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Wire Size??

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by lineboat, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. lineboat

    lineboat Friend of Leo's

    Aug 6, 2012
    I'm away from home, and civilization.
    I need to make some repairs, but the only wire available is a 22g solid, or 16g stranded. Which would be best? Or should I just wait until I can get the right size?
     
  2. Rob DiStefano

    Rob DiStefano Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    Mar 3, 2003
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  3. lineboat

    lineboat Friend of Leo's

    Aug 6, 2012
    My toggle switch went bad, and the insulation is brittle and wire a little too short.
     
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  5. Rob DiStefano

    Rob DiStefano Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

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    Mar 3, 2003
    NJ via TX
    any port in a storm will work just fine - use whatever you have and it'll all be ok.
     
  6. CHUCKHDTV

    CHUCKHDTV Tele-Holic

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    Feb 6, 2013
    Montreal
    Yeah, we're talking milivolts here, the best would be 22awg stranded. I think I would use you 16 awg stranded. It's easier to work with
     
  7. Bartholomew3

    Bartholomew3 Friend of Leo's

    Dec 8, 2010
    Montreal
    16g won't fit into any of the lugs/contacts
     
  8. oldtimer&r

    oldtimer&r TDPRI Member

    16
    Jul 15, 2011
    illinois
  9. lineboat

    lineboat Friend of Leo's

    Aug 6, 2012
    I'm using the 22 right now. It's a little stiffer, but I think it'll work fine now that I checked. Probably stay in place better once it's tucked neatly away too.
     
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