Instrument cable recommendations?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by CharAznable, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Whiskey N Beans

    Whiskey N Beans Member

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    Lava Soar. But this only works when you buy two, assuming you have a Pedal board.
     
  2. jb4674

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    Mogami Platinum.
     
  3. JacksonAerodyne

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    I know everyone hates Monster but I've had my Monster cables for years. I'm talkin 8+ and NEVER had an issue.
     
  4. hoochiecoochie

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    In my opinion, Lava Cable Blue Demon. I have all sorts of cables, Evidence, Mogami, Canare, George Ls. Spectraflex, Cobalt, DiMarzio, Conquest and I just keep using my Blue Demons.
     
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    The Lava Blue Demon is hard to beat for the price. I've used a bunch of different cables as well but my current favorite is the Sommers GrindyCop Beast.
     
  6. 78deluxe

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    EA is a brand, might want to get more specific on a model to recommend.

    I can say without question the Lyric HG is among the more unreliable cables I've ever used.

    The tone is OUTSTANDING, but few cables have given me as much downtime. Solid core is not as reliable, its the nature of the beast. I would not recommend it for someone that has issues with other cables, and I'm very careful with my cables, wrap them carefully in the proper manner, etc.
     
  7. Jack_TheGuitarMan

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    I get cables handmade like Brian Brown....if they are good enough for Trey they are good enough for me! They are durable, never die, and help get the true tone of my guitar out.
     
  8. 78deluxe

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    FYI, those are just ordinary Canare GS-6s (just as others have mentioned you can buy for cheap if you DIY).

    Nice and reliable for the road. But certainly not my favorite for tone. Rather rolled off and muddy when you compare it to other options. But if you have a bright setup, it might be what someone likes.
     
  9. AllmanFan

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    This.
     
  10. kingdavidy2k

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    Vovox Sonorus. I wish I bought this first before trying out gazillion pedals
     
  11. Jack_TheGuitarMan

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    I travel alot, so reliability is key. But ive tried some really nice cables but they dont hold up to well. I am very satisfied with my cable.
     
  12. Jack_TheGuitarMan

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    Divine Noise Curlys are very nice.
     
  13. sickboy79

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    Colossal Cable Sweet Fats are my current favorite.
     
  14. Aran

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    ditto
     
  15. SGspecial

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    I've had good luck with:
    ProCo Lifelines
    Lava Blue Demon
    Guitar-Cable.com (CA-0446)
    All have G&H connectors.
     
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  16. prstang65

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    + A million
     
  17. bruclan

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    Evidence The lyric HG. I used it for many years. All of pedal are connected by lava soldier-free cable.
     
  18. cubistguitar

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    not a buyer of high end cables

    I do like my LAVA Blue Demons, good stuff

    only thing I don't recommend is neutrick straight connectors, design flaw, it can't take side impact well, breaks the ground side of the connector,
     
  19. JackStraw12

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    Love mine but may not be a favorite here, they sound killer and the lifetime warranty is a plus. You can thrash them, bring them to GC and they'll give you a new one no questions asked (at least that's what the manager said.)
     
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    another Dimarzio user here. never had any issues. mine are tweed color braided just cuz i think they look cool but i do wonder if plain rubber might be better just because the braided are stiffer and have a tendency to coil up on me. don't know if the rubber would do this less or not. i might start a thread on this question.
     

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