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Primary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot

Sophisticated marine electronics and instruments only operate at peak potential when supplied with power at the right voltage, which necessitates high-quality wire. Ordinary automotive-type wire can suffer a loss of conductivity after a few months in the marine environment. Corrosion takes place, and corrodes the copper conductor, when the wire’s jacket and insulation are compromised by water intrusion. Marine-grade wire from Ancor is rated for oily and wet environments because its jacket is impervious to those conditions. Each strand has a tin coating for extra corrosion resistance (note the “silver” look when you strip it). 

 

Vibration is always present on a boat, and will quickly fatigue and crack coarsely stranded wire. Ancor wire is Type 3 stranded, meaning that is has 5-10 times more copper strands than Type 2 wire, making it more flexible and fatigue resistant. They are constructed with premium vinyl insulation that is rated at 600 volts, 221°F (105°C) dry and 167°F (75°C) wet. It is also Marine UL-listed, and meets the highest ABYC standards for AC and DC use. Finally, it is based on AWG (American Wire Gauge) wire sizes, which are 6-12% larger than SAE gauge wire. So you get more current-carrying ability than from similar SAE wire.

 

Ancor Primary Wire by the Foot Chart

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Black 227728 108010
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$0.74

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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Blue 102238 108110
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Green 290858 108310
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Orange 102246 108510
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Red 227710 108810
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, White 385500 108910
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Yellow 2612281 109010
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Product Description

Sophisticated marine electronics and instruments only operate at peak potential when supplied with power at the right voltage, which necessitates high-quality wire. Ordinary automotive-type wire can suffer a loss of conductivity after a few months in the marine environment. Corrosion takes place, and corrodes the copper conductor, when the wire’s jacket and insulation are compromised by water intrusion. Marine-grade wire from Ancor is rated for oily and wet environments because its jacket is impervious to those conditions. Each strand has a tin coating for extra corrosion resistance (note the “silver” look when you strip it). 

 

Vibration is always present on a boat, and will quickly fatigue and crack coarsely stranded wire. Ancor wire is Type 3 stranded, meaning that is has 5-10 times more copper strands than Type 2 wire, making it more flexible and fatigue resistant. They are constructed with premium vinyl insulation that is rated at 600 volts, 221°F (105°C) dry and 167°F (75°C) wet. It is also Marine UL-listed, and meets the highest ABYC standards for AC and DC use. Finally, it is based on AWG (American Wire Gauge) wire sizes, which are 6-12% larger than SAE gauge wire. So you get more current-carrying ability than from similar SAE wire.

 

Ancor Primary Wire by the Foot Chart

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Ancor MarinePrimary Wire by the Foot
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (6)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Waterproof (6)
  • Good value (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (4)
  • Outdoors (4)
  • Small boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (3)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

I wI'll buy this over and over again.

By Vannoy

from Tennessee

About Me Power User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy to Install
  • Easy to Use
  • Good Value
  • Lots of Features
  • Reliable
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about Primary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot:

    I made a fuse bus system using this and blue water product. Really great wire!!!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Ancor - reliable name in marine wire

    By Christine

    from Key West, Fl

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Value
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating
      • Indoor
      • Outdoor

      Comments about Primary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot:

      Ancor - go-to in marine wiring. Solid, reliable, well-made.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Ancor - solid marine wire

      By Christine

      from Key West

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Install
      • Easy to Use
      • Good Value
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating
        • Indoor
        • Outdoor

        Comments about Primary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot:

        Solid, reliable, well- made product.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        Perfect Solution

        By Stressarella

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Easy to Install
        • Easy to Use
        • Good Value
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating
          • Outdoor

          Comments about Primary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot:

          I needed a more flexible wire for an industrial, outdoor location. Most types of stranded wire are stiff, besides welding cable, but I needed 10 gauge. The tinned Ancor marine 10 gauge from West Marine, worked perfect for my needs. Smaller spooled lenghts would be nice to keep your wire stock organized, instead of the bulk hand looped coil, but this a minor !

          • Primary use:
          • Business

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Ancor Wire

          By Shocking Pete

          from Long Beach, Ca

          About Me Beginner

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

          • Off Taste

          Best Uses

          • Electrical
          • Large Boats
          • Lashing Items Together
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Primary Wire by the Foot:

          This stuff is great. I needed to transfer 12v power from the rear of the boat to the console and this stuff really worked! Its almost magical the way the electrical voltage passes thru this stuff like it was made to do so. I was transferring the voltage in a small bucket prior to this and it was a compete hassle to keep my radio going. I don't know how I did without this.

           
          5.0

          Quality Wire

          By jeep guy

          from Rhode Island

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor

            Comments about Primary Wire by the Foot:

            Used this product to re-wire a car trailer. Purchased all of the needed colors for easy i.d. and with the high quality of this product it should be the last time it will need to be done.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again

            By CC Glenn

            from Harrison, Ohio

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Reliable
            • Waterproof

            Cons

            • Rolled up poorly

            Best Uses

            • Small Boats

            Comments about Primary Wire by the Foot:

            I rewired a 1974 23' Chris Craft Lancer

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great wire

            By J.H.

            from TN

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Boats
              • Small Boats

              Comments about Primary Wire by the Foot:

              Great wire. Flexible, sturdy, strips well, exposed "wire" doesn't fray, easy to twist.

              Would recommend for any primary wire application.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good Marine Wire

              By Boat Fixer

              from Frederick, MD

              Verified Reviewer

              Comments about Primary Wire by the Foot:

              Reasonably priced quality marine wire

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