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Gary Moore played guitar in the rock band Thin Lizzy in addition to playing with a large amount of other amazing musicians over his career.

Let's take a look at some of the guitar gear and equipment that was seen in Gary's guitar rig.

Gary Moore playing guitar on stage

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Guitars

- 1960 Fender Stratocaster (red)



- 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard (bought from Fleetwood Mac's Peter Green)



- Charvel guitars (EMG pickups and Floyd Rose trem)

- Hamer guitars

- 12 string Takamine acoustic guitar

- Paul Reed Smith guitars

- 1960 or 61 Gibson ES-355

- Ibanez Roadstar RS1000 guitar

- Gibson Gary Moore Signature Les Paul BFG

- goldtop Gibson Vintage Original Spec Les Paul

- 1968 Fender Telecaster (on “Down the Line”)

- custom German solidbody with Bare Knuckle pickups (“Someday Baby”)

- Gibson Firebird (red. “Preacher Man Blues”)

- Chandler-Schecter Strat (white with graphics)




Amps and Cabinets

- Marshall DSL 100 amps



- Category 5 Amplification custom 100 watt head

- Marshall 1959 SPLX head



- Marshall 1959HW heads (x2)

- Marshall Super lead amps (1959 and 1987)

- Marshall JMP Super Bass amp head (from 1992)

- Marshall JTM45 Re-issue amp (6l6, 5881, kt66 tubes)

- Marshall 1960B and BX Cabinets

- Soldano SLO100 and HR50 amps

- Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker Reissue 2 x 12" combo

- Marshall SLX head

- Dean Markley amps

- Gallien-Krueger amps

- Fender Showman (69/70ish)

- Fender Dual Showman head

- Marshall 1962 Mk.I Super Tremolo 2x12" combo (from 1965)

- Marshall JMP-1 preamp

- 1989 Fender Vibroverb reissue (brown tolex)



Effects

- Ibanez TS9 and TS10 Tubescreamer Pedals



- Roland SRE555 Tape Echo/Reverb

- Volume pedal

- Roland SDE 3000 Digital Delay

- Roland Dimension D

- Boss OD1 Distortion (OD-3 pic below)

- Marshall Guv'nor pedal (Gain: 2 o'clock, Bass: 2 o'clock, Full Mid/Treble: 4 o'clock, Level:1 o'clock)

- Ibanez PC10 Prime Dual Chorus

- Ibanez Delay III

- Alesis Quadraverb

- Boss DS-1 pedal (used with his strat)

- DigiTech Reverb pedal

- Roger Mayer Stone Fuzz

- T-Rex Moller

- T-Rex Mudhoney pedal

- T-Rex Replica delay

- T-Rex chorus pedal (not sure which model)




Strings

- Dean Markley LTHB Electric guitar strings, gauges 10, 13, 17, 30w, 42w, 52w

- Gibson extra heavy 1.14mm celluloid shell guitar picks (351 shaped)

- gauge 9-48 strings after hand injury

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