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    Servo extension wire?

    Hey guys, I got a question regarding extension wire. From what I understand generally (depending the purpose of course) you want larger wires. I have pretty much always used the 20gauge wire from Tbolt, either pre-made or I make my own. I decided to try Powerbox Maxi wire on my last build. When I got it I was surprised that itís pretty thin gauge wire. The signal wire is pretty thin, but thatís fine, thereís no real amperage going through it. So itís good that itís thin, helps save weight. However the power wires are pretty thin as well, not sure of the gauge, but doesnít look more then 22, possibly smaller?

    So what your take on that? Would you/do you trust it in higher load systems. Iím thinking to re-wire my A10 with a Booma system and will need to instal new extensions. Whatchu guys think?
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    Re: Servo extension wire?

    PowerBox wires is the best
    Last edited by Dansy; 05-17-2020 at 12:42 PM.
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    Re: Servo extension wire?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dansy View Post
    PowerBox wires is the best wire out there.....
    I didn’t ask if it was the best or not and Just because it’s “the best” doesn’t mean it’s is the best for the application.

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    Ahah....
    Last edited by Dansy; 05-17-2020 at 01:16 PM.

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    Re: Servo extension wire?

    thunderboltrc has the new extreme wire which is pretty good I've just started using an happy with it..similar power box wire

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    Re: Servo extension wire?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dansy View Post
    PowerBox wires is the best
    Why?

    Can you qualify that statement?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JDaly View Post
    Why?

    Can you qualify that statement?
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    Re: Servo extension wire?

    Powerbox Forum site has some information on the cables just need to search it out, pretty sure the amp rating is greater than any powerbus rating in your power distribution box, sorry no specifics. they do rate the Maxi cable for 45kg servos ( wire length has a variable but not sure if that applies to most of our plane sizes)

    all I got, it is the best cable to work with, its all I use.

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