Ac power cord

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  1. ryans

    ryans Member

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    Just bought an amp that wasn't shipped with an ac power cord. Will any ac power cord work? I have one laying around but I don't want to do something that would hurt the amp. Thanks!
     
  2. michael patrick

    michael patrick Supporting Member

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    Yep, pretty much any cord with the proper connector will work.
     
  3. soldersucker

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    Before the 8G gold plated oxygen free gluten free low fat crowd pipes in yes any safe 18G cord will be perfectly fine
     
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  4. saltydogg

    saltydogg Rock & Roll Enthusiast Gold Supporting Member

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    Ha. Yes, some will argue that certain power cords will increase the highs, and fatten the mids....
     
  5. BudLite

    BudLite Supporting Member

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    18 gauge is junk, I prefer 14 myself.
     
  6. Silent Sound

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    They make gluten free power cords? I bet it sounds glorious! I gotta buy one! I don't care how much it costs! I'm sick and tired of gluten robbing all of my tone!
     
  7. forum_crawler

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    Its either this or just accept that your amp will never sound as good as it can...

    [​IMG]
     
  8. tele_jas

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    The power cords that come with my Boutique amps are identical to the ones on my computers, my Z-Wreck being the exception to that. It is a little heavier gauge and has a notch in the end of it to let you know "hey, I'm the Z-Wrecks power cord".
     
  9. tele_jas

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    I had to Google that cable.... I was expecting a high-dollar $100 cable, but these are $500 to $1600 cables?!!!

    Wow!
     
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    I was hoping that just looking at how ridiculous the cable looks is enough to tell that I was posting it as a joke.
    It does look very purdy.
     
  11. zenas

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    I love the $500-$1,600 cables. They add alot to the wires in the wall between the outlet and the fuse box.
    You know all that stuff you got on sale at Home Depot when you wired the music room.
     
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  12. mark norwine

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    but why stop there?

    You need...NEED...the "audio grade" wall outlet, or it's just all pointless

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  13. tele_jas

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    I know, but it got my curiosity up ;)
     
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    They should just create a power cord forum for these threads. Just use the search tool.
     
  16. zenas

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    One of the thrift stored here sells old computer cords for about a buck fiffty.

    Guess where I get cords for replacing old two prongers.

    I keep the old two prong cords and use them for speaker cables.
    They have that vintage tone.
     
  17. TheoDog

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    18.4 gauge for true vintage tone. MKe sure to snap off the ground pin.
     
  18. cpa2guitar

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    Don't care how much it costs?! Sounds like you're a gluten for punishment. ;)
     
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    Is this a real thing?
     

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