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Old 2006-05-13, 11:01
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Yeah I'd start with the cheap leads, get some decent ones. Whirlwind have always served me well. Cheap leads have poor components and insulation and pick up all kinds of interference and/or break. Other electrical equipment nearby such as TV's, lights, computers can cause interference and buzzing. I used to be able to pick up radio stations if I left my wah switched on!!

Another tip when buying guitar leads.......don't get a black one, everybody has black leads, if yours is blue or red you can spot yours straight away when it becames a tangled bird's nest with others at gigs or band practices and makes it easier to extract from the morass!

I think also if you use the search function there's similar threads on this subject that might help.
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