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Keith Nelson is the lead guitarist for the Hard rock band Buckcherry. He was one of the founding members of the band, along with singer Josh Todd.

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

It is important to note that Keith has a huge collection of gear, especially vintage stuff...so if you find a source that can add info to this listing, please leave a comment. keith has said "I pretty much have every vintage Marshall, every vintage Vox you’ll need" (premierguitar) and he has an armload of vintage guitars.

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Guitars

- '59 Gibson Les Paul reissue guitar (calls it "Duane") - WCR Godwood pickups

Gibson Custom 60Th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard Cherry Teaburst

- Gretsch 6120

Gretsch Guitars G6120t-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Chet Atkins Hollowbody With Bigsby Vintage Orange Stain

- Fender ‘51 and '53 Esquire guitars

Fender 70Th Anniversary Esquire Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar 2-Color Sunburst

- Fender ‘71 Strat

Fender Classic Series '70s Stratocaster Electric Guitar White

- Fender Telecaster Custom

Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Junior

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Gibson ’62 SG

Gibson Sg Standard '61 Electric Guitar Vintage Cherry

- Gibson ’62 355 (black)

DISCONTIUED - FIX- Gibson Custom VOS ES-355 Electric Guitar with Bigsby Antique Ebony

- Gibson ’54 Gold Top

Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Standard Historic Reissue Goldtop VOS Antique Gold

- Various other Gibson Les Pauls

- Zemaitis custom shop GZMF501 guitar

- Zemaitis protoype of his signature guitar (WCR "Cherry Bucker" in bridge)

- Fender "Telemaster" - part tele, part jazzmaster

- Duesenberg guitar

- Bill Nash tele ("Jenny")

- Nash body telecaster, built to look like Keith Richard's guitar

Note: The Mar 2008 Vintage Guitar Magazine has an article on Keith's guitars and amps. If anyone has this magazine, fill us in!!!


Pickups
According to the Seymour Duncan Site Keith uses these pickups:
- Ant. HB, SH-1n, SH-11, STL-1b, Ant. P-90, SH-55

Seymour Duncan SH-1 1959 Model Electric Guitar Pickup




Amps and Cabinets
- Marshall '71 Super Lead 100

- Germino MONTEREY 100 amp head

- Marshall ’68 small-box “Plexi”

- Marshall ‘66 JTM45

- Vox AC30 Top Boost

- Divided by 13 amps - model RSA31 amp and cabinets

- Fender Bandmaster

- Budda Collectors Edition Twinmaster with matching 1x12 Exension cab

- Victoria and Louis Electric tweed twin amplifiers



Effects and More
Note: Keith has many of his pedals Keeley modded

- Boss SD-1 (Keeley 5-star modified)

Boss SUPER OverDrive SD-1 Pedal

- Vox Wah pedals (modified)

- Rocktron Banshee talk box

Rocktron Banshee 2 Talk Box

- MXR Phase 90

- Voodoo Lab Tremolo

- Boss Delay pedal

- Boss pedal tuner

- Radial SGI44

- Keeley true bypass loopers

- Keeley Java Boost

Keeley Java Boost Guitar Effects Pedal

- Mogami cables

- Morley Pedal(s)

- Budda Wah

Budda BRS-97020 Budwah Wah Guitar Effects Pedal

- Ground Control

- MXR Carbon Copy pedals (x2)


- DLS Effects RotoSim pedal

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power

- Radial JX44

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