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Hookup wires, where to get it?
« on: October 23, 2021, 01:36:22 PM »
Itís time to reap my hookup wire. I canít seem to find anything decent for a decent price. 22 or 24 awg. Where are you getting yours?


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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2021, 01:41:00 PM »
Well, Smallbear is sold out of wire forever.
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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2021, 02:00:08 PM »
While I haven't tried it from Lovemyswitches, this is probably similar if not same to what Smallbear used to have?
https://lovemyswitches.com/hook-up-wire-24awg-pre-bond-100-foot-spool/
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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2021, 02:10:01 PM »
Maybe.  Quality depends on what temperature the insulation melts at too.  I don't have any experience with Lawrence's wire either.
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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2021, 03:11:51 PM »
A few months ago I bought wire from small bear but they didn't have black so I got that from Barry at guitarpcb.com and I liked it about the same as the small bear stuff

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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2021, 03:23:55 PM »
I'm a fan of PTFE/Teflon insulated and bought hundreds of feet of stranded from here years ago, haven't run out. They have solid core as well.

https://www.apexjr.com/wire.html

Haven't tried these but they look interesting;

https://www.tubedepot.com/products/22-ga-high-temperature-pvc-wire
https://www.tubedepot.com/products/22-ga-tin-plated-aerospace-grade-tefzel-wire
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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2021, 03:25:06 PM »
A few months ago I bought wire from small bear but they didn't have black so I got that from Barry at guitarpcb.com and I liked it about the same as the small bear stuff
Heís way out of wire. He seems not not carry it a lot. I really like it too.


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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2021, 03:29:38 PM »
While I haven't tried it from Lovemyswitches, this is probably similar if not same to what Smallbear used to have?
https://lovemyswitches.com/hook-up-wire-24awg-pre-bond-100-foot-spool/
This looks good, I wonder if he will sell 50 instead of 100 if I get 4 colors.


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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2021, 09:53:03 PM »
I've had no problems with the tayda stuff.  Otherwise my favourite is the 24awg from diyguitarpedals.com.au

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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2021, 11:39:43 PM »
I'll second Chromesphere's wire (DIYGP in the forum header.)

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Re: Hookup wires, where to get it?
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2021, 09:03:00 AM »
20.00 for shipping to the US is more than Iíd like to spend for 20.00 of wire.


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