[Lab] Fwd: Re: Buying copper wire
jjrh70 at gmail.com
Tue May 19 11:42:55 EDT 2015
dave at huntgang.com writes:
> I have used speaker wire and even cheap dollar store extension cords cut up
> for the wire. For thinner guage requirements, I often default to cutting
> up old network cables.
I do this as well, though the solid core wire has a tendency of
It's very inexpensive to go to the hardware store and get a couple
meters of 'lamp cord' cut. (unless you have some old ones kicking
I tend to keep all the various pieces of wire from when I rip open a old
piece of electronics for parts. That has kept me satisfied for
protoboard and pcb <-> pcb stuff. Usually they are higher gauge and
easier to work with than IDE or other ribbon cables.
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