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Nils Lofgren is an American rock music singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Nils has performed as a solo artist, and is also a long-time member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band in addtion to being former member of Neil Young's Crazy Horse band.

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

Nils on guitar

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Guitars
- Fender Stratocasters (including 2 1961 strats that he uses often)

Fender Custom Shop 1961 Stratocaster Burnt Heavy Relic Electric Guitar 3-Tone Sunburst

- Fender tele

Fender American Professional Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar Sonic Gray

- Fender Jazzmasters (including a '56)

Fender Vintera '60S Jazzmaster Electric Guitar Ice Blue Metallic

- Gibson ’52 Goldtop Les Paul

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

- Epiphone Les Paul (used on Ringo Starr tours)

- Gretsch Black Falcon guitars

Gretsch Guitars G6136TBK Black Falcon with Bigsby Black
 

- Gretsch Black Penguin guitars (white penguin pictured below)

Gretsch Guitars G6134 White Penguin Electric Guitar

- Spector ARC6 guitar (2007)

- Takamine acoustic guitars (EF508C and EF341SC and more)

Takamine Ef341sc Legacy Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black

- Martin D-18 (given to him by Neil Young)

- Gibson L-10 acoustic

- Carter Pedal steel guitars

- Owens/Zeta Resonator Guitars



Amps and Cabinets
- Fender Twin Reverbs (more recently)

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp



Also has used:
- Fender blackface Super Reverbs with 4 10" speakers

- Fender Hot Rod DeVille amplifiers

Fender Hot Rod DeVille 410 III 60W 4x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Fender Vibro Kings with 3 10" speakers

Fender Vibro-King Custom 60W 3x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp




Effects and more
- Electro-Harmonix POG Poly Octave Generator

- Barber Burn Unit Overdrives

- FullTone Fulldrive 2

- Line 6 DL4 Delay

- Boss OC-3 Octave pedals

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- Boss DD-3 Delay Pedal

- Furman Power Conditioner

- Korg DTR tuner

- Peterson AutoStrobe 490

- Voodoo Lab Ground Control

- Digital Music GCX audio switcher

- Line 6 Pod Pro

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects

- Digitech Whammy

DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Guitar Effects Pedal

 

 

Strings and Picks
- D’Addario 13–56 gauge (on the jazzmasters)

D'Addario EJ22 Nickel Jazz Medium Electric Guitar Strings

- D’Addario 11–52 gauge (on the Stratocasters)

- D’Addario medium gauge acoustic strings

- Herco or Golden Gate thumb picks

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