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Beedoola

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Quality hookup wire
« on: April 24, 2022, 03:10:34 PM »
What are you using for your pedal builds? Stuff I have is 24 gauge stranded but after examining some prior builds, Iíve noticed issues with them not tinning as well or easily breaking if I have to remove the circuit for repair/modding later.

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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2022, 04:29:02 PM »
This is my fave, after trying lots of different types.  It's 24 gauge stranded, prebonded, and the insulation is a hi-temp PVC that doesn't melt so easily when you solder (not Teflon, but also not as hard to strip.)  Flexes a lot without breaking, and tins easily.  There's a bug on the website, no "add to cart" button for this item, but SB says their web guru is working on it.  https://smallbear-electronics.mybigcommerce.com/24-pre-bond-colors-50-ft-spool/

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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2022, 07:31:24 PM »
It fits stripboards, right?

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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2022, 08:35:08 AM »
It fits stripboards, right?
Itís 24 awg, the whole thing will probably slide right through the hole.


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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2022, 10:24:07 AM »
I have been using the pre-bonded wire from BLMS and I think it works well. I really like pre-bonded wire much more than regular stranded wire and solid core, though I do keep some solid core around for jumpers.

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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2022, 11:08:50 AM »
I was gonna suggest the 1000ft roll of 22awg prebond stranded from stompboxparts for 25 dollars but it's all gone. I'll never need wire again
Who the hell is Bucky?

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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2022, 11:24:45 AM »
I use Barryís best hookup wire from GPCB.com. When he has a sale, I load up.


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Re: Quality hookup wire
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2022, 03:29:38 PM »
Cool, I got some wire spools from LMS