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your band's equipment...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ollybarclay, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. ollybarclay


    Dec 14, 2005
    bass stuff aside...

    what equipment do your band use/own? guitars, amps, drums?

    i'll start the ball rolling...

    2 x shure sm58 vocal mic's

    between the guitarists:
    2 x gibson les pauls. one studio, one junior
    1 x ibanez sz520
    1 x jackson superstrat of some description
    1 x gibson explorer
    1 x blackmachine custom 6string (soon to be delivered)
    1 x marshall jcm2000 head
    1 x diezel vh4 guitar head
    2 x marshall 4x12 cabs
    1 x samson wireless
    1 x akg wireless
    a load of pedals including delay, chorus, wah, tube screamer

    1 x sonor drum set, unsure what kind exactly
    1 x tama starclassic snare drum (LOUD)
    1 x set of sabian aax cymbals
    1 x janus double kick pedal

    wow...didn't know we had all that stuff... :S
  2. taye drums w/ orange county snare (reason why i wear earplugs at practice) and iron cobra pedals
    a bunch of assorted mics and cables
    Gibson SG standard
    Peavey Tiple X head w/marshall cabinet
    peavey mixer

    We don't own a PA at the moment :meh:
  3. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Um, well:

    My rig:
    Fretless Fender Jazz
    Spector NS2a
    (occasionally) Taylor 355ce, straight into the PA
    SWR Redhead
    SWR Triad
    Shure SM 58 mic

    Johns rig:
    Fender Telecaster
    Ovation Elite
    Blue Tube preamp
    some Yamaha multieffects device
    Crown power amp
    Crate 1 x 12 speakers (x2)

    Gregs rig:
    Roland Vsystem electronic drum set (7 drum pads, 2 generic trigger pads, 1 hihat thingy, and 3 cymbal thingies) into a controller module and then to the PA

    Joannas rig:
    Shure Beta 58 mic
    Yamaha PSR keyboard

    Mackie 16 channel board (vlz, I think)
    Crown power amp
    EV mains
    uncounted wedge monitors (five, last time)
  4. JazzBassMayn


    Dec 10, 2005
    Oregon, OH
    My rig:
    Kustom GrooveBass 1200
    Avatar b212 Delta
    Fender Jazz Bass
    Schector Elite 4

    My Bros:
    Dr. Z 38 something
    Marshall TV cab
    SG '62 Reissue
    Tele '71 Reissue
    Pedal board I know really know about.

    My other Bro:
    Premier nice ass drum kit
    all Zildjian A custom cymbals

    As you can see, my gear as of now is a little inferior, but I will catch up soon enough.

    Oh yeah:
    Peavey PA and a lot of different mics and cables
  5. Chris M

    Chris M

    Oct 23, 2005
    Littleton, CO
    I'll do my best since I'm not totally sure:

    My rig (geeked for illustrative purposes):

    I have a MIM Fender Jazz and a '76 MIA Precision that I play depending on my mood.


    My guitar player's rig:

    A guitar (a Dean I think..)
    Morley wah
    Boss Chorus
    Digitech Wammy
    Fender tuner
    Peavy 5150 head and 4x12 cabinet

    Drummer's rig:
    7 piece (?) Slingerland drum kit that he's had since he was a kid and that he's very proud of..

    As well as various pieces of recording and PA gear we use when the need arises..
  6. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Bass Gear:
    96 Warwick Corvette
    Ashdown RPM1 Preamp
    PV900 poweramp
    BOSS tuner
    BJF Blueberry
    Frantone Lotone
    Fulltone Choralflange
    Morley Wah

    Guitar Stuff:
    BBE Sonic Max
    Mesa 290 Poweramp
    Mesa Preamp
    2 1969 Reissue Marshall straight 4-12s
    2 ESP Horizon with Dual Humbuckers: One hardtail, One Kahler
    BOSS Racktuner

    4 piece Tama set
    15" hihats, 1 Ride, 2 splashes, and 2 crashes
    Iron Cobra double kick pedal

    Still working on the singer and a PA.
  7. Me:
    Gibson '76 Grabber
    Gibson '75 G3
    Trace GP12SMX 280W head
    Trace 2x10 + 15 cabs.

    Fender Hot Rod Deluexe 40W all valve amp (stands no chance.)
    Marshall '70s Gold Special Edition 2x12
    Fender '87 MIA Custom shop Tele
    Fender '99 MIA Fat Strat
    Fender '88 CIJ Tele
    Shergold '85 Custom shop
    Vintage SG Copy - the "punk" guitar.
    Santa Anna acoustic, which is quite nice.
    Boss TU pedal tuner, HM2 distortion, Flanger, Power Driver (awesome) and Marshall Jackhammer.

    Mapex kit with Sabien/Zildjian/Stagg cymbals
    Big Dawg double bass pedal.

    My PA:
    Shure "pro" mics (looks like a 58).
    Laney 1x12 cabs (crap)
    Carlsboro cobra head - not bad. Does the job for vocals and handles 2 ohms nicely.

    No need for our own PA really. Very few venues don't have one. :hyper:
  8. I'll see what I remember....


    jazz bass, precision bass or mustang bass
    trace eliot 300watt combo
    zoom 506-510 pedal (any number between 503-510 really)
    bass podXT


    Epiphone les paul special
    challenge rickenbacker 330 (on loan from me)
    crafter electro acoustic (just acoustic now...the electro parts not working)
    2 cheap acoustics
    bloody loud souped up marshall head ("accidentally" swapped with a Motorhead tribute we once played with)
    marshall 4x12
    3x HH 2x12
    some AKG vocal mic

    keyboard player:

    proteus 2000
    roland jv1010
    a large yamaha or roland keyboard with 88-hammer action keys
    a smaller keyboard similar to above...
    (not that sure - he buys and sells stuff every 4-5 weeks...so I'm never THAT sure!)

    drummer (used to be the above-mentioned keyboard player):

    cheap d-112 copy (on loan from me)
    superlux studio condensor (on loan from me)
    sm 58 (on loan from me)
    another sm 58 (on loan from singer)
    superlux like mine (on loan from singer)

    band purchases:

    1200-watt soundlab powered mixer (actually mine - not seen any money for it yet)
    secondhand drumkit (better cymbals than those plastic ones that come with a kit when you buy it..)
    2x 600-watt speakers
    400-watt power amp (for drums - singers amp)
    2x double-12-inch 400-watt subs (again, singers)

    should I pull half my stuff from our gear list? - if anything happens to that desk or those mics then i've got nothing...
  9. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    I am not sure exactly what the other members of my band are using, for sure.

    My Rig:
    Roscoe SKB3006
    F Bass BN6
    Modulus Quantum 6
    Peavey T-40
    Ampeg SVT 4 Pro
    Ampeg SVT 410HLF
    Korg DTR 1000 tuner
    BBE Sonic Maximizer
    Furman power conditioner w/lights

    Guitarist #1:
    Fender half stack
    2 guitars (Washburns, methinks)

    Guitarist #2:
    Randall half stack
    2 guitars (Ibanez and Epiphone)

    high end Tama kit
    DW 9000 double pedal (I think)
    Gibraltar rack
    Zildjian cymbals
    Sennheiser drum mics

    The PA:
    (4) JBL SRX series dual 15"+horn cabs
    (4) JBL SRX series dual 18" subs
    (2) Crown Macro Tech 3800 watt amps for the subs
    (2) QSC PLX3402 amps for mids
    (1) smaller QSC running the 4 horns
    Mackie 24x8 FOH board
    Mackie 16 channel rack mount monitor board
    (4) Yamaha wedge monitors
    (2) Crown power amps for monitors
    Shure IEM systems (used instead of wedges most of the time)
    (3) Yamaha 900 series effects processors
    DBX compressors and EQ's
    DBX DriveRack PA
    100 ft. snake
    24 Par 56's and 4 Intellibeam lights
    fog machine
    various other rack mount eq's and other stuff
    Several Shure SM-58's and 57's
    Light controller and dimmer packs
    and a bunch of other stuff that I am forgetting about

    All hauled (with the exception of guitars and basses), in a 16' tandem axle enclosed trailer.

    I have a couple of different projects going, but the only variable in them is in the guitar players. The drums, bass, and PA remain the same in all of them.
  10. ollybarclay


    Dec 14, 2005
    what band are you in?

    i'm not a million miles from glasgow...

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