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  1. #9


    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Cambridgeshire, UK
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    Huh Yeah I've been using Planet Waves for years now, I've had the same two for about 50+ shows and they're still going strong.
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  3. #10


    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: London, England
    ME: ESP MI Custom
    MB: Fender Jazz custom
    Rig: Kemper

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7 Dying Trees View Post
    (some people do not know the difference, so watch out for that)
    I once had an argument with a sales assistant on Denmark street who was trying to tell me there's no such thing as a speaker lead, I must be wanting a guitar lead. I've been happily shopping online ever since.

  4. #11


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Somerville, Ma
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    MA: Martin MC16-GTE
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    Rig: Mark V

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    I use Planet Waves too. Nice and heavy duty. Anyone claiming there's a tone difference from their cables is selling you snake oil, but I'll pay a premium for one built well that isn't likely to fail.
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  6. #12


    Join Date: Nov 2014
    Location: Norman, OK
    ME: Gibson Les Paul
    Rig: Mesa/Boogie Lonestar

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    I got lucky and walked in my local shop while one of the guys was making them and bought one of his... it looks like a goddamn bridge support cable. I've not had a problem with it at all, but then, I don't gig.
    All I can ask is that I suck a little less each time I pick up my guitar...

  7. #13


    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    ME: Ibanez S540LTD
    MA: Taylor Big Baby
    Rig: Laney GH50L

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    I have some really beefy neutrik ends on whatever really-solid-but-not-exceptional brand of generic cables we used to sell that are like something you'd imagine mesa would build if they built their own 1/4" speaker plugs. The cables themselves are rated for like 4800w loads too lol. I have a 150" cable made of the stuff plus a bunch of the ends somewhere, so if I need more in a given length I just shorten that one since odds are I'll never need to power a strip club from 100+ feet away.
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  8. #14


    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Florida
    ME: Washburn N7
    Rig: Peavey 5150

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    I have a couple of these ridiculously chunky ones I got on amazon. Have t had any problems with them.
    https://www.amazon.com/GLS-Audio-Spe...eway&sr=8-7lol

  9. #15


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: IL
    ME: BOSS guitar.
    MA: BOSS should make one.
    MB: pitched shifted with BOSS
    Rig: All BOSS. All you need.

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    I use SpectraFlex, but I’m sure if Planet Waves’ speaker cables are like their regular cables, they’re awesome.

  10. #16


    Join Date: Jun 2010
    Location: Melbourne, Australia
    ME: Ibanez RGs
    MA: Cordoba Custom Flamenco
    MB: Ibanez SRs
    Rig: 5153 / Kemper

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    Not surprisingly, I use these.

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