Your favorite < $50 cables

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  1. krisharmony

    krisharmony Supporting Member

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    I'm not spending more than $50 on 3-4 cables so let's hear the best for that much or less. I'm talking full sounding and minimal twisting. I have George L's and a Fender but they twist way too much.

    I'm particularly interested in Fulltone Gold Standards and Monster Jazz and Rock. Tell me all you can:AOK
     
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    The Sommer Spirits look interesting for sure.
     
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    I'm using Evidence Audio now but used to use Planet Waves for 5 or 6 years. They are very good and have a lifetime warrenty. They do not curl up on stage.

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    Monster = evil.

    If you can solder, I'm liking the Canare GS6 cable I recently got, with Canare F-15 connectors.
     
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    no monster:nono

    they are the wax wire and string bean can of communication...a nice price point and very stage friendly cable...that sounds great is the lava ELC. buy some buy the foot and do the ends?? or buy his kit with regular thickness cable(im sure mark would do that) and youll have alot to work with and for maybe $15 more?? evidence is also cool but might be a bit stiff for you??
     
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    I just got one of the new 10 ft Elixir guitar cables. It lists for $50 but I got it for a little less than than that through my local shop. It does not twist up and it has super tough metal ends with gold tips. I really like it so far. I also use the new Fender Acoustasonic 12 ft cable with Switchcraft plugs - very nice!!

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    I think the spectraflex cable I have does the job just fine. The vintage weave looks bitchin, too!
     
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    The new Elixir cables are great. I got two for $75 brand new, shipped on ebay.
     
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    I have a few Fulltone cables, they are excellent cables that have no floor noise and dont get all that tangled up!
     
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    +1. reasonably priced and sound great. if you can find them used (which I did) you can get them for about $20 - $25.

    fulltone's pedals aren't really for me, but i've been impressed with the cables...
     
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    Hoser & Hotlines.
    You never need anything better ;)
     
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    They are nice. I like them better than Canare GS6 which is second best of those I tried. Both are much better than GL's, Planet Waves, and run of the mill Fender.
     
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    The Fulltone Golds win best bamg-for-the-buck cable IMO. I love and use them!!
     
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    Another Fulltone Gold user here. I've had them for a about 6 months and they sound good, don't get all tangled up and the price was right.
     
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    Canare is nice cable- thick conductor, well-shielded, quiet, smooth to wrap.
    Sound is at least OK.

    If you can hear the diff between 2 decent quality cables in a less than microscopic examination (like with a band), spend the extra bucks, but it's not a biggie for me.
     
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