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Paul Gilbert is a guitarist best known for his work with Racer X and Mr. Big. Following his departure from Mr. Big, in which he played with Uber bass player Billy Sheehan, in 1996, Gilbert pursued a solo career. Paul Gilbert has been shredding on his electric guitar ever since.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Paul Gilbert's Guitar Rig.

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Guitars

- Ibanez FRM100TR Fireman Paul Gilbert Signature Electric Guitar

Ibanez FRM100TR Fireman Paul Gilbert Signature Electric Guitar

- Ibanez PGM series guitars, specifically the PGM401, PGM300 and the PGM301
Notes: His guitars feature painted "f-holes".

- Ibanez PGM100RE which is a limited edition reissue of Paul's 89 guitar

- Ibanez AS103NT

- Ibanez reverse Iceman (with two humbuckers)

- Ibanez’s PGMFRM1 Paul Gilbert “Fireman” guitar (2009)

- 2010 Ibanez Fireman red prototype

- 2009 Ibanez Fireman Kikusui Sake prototype

- 1995 Ibanez PGM800 ply-wood prototype

- Taylor 710ce acoustic guitar

Taylor 710ce Rosewood/Spruce Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Sunburst

- DiMarzio DP423 Paul Gilbert Injector pickups

DiMarzio PS422 Paul Gilbert Injector '67 Pickup Set White

- BC Rich Mockingbird guitars

 


Amps and Cabinets
- Marshall Vintage Modern 2266c 2x12" 50-watt combo amp and 2466 heads

Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 Tube Amp Head

- Marshall 2061X

Marshall 2061X Handwired 20W Amp Head

- Fender Princeton Reverb

Fender 65 Princeton Reverb 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Randall Isolation Cab

Randall Isolation 12 Speaker Cab

- Laney GH100L head and 2x12 cabinet

Laney GH50L 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

 

 

Effects

- Ibanez AF2 Paul Gilbert Airplane pedal

Ibanez AF2 Paul Gilbert Signature Airplane Flanger Guitar Effects Pedal

- Dunlop Crybaby 535Q Wah pedal

Dunlop Cry Baby 535Q Multi-Wah Pedal

- Boss Digital Delay DD-3

Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal

- T.C electronic Flanger Chorus

TC Electronic Stereo Chorus Flanger

- Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress flanger

Electro-Harmonix Classics Deluxe Electric Mistress Flanger / Filter Matrix Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Phase 90 script logo

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

- Fulltone OCD Overdrive

Fulltone OCD Obsessive Compulsive Drive Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

- ADA preamps, vintage flanger, and rack effects (used prior to Laney)

- Eventide Harmonizer (Paul Gilbert used this in the old days)

Eventide H7600 Ultra-Harmonizer Effects Processor

- Boss CS-3 compressor pedal (Mr Big days)

Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer Pedal

- Boss OS-2 overdrive (Mr Big days)

- Boss TU-2 tuner pedal

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Boss GE-7 Equalizer EQ pedal

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Korg Pitchblack tuner

Korg Pitchblack Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Robert Keeley True-Bypass Looper

- Electro Harmonix Soul Preacher Compressor/Limiter

Electro-Harmonix Nano Soul Preacher Compressor / Sustainer Guitar Effects Pedal

- Homebrew Electronics Detox EQ

- Homebrew Electronics UFO

- Homebrew Electronics THC Chorus

- Homebrew Electronics CPR Compressor

- Fulltone Soul Bender

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- Boss SYB-5 Bass Synth

Boss SYB-5 Bass Synthesizer

- THD Hot Plate Attenuator

- Extreme Isolation EX-29 Headphones

Direct Sound Ex-29 Extreme Isolation Headphones Black

- Xotic AC Booster

Xotic Effects AC Booster Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

- Xotic RC Booster

Xotic Effects RC Booster Clean Boost Guitar Effects Pedal

- HBE Bajo Mos

- Majik Box Fuzz Universe

- Tube-Tech compressor

- Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere

Hughes & Kettner Tube Tools Tube Rotosphere MKII

- Sennheiser wireless receiver

- Lehle P-Split

Lehle P-Split Splitter Guitar Pedal

 

 

Strings, Picks, and More

- Ibanez Paul Gilbert Blue Signature Picks

Ibanez Paul Gilbert Blue Signature Picks

- Dunlop Tortex orange Paul Gilbert guitar picks (.60mm)

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks

- Ernie Ball RPS Reinforced Plain Slinky strings 9-42

Ernie Ball 2239 Super Slinky RPS 9 Electric Guitar Strings

 - Bullet Cables

Bullet Cable Silver Bullet Straight Instrument Cable 20 Foot

- Hippie Straps

- vintage Makita drill

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