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was going to get 25 feet of 1/0 gauge welding wire for a run of positive and negative to the back battery. it is 3.05 a foot so it will be 86 shipped, wondering if i should get more for the big 3 of should i just use my rockford fosgate 1/0 ofc wire im using for power wire right now.
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Answered your own question, just use the wire you currently have. Depending on your vehicle you will only need ~10-15ft of wire to do the big 3.
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I had a thread about Rockford fosgate wire. Everyone that has used it says it's great and some of the best wire there is.

If you eBay rockford "Rockford fosgate 1/0" you can buy it by the foot if you need more

Or MechMan has a awesome deal going on with Xs Power wire
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cheapest rockford wire i found on ebay was 85 for 20 feet shipped. the copper welding wire im looking at is the same price for 5 more feet and its ultra flex welding cable, i had heard normal welding wires pretty stiff.
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i have normal welding wore in my car, and its flexible enough for what i need it to do, its copper, and it only cost my like 2.xx a foot i believe....like 125 or something including shipping :P pm me if u wanna know where i got it from.

hope i can help, i hope other people can help too, good luck

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I thought ca 1/0 was equal to 2/0 welding cable I've read that a few times and my kicker hyperflex, shok all tool 2/0 ring terminals that I bought from local battery store.

Or like I also suggest MechMan has really really good prices on Xs power wire
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hmmm not sure. my bc2000 wont hold 2/0 gauge though, so thats a no go. ill see whats up with the xs power wire too
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hmmm not sure. my bc2000 wont hold 2/0 gauge though, so thats a no go. ill see whats up with the xs power wire too
Your crescendo is a car audio amp...I've read Some car audio 1/0 is equal to in size to copper welding wire 2/0...meaning car audio wire has a differnt standard size than welding wire does or some car audio wire company's just make it slightly over sized...but I'm not 100% sure so don't quote me on that.

EDIT: also in my thread about rf people were saying it's one of the thickest ca wire there is if not the thickest...so if your crescendo can fit it than pretty much any other ca 1/0 will fit in it.
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AWG is the size standard for all wire (in america at least lol). i have 1/0 welding cable going into the 1/0 inputs on my DC Audio 2k and it fits just right.
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Your crescendo is a car audio amp...I've read Some car audio 1/0 is equal to in size to copper welding wire 2/0...meaning car audio wire has a differnt standard size than welding wire does or some car audio wire company's just make it slightly over sized...but I'm not 100% sure so don't quote me on that.

EDIT: also in my thread about rf people were saying it's one of the thickest ca wire there is if not the thickest...so if your crescendo can fit it than pretty much any other ca 1/0 will fit in it.

and some will make it bigger if its CCA (copper Clad Aluminum) it still does the job at cheaper prices, but it dont do the same as OFC (Oxygen Free Copper) so its basically better in the long run to just get OFC wire, welding wire is also more true to size due to well, would u wanna be known for gypping a company out of its very expensive welder because u made ur wires too small to save a couple bucks? lol but it is maybe a tad smaller than car audio power/grounds, but its cuz its actually all together inside so no real ability to twist the strands around to make it smaller, because its all bunched together already, but twisting is still possible and helps lol sorry for the long post

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