I posted this over on GearSlutz the other day but haven't seen any replies, thought I'd share here in case anyone has some insight: Is there any (hypothetical, anecdotal, etc.) reason for building a guitar cable out of 2-conductor + shield cable and tying the shield to the sleeve at one end only? iow, instead of using single-conductor plus shield cable and connecting tip>tip w/ the hot conductor and sleeve>sleeve w/ the shield, using 2-conductor + shield cable (i.e., balanced microphone cable) and tying tip>tip w/ the hot conductor, sleeve>sleeve w/ the cold conductor, and tying the shield to that cold conductor at one end only? I ask because I was just replacing a bad plug on a cable that's been in my collection for decades and I realized that's how it was constructed! Wondering if there's any possible advantage (real, or imagined) to constructing it that way, or if whoever made this cable was just being obsessive?