Patch cables ... what is the best made in the USA?

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  1. NorlinBlackBeauty

    NorlinBlackBeauty Senior Member

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    I like what I read here: http://www.mylespaul.com/threads/any-experience-with-reverb-guitar-cables.400122/

    Back "in the day" it was Switchcraft plugs, Belden cable. Most Switchcraft do-dads are still made in Illinois. I'm reasonably handy with a soldering iron.
    Bought some Switchcraft 1/8" inline jacks / plugs a few years ago to make stereo to mono adapters for headphones (my left ear is stone deaf since birth) using 80s vintage Tandy eight conductor braided / foil shielded cable I have.

    Love the simplicity and time tested design of Switchcraft. I've never had one fail, even when I was hard on my cords. If something goes wonky with the cable, I can fix them myself.

    http://www.re-wind.net/Cables.html These really look what I'd like, but no mention of Belden? Surely the USA makes decent cable? Or not?

    So, what's out there these days?
     
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    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    The great thing about Rewind... you can just ask the owner, as he's an active member right here on MLP (@cooljuk ). He's a terrific guy.
     
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    NorlinBlackBeauty Senior Member

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    I plan to. :) Thanks ...

    I have at least three functional cables - can only find one.
     
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    bad565ss Senior Member

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    South Creek Audio makes nice and affordable cables.
     
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    WhiteEpiLP Senior Member

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    Mogami cable and neutrik jacks... end thread.
     
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    I like monster rock cables.
     
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