Brian Setzer’s regular guitar gear consists of:

Guitars

Amps

Brian prefers having a solid state rectifier in his Fenders for more attack and less sagginess / compression that you typically find with tube rectifiers.

  • Various 1961-1963 Fender Bassman amps — some modified with heavy-duty wiring and Celestion 12″ 30 watt Green back or Jensons
  • 1961 Fender Twin-Amp

Effects

  • Early-1960s Fender Reverb unit
  • Vintage Roland Space Echo unit

Strings

  • D’Addario EXL110 strings

Picks

  • medium D’Addario
  • or Fender picks