Need economical cables ....

Need 2 6 foot runs of 14 gauge cables ....
Any economical suggestions?
I’m talking like Blue Jeans economical ...
Their 14 gauge cables are almost a half inch thick ... too unwieldy....
Thanks

Bk
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B&K EX-442 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - pool

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  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 2,407
    @Clipdat Has mentioned the Krukonceptz Krux is a good wire that isn't too expensive. DIY is pretty cheap at $3 and some change per foot. You can get wire that is already terminated on Ebay.

    The smallest they have is 12g though.

    Drew, were these hard to handle, bend, heavy in any way?
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 6,804
    I was going to mention the Krux cable, but it's pretty big because of how all the individual wires are braided together. Also as a result of that it's fairly heavy. Seeing as how the OP didn't like the BJC cable, I figured he also wouldn't like these.

    That being said, the price is right, as is the performance. I highly recommend trying these out if they fit your budget: https://www.ebay.com/itm/KnuKonceptz-Krux-Interlaced-Braided-8-Gauge-Speaker-Cable-8-Pair-w-Banana-Plugs/392222051240

    They're also available in bi-wire.
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  • jdjohnjdjohn Posts: 807
    To be sure, speaker cables? If so, you can't beat Monoprice 14AWG pure copper cables for price. You can find that at Home Depot or Lowe's...or Amazon.
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  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 1,911
    Monoprice or Amazon Basic
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,580
    Clipdat wrote: »
    I was going to mention the Krux cable, but it's pretty big because of how all the individual wires are braided together. Also as a result of that it's fairly heavy. Seeing as how the OP didn't like the BJC cable, I figured he also wouldn't like these.

    That being said, the price is right, as is the performance. I highly recommend trying these out if they fit your budget: https://www.ebay.com/itm/KnuKonceptz-Krux-Interlaced-Braided-8-Gauge-Speaker-Cable-8-Pair-w-Banana-Plugs/392222051240

    They're also available in bi-wire.

    For that price you can also win a ZU audio auction for speaker cables FYI...haven't heard the Knus so I have no idea how they compare...
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  • helipilotdoughelipilotdoug Posts: 1,226
    We have a great 14 gauge cable we can make for you, our Bravo 14 AWG OFHC Speaker Cables. Or I can put together a DIY kit for you if you'd rather do it yourself. PM me if you are interested. As a Club polk member you get a 10% discount.
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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,346
    We have a great 14 gauge cable we can make for you, our Bravo 14 AWG OFHC Speaker Cables. Or I can put together a DIY kit for you if you'd rather do it yourself. PM me if you are interested. As a Club polk member you get a 10% discount.

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  • gyosagyosa Posts: 140
    edited July 14
    Found some Kimber Kable in my box of forgotten stereo stuff ...
    2 , 6 foot pieces ....
    Forgot I had it ...
    I bought it in the late 80’s - early 90’s .... was rather expensive, I thought , at the time ...
    Used it on my B&K with the Polks .....

    Also found some brown/black Kimber Kable ...
    I remember one was more expensive than the other ... can’t remember which , though ......

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    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50, PS Audio 4.6 , Polk SDA 1c’s , Sony 42” - bedroom

    B&K EX-442 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - pool

    Onkyo TX-RZ610 ( for now ) ,Yamaha wxc-50 , Salk Supercharged Songtowers
    Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED - den

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - patio
  • delkaldelkal Posts: 537
    Enjoy. Vintage Kimber Kable should be better than any of the brands we were discussing.

    But after 30 years it would be a good idea to cut off an inch and get to the bright wire.
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,888
    Do yourself a favor and use that money to properly terminate them. I'm sure Doug could help you with that too if you needed assistance.
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 140
    edited July 15
    Will do ...
    Also found a bunch of interconnects by MIT and Vampire Wire ...
    Totally forgot about that box of old forgotten stuff from back before I got married and had a kid !
    The days of tape decks , turntable's and CD players ....
    Ha ha ...


    Bk
    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50, PS Audio 4.6 , Polk SDA 1c’s , Sony 42” - bedroom

    B&K EX-442 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - pool

    Onkyo TX-RZ610 ( for now ) ,Yamaha wxc-50 , Salk Supercharged Songtowers
    Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED - den

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - patio
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,017
    Glad you found it before you purchased new stuff. I always seem to find my hidden/forgotten stuff after the fact.
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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,888
    Sell off the rest and keep the Kimber.
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 140
    edited 5:26AM
    Anyone know which kimber is the better stuff ?
    Looking at their website , looks like the black/grey is - assuming it's the same stuff...
    Both are 8 strands .
    Bk
    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50, PS Audio 4.6 , Polk SDA 1c’s , Sony 42” - bedroom

    B&K EX-442 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - pool

    Onkyo TX-RZ610 ( for now ) ,Yamaha wxc-50 , Salk Supercharged Songtowers
    Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED - den

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - patio
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