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 2"  wide

2" wide

Item # 0028
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$19.39

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Conductive Copper Tape 3/4" wide

3/4" wide

Item # 0037
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$12.69

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Conductive Copper Tape 1/4" wide

1/4" wide

Item # 0036
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$4.62

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Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Item # 0038
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$36.70 $32.66

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

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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By crjosh from Pittsburgh, Pa
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, May 15, 2011


Takes a lot of noise out of the guitar. Would def. recommend it to anyone either making a guitar from scratch or fixin up an older guitar.

Definitely necessary.

By BAW from USA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, May 11, 2011


I purchased this tape to stop my friends Fender bass from humming. Very simple to use, a little tough to start the roll at first, and then the end you've cut to doesn't stay that well. This is a positive though because if you use too much it's easily removed, but it won't ever simply fall off. It also will not simply unravel so that little bit hanging is fine. It did the job I wanted well.

GREAT

By Marcus from Nottingham
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 22, 2011


Great product

good shielding job without spraying

By Vasiliy Karpov from Russia, Saratov
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, April 18, 2011


I've been modifying guitar's and bass's electronics for 5 years and this tape helps to do the shielding job without spraying on any imaginable guitar. It's inexpensive and reliable. But keep your fingers protected because it has really sharp edges.

Is pure magic!

By Rodrigo Gomes from Brazil
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 08, 2011


It's amazing sound quality, remove all the noise, my 1997 Gibson SG guitar was another, also just put in my Gibson Flying V 2008.

re;conductive copper tape

By mudcat from Penticton,B.C
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, March 25, 2011


very satisfied with the reduction in tele hum.

works great

By Calamia guitar works from pa
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, March 24, 2011


first time shielding a guitar. this was easy and convenient. it was nice to not have to solder each piece of tape together. just make sure there is a bit of overlap between each piece..checks out great with no resistance.

Clean, clean, clean

By Dougie Mac from Centennial, CO
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, March 20, 2011


In the old days I used to coat the electronics cavities in my basses with Nickel Print. As that has become quite costly and harder to locate, I turned to this tape. I should have done this years ago. This tape is very easy to cut into the proper shapes, and stays put after you've placed it. Needless to say, the protective qualities are why I use it. No more interference from outside sources. Please keep this in stock, I am certain to need more.

Works great

By g2woodwork from Post Falls, Id.
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, March 17, 2011


The tape worked perfectly. The adhesion seems to be more reliable than I thought it was going to be. I'll use it again. However, I might use spray in tighter spots. Great product.

Shielding single coil guitars

By Joe Dragony Guitars from Carmichael, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, March 16, 2011


I recently used Stew Mac's copper tape to shield a 1958 Strat and a Tele clone that I built. The results were almost unbelievable. I used the 2" and 3/4" tape. While dealing with the tape was a bit infuriating at first (the adhesive is VERY aggressive) I got used to it and the job went faster after the first couple cavities were done.


Take your time, make sure you are marking asymmetric shapes from the correct side of the tape (don't ask...) and it will work out fine. Use star grounding and solder the overlaps between tape sections. You will be amazed at the results. The Tele that I made has drilled channels rather than routes between the cavities. I used brass tubing through the drill channels and soldered the copper tape to the tubing for continuous shielding.



For any of the "Vintage" mavens shocked at doing anything but drooling on '58 Strats, this is an instrument that was on the road in the '70s with Stevie Wonder, the Ojays and other groups. It has an anatomically correct naked woman in pearl on the fretboard, Corvette metallic blue paint with stars, moons, and another naked lady on the body. Thus, no vintage hangups... The owner thinks of it as a tool. But now the engineers don't say " Hey what's that buzzin' out there? Can you stop that buzzin'??

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