Search the Site

Uber Guitar Quizzes

Think you know something about guitar gear? Take our:

Guitar Gear Quiz Or Metal Gear Quiz Or Guitar Pedal Quiz - New!

Latest Comments

  • The Sword - J. D. Cronise Guitar Gear Rig and Equi...daveo said More
    I'm wondering what amp he uses that has ONLY 1 big knob.
    4 days ago.
  • Paul Gilbert's Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentJudo5150 said More
    i wonder what songs he uses the Boss SY5 Bass synth? i have... 1 week ago.
  • Bruce Springsteen Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentGav said More
    Why be surprised at glockenspiel. Danny Federici used... Tuesday, 15 October 2019
  • System of a Down's Daron Malakian's Guitar Rig Gea...Elizabeth said More
    A very late reply, and I'm sure you've figured this out by... Monday, 14 October 2019
  • Nuno Bettencourt's Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentIlan said More
    1. I also saw Digitech FreqOut on his pedalboard.
    2. He also... Monday, 02 September 2019
  • Randy Rhoads Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentFrank said More
    This setup is later then 79-81. Sunday, 18 August 2019
  • Poison - C.C. Deville Guitar Gear Rig and Equipmen...Matty b said More
    Wah wah pedals for sure Saturday, 17 August 2019
  • Tool - Danny Carey Drum Kit Gear and Drum Set Equi...JustDrum said More
    ... Friday, 09 August 2019
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentAnonymous said More
    Gary went to using Marshall DSL 100H amps then to Marshall... Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentJerald Fulks said More
    That is the Kemper profile they tour with since 2015. So... Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentJerald Fulks said More
    Gary has three of them too.
    Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Vinnie Moore Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentDarius said More
    IMHO Vinnie sounded the best with Laney AOR 100. Minds Eye... Sunday, 14 July 2019
  • Rolling Stones - Keith Richards Guitar Gear Rig an... Jimmy said More
    What’s the green Tele? Tuesday, 02 July 2019
  • John Frusciante's Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentLeo said More
    I don't know know much about ssl-1 does that means only... Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Joe Don Rooney is the guitar player in the American country music band Rascal Flatts.

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

Joe playing guitar

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Guitar CenterCool

 

Guitars
- Gibson custom built goldtop Les Paul (with image of wife's lips painted)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold

- Gibson 1963 SG Juniors (red and a white one)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson SG Junior 60's Electric Guitar

- Gibson ES-335 (sunburst)

Gibson ES-335 Dot Plain-top Electric Guitar with Gloss Finish - Sunburst

- James Tyler Telecaster

- Fender 1957 Reissue Stratocaster (his is sunburst)

Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Relic Electric Guitar - Red

- Taylor 714ce

Taylor 714ce Rosewood/Spruce Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst

- Gibson Les Paul Studio (ebony)

Gibson 2014 Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar







Amps and Cabinets

- Bogner Ectasy 101B amplifiers (x2, one is a backup)

Bogner Ecstasy 101B 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head with EL34s Comet Black

- Bogner spare?

- Marshall mid 70's JMP 50 watt (for clean)

- VHT Power Amps (x2, one spare)

- Bogner 4x12 cabinet (used by the Bogners) G12H30 celestions

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- 2x12 (used by the Marshall head. Vintage 30's)

- 1x12 cabs built by Peter Matthers (vintage 30 celestions)

- cabs miced with Shure SM57 mics and Royer R-121 Ribbon mics

Shure SM57 Instrument/Vocal MicRoyer R-121 LIVE Ribbon Microphone Nickel







Effects and More

Rack:
- TC Electronic FireworX Multi Effects Processor

TC Electronic FireworX Multi Effects Processor

- TC Electronic Reverb 4000

TC Electronic M-4000 Stereo Reverb Unit

- TC Electronic D-Two - Multitap rhythm delay

TC Electronic D-Two Multi-Tap Delay

- RJM Amp Gizmo
- Korg Rack tuner
- Palmer PDI-09 Direct Box
- Furman Power Conditioner
- Shure Wireless
- Radial Headbone

Radial Engineering Headbone VT Amp Head Switcher for Tube Amps





Joe's Pedalboard:
- Digital Music Corp Ground Control Pro

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

- Ernie Ball Volume pedal

Ernie Ball 6165 Stereo Volume/Pan Pedal

- Boss FS-5U pedal

Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch

- Lehle 1@3 Amp switcher

Lehle 1at3 SGoS Switcher Guitar Pedal

- Analog Man Mini-Chorus

- Boss GE-7 EQ pedal

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- Boss NS-2 pedal

Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor Pedal

- Fulltone MDV2 Mini DejaVibe 2 (wah version)

Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe Vibe/Chorus Pedal

- Boss TU-15 Chromatic Tuner



The Tech pedalboard (controlled by his guitar tech who does much of the switching) has:
- Digital Music Corp Ground Control Pro
- Ernie Ball VP Volume pedal
- Boss TU-2

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Dunlop DC Brick

Dunlop DC-Brick Multi-Power Supply

- Keeley Compressor

Keeley Compressor 2 knob Guitar Effect Pedal

- DLS Effects RotoSim rotary speaker simulator

DLS Effects RotoSim pedal

 

 

Checkout this great picture from 2007 of Joe's pedalboard. Thanks to Dave at DLS Effects for providing us with the photo!

Click the image to enlarge to fullsize in a shadowbox.

Like what you see?

Close

Hit the buttons below to follow us, you won't regret it...