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It depends on whether the wiring in question is for galvanic protection ground bonding or lightning protection bonding. One requires wire, but it doesn't have to be particularly heavy, the other requires fairly heavy wiring due to the amperages and voltages involved. IIRC, the typical weight of wire used for a mast lightning ground protection system is 2 or 4 AWG—which requires a specialized crimping tool to terminate.

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