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Doug Wimbish is a bass player, well known for his studio work for the rap/hip hop label Sugarhill Records and his membership of the funk metal band Living Colour. He has played for a vast range of artists, including Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, Madonna, George Clinton, Bomb The Bass, Depeche Mode, Joe Satriani, Mos Def and Tarja Turunen.

Let's take a look at some of the bass gear and equipment that has been seen in Doug's bass rig.

Doug playing bass 

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Basses
- 1987 Spector 4-string [brown]
- 2000 Spector 5-string fretless [black]
- 1987 Spector 5-string [blue]
- 2000 Spector 6-string bass [blue]
- Ibanez Doug Wimbish mo. basses [4, 5, & 6-string basses]
- 2000 electric upright bass [natural]
- Warwick 5 string thumb bass

- various vintage Fender basses (P and J basses, etc..)

- Spector Euro4LX Doug Wimbish signature model (regular euro model below)







Amplifier
- Trace Elliot AH1200-12 Bass amplifier heads (x2)

- Trace Elliot 1048H Cabinets (x2)  (1084 pic below)

- Trace Elliot 1518 Cabinets (x2. Stacked below the 1048H's)

- Ampeg SVT Pro heads and 8x10 cabs (pictured using in Argentina and Mexico live 2009)

 

 

 

Effects and More
Note: Doug has a large amount of effects and bass gear both on the floor and in his rack. Here is some of the gear he's been seen using before.
- BBE Sonic Stomp

- Boss Bass Synth

- Boss DSD-2 Digital Sampler/Delay

- Boss BF2 Flanger

- Boss Digital reverb/delay

- Boss DD-3 and DD-6 Digital Delays

- Boss FV50 Volume pedal

- Boss SL-20 Slicer

- Boss TU12 Chromatic tuner

- Carl Martin 3-band Parametric Preamp

- Danelectro D01 Daddy-O

- D.O.D. FX25B Envelope Filter

- Digitech Whammy Pedal

- Digitech 256XL
- Digitech 2112 Delay unit
- DigiTech JamMan

- Digitech IPS33B pitch transposer
- DigiTech TimeBender

- Dunlop Crybaby (105Q?)

- Ernie Ball Stereo Volume Pedal

- Eventide PitchFactor

- Line 6 Delay



- Line 6 distortion

- Line 6 modulator

- MXR Bass Blowtorch

- Pigtronix Disnortion

- Planet Phatt

- SansAmp DI Bass Driver

- SansAmp GT2

- SansAmp Vintage

- Senheisser Wireless Units

- T.C. Electronics 2290 Digital Delay

- Voodoo Lab Proctavia

- Voodoo Lab Micro Vibe

- Voodoo Lab Analog Chorus

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus

- Yamaha REX50





Strings
- Rotosound Swing bass strings (variety of gauges)



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