Gear/The Raconteurs

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Jack White


  • Gretsch Triple Jet
    • Jack's primary electric, made by luthier Randy Parsons. Copper-top, double-cutaway, Duo Jet-style. Gretsch logo from 1912.
  • Gretsch Duo Jet
    • Jack's other main custom Duo Jet.
  • Gretsch Anniversary Jr.
    • Bigsby vibrato tailpiece, three Filtertrons. Used mainly on the first tour.
  • Gretsch Triple Green Machine
    • Custom Anniversary Jr., modified with two cutaways, a built-in retractable microphone, and an optical theremin next to the Bigsby. Usually used for "Level".
  • Gretsch Rancher ("Claudette")
  • Airline Town & Country


circa 2009
Note that all of these were copper-plated (or bronze, whatever) by AnalogMan for the Consolers tour.

  • Electro-Harmonix Big Muff
  • Electro-Harmonix Micro POG
  • Electro-Harmonix Bassballs
  • Digitech Whammy WH4
  • Demeter Tremulator
  • Dunlop 535Q
  • MXR Micro Amp
  • Boss CS-3
  • Boss TU-2 (w/ TS808 switch)
  • AnalogMan mute switch

Brendan Benson


  • 1959 Guild Aristocrat
    • Primary electric for the BBS tour.
  • Fender Telecaster
    • Primary electric for the Consolers tour.
  • Gibson Flying V (w/ Vibrola)
  • Gibson Hummingbird


  • Marshall JTM45 RI amp (4x12 cabinet, all-tube head)
  • 6x9 Supro amp
  • Vox AC30

Jack Lawrence


  • Rickenbacker 4003 (or/and 4001)
  • Epiphone Rivoli
  • Fender Jazz Bass


  • Ampeg V-4BH Head
  • Ampeg SVT-610HLF cabinet

Patrick Keeler


  • 2006: Ludwig kit (in Gold Sparkle finish): 28" kick, 18x14" kick, 13" tom, Ludwig Black Beauty snare
  • 2008: Ludwig kit (Stainless Steel Reissue): 26x14" kick, 9x13" rack tom, 16x16" and 16x18" floor toms, Black Beauty 6.5x14 reissue snare w/tube lugs, Supra-Phonic 6.5x14 reissue snare
  • Paiste Giant Beat cymbals: 18" and 20" crashes, 15" hi-hats, 24" ride


  • DW hardware
    • DW 5000 series stands (at least in 2006)
  • Ludwig standard kick drum pedal (not a Speed King)
  • Remo heads (either Ambassadors or Emperors on all drums)
  • Vater Studio sticks/stick holders

Dean Fertita

  • Fender Rhodes
  • Korg CX-3
  • Nord Lead 2
  • Airline Town & Country
  • Gibson Hummingbird
  • Fender Deluxe Reverb
  • E-bow

Mark Watrous

(if anyone can identify these for sure, be my guest)

  • Wurlitzer 200A (definitely)
  • Yamaha CP-60M (probably)
  • Korg CX-3 (pretty sure)
  • Nord Lead 2 (maybe)
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