Fulltone Gold Cables: Anyone got specs?

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  1. jamison162

    jamison162 Supporting Member

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    On capacitance? I love the tone, feel and signal level. I'm trying to diagnose an issue I'm having and would benefit from knowing the capacitance of this cable. Anyone know anything? Guess I "could" contact Mike.
     
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    According to the Guitar Player Cable Shootout article, Fulltone Gold's have a capacitance of 25 pf/ft
     
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    +1. Great shoot-out/article.
     
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    Lower than I thought. One 15' cable is fine, but add another and I'm hearing a definite loss of high-end. Loss of openness and feel, get's kind of tubby sounding.
     
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    i had a set and was very happy. I now have Lava ELC and am also very happy!
     
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    Guess I'm gonna have to run a buffer...either my RC or try the SCP...on all the time.
     
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    the tip of one of my fulltone cables broke off in the jack of my bass! we had to drill it out. this happened two hours before a gig, of course. i've never had that happen with a cable before. i thought that was pretty weird.
     
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    I've had problems with all the right angle Fulltones. They all broke so I soldered on G&H connectors. Haven't had that problem with the straight ends (knock on wood).
     
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    Any Fulltone Gold users (ex-users) try and like the Evidence Lyric HG or Vovox better. I've tried the Zaolla and liked the Fulltone better.
     
  11. whoismarykelly

    whoismarykelly Oh look! This is a thing I can change!

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    Its clear that you're ignoring whatever is between those two 15' cables.
     
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    whoismarykelly Oh look! This is a thing I can change!

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    I have a vovox cable that is very nice. The Lava ELC is probably the best cable for the money there though. I wouldn't say the Vovox sounds $100 better than the ELC anyway.
     
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    There was nothing but a single TB pedal to link them. This was an isolated "test" so to speak. I wasn't running through all 50 pedals, hehehe.
     
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    So, where does the real value lie? I've heard that soldering your own is the best way to go.
     
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    whoismarykelly Oh look! This is a thing I can change!

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    If you can solder well enough to make a cable that will last and use good components then making your own cables is a good strategy. I usually just buy lava cable though because theyre made extremely well and have a lifetime warranty.
     
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    What was this question in reference to, kind of out-of-the-blue? Value in..cables in general? I've made many a Canare cable, but I just don't like the tone of GS-6 compared to the Fulltone or Bill Lawrence even.
     

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