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Need good, cheap shielding copper foil?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ghindman, Mar 11, 2006.


  1. ghindman

    ghindman

    Feb 10, 2006
    Forget calling local guitar shops, or buying online, just head to your nearest stained-glass supply shop. I got a 9"x16" sheet of adhesive-backed pure copper foil for $7 - way cheaper than online.

    No waiting, no shipping.
     
  2. or head to a local garden shop and pick up some anti-slug tape for garden borders, that works too...
     
  3. or head to a local garden shop and pick up some anti-slug tape for garden borders, that works too...:p:crying::confused:
    excuse the faces, my four-year old is on my lap!
    :bag: :bassist: :rollno: :spit: :hyper:
     
  4. centralharbor

    centralharbor

    Nov 21, 2005
    hawaii
    bayou cables has a 1 inch x 5 feet sheet for $5 or a square foot for $7. I don't want to do the math, but looks around the same price.
     
  5. Vox Populi

    Vox Populi Reggae Loving Honkey

    Jan 27, 2004
    Poulsbo, WA
    Stained-glass supply shop eh? Those common around your area? I don't think I've ever run accross one of those here. ;)
     
  6. ghindman

    ghindman

    Feb 10, 2006
    More common than guitar shops that carry shielding supplies, obviously.
     
  7. I bought mine on ebay

    There is easily more than half the roll left, i think i could probably do 3 or 4 more basses with the amount i have left after doing one bass

    The tape is about an inch in diameter, very easy to use, and uses a conductive adhesive :)
     
  8. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    +1 on this.

    Stained Glass supply shops are more available than you think. But if you never needed one, chances are, you never noticed them before. :D

    Do a check on switchboard.com -- chances are, there is one around.