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Rig Rundown: Elder

Swooshing Pink Floyd vibes, kerranging Sleep chugs, and mutating mellow Motorpsycho tones symbiotically swirl in this guitar duo’s growing setups.

Founding guitarist/singer Nick DiSalvo only played a Dunable once before knowing he had to have his own weapon of tonal destruction. His custom order starts with the Dunable Yeti framework and includes personal touches like swamp ash body, maple neck with jumbo frets, and while DiSalvo does enjoy the ferocious stock Dunable Direwolf pickups, he did swap them out for Lollar Imperial ’buckers that are voiced more like classic PAFs offering wider dynamics since the band typically roars onstage.


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