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Bob Weir Guitar Gear Rig and Equipment

Bob Weir is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, most recognized as a founding member of the Grateful Dead. After the Grateful Dead disbanded, Weir played with The Other Ones, later known as The Dead, together with other former members of the Grateful Dead. Weir also founded and played in several other bands during and after his career with the Grateful Dead, including Kingfish, the Bob Weir Band, Bobby and the Midnites, and his current band, Ratdog.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Bob Weir's more recent guitar rigs.

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Musician's FriendCool

 

Guitars
- '59 Gibson ES-335 (tobacco sunburst)

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Modulus G3FH  (custom, blue)

- Alvarez Yairi WY-1 BW Bob Weir Signature Acoustic-electric

Alvarez Yairi WY1BW Bob Weir Signature Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- 1956 Fender Telecaster (natural wood/blonde look)

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

- custom strat style guitar made by Rich Hoeg

- Various other guitars


Amps and Cabinets
- Mesa Boogie Stereo Rectifier 2: 100 Watt Power Amplifiers

- 2 single 12" cabs with Tone Tubby speakers

- Vox cabinets (speakers onstage are for stage sound - his guitar signal goes to DI)



Effects and More

- Digidesign Eleven Rack Guitar Multi Effects Processor (2011)

Avid Eleven Rack Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- Vox Tonelab SE Valvetronix

Vox ToneLab ST Guitar Multi Effects Pedal

- Switcher (not sure what brand)

- Shure UHF Wireless system

- Furman PL-8 Power Conditioner

Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner

- Alesis Mixer

- TC Electronics G-Force

TC Electronic G-Force Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- Acoustical Preamp Circuit prototype

- TC Electronics Acoustic Effects

TC Electronic G-Natural Acoustic Guitar Multi Effects Pedal

- Roland midi foot controller for TC (not sure model)

- A big Occiliscope

- Avalon VT-747SP

Avalon VT-747SP Stereo Compressor EQ

- Line 6 Pod Pro

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects

- Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro Plus

- Palmer ADIG-ST

- Rane SM82

- Ebtech Hum Eliminator

Ebtech 2-Channel Hum Eliminator

- Neumann KMS-105 mics

Neumann KMS105 Microphone

- Lectrosonics R400 wireless

- Electro-Harmonix Bi-Filter

Electro-Harmonix Bi-Filter Analog Dual Envelope Follower

- Meyer CP-10 Equalizer





Strings and Picks
- red nylon jazz I picks by Jim Dunlop (the Jazz III is pictured below)

Dunlop Nylon Jazz III Guitar Pick

- PYRAMID GOLD PURE NICKEL FLAT WOUND STRINGS:
.010 - .0465 w/.0165 plain G 3rd and the wound G 3rd. 
.011 - .0465 w/ wound G 3rd. 
.013 - .052 w/ wound G 3rd.

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