Originally Posted by Carol Reed
I have a 3 Hp Unisaw & if I remember right it can draw as much as between 8-9 amps on each leg totaling 18 amps which is run on a 15' good quality 12 gauge cord not much use in putting a 10 gauge cord on a circuit that is wired in the wall with 12 gauge wire & run off a double 20 amp breaker. Cost me about $20 for the plug & cord. Most motors usually need to have the cord installed unless they are used & already have the cord installed. Frank it would really help you to find a simple book about electrical with lots of pictures & good explanations.
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