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why do my cables keep coiling up?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by MMiller28, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. MMiller28


    Apr 27, 2003
    i use 2 fender cables and 1 monster cable and all 3 of them coil up on me. i try to uncoil them and then after i move around a bit theyre coiled right back up. what can i do?
  2. If it is what I think it is, it's because you keep it plugged in when you put it down after you've played: when you pick it back up, you turn it to play, and you turn it again to put it away, so the cable coils. Just unplugging it after you stop playing should work.
  3. I would say that is the case too. If it's not that, it could be how you pack them. If you coil them (even moderately tight) when you put them away, the jacket of the cable is developing a "memory"...
  4. Stop twirling around like Keith Brammer or a "whirling dervish."

    (I have no idea what a "whirling dervish" is, I'm way too lazy to look it up, but it sure sounds cool.)