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    Wire Sources

    Hi guys

    Im getting all ready to start rewiring my sim soon and was hoping that someone here could suggests a really good source of wire that I can order, and what gauge. I think Ive been using 18 or 20 gauge.

    I found 500' of 18 gauge for about 28.99 including shipping. Is that a good deal?
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    That is a good deal, but!


    OMG!!!!!!!!!!

    Tomlin.. Thats Overkill buddy. 18AWG at 12V can sustain like 5-6 Amps...

    If you want to do a really neat wiring Job, I would suggest a 22AWG or 24AWG Ribbon (rainbow Wire).

    You can get it much Cheaper.
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    THanks! That's exactly the kind of response I was wanting. I really think that Im using either 20 or 22 currently. I just couldnt remember...
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    I just purchased 100' of 10 wire colored ribbon from All Electronics for about 15 bucks.
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