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DIY cable parts source in US? (small order)

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I'd like to assemble my own cables. I'm very proficient at soldering etc. What is a good source to get short lengths of cables and fittings without a large minimum order?

Will be making XLR and RCA interconnect and headphone cables. And I know its easier to buy but i'll DIY for fun.

thanks.
 

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When I'm in a hurry and can't wait a day for Amazon of Digikey, they're my go-to. The balanced mike cable they sell is excellent for high quality interconnects.
 
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So in case anyone cares..... I just ordered the following:

Two: Neutrik NC3MX-B XLR connector

Two: Neutrik NC3FX-B8 XLR connector

10 feet of - Canare L-4E6S Star-Quad Microphone Cable

It was about $28 shipped. The guys on the phone at Markertek were super helpful
 
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Markertek is great. Connectors and cables. Buy my Canare products there. Plus Amphenol and Neutrik connectors.
For estoteric items; copper spades, copper quick disconnects, Amphenol Twinaxial BNC connectors and Sommer SC Club Red Zilk cable eBay is your friend.
 

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Is this guy still around? I remember him and his luxuriant mane in the pages of Abolute Sound and all the other other mags; sort of an audiophile Jesus figure. Impressed he could keep at it so long.

I am intrigued by his tunable Brazilian Pine Cable Grounds, though.
If it's who I'm thinking of, he put the snake in snake oil.
 

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