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What is the Best Extension Cord?

Todd's Picks

Best Performance

US Wire Extreme

Average Finish: 5.9

Purchased for: $74

US Wire Extreme

If you're looking for an extension cord that's easy to manage in cold weather, the US Wire Extreme seems to be the best choice.

Best Performance

Bergen Industries

Average Finish: 4.4

Purchased for: $40

If you're looking for a rugged extension cord that can handle tough daily use, the Bergen Industries performed extremely well.

Best Value

Vanguard

Average Finish: 5.3

Purchased for: $20

Finally, if it's all about value, the Harbor Freight Vanguard, priced at around $20, works very well for light-duty use.

Tools Tested

USWire

Average Finish: 4

Purchased for: $53

Bergen Industries

Average Finish: 4.4

Purchased for: $40

Utilitech

Average Finish: 4.7

Purchased for: $35

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