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Speaker cable issue.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by SHIFTGREEN, Jan 17, 2003.



    Nov 11, 2002
    Hey i did a search on speaker cables and instrument cables but it never answered my questions.. i had an 18gauge speaker cable but i think somone took it by accident. anyway i was using a nice guitar cable a couple of times but i heard not too so now im scared but i want to play. what can happen if i use a instrument cable versus a speaker cable?
  2. lneal


    Apr 12, 2002
    Lee County, Alabama
    It won't hurt to use it temporarily but you should go on and get a speaker cable ASAP.
  3. zombywoof5050


    Dec 20, 2001
    I would strongly advise against using an instrument cable between your amp and speakers, it can/will damage your amp.
  4. marc40a


    Mar 20, 2002
    Boston MA
    When you get a new speaker cable, go with a lower gauge (thicker cable.) 18 is the absolute minimum you want to use.

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