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James "Munky" Shaffer

circa 2008-2011

  • Guitars: Ibanez APEX100 Munky Signature (2009 - ), PRS Private Stock SC 7-string (2008 - 2010), Ibanez APEX1-BBK Munky Signature (Munky's previous signature model, 2007 - 2009), Ibanez Apex Prototype (Live from Montreux), Ibanez K7, Ibanez K7 Prototype, Ibanez K14 custom-built 14-string ("Alone I Break"), Ibanez RG8 8-string, Ibanez UV7BK Steve Vai, Ibanez Universe UV7PW (covered in duct tape), Ibanez Universe UV7BK (1997 Lollapalooza tour), Ibanez Universe PRE-97 UV7BK, Ibanez custom 7-string acoustic (MTV Unplugged, untitled album), Ibanez GA6CE Classical (nylon-stringed acoustic-electric), Gibson SG (tuned to drop-A), Gibson EDS-1275 (signed by Jimmy Page), Fender Telecaster ("Kiss"), Gretsch hollowbody ("Evolution"), Gibson Les Paul (untitled album), Gibson Les Paul (Buckethead signature), Saber S5407 ("Blind" video, occasionally used live during early tours), Silvertone electric ("Blind" intro), 1964 Fender Stratocaster
  • Effects: Boss DD-5, Boss DD-6, Boss HR-2, Boss PH-3, Boss PS-5, Boss RV-3, Boss RV-5, Boss SD-1, Boss ML-2, Ibanez Bi-Chorus, Ibanez BC9, Ibanez DE7,, Ibanez LF-7, Ibanez PM-7, Ibanez TS-9, EHX Big Muff Pi, EHX Small Stone, EHX Electric Mistress, EHX Q-Tron, Digitech Metal Master, Digitech XP100 Whammy Wah, Digitech Synth Wah, Dunlop Crybaby Wah, Dunlop Rotovibe, Dunlop Univibe, DOD FX25B Envelope Filter, Guyatone Flip Tremolo, Memphis Envelope Follower, Mu-Tron Bi Phaser, Prescription Electronics Depth Charge, ProCo Rat, Rocktron Banshee Talk Box, Roland Jet Phaser, Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2, Whirlwind A/B Selector
  • Amps: Diezel VH4, Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifers (studio/live), Marshall JCM 900 (studio), Line 6 Flextone amps (live), Rivera Knucklehead (At some point, his amp rig was two Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifiers and a Diezel VH4 head into three Mesa Boogie 4x12 cabs loaded with Celestion 75Ws)
  • Other: Dean Markley (Light Top, Heavy Bottom) strings (.010-.013-.017-.030-.042-.052-.060), Dunlop Tortex picks (.73mm)
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