Use of PVC Conduit

DM_PNW

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Does anyone use PVC Conduit for their onboard wiring? Thinking of adding a couple runs to tidy up a few of the longer runs that are under the decks (inaccessible). Maybe one set for 12v loads, another for instrument network? $50 in 3/4" PVC could do a lot.... or maybe 1" for the extra capacity, apart from the issue of de-rating from free-air ampacity.

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You could also use the black lawn sprinkler hose .....it's rigid but if you need to make a bend you could.....50 foot rolls are short money
 

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To field bend PVC, Rack-A-Tiers - Specialty Electrical Tools | Pipe Viper

I have the 1/2 and 3/4 for work and like them. Been told the 1" is harder to bend, but can be done and beats messing with a heat gun... And saves a ton over pre made bends, plus if you need to do a funky offset you can make what you need.

Had issues getting black poly hose to lay straight-ish when i did my sprinklers, figure in a boat would be more difficult.
 
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