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Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Danelectro Longhorn Bass

Danelectro Longhorn Bass

During the "Traveling Wilburys" era, we can see Tom using an Danelectro Short... more

Hofner Club Bass

Hofner Club Bass

Tom Petty is seen playing a Hofner Club Bass to cover his bass duties in Mudc... more

Needs Improvement Gibson ES-335 bass

Gibson ES-335 bass

Tom Petty can be seen playing an ES-335 bass on the Traveling Wilburys' clip ... more

Needs Review Höfner 500/1 Bass

Höfner 500/1 Bass

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Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

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Fender Vintage Reissue '59 Bassman LTD 4X10 Guitar Combo

Fender Vintage Reissue '59 Bassman LTD 4X10 Guita...

"Taking a look at the other amps in his repertoire – such as a ’59 Fender Bas... more

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

Fender Vibro-King Custom 60W 3x10 Tube Guitar Com...

"Taking a look at the other amps in his repertoire – such as a ’59 Fender Bas... more

Needs Review Marshall 1987x 50 watt head

Marshall 1987x 50 watt head

"Taking a look at the other amps in his repertoire – such as a ’59 Fender Bas... more

Fender AB668 "Silverface" Pro Reverb

Fender AB668 "Silverface" Pro Reverb

In this photo, behind Tom Petty, a Fender Pro Reverb can be seen. more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Needs Review Fulltone Full-Drive2 Mosfet

Fulltone Full-Drive2 Mosfet

According to the Fulltone website, Tom Petty has the Fulldrive2 MOSFET as par... more

Needs Review Real McCoy Custom RMC5 Wizard Wah Pedal

Real McCoy Custom RMC5 Wizard Wah Pedal

According to the Huge Racks pedalboard made for Tom Petty, this also includes... more

Needs Review MXR Dyna Comp Compressor M102

MXR Dyna Comp Compressor M102

Mentioned in this March 1983 *Musician* article. > Ever loyal to their roo... more

Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive

Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive

Tom Petty states in this 1999 interview he uses a Way Huge Red Llama. more

Guitars

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Guitars

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Gibson Firebird V

Gibson Firebird V

Tom Petty can be seen playing his Gibson Firebird guitar at a show at Red Roc... more

Gibson SG Original

Gibson SG Original

Tom Petty can be seen playing a Gibson SG guitar during a performance at Red ... more

1966 Vox Mark VI Teardrop - White

1966 Vox Mark VI Teardrop - White

Tom's white Mark VI Teardrop can be seen in this image. *Guitar Player* confi... more

Gibson ES-335 Dot Gloss Vintage Sunburst

Gibson ES-335 Dot Gloss Vintage Sunburst

In this image you can see Tom playing a vintage sunburst Gibson ES-335 during... more

Microphones

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Microphones

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Needs Review Telefunken M80 dynamic

Telefunken M80 dynamic

The photo, from the Telefunken website, shows Tom using the M80 live. Also, t... more

Needs Review Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

In this official video for "Room at the Top," Tom is singing through an SM57.... more

Needs Review Telefunken ELA M 251

Telefunken ELA M 251

Mentioned by recording engineer Richard Dodd in this *Sound on Sound* intervi... more

Needs Review AKG C12

AKG C12

Mentioned by recording engineer Richard Dodd in this *Sound on Sound* intervi... more

Strings

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Needs Review Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

Mentioned in this March 1983 *Musician* article. > Tom Petty and Mike Camp... more

Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Needs Review Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

The Tube Tape Echo is part of Petty's setup, as stated on the Fulltone website. more

Needs Review Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier

Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier

Producer Steve Hoffman has stated his use of the LA-2A for Petty. > My Tel... more

Needs Review Maestro Echoplex

Maestro Echoplex

Mentioned in this March 1983 *Musician* article. > Ever loyal to their roo... more

Needs Improvement Avalon U5 DI Preamplifier

Avalon U5 DI Preamplifier

Tom Petty's Avalon U5 DI Preamplifier was originally submitted to Equipboard ... more

World Instruments

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Needs Review Coral Sitar

Coral Sitar

At 7:07 tom pettys guitar tec shows his coral sitar and explains that tom use... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Needs Review Oberheim OB-Xa

Oberheim OB-Xa

Mentioned in [this March 1983 *Musician* article](https://www.thepettyarchive... more

Other Gear

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Needs Review blonde telecaster

blonde telecaster

At around the 21 minute mark, Tom Petty begins playing Don't Do Me Like That ... more

Gear Guides

8 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar: 2020 Gear Guide

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

7 Best Guitar Tuners

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated November 2019

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

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020

13 Best Fuzz Pedals for Guitar

Giulio Chiarenza Mason Hoberg

Giulio Chiarenza & Mason Hoberg

Updated October 2020