gear

I use the following gear (almost exclusively) on solo shows:

The Martin OMCPA4:

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  • 000 Body Size
  • Single Cutaway
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • Fishman F1 Analog Electronics
  • Solid Sapele Back and Sides
  • Black Richlite Fretboard
  • 20 Frets
  • 25.4” Scale Length
  • 16” Radius
  • 1.75” Neck Width at Nut
  • Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Black Richlite Bridge
  • 16” Radius Compensated White Tusq Saddle
  • White Corian Nut
  • Closed Chrome Tuners with Large Buttons
  • Tortoiseshell Pickguard
  • Black Boltaron Bindings
  • TUNING is always in  DADGBD

Dunlop tortex guitar picks

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(either 1.0mm or 1.14mm)

Strings

always 13 gauge strings. I bounce back and forth between Martin and D’adderio brands.

(Again, always tuned DADGBD)

CAPO

I use Kyser brand Capo’s exclusively

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Harmonica’s

I use Hohner Blues Harp Harmonica’s exclusively

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currently use a C, A, D and F regularly.

 

Cables

typically I use Monster or Mogami.

Microphone

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Shure Beta58

PA SYSTEM

L1® Model 1S system with B2 bass and ToneMatch® audio engine

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  • 12-speaker articulated line array delivers 180-degree horizontal sound coverage
  • Produces consistent tonal balance with less volume drop-off over distance
  • System’s interconnecting pieces allow for easy transport, setup and breakdown
  • Four-channel ToneMatch audio engine with studio class effects

 

Effects

Digitech JamMan II Stereo Looper                                             TC-Helicon Harmony Singer

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Boss-oc 3 polyphonic Octive Pedal

All pedals are mounted and powered by the SKB PS8 pedal board.

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My electric rig

I play an Ibanez Artcore AS73

My Artcore AS73’s Specifications:

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  • set mahogany neck
  • Double-cutaway, all-maple body
  • 22 frets
  • Bound rosewood fretboard
  • ART1 bridge
  • ACH1 humbucker (neck)
  • ACH2 humbucker (bridge)
  • Pearl dot inlay
  • Chrome hardware
  • 13 gauge strings (it’s a wound G string as well)
  • tuning DADGBD

I play this through a Fender Mustang II DSP

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40 watts

12″ speaker

Solid State. Reliable, light weight, and I really only use it as a practice amp….I changed my mined since posting this…I need a tube amp.  LOL!