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ANCOR MARINE 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

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Black 227728 108010
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Blue 102238 108110
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Green 290858 108310
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Orange 102246 108510
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Red 227710 108810
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, White 385500 108910
In stock online.

$0.74

Primary Wire by the Foot, 10-Gauge, Yellow 2612281 109010
In stock online.

$0.74

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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Ancor MarinePrimary Wire, 10 Gauge, by the Foot
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (5)
  • Easy to install (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small boats (3)

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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 Ancor Marine Primary Wire By The Foot, 18-gauge, Black:

    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 Ancor Marine Primary Wire By The Foot, 14-gauge, Blue:

      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 Ancor Marine Primary Wire By The Foot, 18-gauge, Black:

      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 Ancor Marine Primary Wire By The Foot, 16-gauge, Orange:

        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 Ancor Marine Primary Wire By The Foot, 18-gauge, Black:

        Reasonably priced quality marine wire

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