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[DPRG] 30A or more wire

Subject: [DPRG] 30A or more wire
From: Kipton Moravec kip at kdream.com
Date: Tue Apr 10 07:23:48 CDT 2012

Tammers has the flexible heavy wire. It is expensive.

Another option is to use the heaviest wire that is flexible enough for
you, and run multiple runs of it in parallel. Double it, or triple it or
quadruple it. 

Kip


On Mon, 2012-04-09 at 21:18 +0000, Quinones, Jose wrote:
> Hello Group,
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> Not certain if you have gone through this need, but if you have an R2
> replica or one of those wheel chair based robot platforms, chances are
> you have, so maybe you can point me in the right direction.
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> I am looking for a beefy enough stranded wire to power up my R2 legs.
> In the past I have used 18 gauge, but I am positive I am basically
> adding resistance (AKA waste) to the path. I also went and bought some
> 14 gauge wire on some electrical outlet store, but this thing is so
> stiff, I could climb to the nearest cloud, and meet Bill Boe the
> giant, if I wanted to.
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> I am hoping there is easy access to some malleable thick gauge wire I
> can use. Anything from gauge 12 to gauge 14 should be more than
> plenty. Thanks for any pointer you may be able to offer!
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> Best regards,
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> JIQ
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