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== == Well, you can run a 10/3, if that's what the unit calls for. If the pool heater equipment/motor only call for a 30 amp feeder you're away. I think this would be a bit light myself. You would have to tell me what the pool equipment manual is calling for before I can tell you what to run. If you get stuck, as always, consult a qualified electrician. <><><> It depends on the current load of the pump and the length of the run. Check Google. I found some handy calculators when wiring my outbuildings. (And for reference, we ran 40A service 200ft out to a barn through aluminum [It's underground wiring, and I used special aluminum connectors]- 2 ga wire was the best fit.)

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