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post #2026 of 14066
Fangmasterflex, if I can make it out, I see that you cranked the Profi's shut tight. Looking good!
post #2027 of 14066
Well its my first, its not shielded cable infact its regular 22g stranded, however it sounds better than the $3 ones you can buy anywhere and it does not seam to pick up any interference, works great with my cmoy.

post #2028 of 14066
haha yeah- i tried to close it all the way but couldnt do it for the life of me, so instead i trimmed off a little extra of the jacket to make it close easier
post #2029 of 14066
I snipped part of the plastic (strain relief?) that goes inside the barrel. That was the only way I could get the barrel to close all the way with my Starquad + Techflex. =T
post #2030 of 14066
After seeing the Multi-array braid by Ken, I decided that I needed to try it out myself. I wish I had something more interesting than these $1 Neutrik connectors to use though. Total length is just about 1.5ft.



Close up on the braid (6 wires)

post #2031 of 14066
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Originally Posted by hembergler View Post
After seeing the Multi-array braid by Ken, I decided that I needed to try it out myself. I wish I had something more interesting than these $1 Neutrik connectors to use though. Total length is just about 1.5ft.



Close up on the braid (6 wires)

the braids look as good as his
how do they sound?
post #2032 of 14066
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Originally Posted by cantsleep View Post
the braids look as good as his
how do they sound?
Thanks The braid is really easy once you get it down, and it works for any even number of wires.

Quite honestly, despite the number of cables I've made and interest in the subject, I've never really been able to distinguish between cables. I focus more on making something durable and asthetically pleasing. I don't doubt that there is a difference, but I haven't heard it.
post #2033 of 14066
Hey Hemberfler, where did you buy your cables?
post #2034 of 14066
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Originally Posted by laxx View Post
Hey Hemberfler, where did you buy your cables?
The copper wire used in the interconnects above was a birthday present actually, so I'm not sure where it's from. (I have the best friends ever. They gave me wire for my birthday! Think about it!)

Other sites that I've had very good experiances with: redco.com, takefiveaudio.com, wirecare.com, and navships on eBay.
post #2035 of 14066
that 6 conductor braid looks awesome! I too have been practicing with 6 and 8 conductor braids. Here is a mini-RCA cable I maid the other day. The cable is sleeved so it is hard to see the actual braid, but it has a very unique color to it that I think turned out very nice!

6 conductors SPC (2 blue, 2 yellow, 2 orange) at the 'Y' split I then braided each side in a standard 3 conductor litz braid. Sleeving is carbon techflex

http://img259.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img2840xk3.jpg
post #2036 of 14066
where are you guys getting your techflex?
post #2037 of 14066
I got mine at markertek for 17.95 for 100 feet (1/4")
post #2038 of 14066
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
that 6 conductor braid looks awesome! I too have been practicing with 6 and 8 conductor braids. Here is a mini-RCA cable I maid the other day. The cable is sleeved so it is hard to see the actual braid, but it has a very unique color to it that I think turned out very nice!

6 conductors SPC (2 blue, 2 yellow, 2 orange) at the 'Y' split I then braided each side in a standard 3 conductor litz braid. Sleeving is carbon techflex

http://img259.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img2840xk3.jpg
Ooh pretty. What kind of braid did you use? I've been trying to figure out a six stranded round braid without much luck.
post #2039 of 14066
Quote:
Originally Posted by hembergler View Post
After seeing the Multi-array braid by Ken, I decided that I needed to try it out myself. I wish I had something more interesting than these $1 Neutrik connectors to use though. Total length is just about 1.5ft.



Close up on the braid (6 wires)

Beautiful cable Hembergler!
post #2040 of 14066
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Originally Posted by hembergler View Post
Ooh pretty. What kind of braid did you use? I've been trying to figure out a six stranded round braid without much luck.
I sent you a PM, but basically I adapted the 4 conductor litz flat braid to be used for 6 conductors. The end result was a round braid
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