Reliable 1ft long patch cables under $15

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by XtheDeadPawn, Nov 26, 2013.


  1. XtheDeadPawn

    XtheDeadPawn

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    I am thinking of hooking my BP200 multi effects unit up to my PD7 overdrive pedal.

    Bass --> OD pedal --->Multi effects ---> Amp

    I think this will remedy my problems with the BP200's overdrive which I dislike.

    Any good patch cables udner $15 that won't crap out on me in a couple months and won't hiss like crazy.
  2. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

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    I make my own.
    I'll buy a small roll of Belden or other quality cable, and buy a bag of switchcraft jacks, make em to whatever length/direction I need.

    My guitarist, buys the crap ones off the local CG countertop bin. He breakes them constantly or shorts them out by twisting them in directions they werent made for.
  3. jimmybc91

    jimmybc91

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    George L's do me very well, just make sure you tighten them!
    But for one patch cable? I would just go ahead and buy some premade one from Fender or something, buy a couple. It's tougher when you have multiple cables and you do not know which is messed up. But in your case it's only one, just swap when necessary! My $.02
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I use those cables with the molded plastic ends that you can buy on Ebay for like $8 for a bag of 6. They work just fine, and in the event you have one that breaks, you don't feel bad when you throw it out.
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  6. Major Softie

    Major Softie

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    I make them like Caca.
  7. yaksonator

    yaksonator Supporting Member

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  8. neuman

    neuman Supporting Member

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    I use LiveWire ones from Guitar Center; they are like $8 each.

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