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Tom Petty is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and was a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch.

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

Tom Petty playing guitar live

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Guitars

Electrics
- ’66 sonic blue Fender Telecaster

Fender Custom Shop '63 Telecaster Heavy Relic Electric Guitar - Sonic Blue

- ’60 blonde Fender Telecaster

- ’64 fireglo (cherry sunburst) Electro (made by Rickenbacker) model ES-17 single pickup solidbody

- ’80s fireglo Rickenbacker 620/12 solidbody 12-string

- ’67 Gretsch Tennessean 6119

- ’67 mapleglo Rickenbacker 360/12 hollow-body 12-string

- ’64 Fender Stratocaster

- ’76 sunburst Gibson Firebird V (two mini humbuckers, reverse body)

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar - based on 1963 model

- ’63 white Fender Stratocaster

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

-’97 fireglo Rickenbacker Tom Petty Model

-  mid-’60s fireglo Rickenbacker “Rose-Morris” (UK export) model 1993 hollow-body 12-string

- ’66 white Vox Mark VI teardrop

- ’67 blonde Fender Esquire

Fender '50s Esquire Electric Guitar

- ’63 Gretsch 6122 Country Gentleman

Gretsch Guitars G6122-1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Electric Guitar Walnut Stain





Acoustics
- ’70s Guild D25-12 12-string

- ’05 Gibson J-200

Gibson J-200 Standard Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- ’05 Gibson J-200 Tom Petty Wildflower model

- ’87 Gibson Everly Brothers model

Note 1: Acoustics have prototype L.R. Baggs stereo pickups
Note 2: Martin made HD-40 and HD12-40 Tom Petty Signature Edition acoustics in 2004






Amps
- ’69 Marshall JMP50 “plexi” head (red)

Marshall 1987XL Vintage Series 50W Tube Head

- Vox speaker cabinets (vintage. four stock 12-inch Vox Bulldog speakers in each)

- Vox Super Beatle head (120-watts, solid-state, late-’60s model)

- white ’07 Hiwatt Custom 50 head (used as a backup head)

Hiwatt Custom 7 7w Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Fender Bassman amp

Fender Vintage Reissue '59 Bassman LTD







Effects

- vintage Maestro Phase Shifter

- RMC wah

- Boss CE-2 Chorus

- Demeter Amplification Tremulator

- Boss RV-3 Digital Reverb/Delay

Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb Effects Pedal

- Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Way Huge Electronics Red Llama (overdrive)

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- modified Boss on/off pedal (operates his rack Lexicon processor)

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- Lexicon MPX 500 reverb processor

- Fender Mini-Twin (used for backstage tuning)

Fender '57 Mini Twin Amp

- Ampeg Tube DI's (multiple)

- Peterson StroboRack Tuner

Peterson VS-R StroboRack Virtual Strobe Tuner

- Furman PM-Pro Series II Power Conditioner

- Avalon U5 Pre-amps (9x4)

Avalon Ultra Five Direct Box Instrument Preamplifier

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