Microphones

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Guitars

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Guitars

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Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

In this video, Frank Zappa's son shows off and talks about Frank's 1963 Tobac... more

Completely Incorrect Gibson Frank Zappa SG

Gibson Frank Zappa SG

In [this article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Dweezil_Zappa_Teases_... more

Supro Dual-Tone Electric Guitar

Supro Dual-Tone Electric Guitar

In this extremely old photo of Frank Zappa, we can just make out a (now vinta... more

Gibson Les Paul    (Duplicate)

Gibson Les Paul (Duplicate)

"But I like the tone quality and sustain that I get out of the Les Paul, whic... more

Amplifiers

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Carvin X-100B

Carvin X-100B

This tweet, by [Zappas Gear](https://twitter.com/ZappasGear), includes a phot... more

Acoustic 270 Amplifier Head

Acoustic 270 Amplifier Head

"It's and Acoustic 270 bass amplifier but he used it with his guitar and it's... more

Marshall JMP 2203 Mk II Master Lead 100w

Marshall JMP 2203 Mk II Master Lead 100w

"This stock, mid-Seventies 100-watt Marshall JMP head was a mainstay in Zappa... more

Pignose

Pignose

"This is the Pignose amplifier that was responsible for the bulk of the nasty... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Mu-Tron C-200 Volume-Wah

Mu-Tron C-200 Volume-Wah

What type of wah-wah do you use? "I have a Mu-tron and the Oberheim VCF (vo... more

Oberheim VCF-200 Voltage Controlled Filter

Oberheim VCF-200 Voltage Controlled Filter

What type of wah-wah do you use? " I have a Mu-tron and the Oberheim VCF (vo... more

Needs Review MXR M117R Flanger

MXR M117R Flanger

What's in the large console you use on stage? It looks very complex. "Well,... more

Needs Review Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi V3

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi V3

Two heavily modified V3s were part of Zappa's rack gear. This was mentioned b... more

Pianos

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Pianos

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Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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NED Synclavier II

NED Synclavier II

Frank used the Synclavier on his last albums, mostly triggered via guitar. more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Instruments

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Instruments

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Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Maestro Echoplex

Maestro Echoplex

What type of wah-wah do you use? " I have a Mu-tron and the Oberheim VCF (vo... more

MicMix Dynaflanger Model 265

MicMix Dynaflanger Model 265

Mentioned in this February 1983 *Guitar Player* interview. > **Q:What kind... more

Music Accessories

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Needs Review Fender 351 Shape Pick, Tru-Shell, Heavy

Fender 351 Shape Pick, Tru-Shell, Heavy

What kind of picks and strings do you use? "I use Fender Heavy picks, and I... more

Strings

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Needs Review Ernie Ball Custom Gauge Guitar Strings

Ernie Ball Custom Gauge Guitar Strings

What kind of picks and strings do you use? "I use Fender Heavy picks, and I... more

Needs Review Fender 3250R Super Bullets Srings

Fender 3250R Super Bullets Srings

I notice you supply electronic tuners for the band. " Right, and the one I ... more

Needs Review Optima 2028FZ Gold Strings

Optima 2028FZ Gold Strings

I notice you supply electronic tuners for the band. "Right, and the one I u... more

Other Gear

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Gear Guides

11 Best Distortion Pedals for Guitar: Metal, Classic Rock, and Beyond

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2021

The Top 11 Overdrive Pedals - 2020 Edition

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020

8 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar: 2020 Gear Guide

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

13 Best Fuzz Pedals for Guitar

Giulio Chiarenza Mason Hoberg

Giulio Chiarenza & Mason Hoberg

Updated February 2021