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    Not sure about that. What gauge wire is in the...

    Not sure about that. What gauge wire is in the cord? Typically most extension cords are actually undersized unless you go out of your way to find and pay for something heavy duty...... which is...
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    Nope, the electrons don't care in the...

    Nope, the electrons don't care in the least............ solid, stranded, flesh......
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    Basically yes, solid wire is bad for things that...

    Basically yes, solid wire is bad for things that move..... Note that every cord you will ever see is stranded wire............
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    Good point WW, while 10/3 romex would have the...

    Good point WW, while 10/3 romex would have the ampacity and be protected by the 30A breaker....... solid wire doesn't cut it for an extension cord, and neither does romex. Not rated as such, not...
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    Hmm, well if your using the dryer receptacle...

    Hmm, well if your using the dryer receptacle we'll figure it's breakered at 30A and wired with #10awg wire, the minimum for a 30A circuit. When using a welder there's calculations I don't feel like...
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