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Default Looking to buy about 50ft of power wire. Which brand?

So like the title says, im looking to buy bout 50ft. of 1/0 power wire. Which brand should i go with? Have been looking at stinger hpm, knu kol fleks, kicker, welding cable but not sure what size and if its even good for car audio, and shok. Going to be running approx 3.5k watts of power from it.
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DB link CCA , its TRUE 1/0g for 85 a roll shipped off amazon or contact IAMSONIC on here for some monster OFC 1/0
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i have kicker and dont have a single complaint about it, but if you can get simular wire for cheaper go for it just make sure its cca and not ofc wire (i think shok oversizes their ofc 1/0 to make up for the differance in the wire)
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i have kicker and dont have a single complaint about it, but if you can get simular wire for cheaper go for it just make sure its cca and not ofc wire (i think shok oversizes their ofc 1/0 to make up for the differance in the wire)
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i have kicker and dont have a single complaint about it, but if you can get simular wire for cheaper go for it just make sure its cca and not ofc wire (i think shok oversizes their ofc 1/0 to make up for the differance in the wire)
cca is cheap its copper clad alluminum

ofc stands for oxygen free copper, much more conductive
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my bad i knew that too

sorry guys just woke up yes dont get cca get ofc
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Stinger HPM and kicker(OFC tinned with SILVER) are both great wire i use them both Shok also has great wire too but u get what u pay for when it comes down to it get OFC no matter what brand u get
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The difference in CCA and OFC is so minuscule. On music my wife gained nothing on the the meter but did gain 1/10th on a burp, mind you it cost us roughly 600 dollars to swap from CCA to OFC so IMO its not worth it
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unless you are chasing Tenths on the meter then by all means buy it. I know she was
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The difference in CCA and OFC is so minuscule. On music my wife gained nothing on the the meter but did gain 1/10th on a burp, mind you it cost us roughly 600 dollars to swap from CCA to OFC so IMO its not worth it
Great info here. I have been wondering this myself because I am cheap and don't want to spend $600 rewiring my daily.
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