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    Can someone decode the wire sizes for me. I see things like 10/3 alot and just want to know what it means and what other sizes I might need to know.
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_wire_gauge

    The first is the number of the gauge - the thickness of the main conductors. The second is the number of main conductors. There usually will be a ground wire in addition to the main conductor wires. So you end up with a spec like "10/3 with ground".
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