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Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Hendrix is considered one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in rock music history. After initial success in England, he achieved worldwide fame following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival. Hendrix was mainly known as a Fender and Marshall man.

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

Jimi Hendrix playing guitar

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Guitars
- A variety of Fender Stratocasters including 1968 strats (black, blonde, etc...)

- Fender Jaguar

- Fender Jazzmaster

- Gibson Flying V

- '59 Hofner Club 40

- Epiphone FT79 Acoustic

- '67 Gretsch Corvette

- Gibson Les Paul Customs

- white Gibson SG Custom with Maestro

- Ibanez Rhythm Guitar

- Mosrite Guitars

- Fender Telecaster

- paisley Goya Rangemaster


Jimi Hendrix guitar



Amps and Cabinets
- Marshall 1959SLP 100Watt Super Lead Plexi Head

- Marshall 1960A Slant Cabinet / 4x12

- Marshall 1960AC Vintage Cabinet / 4x12

- Silvertone with a 2 x 12 cabinet (early in his career)

- Fender Twin Reverb amplifier

- Fender Dual Showman amps
- Sound City amps
- Sunn amps

- Occasionally HiWatt amps

 


Effects and More
- Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face

- Roger Mayer Octavia Fuzz/Octave

- UniVox UniVibe

- Vox 847 Wah pedal

- 'Axis' fuzz

- Mosrite Fuzzrite

- Leslie Speaker cabinet

- 6550 tubes in the Marshalls

Note: It should be noted that while Jimi never used an Electro-Harmonix Big Muff, he did try out prototypes before he died and the tone of the pedal was modeled after Hendrix's tone.

- Roger Mayer Axis Fuzz

 

Below is some Hendrix gear that is reissue stuff:

- Dunlop Jimi Hendrix  JH-1B Signature Wah Pedal

- Dunlop JH-F1 Jimi Hendrix Fuzz Face Pedal

- Dunlop JH-OC1 Jimi Hendrix Octavio pedal

- Digitech Jimi Hendrix Experience Pedal (made in Jimi's name, but he obviously never used this newer pedal)

 



Strings

- FENDER "ROCK N' ROLL" STRINGS Light Gauge (.010, .013, .015, .026, .032, .038)

 

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