Wire for a marshall cab

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  1. woof*

    woof* Member

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    hi guys,
    i need some advice,
    what type of wire is best for wiring a marshall 4x12 cab? what brand and gauge is best and where do i get it? i figure 14awg stranded is ok? or should it be larger or smaller?

    thanks in advance
    rand
     
  2. TheAmpNerd

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    14 guage is more then fine!

    Any brand will do. "OFC "is the chit.


    For Example, a famous named bass 4 x 10 cab
    "the garden of _ _ _ _"
    is wired with (If I recall correctly) 20 guage, perhaps 22 guage. I was amazed!

    AND

    With cheapo crimp connections.
     
  3. woof*

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    thank you sir!


    rand
     
  4. Braciola

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    Do yourself a favor and go down to your local Home Depot and pick up some 16 AWG lamp cord.
    Anything bigger won't fit through the speaker terminal eyelets,
    or give you audible improvement anyway, IMHO.
     
  5. woof*

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    14AWG wont fit?

    rand
     
  6. Braciola

    Braciola Silver Supporting Member

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    nope
     
  7. TheAmpNerd

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    Just wrap around and solder.

    OR

    Use crimp on connectors.

    edit
    I assumed that you already had
    wire and were concerned about it.
     
  8. woof*

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    thanks for the replys guys!
     
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