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About to install TS4N5 air compressor.....distance from fuse box will be approx. 25 to 30 ft. what size wire should be used to connect the compressor to the fuse box. Will a 30 amp breaker switch carry the load?

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All depends on voltage, horse power of the motor, and single phase or three phase,,, must know that to give you an answer.

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