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Jerry Garcia was an American musician best known for playing guitar, singing and songwriting in the band the Grateful Dead.

We did a lot of research and have compiled a list of gear and equipment that Jerry reportedly used in his rig over the years (60's-90's). Please feel free to post comments with more info!

 

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Guitars
- Doug Irwin custom made guitars ("Wolf", "Rosebud", "Tiger")

- Guild Starfire III

- Gibson Les Paul 1967 with P90's and Bigsby

- Gibson Les Paul Goldtop with P-90

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Electric Guitar - P90s

- Gibson SGs (red with Bigsby)

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul (sunburst)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Iced Tea

- Gibson Les Paul TV

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Fender Strat (sunburst)

DISCONTINUED - Fender American Vintage '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar - sunburst

- Fender 57 Strat (natural - "Alligator")

Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Relic Electric Guitar - Red

- Fender strat with midi (black)

- Fender Stratocaster with a Gibson tuneomatic and tailpiece

- Travis Bean (TB500, MC500, MC1000)

- 1939 Gibson Super 400N acoustic

- Martin D-18

Martin D-18 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural

- Alembic guitar (said to be a project)

- Stephen Cripe "Lightning Bolt" guitar

- ZB pedal steel 70-74

- Alvarez-Yairi




Amps and Cabinets
- Fender Twin Reverb amp with preamp outputs to a Mcintosh 2300 amp

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp

- Alembic B-12 speaker cabinets
- JBL E120s speakers
- Mesa Boogie Mark I and Mark II amplifiers
- Fender 4x12 cabinets






Effects and More
- MXR Distortion+ Script Logo (for leads and gain)

MXR M-104 DISTORTION + Guitar Pedal

- MXR Analog Delay (the vintage one is no longer made, so checkout the newer Carbon Copy pictured below)

MXR M169 Carbon Copy Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Phase 100 Script logo

MXR M-107 Phase 100 Effects Pedal

- Mutron lll Envelope Filter

- Mutron Octave Divider

- Boss OC-2 octave divider (changed to this in the 80's)

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal
- Boss HM-2

- Boss OS-2 Overdrive/Distortion pedal

- Boss OD-1 pedal

Boss OD-3 OverDrive Pedal

- Boss GE-7 Graphic Equalizer

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- ADA 2FX

- Ernie Ball Volume pedal

Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal

- custom foot controller

- Vox Crybaby wah

Vox V847A Wah-Wah Pedal
- ColorSound "Vol + Wah"

- Sennheiser 421 mic (amps)

Sennheiser MD421 II Microphone

- Roland guitar synth

Roland GK-3 Guitar Pickup

- Lexicon PCM's (42/60/70)

Lexicon PCM92 Reverb Effects Processor

- Groove Tube TRIO preamp

- Real Tube Reverb unit



Strings and Picks
- Vinci custom set, gauged .010, .013, .017, .027, .037, and .047

- Fender Extra Heavy flatpick

Fender 351 Standard Guitar Picks Heavy 1 Dozen

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