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From day one Slash has been one of our favorite guitar players. From Slash's days in Guns N' Roses all the way to Velvet Revolver, he has played kick ass guitar riffs on the hottest Gibson Les Pauls, making the guys jealous and the ladies go crazy. Seeing how Slash has often been regarded one of the best guitar players of all time, we think it's necessary for us to look at what Slash's Guitar Gear and Equipment looks like. Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Slash's guitar rig.

Slash on Les Paul guitar

 

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Guitars

Slash owns more than 250 different guitars. Some of them are the following:

- Gibson Les Paul Slash Custom Shop model

- Gibson 1959 Les Paul replica built by Kris Derrig (some people think that it's a Max Baranet Les Paul replica, but it's not) The recording Holy Grail used on all CD's.

Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar - Cherry

- Gibson 1987 Les Paul Standard with 3 piece top (Factory Second) (Slash's main live guitar with cracked neck in 2 places; repaired)

- Gibson 1958 Les Paul replica built by Kris Derrig

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Iced Tea

- variety of other Gibson Standard and Custom Les Pauls - Gibson 1957-58-59-60 Les Paul Reissues

- Gibson 2004 Signature (Velvet Revolver)

- Gibson 1963 & 1965 Melody Makers

- Gibson 1960s SG

Gibson 1961

- Gibson EDS-1275

DISCONTINUED - Gibson EDS-1275 Double-Neck Electric Guitar

- Gibson 1959 Flying V

Gibson 2017 Flying V Hp Electric Guitar Ebony

- Gibson 1958 Explorer

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Explorer Electric Guitar

- Gibson ES-335

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Gibson Firebird VII

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar - based on 1963 model

- Gibson 2007 Classic Custom

Gibson Les Paul Classic Custom 2 Electric Guitar

- Gibson J-100

- Fender Squier (Hello Kitty)

- Fender 1952 Telecaster

Fender American Vintage Series '52 Telecaster Electric Guitar - Butterscotch Blonde

- Fender 1956 Stratocaster

Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- Fender 1965 Stratocaster

- Fender 2006 JazzMaster

Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

- Ernie Ball/Musicman Silhouette

Ernie Ball Music Man Silhouette Non-Tremolo Electric Guitar

- Guild 1999 Crossroads Doubleneck ("Godzilla")

- Guild 12-string Acoustic Guitar

Guild F-412 Jumbo 12-String Acoustic Guitar

- B.C. Rich Mockingbird (at least three signature models with active pick-up systems)

B.C. Rich Pro X Mockingbird Hardtail

- B.C. Rich 10-string Rich Bich

B.C. Rich Perfect 10 Bich 10-String Electric Guitar

- B.C. Rich Warlock

B.C. Rich NJ Deluxe Warlock Electric Guitar

- Martin D-28 Acoustic Guitar

Martin D-28 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

- Ramirez Classical guitar

Jose Ramirez R2 Classical Guitar

- Travis Bean Electric (Used for slide guitar)

- First Act 2006 GarageMaster (Used in Volkswagen commercial)

Guitars used by Slash in studio for the recording of Libertad :

- 1959 Gibson Les Paul replica built by Chris Derrig

- 1960 Gibson Les Paul reissue

Gibson Custom 1960 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue VOS Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Slash Custom Shop model

- Gibson Les Paul junior

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Gretsch 6120 Brian Setzer model

Gretsch Guitars G6120SH Brian Setzer Hot Rod

- Rickenbacker 12-string

- Fender Stratocaster

Fender 2012 American Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard - Sunburst

 

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More of Slash's Guitar Gear...

Amplifiers
Notes: Slash is the first musician to own a signature amp created for him by Marshall.

- 100 watt Marshall AFD100 (Slash model head. 2010)

- Marshall Vintage 1960's Marshall 1959 modified by Tim Caswell at SIR studios; used for the recording of Appetite for Destruction (Attempted to be stolen, but returned accidentally by a roadie)
- Marshall 2555SL Signature Head with EL-34 tubes
- Marshall JCM-800 2203 and 2210 Heads (with 6550 tubes)

Marshall JCM800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Marshall JCM 2555 Silver Jubilee (the grey/silver 25th Anniversary head from 1987 and the black edition from 1988)

- Marshall 50W Plexi model 1987 (from 1973)

Marshall 1987XL Vintage Series 50W Tube Head

- Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 with KT-66 tubes

Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 Tube Amp Head

- Marshall 1960BV 4x12 Cabinet

Marshall 1960AV or 1960BV 280W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- 60 Watt Celestion "Vintage 30" Speakers

Celestion Vintage 30 60W 12inch Guitar Speaker

- Marshall 1960BX 4x12 Cabinet

Marshall 1960AX or 1960BX 100W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- 25 Watt Celestion "Greenback" Speakers

Celestion G12M-25 Greenback 12

 

Notes:
For the recording of Velvet Revolver's debut, Slash told Guitar Player mag he used a Vox AC30 and small Fender tube amps (for "oddball" sounds). Live, he only uses Marshalls.

Vox Custom AC30C2X 30W 2x12 Tube Guitar Combo Amp


For the recording of Velvet Revolver's second CD / Libertad, he told Total Guitar mag that he used the new Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 amp.

Effects

Note: Slash has said he has a big tub filled with effects pedals. Here are some of them.

- MXR Slash Octave Fuzz Guitar Effects Pedal

Dunlop Slash Octave Fuzz Guitar Effects Pedal

- Dunlop Slash Cry Baby Classic Wah Pedal

Dunlop Slash Cry Baby Classic Wah Pedal

- Dunlop Crybaby Slash Wah SW-95

Dunlop SW-95 Cry Baby Slash Wah Pedal

- Dunlop Rack Mounted Crybaby (controlled with an Ernie Ball volume pedal for live shows)

Dunlop Cry Baby Rack Wah

- Rocktron Hush II CX

Rocktron HUSH Super C Stereo Guitar Noise Reduction System

- DBX 166 Compressor

dbx 166xs Dual Compressor Limiter

- Yamaha SPX 900 Multieffect

Yamaha SPX2000 Digital Effects Processor

- MXR 10-band graphic EQ

MXR M-108 Ten Band Graphic EQ

- Dunlop Heil Talkbox

Dunlop Heil Talk Box

- Boss GE-7 (for solos)

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

 - Digital Music Corp Ground Control Switcher

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

- Whirlwind Multi-Selector Four channel selector

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Axess Electronics RXI Switcher / router

- Boss OC-2 Octave

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- Line 6 mod Pro Studio Modeler

- Line 6 Echo Pro Studio Modeler

- Ebtech Hum Eliminator

Ebtech 2-Channel Hum Eliminator

- Furman Power Conditioner

Furman PL-Plus C Power Conditioner

- Peterson 490 Strobe Tuner

Peterson 490 8-Octave AutoStrobe Tuner

- Korg DTR-1 Rack Tuner

- Lectrosonics R400 wireless receivers

- Yamaha 1500 digital delay

- Tycobrahe Octavia

- Ampeg SVT tube DI (for acoustics)

- MXR Blue Box

MXR M-103 Blue Box pedal

 - MXR M135 Smart Gate

MXR M-135 Smart Gate Pedal

- Dunlop QZ-1 Cry Baby Q Zone

- MXR Phase 90 (script version)

MXR CSP-101CL Custom Shop Script Phase 90 with LED Phaser Pedal

- MXR Stereo Chorus

MXR M-134 Stereo Chorus Pedal

- MXR Stereo Tremolo M159

MXR M159 Stereo Tremolo Guitar Effects Pedal

- Boss DD-3 and DD-5 Digital Delay pedals

Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal

- Dunlop Crybaby Q Wah 95Q and Q-Zone

Dunlop 95Q Cry Baby Wah Pedal

- MXR Boost/Overdrive MC-402 (for solos)

MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-402 Boost/Overdrive Pedal

- Chicago Iron Octavian
- Dean Markley Voice Box

- MXR Distortion +

MXR M-104 DISTORTION + Guitar Pedal

- Korg tuners (as seen in some ads from the 90's)

 

 

Strings, Picks and more...

- Ernie Ball Slinky Cobalt strings

Ernie Ball 2720 Cobalt Power Slinky Electric Guitar Strings

- Ernie Ball Slinky Coated titanium R.P.S Strings gauge 11-48

Ernie Ball 3120 Coated Titanium Power Slinky Electric Guitar Strings

- Seymour Duncan APH-2n and APH-1 Alnico II Pro Slash Humbuckers

Seymour Duncan APH-2n Alnico II Pro Slash Humbucker Electric Guitar Neck Pickup

- Vintage Gibson PAF pickups

- Dunlop Purple Tortex Guitar Picks (1.14 mm)

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks

- Shure Wireless Guitar Kit

- CAE custom switcher/router
- Nady 950-GT Wireless Guitar System (used by Slash in Guns N' Roses)
- Monster Rock cables

Monster Cable Monster Rock 1/4


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