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Patch Cables

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Rick-kcmo, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Rick-kcmo

    Rick-kcmo TDPRI Member

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    OK, I know George L's are low capacitance and sound good. I'm in the high end audio biz. I sell cables costing 5K for a 3' pair. However I find them (George L's) extremely unreliable, even premade, and I don't want to screw with it. I'm not looking for better than George L performance. If that's available without getting crazy, fine. I'm looking for a cable where I don't spend 20 minutes trying to figure out which freaking 6" run has failed. Low capacitance cable, good quality conductor and soldered.... Suggestions? I don't mind paying 20 bucks each as long as it's good and damn reliable. Thanks, everyone.
     
  2. Nick Fanis

    Nick Fanis Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    Even though I find George L cables absolutely reliable ,I have been using the same cables for over a decade in my main pedalboard w/ absolutely zero problems (and the same guitar to amp George L cable in the studio for 20 years!!), this guy makes nice & reasonably priced patch cables.

    http://www.re-wind.net/Cables.html

    any cable under 6'' will have "low capacitance" anyhow so don't bother w/ the hype...:D
     
  3. DaveKS

    DaveKS Friend of Leo's

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    Good old Hosa premades are fine. You can get them without pancake heads also if any of your pedals jacks are to tight for them.

    Amazon.com: Hosa IRG-600.5 6-Inch Guitar Patch Cable, 6 Pieces: Musical Instruments@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31zrtiyReuL.@@AMEPARAM@@31zrtiyReuL

    That said, I use G L' .225 and make all my own patches and I've only had 1 fail in close to 15yrs. Got a whole spool of the stuff dirt cheap, factory 2nd cause black color was faded, I actually like the bruise blue color better.

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