local ELE store. If you paid for it and shipping, i will go to the store and ship it to you

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Old 06-10-2010, 03:43 PM   #6
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I got 10/3 and 10/4 on teh cheap at Menards - By the construction power cords, not in electrical. It was about $1.00/ft for 10 10 gauge...

Not sure if they have 8 though...

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Here's where I got mine, they will cut whatever length you want:
http://www.wireandsupply.com/Product...Show=TechSpecs

They also have this nice cordgrip on the same site:
http://www.wireandsupply.com/product_p/cg-pg29.htm

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how much do you need. I think I paid less than $2 a foot at my local ELE store. If you paid for it and shipping, i will go to the store and ship it to you
That was AFTER shipping, so it worked out to be $1.86 per foot. I'll be able to wheel the rig out in the driveway if I want to so it worked out great.
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I got 10/3 and 10/4 on teh cheap at Menards - By the construction power cords, not in electrical. It was about $1.00/ft for 10 10 gauge...

Not sure if they have 8 though...
I needed 6 awg, lots of places I've found locally carry up to 8 awg but I couldn't find what needed for less than $4 a foot.
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How much are you after? I do have some at home I could part with...

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