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Gallery: Aerosmith Live Gear 2012

Check out the gear the guys are using on tour.

Tom Hamilton's G&L Gold Sparkle ASAT Bass

Tom Hamilton's G&L Gold Sparkle ASAT Bass
Tom's ASAT basses are basically stock with the active electronics package, but the pickup select, series/parallel, EQ off/on, and treble boost switches are set and removed from the body to avoid hitting them. The basses are set with both pickups set parallel, EQ active, and no boost.

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