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Derek Trucks is an American guitarist, bandleader of The Derek Trucks Band, and member of The Allman Brothers Band. Trucks has been called one of the new guitar gods.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Derek Trucks guitar rig.

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Fact:
"Trucks avoids processing and effects, preferring to get the purest tone possible by connecting his guitar directly to his amplifier. He modifies his tone with the controls on the guitar."

Guitars
- 1961 Reissue Gibson SG

Gibson 1961

- Washburn E300 (listed in a 2003 article)

- old airline guitar with built in amp (used for rythym sound on "Flood" recording)



Amp
- 1965 Fender Reverb

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp

- 1968 Super Reverb (used as a backup amp)

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Super Reverb Guitar Combo Amp

- Leslie rotating speaker cabinets

Hammond Leslie Speaker 122A with 30 Foot 6-pin Cable

- PRS Original Sewell amp head prototype through a Marshall 4x12 cabinet (used with Allman Brothers band and some solo work)

Marshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Randall amps (used previously with Allman Brothers)

- Paul Reed Smith Blue Sierra head and Randall 4x12 cabinet (current with Alman bros)

- vintage Fender Deluxe and Fender Princeton (used on Already Free)

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

 

 

Other
- (In his Fender amp) Pyle Driver MH1020 speakers

- Dunlop Pyrex Slide(large)

Dunlop Wall Pyrex Glass Slide Large

- DR Pure Blues electric Strings, custom gauge: (.011, .014, .017, .026, .036, .046)

DR Strings PHR11 Pure Blues Nickel Heavy Electric Guitar Strings

- coricidine bottle style slides with heavy bottoms

- No Picks!

- Peterson Strobo tuner



Trucks doesn't need no stinkin pick:
"Trucks regularly plays without the use of a plectrum (pick). He generally plucks or strums (together or independently) with his thumb as well as his index, middle, and ring fingers."

(Quotes are from Wikipedia Derek Trucks page)

Go to the next page for excellent pictures of Derek Truck's Guitar Rig.

 

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