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by salshoes
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 216

Re: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)

Thanks for all the responses, everyone. Based on the size of my conduit, it looks like i will have to go with #6 awg copper. I looked at the aluminum wire I'd need and that would be insane trying to pull that through. Copper is more expensive, i know, but I guess that's the price of my poor planning...
by salshoes
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 216

Re: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)

The only wire you can use in conduit is THHN/THWN conductors. All of today's conductors are 90°C rated so it should supply up to 60A. I'd go with #6 awg, that should be plenty to supply 60A out there. You'll need white, black, red, and green. I think you could use smaller #8 for the green. Aaron - ...
by salshoes
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 216

Re: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)

There is one 90 degree sweep in there somewhere. I guess I'm going to have to lubricate the crap out of it, huh?
by salshoes
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 216

Garage Sub-panel Wiring Confusion - Please Help (?)

Hello all – I’m looking for some clarification on wiring my newly-built detached garage. At the outset, I’ll say I am not a complete novice with electrical, as I wired half of my house myself and installed an automatic standby generator myself as well. I’ve done a lot of minor electric work, though ...