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Old 03-27-2013, 10:55 PM   #1
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New Cables

My cables will randomly fall loose from my gutiar and cause masive buzzing, so I am looking for new, cheap ones.
Would I be right in saying the Proco are quality, low noise cables in that price range (about $12-20 for 10 ft)

Also How can I tell if it is a guitar or cable issue?
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:10 PM   #2
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Sounds like your input jack might need replacement.
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:25 PM   #3
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im not sure because I have played into other people's rigs just fine.
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:25 PM   #4
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yep, i would be taking a look at the input jack

or...


im assuming your already playing with cheap cables. that could also be the problem.

Spend the money and get some good ones. Its worth it
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:03 AM   #5
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I would look at Monster or Planet Waves. Monsters are slightly oversized to fit more snugly in the jack, and planet Waves have a banana style bulge which will hold the plug in the guitar better.

That being said, once you step up to either of those types of cables for a prolonged time, you're not going to be able to use standard cables because of their increased size.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:35 AM   #6
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Monster and planet cables are great. Compared to instrument cables 7 months down the line, you will notice no rusting or corrosion in the metal.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:37 AM   #7
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Planet Waves cable tangles like a mutha licka.

Sounds like your input jack is stuffed though. Try cleaning it first and if that fails, replace it.
To clean it, spray some contact cleaner onto a plug and work it in and out of the socket a few times. ie. use the plug as an applicator.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:53 AM   #8
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I use a Proco cable and it's great. But if your cables are falling out it might be your jack.
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