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Old 20th October 2002, 05:59 PM   #1
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I am building my first set of DIY speakers and would like to know where I can buy bulk wire for winding crossiver inductors.

Also, what gauge is typically used?

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Old 20th October 2002, 06:15 PM   #2
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Places that rebuild elec motors (see the yellow pages) will sell it by the lb. They usually use 15 gauge, but frequently have other sizes.
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Old 20th October 2002, 06:19 PM   #3
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That's wild! Any idea on what is a good price/lb?

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Old 20th October 2002, 06:28 PM   #4
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I have gotten some from Mouser and Hosfelt Electronics. You may still be able to get some from the Electonic Goldmine also.
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Old 20th October 2002, 06:52 PM   #5
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If these guys are available over the web, I'm all for it!

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Old 21st October 2002, 07:31 PM   #6
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Just ordered 8 lb of 16AWG from Mouser.

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Old 22nd October 2002, 03:58 PM   #7
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YW, I got one of those also.
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