Electric Guitars by ETodd

So we often get asked about what equipment we guitarists use, so I thought I would write a little post about it here so everyone can know! Also, we know that gear can get overwhelming so I included a little section in the bottom called “Where to Start?” with a few suggestions if you don’t know where to go, and want to sound good without spending a fortune.

Hope it helps!



Primary Guitars:
Gibson Les Paul Standard
Gibson SG Special (with p-90’s)
Fender American Standard Strat (with Seymour Duncan little 59 in bridge).
Fender American Deluxe Tele
Fender ‘72 Tele Deluxe

Amps in Studio:
Marshall 6100 (overdrive)
Egnater Tweaker (overdrive)
Fender Hot Rod (clean)

Live Amps:
Fender Hot Rod or Blues Deluxe

Overdrive Pedals:
Custom Tube Screamer (Similar to Robert Keeley)
Custom Blues Driver (similar to Robert Keeley)

Effects Pedals:
Line 6 M13, for delays, reverbs, and other effects
Budda wah-wah

Strings and Accessories:
D’addario EXL110
Planet Waves picks, straps, and cables


Primary Guitars:
Gibson Les Paul Standard
Fender ‘69 Telecaster
DeArmond M-75t

Amps in Studio:
Vox AC15
Fender Pro Jr.

Live Amps:
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Vox AC30

Overdrive Pedals:
Fulltone Fulldrive
Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive
Skreddy Screwdriver

Effects Pedals:
Boss PS-3
Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man
Line 6 M9 for delays, reverbs, and other effects.

Strings and Accessories:
D’Addario EXL115
Planet Waves straps and cables.

There are lots of great choices, this is just one idea…

Standard Fender Telecaster
Low wattage tube amp like Fender Blues Jr/Pro Jr, Vox AC-15, etc
Boss SD-1 or Ibanez Tubescreamer (or 1 of the 100’s of copies).
Boss DD-7 or Line 6 Echo Park
D’addario EXL110 (the most common strings for most players).
Planet Waves are the best and usually a good price.

3 Responses to “Electric Guitars by ETodd”

  1. Shane Says:

    Another great little low watt amp possibility is the Epiphone Pro Valve Jr. I run that. It has great tube warmth and doesn’t take much pushing to get that nice breakup. I run it into a little 1×12 Vox cab. The whole rig cost me right around $250.

    The only complaint that I have with the Epi is that there isn’t much tone control. It just has one little volume knob. It tends to be a little heavy in the mid-range.

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