John Frusciante Guitar Rig

John Frusciante – RHCP Guitar Rig and Equipment list


John Frusciante is the guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  He has used a wide range of guitars throught his years with the chili peppers and as a solo artist but mostly known for using Fender products


John Fruciante Guitar Rig and Equipment Info

Main Guitar:

1962 Fender Strat

Other Guitars:

1955 Fender Strat with a maple neck
1963 Fender Telecaster

 1955 Gretsch White Falcon

Taylor 314ce Acoustic (for Venice Queen)

1960’s Fender Jaguar (for warmups) and other Jags

1961 Gibson Les Paul SG Custom

Gibson Les Paul Black Beauty (for a cover song called Black Cross)

Vintage Gibson ES-175

Fender Mustang(s)

Pedalboard Info


Here is John’s two-tiered pedalboard for the 2006 Stadium Arcadium tour .  Pedals shown in pic are a Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble, a Boss DS-1 Distortion, a Boss BS-2 Turbo Distortion, an Electro-Harmonix English Muff’n Fuzz, an Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb, an Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi, an Electro-Harmonix POG, an Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress Flanger, a DOD 680 Analog Delay, a Moogerfooger MF-105 MuRF, a Moogerfooger MF-105B Bass MuRF, a Moogerfooger MF-101 Low-Pass Filter, a Moogerfooger MF-103 Phaser, an Ibanez WH-10 Wah, and a Dunlop DB-02 Dime Custom Cry Baby wah.


1 – Moog Expression pedal
2 – MXR Micro Amp
3 – Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA
4 – Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
5 – Mosrite FuzzRite
6 – Ibanez WH-10 Wah
7 – Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb
8 – Moog MF103 12-Stage Phaser
9 – Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
10 – Moog CP-251 Control Processor

11 – Boss FV-50 Volume
12 – Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler
13 – Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress
14 – DigiTech PDS 1002 Digital Delay
15 – Guyatone VT-X Tube Tremolo
16 – Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler
17 – Moog MF-101 Low Pass Filter
18 – Moog MF-105B BassMuRF
19 – Moog MF-105 MuRF
20 – Moog MF-102 Ring Mod


D’Addario XL .10s-.046 (with a .11 on the high E string)


Marshall Silver Jubilee 100W for his “crunch” channel

200W Marshall Major (clean sound) (KT 88 tubes)

1965 Fender Reverb head

One thought on “John Frusciante Guitar Rig

  • May 2, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    I have been so berdilewed in the past but now it all makes sense!


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