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When Your Guitar Cable Betrays You

David Ray on what to do when your guitar cable just doesn’t seem to want to work:

There are a handful of things that I’ve learned along the way as a worship leader: how to act naturally when you capo on the wrong fret, how to switch from guitar to keyboard when you forget to change the batteries in your acoustic pickup, how to tell the drummer to kill the backing track when you inadvertently skip a section of the song. And then there’s something that I call the Law of Guitar Cables.

The Law of Guitar Cables has become a bit of a mantra for me. I can be a bit absent-minded at times. And thus the following scenario has played out numerous times in my life…

David lists two essential troubleshooting steps to follow whenever you’re having a gear issue onstage. Actually, they’re more assumptions than troubleshooting steps. But they’re pretty perfect. Check out the whole post here.

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