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Extension cord for cimex

November 17 2011 at 1:08 AM

Hello Everyone,

I would like to know what a safe gauge cord would be for my Cimex? I have had a motor burn out before, and I am wondering if I was not using the proper cord.

Thank you,



How long is it ???

November 17 2011, 5:54 AM 

How long is your extension lead.??

The longer the cable, the more it draws, the less the motor gets.

As you ask, a low rated cable will also not supply sufficient amps to Big Yella which will cause problems.


Re: Extension cord for cimex

November 17 2011, 6:23 PM 

Buy the largest gauge you can find the machine will last longer. Get at least a 12ga 50ft and you'll be fine.

Joe Gilstrap

Re: Extension cord for cimex

November 17 2011, 11:25 PM 


Thank You

November 17 2011, 11:27 PM 

Thanks guys!

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