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Foneguy

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i am seeking advice, all safety procedures will be followed, along with an abundance of common sense .......

I am only doing the conduits and running wire now, not any hookups.

 

I will be installing an RV outlet on the side of my house. Conduit is sealed 1" PVC. Length from panel to outlet is approx 25'.  Needs are a 50amp RV outlet, along with a 20amp GFI outlet. I will most likely use an RV style service panel that has both outlets and breakers, similar to those in a campground. I will run a conduit out of panel and buried for any future needs.

?? What size wire is needed. I am thinking #4..  with a 70amp breaker

 

THANKS Crew !!!!!!!

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4 minutes ago, RickyMcGrath said:

It has 145 different calculators pertinent to construction. It's pretty handy.

HAH !!!! Now I feel like a dumb ass !!!

i have that app.......

thanks for the help

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You may be better off running 3/2 Al. 70A is a weird size and #4 copper isn't a common commodity. With 3/2 Al you can get NMD and strip off the jacket or run 3/2 ACWU. In any case a 1" conduit may be an unpleasant pull as I'm guessing you have 2 90s? A 20' U? 4 is as big as you can go in 1" pipe so if you could do 1.25" it would go smoother.

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You may be better off running 3/2 Al. 70A is a weird size and #4 copper isn't a common commodity. With 3/2 Al you can get NMD and strip off the jacket or run 3/2 ACWU. In any case a 1" conduit may be an unpleasant pull as I'm guessing you have 2 90s? A 20' U? 4 is as big as you can go in 1" pipe so if you could do 1.25" it would go smoother.

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Most Lowes and HD carry 4AWG THHN by the foot. For a short run.....

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9 hours ago, RickyMcGrath said:

Most Lowes and HD carry 4AWG THHN by the foot. For a short run.....

I did a little re-engineering in my head... My needs were a lot less than I planned for, so I picked up some #6 ...

wire not pulled yet, but I a sure this is going to be fine ...

thought I had a pic, will post it later 

 

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