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By Cody Hurst

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Gear

Below are links to and descriptions of all my gear I currently own.

Guitars

Harley Benton CST24 Paradise Flame

Harley Benton CST24 in red with white binding

The CST-24 will impress you with its shapely mahogany body, an arched flamed maple top with a Paradise Flame finish and attractive wooden binding. Its warm tone has plenty of sustain, supported here by two powerful yet refined-sounding Roswell humbuckers controlled via a 3-way switch. The double coil pickups can be split using a push/pull tone knob, increasing the range of available sounds even further. And thanks to the easy-to-play mahogany neck with a 24-fret jatoba fretboard and a versatile 635 mm scale length, anything is possible with this guitar - fusion, funk, rock or even heavy metal.

1986 Ibanez RoadStar II RG525

1986 Ibanez RoadStar II RG525 in pearl white with gold hardware

These vintage Ibanez guitars are difficult to nail down precisely what models are which since between 1983 and 1988 there were over 50 models made. However from my research, the model I own is either a 1985 RS525 or a 1986 RG525. The differences are really only in the bridge. The 525 was made with a basswood body, a one piece maple neck with a roasewood fretboard and 24 jumbo frets. For hardware, the 525 shipped with either black or gold hardware, mine is gold, including the bridge, tuners, knobs and the pickup cavities. For pickups, the 525 was equipt with 2 humbuckers, both of which were Ibanez IBZ's. The bridge is either an original edge or a Rockr Pro. One unique feature are the strap buttons which are also gold, but they are winged to really prevent your strap from slipping or falling off. Out of any budget guitar for under $500 this is a great choice. Vintage Ibanez guitars look cool, play great and they stay in tune very nicely.

2014 Ibanez SR600

Ibanez SR600 4 string bass

Drums

Mapex Pro-M limited edition kit #39 of 150, Caramel Fade

Produced in 2004, this all maple kit features birdseye maple over all maple shells. Shell sizes are 10, 12 and 14 inch toms with a 14 by 5.5 inch snare and a 22 inch kick drum.

Other gear

Revv G20 guitar amp head

Revv G20 guitar amp in black

Take Revv’s signature gain anywhere with Two notes Torpedo-Embedded reactive load & virtual cabinets in one all-tube lunchbox head.

Tascam US16X08 audio interface

Tascam US16X08 16 in 8 out USB audio interface.

The TASCAM US-16x08 captures 16 mic and line inputs to your computer with clear sound quality and advanced features to manage big sessions. Eight Ultra-HDDA microphone preamps deliver the cleanest and quietest operation in their class while delivering up to 56dB of gain. An additional eight line inputs are provided, two of them switchable to instrument level for direct guitar or bass recording. Eight balanced line outputs are also available, two with a level control on the front panel for monitoring.  Built into the US-16x08 is a DSP Mixer for low-latency digital mixing. Each channel has four-band EQ and compression for polished-sounding monitor mixes. In addition to interface mode, the US-16x08 can be used stand alone as a standalone mic preamp. Mac and Windows drivers are provided, as well as USB Class Compliant 2.0 drivers for tablets like Apple's iPad. MIDI input and output are also available on the rear panel.  

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