David Gilmour Guitar Rig

David Gilmour is best known as the guitarist, singer and songwriter for Pink Floyd with an enormous guitar rig.  Gilmour gets some incredible guitar tones through his  various Fender Stratocasters.
Dave Gilmour Pink Floyd Fender Strat

Featured Pedals of Mr David Gilmour


– Black Fender Stratocaster with black pickguard and white pickup covers and knobs, currently with a 1957 vintage re-issue maple neck. Check out the Fender Custom David Gilmour Signature Strat below.

– Red ’57 Fender Stratocaster reissue with a set of EMG active pickups

– Cream coloured Fender Stratocaster ’57 reissue

– Fender Stratocaster ’57 Lake Placid Blue

– Double-neck Fender Stratocaster

– Blonde Fender Telecaster, sunburst tele, brown, blonde ash, and others

– Fender Esquire

– Fender VI Baritone guitar

– Fender Precision bass guitar

– Gibson Les Paul Goldtop (P-90 pickups, Bigsby vibrato bridge)

– Gibson EH150 Lap Steel guitar

– Gibson “Chet Atkins” classical guitar

– Gretsch Duo-Jet

Martin D-28 (reportedly David Gilmour’s favorite acoustic guitar)

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd commonly used effects pedals

– Electro-Harmonix / Sovtek Big Muff

– Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress

– Arbiter Fuzz Face

– MXR Dyna-Comp (pre-Dunlop ‘Script’ logo)

– MXR Phase 90 (Used with Dynacomp for the famous “four note” Syd riff on Shine On Pts. I-V)

– Colorsound Power Boost

– Demeter Compulator

– Chandler Tube Driver

– BK Butler Tube Driver

– Boss CS-2 Compression Sustainer

– Boss GE-7 EQ Pedal

– Boss MZ-2 Digital Metalizer

– Pro Co RAT Distortion

– Heil Talk box

– Ibanez CP9 Compression Sustainer

– Uni-Vox Univibe

– Vox Wah-Wah pedal

– Dunlop Cry Baby Wah-wah pedal

– Binson Echorec II

– Binson Echorec PE

– Electro-Harmonix Small Stone

– Digitech IPS 33B (Used for Whammy effects)

– Ibanez Tube Screamer

– Ernie Ball Volume Pedal

– Boss CE-2 Chorus

– The EBow

David Gilmour Pink Floyd Amplifiers

– Hiwatt (main) David Gilmour DR-103 and DR-504 heads into WEM 4×12 cabinets loaded w/ Fane Crescendo speakers

– Fender ‘56 Tweed Twin amp (used for smaller concerts)

– Mesa Boogie Mark II C+

– Alembic F2-B bass preamp

– Custom-built ‘Doppola’ rotating speakers (driven by the Hiwatt heads)

– Gallien/Krueger 250ML combo amp

– Marshall Cabinets (Division Bell)

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