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Rig Rundown: Guns N' Roses

The gear of Slash, Duff McKagan, and Richard Fortus finally revealed.

For a bit a variety, Duff plays his 2017 Fender Custom Shop version of the Aerodyne model. All basses use stock Fender neck pickups and Seymour Duncan Hot Stack STK J2b pickups (more output and noise-cancelling). All basses are strung with Rotosound RS66LD .045–.105 strings. Duff uses Jim Dunlop .73 mm Tortex picks. A Hipshot Bass Extender allows for a quick D-tune.

Special thanks to Slash's tech Adam Day and Duff's tech Mike “Mcbob” Mayhue who have both been with the band since Appetite for Destruction.

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