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Billy Talent - Ian D'Sa Guitar Rig Gear and Equipment

Ian D'Sa is a guitar player in the Canadian band Billy Talent.

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

Ian playing guitar on stage

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Checkout our Video Interview with Ian D'Sa for more rig details!

 

Guitars
- Fender "Fat Strat" Deluxe American HH with Humbucker pick-up (black. diy red pickguard. Maple neck. This is his main live guitar. Has two of these. Atomic pickups, and one has hot rod pickups)

Fender American Standard HSS Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- Fender Stratocaster HSS - white with black pickguard and maple neck. Red maple leaf on it.

- '52 reissue buttersctoch telecaster ("Crispy chicken") He has two of these, other is called "Backup Chicken". Uses them in the studio.

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

- Fender Jazzmaster (clean)

Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

- Gibson  '79 Silverburst Les Pauls

Gibson Custom Limited-Edition Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Silverburst

- Gibson '57 and/or '58 Junior (heavy. Used in studio)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Junior Double Cutaway VOS Electric Guitar

- Fender American Vintage '57 Strat (color?)

DISCONTINUED - Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Electric Guitar 2-Tone Sunburst

- Fender '72 Telecaster Deluxe guitars

Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar - Black

- Fender Jaguar Baritone Special HH (non-baritone pic below)

Fender Jaguar HH Electric Guitar Black





Amps and Cabinets

- custom Stephenson Amplification 60 watt amplifier head and 30 watt amp

- Peavey 5150 head into a Vox cabinet (used in the past)

- Marshall JCM800 2203 amplifier

Marshall JCM800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Diezel VH4 amp

Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head Black

- Komet Concorde (his favorite amp from the recording process)

Komet Concorde amp

- 1962 Tremolux ("his Secret weapon")

Fender Eric Clapton Signature EC Tremolux 12W 1x12 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Bogner cabs

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- Diezel cabs

- Marshall Cab (basketweave front)

Marshall 1960AX or 1960BX 100W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

 





Effects
- Z-Vex Woolly Mammoth Pedal

ZVex Hand-Painted Woolly Mammoth Fuzz Bass Effect Pedal

- Klon Centaur pedal

- Big John Hairy Balls pedal

Big John Hairy Balls pedal

- Big John Obama Wah

Big John Obama Wah

- Bradshaw pedal system (pedals in rack)

- Tech 21 Comptortion pedal

- EHX Pog

Electro-Harmonix POG2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal

- Custom Audio Electronics RS-10 Midi pedal

- SansAmp Tech 21 Comptortion Pedal (solos)

- Boss RV-5 Reverb pedal

Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb Effects Pedal

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- Boss TU-2 Tuner pedal

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- VL Effects Bullitt Booster M-TONE and Bullitt Overdrive Od-oNe (custom made)

VL Effects M-TONE pedal VL Effects Bullitt Od-oNe pedal

- Fulltone CLYDE wah pedal

Fulltone Clyde Standard Wah Guitar Effect Pedal

 

An older pedalboard picture:

Ian guitar pedals

 

Strings

- Dean Markley 10-46 gauge strings

Dean Markley 2503 NickelSteel Regular Electric Guitar Strings

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