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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:15 am 

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For any players out there, here's a thread for posting what gear you have, for those gear nuts. Can't wait for that Zappa gear book to come out. Here's mine:

Fender American Jazz bass
Ampeg Portaflex PF-350 amp
Traynor 2x15" cab
Boss TU-1 tuner
EHX Big Muff Pi Bass overdrive
EHX Bassballs envelope filter
Dunlop Crybaby Bass wah
EHX Micro POG octave
Boss Bass Synthesizer

Check out my band!:

PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:55 am 
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Location: south midlands, UK
G&L asat special telecaster (light blue - like Vai's hair)
'rory gallagher' strat copy
squier telecaster (cream)
ibanez gio
yamaha 5 string bass
1980s OMI metal dobro
1970s OMI metal dobro
two homemade dobros
home made tricone
hartke 200w bass amp (great guitar amp)
2x 15" bass bins with piezos (great for guitar too)
roland microcube
a load of rubbish 10w amps (they breed)
rack of boss pedals - metal zone / dig-delay / flanger / compression
tascam dp-004 (fiddly but excellent value)
£50 drum kit - a pretty decent kit too - some kid gave up and his dad told him to sell it.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:34 am 
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Location: South wales
cool at the moment

Sg special
Jackson PS1

Cry Baby Wah Wah
EHX Micro Q Tron
EHX memory man/With Hazarai
Boss Overdrive Distortion
And a EHX Octave Multiplexer which is shit

Vox Da 20 amp

I did have Tascam 004 had a bit of fun with it though then it packed in saying no battery when it was plunged in mains.
I bought Sony veges After around the same time i start working again,suppose i will get board and have a go on Christmas Holidays.

Arf you out of your fucking mind.Image

PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:31 pm 
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Location: Oh, in the sky
Gibson LP Studio
"Freddie El Rojo " Fender Mexican strat
Epiphone PR-100 Acoustic
Epiphone Violin bass
Ibanez short scale bass
Yamaha MOX8 keyboard
A very old and wheezy Roland JX-3P synth that works when it feels like it.

Behringer K1800 keyboard amp
Fender Mustang amp
Vox Valvetronix VT20 amp

Line 6 DL4 Delay
ART SGX-2000 multi-effects
Dunlop Crybaby wah
Vox Tonebender fuzz

I'm not bald; I'm taller than my hair.

PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:14 pm 
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Location: Chicago, sort of.
SG 71 Reissue
Eric Johnson strat
Godin Summit
Carvin dc127 solid body
Carvin acoustic

65 Fender Vibrolux Reverb

Peterson Strobe tuner
Keely Katana
Keely modded Tube Screamer
Keely modded Boss DS-1
MXR Carbon Copy
Line6 MM4

M-Audio Keyboard
Mixcraft 6 DAW
Gretsch drum set, which I almost never play because I suck.
An old bass
And a bunch of percussion and other devices....

Everytime we picked a booger we'd flip it on this one winduh. Every night we'd contribute, 2, 3, 4 boogers. We had to use a putty knife, man, to get them damn things off the winduh. There was some goober ones that weren't even hard...

PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:51 pm 
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Location: south midlands, UK
Tried out a boss BD2 blues driver today - very nice. BUT (not sure if any of you will know him) Gwyn Ashton tells me the boss OD-3 is better. Another friend tells me the BD2 with keeley mod is better still. Hmmm.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:18 pm 
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Hamer Slammer guitar
Rogue Acoustic
Rogue Mandolin

No effects or amps

PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:28 am 
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Posts: 2444
Location: Europe
Fender Tele, 60 years anniversary model
Fender Strat, off-the-rack American made 2007 model
D'Angelico Excel (Korean, and the loveliest Archtop; "modded" with Seymor Duncan '59 humbuckers)
Ibanez AK95 archtop, "modded" with Gibson '57 humbuckers
Eastwood's Airline Tuxedo, black and white (semi hollowbody)
Westone Rainbow 1 (semi hollowbody, E335 Japanese rip off from 83 - the bizarre "gem" of my collection, was my only guitar for a long time)

+ effects and amps. Nothing special in the amp department. I live in a flat, and I rarely play out. I recently got my old 1980s Roland Cube 60 watt amp cleaned up (all the pods were noisy to the point of making the amp useless). It is now a great amp for clean stuff, and sounds nice even at low volumes.

Used to have:
1964 Gibson SG because I wanted a guitar looking like Frank's. We never became good friends even after several adjustments. So I eventually got the Westone (I could afford that), and it outplayed the SG for me. Today, however, I am pissed that I sold the SG way to cheap.

"Everybody in this room is wearing a uniform, and don't kid yourself" - FZ

PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:35 am 

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I'm an Ibanez kind of guy...

Jem 77FP
Jem DNA No 54
RG 1077
RG Art
Another Ibanez I can't remember the name of
Yamaha MS1512 Pacifica

Of these, the EGEN gets the most's light, so is comfortable to wear for 2 hours, and the switching is very versatile- coil taps, H/S/H, and a steady Floyd. Plus, it's got a Kung fu grip, so it shits on anything else out there.

I used to play through a 2x12 Marshall combo, but now play a POD HD500 through a FRFR wedge/straight into the PA. This system works great for portability/versatility, and sound guys at big venues where we don't do our own sound love it cause it's straight into the board, no mics etc
Plus, I can plug straight into my DAW with the same sounds as I play live.

Tonewise, it might not be perfect- when you're playing on your own I'm sure nothing beats a good genuine tube amp, but I play in a six instrument line up, and any subtleties get lost in the mix.

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