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    So does it make sense as is they want 3 to 4...

    So does it make sense as is they want 3 to 4 gauge depending on the distance and changing they pulley size I can get away with 6 gauge. I understand where not changing the motor but are changing the...
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    It does say amps 38. So what your saying is...

    It does say amps 38. So what your saying is probably true with most compressor motors, this isn't directed just towards Eaton polar air, correct? Also so your saying putting a smaller pulley and...
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    I don't see anything that says Watts or fla

    I don't see anything that says Watts or fla
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    Not sure how to post a picture. If someone can...

    Not sure how to post a picture. If someone can help or give me an email I'll send a picture of the nameplate. Thanks
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    So I talked to Eaton the answer for now is a...

    So I talked to Eaton the answer for now is a smaller pulley on the motor, it will make the load about the same as a7.5hp and u can use my 6 gauge wire that was already ran
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    I did run it twice from empty on the 6 gauge wire...

    I did run it twice from empty on the 6 gauge wire I had already ran and I noticed no problems with lights dimming or any thing what. There garage is on its own 200amp service that I just had run from...
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    Yes this had some kind of relief system u believe...

    Yes this had some kind of relief system u believe so it's not starting with a load if I understand that correctly
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    Thanks. So that's a lot if information that im...

    Thanks. So that's a lot if information that im not fully understanding of. So the first thing you would do is call the utility company? And ask them what exactly. Thanks again
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    Would that be in the motor? There specs says...

    Would that be in the motor? There specs says start up is 80amps. I don't know why in there specs the don't state the recommended wire size. If your replacing a compressor it's unlikely you already...
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    Ya that's 4 gauge 3 wire so I believe it's 3...

    Ya that's 4 gauge 3 wire so I believe it's 3 wires and a ground I only need 2 wire with ground and that's 500ft 2100$
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    Ya in thinking about moving it closer to the...

    Ya in thinking about moving it closer to the panel but definitely not an ideal situation, I just don't understand why it calls for s60amp breaker but 3 or 4 gauge wire
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    10hp air compressor wiring

    I just got a10hp single phase 80 gallon compressor, the specs said recommend breaker 60amps, so I used a 60amp breaker and 6/2 wire about 100 feet. The unit arrived and states in the magnetic...
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