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Robby Takac is one of the founding members of the Goo Goo Dolls, along with Johnny Rzeznik. He is the band's bassist and was formerly the front-man and lead singer in the Goo Goo Doll's earlier albums. Robby also is a producer and recording studio owner.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Robby's Goo Goo Dolls bass rig.

Robby on bass 

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Basses
- Yamaha BB414 (2024 pic below)

Yamaha BB2024X Electric Bass Guitar

- Yamaha BB1000 models

- Hipshot installed on basses. Yamaha customizes the basses for him also.

Hipshot Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh

- Fender P-Bass (1982 body with Bartolini pickups, Badass Bridge, D-Tuner, and metal nut)

Fender American Performer Precision Bass Rosewood Fingerboard 3-Color Sunburst





Amps and Cabinets
- Ampeg SVT Classic head

Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head

- Ampeg 4x10 bass cabinets

Ampeg SVT-410HLF Classic Series Bass Cabinet

- Divided by 13 amp



Effects and More
- Samson wireless unit
- Ampeg SVT Mic-preamp DI
- Tech 21 SansAmp bass RBI

Tech 21 Sansamp RBI Rackmount Bass Tube Amp Emulator

- Xotic Effects BB Bass pedal

Xotic Effects Bass BB Preamp Distortion/Booster Bass Effects Pedal



Strings and Picks
- GHS .115, .095, .070, and .050   and   .135, .115, .095, and .070  gauge bass strings

GHS H3045 Heavy Gauge Bass Boomers Bass Strings

- Dunlop .88mm Tortex Triangle picks

Dunlop Tortex Triangle Guitar Picks

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