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Mick Thomson is one of the guitar players for the nine-piece band Slipknot. Thomson is known as member #7 in the band.

Up until 2008 Mick has used EMG Active Pickups (81, 85) but as of 2008 he began using Seymour Duncan Blackout Active Humbuckers.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in the Slipknot guitar player Mick Thomson's guitar rig.

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Guitars

- Ibanez MTM-100 and MTM-10 guitars

- Ibanez MTM1 and MTM2 Mick Thomson signature models tuned B,F#,B,E,G#,C#

- Ibanez Custom RG 6 (Red, Black, and White models with "SEVEN" inscribed on the fretboard, tuned to B F# B E G# C#)

- Ibanez Custom S Series (Silver, with "SEVEN" inscribed on the fretboard, tuned to A E A D F# B)

- Ovation custom Mick Thomson MT37 acoustic

- Mick used to play B.C. Rich (Warlock/Bich) before his contract with Ibanez



 

Pickups

- Seymour Duncan EMTY Mick Thomson AHB-3 Blackouts

 



Amps and Cabinets

- Rivera Mick Thomson Signature Series KR-100-MT 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Rivera Mick Thomson Signature Series K412-MT 280W 4x12 Tube Guitar Extension Cabinets

- Rivera K7 Knucklehead Reverb amplifier heads (EL34 power tubes) and KR7 4x12 cabs w/ 100w Celestion speakers

- Single 12 Randall Iso cab

- Line 6 Spider III (Practice)

- Carvin BR100 speaker in the iso cab

- VHT/Fryette Pittbull amp



 

Effects and More
- BBE 482i Sonic Maximizer

- Marshall JMP-1 Pre-Amp

- Boss GX-700 Pre-Amp

- Jim Dunlop Jimi Hendrix Octave fuzz

- Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamers

- Electro Harmonix Bass Balls (Russian)

- Furman Power distribution

- dual Audio Technica wireless units

- Whirlwind Switcher

- Custom Audio Electronics 4x4 switchers

- Voodoo labs pedal power

- Boss Super Overdrive (to boost leads)

- Line 6 Pod Xt

- Dunlop Crybaby custom Rack wah

- Boss NS-2 Noise Supressor

- Boss TU-2

- GCX rack unit

- Boss GT-Pro multi effects rack unit

 

 

Strings and Picks

- D'Addario EXL117 electric guitar strings (11-56 gauge, as shown on D'Addario website)

- Previously Used Custom Gauge Ernie Ball Strings (11-15-18-28-38-58 and 12-16-20-30-40-64)

-  Dunlop Jazz III picks and more recently, the new Carbon Fiber Max Grip Jazz III Pick

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