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Just one point for clarification: is your like for curly/coiled cables because of what the cable capacitance does for your tone, or simply because they are physically convenient?

I ask because, if your preferred tone depends on the interaction between your guitar, curly cable, and some particular pedal, then the location of any buffering in your signal path will be important. And where it is may determine in what form it makes itself available or needs to be made available.

So, if your like for curly cables is simply because of the physical convenience of having something that can be long when needed but isn't draped all over the place, and you merely put up with the cable capacitance as a necessary evil and the price of the physical convenience, then this thing - FET Preamp Cable - is your ideal solution.

In contrast, if you like the curly cable because of the way it tames your single-coil pickups when feeding a germanium fuzz that's first on your pedalboard, then you'll want it to be followed by either a buffer pedal or something like a Boss pedal that has an always-on input-buffer, so that you get the benefit of buffering for the rest of your signal path, but don't forfeit the synergy between that fuzz and the cable.
 
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