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Dave Grohl became really well known as the drummer of the band Nirvana. After Nirvana he switched from drums to guitar and vocals in the awesome band The Foo Fighters. Let's take a look at some of the guitar gear and equipment that Dave has been seen using in his Foo Fighter's guitar rig.

 

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Dave Grohl has had a very large collection of guitars over the years. Below is a good listing of the types of gutars that have graced his collection.

Guitars

- Gibson Trini Lopez (Gibson also made a Grohl inspired DG-335 model)

Gibson Inspired By Dave Grohl DG-335 Electric Guitar Pelham Blue DISCONTINUED - Gibson Inspired By Dave Grohl DG-335 Electric Guitar

- Gibson Firebird Studio electric guitar

Gibson Firebird Studio Non-Reverse Electric Guitar Pelham Blue

- Gretsch Duo Jet electric guitar

Gretsch Guitars G6128T-DSV Duo Jet with Fixed Arm Bigsby

- Ampeg Dan Armstrong model electric guitar

- Gibson SG custom electric guitar

Gibson Custom SG Standard Standard Historic Reissue VOS Faded Cherry

- Gibson Les Paul Standard electric guitar

Gibson 2014 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson SG electric guitar

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

- Fender Deluxe Telecaster electric guitar

Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar - Black

- Gibson Explorer electric guitar

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Explorer Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Custom electric guitar

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Gibson RD Artist electric guitar

- Gibson Marauder electric guitar

- Washburn Dimebag Guitar with lightning bolts

- Gibson ES-335

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Epiphone Riviera

- Gibson Dove acoustic guitar (he has the Elvis model)

Gibson Dove Modern Classic Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Martin D28 acoustic guitar

Martin D-28 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

- Robin Savoy Standard (according to Robin Guitars site)

- Taylor 814ce and 612ce flattops

Taylor 814ce Rosewood/Spruce Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Dave Dearnaley custom V guitar, seen in Rope video (original built for Phil Campbell in the 80's)

- Gretsch White Falcon guitar

Gretsch Guitars G6139T-CBDC White Falcon Center Block Double Cutaway with Bigsby

- Duesenberg Starplayer TV

- Custom Hugh Manson Guitar

 

Amp

- Fender Tone Master amplifier heads (x2)

- Hiwatt Custom 100 amplifier

- Custom Audio Amplifiers PT100 amp heads (x2)

- Mesa Boogie Road King (replaced the Vox/Dual rectifier setup in 2009)

- Vox AC30/6TB Top Boost Combo Reissue - 2x12

Vox Custom AC30C2X 30W 2x12 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

-Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier Head

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

 


Cabinets

- Fender guitar cabs (blonde. 4x12. Probably tonemaster cabs.)

- Mesa/Boogie Straight Cabinets / 4x12

Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4x12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black Straight

 

 

Effects Pedals

- Boss DM-2 Analog Delay

- Boss DD-3 pedal

Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal

- Boss Chromatic Tuner pedals (x2) / Power Supply

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- MXR Phase 90 Phaser

MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal

- Whirlwind A/B Selector

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Rat distortion pedals

Pro Co RAT2 Distortion Pedal

- Dunlop Univibe pedal

- Electro-Harmonix Memory Man

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man XO Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro-Harmonix Q-Tron

Electro-Harmonix XO Q-Tron Envelope Filter Guitar Effects Pedal

- Dunlop Heil Talkbox

Dunlop Heil Talk Box

- Shure Guitar Wireless UHF-R with auto-assigning belt packs

- Keeley Katana pedal (pictured in 2007)

Keeley Katana Pre Amp Guitar Effect Pedal

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- THD Hot Plates (purple)

- Ebtech Hum eliminator

Ebtech 2-Channel Hum Eliminator

- MXR Smart Gate pedals

MXR M-135 Smart Gate Pedal

 

 

Strings and Picks

- D'Addario EXL115 strings with .42 for the A-string and a .60 for the E-string

D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

- Dunlop Gator Grip .70mm guitar pic

Dunlop Gator Grip Standard Guitar Picks

 

Drum Sticks

- Zildjian Dave Grohl Signature Drumsticks

Zildjian Dave Grohl Signature Drumsticks


 

Go to the next page for awesome pictures of Dave Grohl's guitar rig!

 

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