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Posted by bc on March 26th, 2000 07:31 PM
In reply to Vacuum cord by Dave in Illinois on March 25th, 2000 11:02 AM [Go to top of thread]

18/2 is the smallest I would go, but since this is a short cord go bigger. The longer the run the bigger the wire. Your receptacles are wired with 14/2 or 12/2. For an extension cord for a vacuum, go with 16/2 or 14 if you want a very long cord.

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