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Conductive Copper Tape

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Get rid of buzz and interference in your guitar.
Shield pickups and control cavities with this self-adhesive copper tape.

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Conductive Copper Tape
  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
0038 Set of all 3 widths SAVE $4.00 Yes

0028 2" wide Yes

0037 3/4" wide Yes

0036 1/4" wide Yes

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180" rolls for shielding pickups and control cavities to reduce hum, noise and radio interference. The self-adhesive backing is also conductive, so overlapped seams are electrically continuous. Wrap this tape around pickup coils for additional shielding.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three widths.

Conductive Copper Tape surface accepts solder.

Item Width Thickness Length
#0028 2" (50.80mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0037 3/4" (19.05mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0036 1/4" (6.35mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)

For quicker shielding in small, hard to reach areas, use our Conductive Shielding Paint. Also available: our Shielding Kit contains the materials for shielding one guitar.

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Conductive Copper Tape
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5 10-04-2012

I've used this tape to deaden the hum coming from a Yamaha Pacifica. The tape is extremely easy to use for lining the back of the pickup cover. I'm very happy with the result combined with using the conductive shield paint. Thank you Stew-mac. = ]

Rebel Exile  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Read my reviews (6)
5 9-14-2012
Excellent Product

Just as advertised. I shielded the whole cavity and now my guitar sounds crystal clear. This product is 100% recommended.

CamRD  Sto. Domingo, Dominican Republic
4 9-11-2012
Good stuff!

I've used Stewmac's copper tape for many years now, always with great results. It's a great money maker for my shop, and I've had many a happy customer when their previously noisy guitar ended up quieter than a tomb.
Tech tip: you MUST completely enclose all cavities, meaning that there has to be a "lip" over the edge of the cavities to mate with the under-the-pickguard shielding. For very troublesome guitars, it may be necessary to shield the trem cavity/cover as well.
If planned carefully, the shielding acts as a ground buss, allowing most of the stock ground wires to be discarded (e.g.: Strat pot-to-pot ground wires are no longer needed-the pickguard shielding grounds them instead). Any wire can act as an RF antenna, so the less length of wire under the hood, the better.
My only complaint (Are you listening guys? Another reviewer mentioned this as well.) is that the thickness of the tape and the backing has gotten much flimsier recently.

Bluboibass  Acworth, GA USA Read my reviews (13)
5 7-31-2012
Tape is good.

Easy to use, does a great job. No more hum!

Dingobass  Perth, Australia Read my reviews (76)
5 7-23-2012
Efficient and pratical

I use a lot and have a great result. Recommended.

Elbio Joel Matte  Porto Alegre, RS Brazil Read my reviews (6)
5 7-09-2012
No more Tele hum!

I used the 3/4" tape in a 69 Tele along with the pickguard shielding foil and it works great.

JJuk  Fullerton, CA Read my reviews (25)
5 7-05-2012
For 30 Years......Excellence !

What can I say but I hope Stew-Mac
never changes. One of the most customer supportive companies that I've ever had the pleasure to deal with, and for 30 years. You've fueled my builds, repairs, and mods. Always giving utmost satisfaction. Recently a tuner bushing broke on a set of Gotohs I had purchased from you. I was truly dumb for thinking that I was probably out of luck. I contacted customer service, and was politely told "no Problem". Two days later i had a new bushing in my mail-box. That's service, and that's Stewart-MacDonald. Larry boydston.

tonequester  spring hill ,KS.
5 7-03-2012
Quality Stuff!

bought 2in. wide roll, came with more than enough to finish my vintage peavey fury bass(including pickguard) even for a rookie modster like me!

BorderBandit  Palmview, TX
5 6-29-2012
Great stuff!

Works really well, keeps the noise out of your guitar!

Cliff W  Sanford, FL Read my reviews (8)
5 6-20-2012
Good stuff

Works great, but recommend shielding paint for the actual cavity. I used it on the cavity cover. Beware - when you unroll it, it scrolls up real bad. Stick the tape on the cavity cover and apply rather than cutting the tape off and trying to apply it. I can hold my guitars up to a fluorescent light and get no noise at all (I actually tried this).

Phil Panczuk  Lynwood, IL Read my reviews (3)
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