Join Date: Aug 2006
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I'd use the AWG8 that you have. To connect it to the terminals, you can either:
(1) use a short length of AWG10 wire connected to the screw terminals and splice into the AWG8 close by; or
(2) trim a few strands from the AWG8 so it will fit nicely into the screw terminals.