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im gonna buy some wire to wire up my subs, it will be 4 sa15's off a dc 3.5k, i dont wanna have to trim down 8 gauge wire, so i want either 10 or 12 gauge speaker wire, and itll be knukonceptz, i can get 100ft of TCA 10 gauge for 49 shipped or i can get 100ft of kord 12 gauge for 63 shipped, the TCA is cca 10 gauge and the kord is ofc 12 gauge, what should i get??

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I would say go with the OFC
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should be better cause its ofc? even though its smaller?
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should be better cause its ofc? even though its smaller?
In my opinion yes. I have seen 8 awg cca melt befor on 4K
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really? thats insane
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i ONLY ONLY use ofc wire
id much rather take a "cheaper" brand of ofc wire over the "high grade hype" wire
american bass wire is awesome and so is audiopipe wire..and its ofc
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really? thats insane
He is running 4 SA-15s on a SAZ-3500 @.25 ohms
He switched to knu 10awg OFC and never had a problem
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I can understand CCA for power, but I would never use it for speaker wire, but that's just me.
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then ill pry do the 10 gauge ofc, i will have my 3.5k at .5 all day
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I used the TCA and its some nice stuff, go with that...
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