PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at the 2009 New York Amp Show where he visits the Solid Cables booth. In this segment, we get to see a classic '60s-'70s fuzz pedal done up with real fur and purple chickenhead knobs. In addition, we get to check out their new line of cables, GT Instrument & Speaker cables. They are described to be built with similar construction and technology as Solid Cables' high-end cables, but at a mid-range price. And of course, we can't forget about the "Pedalboard From Hell." It is all wired up using cables and connectors from Solid Cables and is designed to show the effectiveness and low-capacitance of their equipment. With over 50 pedals, this is either a tone hound's dream come true or worst nightmare.



PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at the 2009 New York Amp Show where he visits the Solid Cables booth. In this segment, we get to see a classic '60s-'70s fuzz pedal done up with real fur and purple chickenhead knobs. In addition, we get to check out their new line of cables, GT Instrument & Speaker cables. They are described to be built with similar construction and technology as Solid Cables' high-end cables, but at a mid-range price. And of course, we can't forget about the "Pedalboard From Hell." It is all wired up using cables and connectors from Solid Cables and is designed to show the effectiveness and low-capacitance of their equipment. With over 50 pedals, this is either a tone hound's dream come true or worst nightmare.

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