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Originally Posted by brak View Post
So, it isn't particularly surprising that when faced with adding a run of wire somewhere where jacketed marine wire does not fit or simply an overkill, owner would use home-depot quality wiring.
Actually, I could have fit perhaps three more 12-2 duplex wires in this conduit with ease. In fact I pulled three additional chasers down it when I pulled the new wire for future use.

Some people are just cheap and choose to use cheap and potentially dangerous products. There was no excuse for using this wire and the conduit did not limit the size wire. There was also no excuse for using wire nuts and poor soldering techniques that led to the failure..

-Maine Sail / CS-36T

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