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Richard Kruspe is a German musician and the founder and lead guitarist of the German  Metal bands Rammstein and Emigrate. Richard also played in the bands Orgasm Death Gimmicks and First Arsch.

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

Richard on guitar

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Guitars

- ESP RZK-1 (Richard Z Krupse model). Also was made in an LTD version RZK-600.

- ESP KH-2 (Kirk Hammett model)

ESP KH-2 Kirk Hammett Signature Series Electric Guitar

- ESP Eclipse I CTM (black, used in 2005 performance)

- Fender Jaguar (Emigrate cleans)

Fender American Original '60S Jaguar Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar Surf Green

- Gretsch White Falcon (Emigrate cleans)

Gretsch Guitars G6136t-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Falcon Hollowbody With Bigsby Vintage White

- ESP Eclipse-II (vintage black)

ESP Standard Series Eclipse II

- ESP Deluxe EC-1000

Esp Ltd Deluxe Ec-1000 Electric Guitar Black

- TAKAMINE EF341SC

Takamine Ef341sc Legacy Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black




Pickups

- DiMarzio D Activator pickups (recently switched into all his guitars)

DiMarzio DP219 D-Activator Neck Humbucker Pickup

- EMG 81 pickups (stock in bridge and neck of his ESP model)

EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup





Amps

- Mesa/Boogie Dual and Triple Rectifiers (according to Voodoo amps site, Richard uses their Platinum Mod)

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Soldano amplifier (model?)

Soldano Slo-100 Super Lead Overdrive 100W Tube Amp Head Black

- 295 Boogie Strategy power amp and also  Simul 2:90's

- Mesa 4x12 Recto cabs and 2x12 guitar wedges

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

- Rath amps (used in the 90's)


Effects and More

- Mesa Boogie Tri-Axis pre

- ADA preamp

- SansAmp PSA-1

Tech 21 Sansamp PSA1.1 Preamp

- Custom Audio Electronics RS-10 (pictured with him on stage in 2004)

- Wah pedal (2004 pictured)

- Furman PL-Plus Power Conditioner

Furman PL-Plus C Power Conditioner

- Whirlwind MultiSelector (rack)

- Dunlop Crybaby DCR-ISR Rack Wah

- Custom Audio Electronics 2x4 audio controller and System Power Supply

- T.C. Electronic G-Force

- Korg DTR-1 rack tuner

- Drawmer Dual DS201 Noise gate

Drawmer DS201 Dual Noise Gate

- Shure SM7 and Neumann TLM49 (vocals on Emigrate)

Shure SM7B Microphone with Switchable Response

- TC Electronic Nova Delay

TC Electronic ND-1 Nova Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- TC Electronic Nova Dynamics

- Carl Martin Chorus xII

- Carl Martin TremO'vibe pedal

Carl Martin Trem o Vibe Pedal

- Carl Martin The Fuzz pedal

- MXR Smart Gate

- SC1 Midi Controller

- Sennheiser Wireless units

- MXR Carbon Copy

- EBS MultiDrive pedal

EBS MultiDrive Universal Overdrive Pedal

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