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I have 2 12 gauge ext. cords. They are the best I have. I use normal tools with them. Iam just wondering, should I use a 10 gauge cord especially when I use my hd77? Its an older model that is 13 amps. What do you guys use?:thumbsup::thumbsup:
 

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Really depends on how far your running them. If I have to use a cord on the compressor it's a 10 gauge. Most everything else gets a 12 unless it's a 200 ft run.
 

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I use 12 ga for most tools, including my worm drive. I have a 10 ga for my compressor or if I need a work station set up where more than one tool will be used.
 
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I wouldn't want to hook up a 10g directly to any tool besides a semi stationary one like a compressor or miter saw. It'd be like dragging around a garden hose all day. If needed I'll do a 10g from the source to a multi-plug near my work station, then 12g to my tools. I even have a 14g for my multimaster if its being used off a ladder or staging.
 

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I have 2 12 gauge ext. cords. They are the best I have. I use normal tools with them. Iam just wondering, should I use a 10 gauge cord especially when I use my hd77? Its an older model that is 13 amps. What do you guys use?:thumbsup::thumbsup:
I have 2 100' 10 guage. I use 10 gauge from my generator to my guttering machine. My compressors are always run on 10 gauge. Saws and stuff 12 gauge is plenty. If over 100', my first 100' is 10 gauge. I use a "cord pro" to roll up the 10 gauges, but still heavy. Thought about putting it on a round/spinning/hose reel thing, but havent yet. I use them for my power washer hose and garden hose on the pw trailer. Works great.
 
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