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John-R

SPT-2 wire in Canada?..

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Hello everyone!

I have been looking for some SPT-2 wire in canada and seems like everyone I've talked to doesn't know what it is. I live in western Canada and I have talked to Rona(building supplies) and Home Depot...neither store had ever heard of SPT-2 wire.

Is it possible that it is sold here under a different name?

Thanks in advance!

John.

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Yes, John it is also called lamp cord, the same stuff that you would use to wire a lamp with. SPT1 has a lighter coating around the wire, SPT2 has a heaver coating , but both have the same gauge wire inside. It comes in many colors and clear, some of the light vendors have it in 100' rolls.

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Hello everyone!

I have been looking for some SPT-2 wire in canada and seems like everyone I've talked to doesn't know what it is. I live in western Canada and I have talked to Rona(building supplies) and Home Depot...neither store had ever heard of SPT-2 wire.

Is it possible that it is sold here under a different name?

Thanks in advance!

John.

John it is called lamp and spt2 and spt1 cord they have it a home depot and canadian tire it will run you about $ 75.00 for a 250 foot roll skycraft which is in the u.s. has it a lot cheaper but take in account the canadian dollar and the duites and the cost of shipping

Blair

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Where about are you. I'm out in Chilliwack and just ordered a roll at our electrical wholesaler Eecol Electric. Also Home Depot carries it at about 75.00 per roll.

P.M. me if you have any questions about local wholesaler

Bryan

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Wow,,,excellent replies and fast !!

I really appreciate the help and after reading your advice I went back to the local HD and found SPT-2 wire. The clerk had no idea what I was talking about but found it under "Lamp wire". It is about 76.00 a roll for 75 meters.

and I think it may be a little light for our extreme cold winters sometimes reaching negative 35+ Celcius.

Thankyou again for the quick responses!

John

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