Sorry wasn’t trying to be a smart ass just was leaving
The tip goes to tip of jack and usually the shortest contact
The ground or sleeve contact is usually the one that has the stain relief clamp that bends over and holds the cable on
Apparently we did not know exactly what you meant. Perhaps more than a throwaway comment that comes off badly next time. Words are important
I have the same argument with guys over the Japanese built James Tyler guitars. Extremely hard to tell them apart. Phenomenal instruments.