The Presidents of the United States of America

Dave Dederer

circa 1993

from GuitarGeek:

  • Guitars: sunburst Harmony H-802 as 3-string guitbass (tuned to C#G#C#)
  • Effects: Korg DT-3 tuner > Ibanez TS-10 > EHX Sovtek Big Muff
  • Amps: Fender Twin Reverb (w/ one Jensen and one no-name)
  • Other: Ernie Ball Slinky or GHS Boomer strings (.58-.46-.36); Fender heavy or Dunlop Tortex (1 or 1.14 mm) picks

Chris Ballew

circa 2013

from GuitarGeek forums and Wikipedia:

  • Guitars: cherry Epiphone SG-400 as 2-string basitar (tuned to C#G#)
  • Effects: Boss TU-2
  • Amps: Orange AD200B MK3 head into OBC115 cab; previously, he primarily used Hartke amps.
  • Strings: .60 and .36 bass strings

Andrew McKeag

circa 2013

from GuitarGeek forums

  • Guitars: cherry Epiphone LE 50th Anniversary 1962 Crestwood Custom Outfit as 3-string guitbass (tuned to C#G#C#)
  • Effects: Whirlwind A/B, Sonic Research ST-200 tuner, ToneCandy Spring Fever, Visual Sound Axle Grease, Mojo Hand FX Analogue Filter 443, Mojo Hand FX Zephyr Fuzz, MXR Carbon Copy, MXR Phase 90, Dunlop Hendrix Wah
  • Amps: Orange OR50 into 1x12 and 2x12 cabs
  • Strings: .58-.46-.36 strings
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