patch cables

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  1. jakeddy

    jakeddy Member

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    I just revamped my pedal board. I had it wired up with Horizon patch cables because that's what I has laying around. As I was changing everything I decided to rewire with George L's thinking I was doing something to help and when I hooked it up there was something that wasn't right with the tone, not as thick for one thing. I really didn't care for the sound I was getting at all but as I had been happy with the previous rig I knew it wasn't the pedals and how they interacted with the amp (I've found this to be a huge factor as a rig will smoke with one amp and suck with another IMO anyway). So, I pull the George L's out and put the Horizon's back in and my tone was back.

    Or do I just have tin ears?
     
  2. LoKi

    LoKi V.I.P. Member

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    You never know... I always use those cheap ass patch cables between my pedals, so I couldn't say... but I did notice a HUGE difference in going from cheap leads from the guitar to first pedal, and last pedal to the amp after I bought Planet Waves cables.

    Cables definitely affect your tone!
     
  3. dogbone94

    dogbone94 Senior Member

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    +1.. i am replacing all my patch cables also..... found a huge tone difference when i ran straight into the amp....
     
  4. jakeddy

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    Been gone for a while and just checked this thread, I find it interesting PW cables were mentioned, I just got a box of their patch cables in to AB with the Horizons.
     
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    LoKi V.I.P. Member

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    Lifetime gaurantee... the rep at a guitar show in Halifax told me that I could tow my car out of the ditch with it and they'd still replace it. I love hearing that. ;)
     
  6. dogbone94

    dogbone94 Senior Member

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    where can i get them?
     
  7. jakeddy

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    I'd say Musician's Friend would be a good bet.
     

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