Adrian, Janick and Dave's guitars and Steve's basses

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
Is this the same Gibson Les Paul that Dave uses nowadays?

Btw, does someone has a quality picture of Dave with that guitar in the 80's?

Edit: I really like all the stage clothes that Maiden used during the 80's. So colorful :D And these singlets by Dave (blue&black, red&black and white&black on stripe) were his trademark.

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The_7th_one

Ancient Mariner
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1985

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2010

I think it's not the same guitar, not just for the pickups. The 1985 Gibson are different in the label of the headstock. It has 2 lines the 2010 model has one line. Its a Gibson Special I think. And the 1985 is red sunburst and the 2010 is caramel sunburst
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
Is this the same Gibson Les Paul that Dave uses nowadays?

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No. That's an early 80's Heritage Series LP Standard. Actually those models were one of the first burst reissues and were very expensive for the time. Dave had DiMarzios on that.

Nowadays Dave uses a 2010 Les Paul Traditional in Tobacco Sunburst with stock pickups, 2002 Les Paul Classic with JB and '59 (had stock pickups during TFF 2011 tour) and an Les Paul Axcess in Iced Tea Burst with JB and '59.
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
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1985

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2010

I think it's not the same guitar, not just for the pickups. The 1985 Gibson are different in the label of the headstock. It has 2 lines the 2010 model has one line. Its a Gibson Special I think. And the 1985 is red sunburst and the 2010 is caramel sunburst
I'm sorry for not being clear enough. I wanted a picture of that guitar with Dave on stage live in the 80's.

Btw, what about this one?
 

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matic22

Ancient Mariner
I'm sorry for not being clear enough. I wanted a picture of that guitar with Dave on stage live in the 80's.

Btw, what about this one?
I talked about it. Les Paul Axcess in Iced Tea sunburst with pickguard added later and pickups changed before TBOS sessions to JB and '59. Used heavily on the album along with 2002 Les Paul Classic and Memphis ES - Les Paul.
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
So, 2019 update:

Ade:
Aces, WED, Trooper, Revelations, FTGGOG, Wicker Man, Evil, Hallowed - Green Sunburst Jackson Prototype
2MTM - Jackson Custom shop 2MTM guitar, with 1 humbucker, no neck and middle pickups
Clansman, SOTC - Black Les Paul Standard (presumably with heavier strings for rythm playing only)
FOI - Les Paul Custom
FOTD, Number, IM - Jackson AS 8431 prototype with a new neck, since the original was broken by H last year (Can be distinguished from the #2 proto by colour and #2 proto has a chipped pickguard)
RTTH - The V

Jan:
Same as last year

Dave:
Almost the same, but the Floyd Rose Classic strat is gone and Dave uses the Cali series on TWM instead. The 70's Strat is used on FOTD instead of Cali series.
 
So, 2019 update:

Ade:
Aces, WED, Trooper, Revelations, FTGGOG, Wicker Man, Evil, Hallowed - Green Sunburst Jackson Prototype
2MTM - Jackson Custom shop 2MTM guitar, with 1 humbucker, no neck and middle pickups
Clansman, SOTC - Black Les Paul Standard (presumably with heavier strings for rythm playing only)
FOI - Les Paul Custom
FOTD, Number, IM - Jackson AS 8431 prototype with a new neck, since the original was broken by H last year (Can be distinguished from the #2 proto by colour and #2 proto has a chipped pickguard)
RTTH - The V

Jan:
Same as last year

Dave:
Almost the same, but the Floyd Rose Classic strat is gone and Dave uses the Cali series on TWM instead. The 70's Strat is used on FOTD instead of Cali series.
Wasn't there a green guitar with a mirror pickguard, or did that turn out to actually be the 2MTM guitar? Thanks!
 

TheSeventhLifeson

I'm the seventh incarnation of Alex Lifeson?
So somehow, I haven't seen this photo here since the either source of the photo has been removed or deleted. So I have this on my external HD, just in case if the photo removed or deleted.

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The first on the left is the black American Standard Fender with a Floyd Rose retrofitted, that Dave used from BNW to AMOLD but with the hot rails removed and replaced with DiMarzio Super Distortion and PAF. The middle is the 1960s' Strat that Dave used as a back up to Kossoff Strat, only thing is that the Kahler was replaced with a Floyd Rose. The third in the back is a Dave Murray Signature Strat with Floyd Rose.

Photo is from Dave's guitar tech Colin Price.
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
So somehow, I haven't seen this photo here since the either source of the photo has been removed or deleted. So I have this on my external HD, just in case if the photo removed or deleted.

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The first on the left is the black American Standard Fender with a Floyd Rose retrofitted, that Dave used from BNW to AMOLD but with the hot rails removed and replaced with DiMarzio Super Distortion and PAF. The middle is the 1960s' Strat that Dave used as a back up to Kossoff Strat, only thing is that the Kahler was replaced with a Floyd Rose. The third in the back is a Dave Murray Signature Strat with Floyd Rose.

Photo is from Dave's guitar tech Colin Price.
The first one is indeed the black Floyd Rose Classic, but it had the Hot Rails pickguard fitted back since.

The 2nd is the a 1964 Strat. Not exactly a backup, since it was used on more than a half of LAD and even more than Kossoff Strat on SOT.

The 3rd one is a DM prototype #1.
 
Apologies if this has been posted elsewhere, but it looks like Adrian's green San Dimas finally has a USA made version coming out!

 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
Apologies if this has been posted elsewhere, but it looks like Adrian's green San Dimas finally has a USA made version coming out!

Yup. Plus the SDX's (except the green one) are now discontinued and replaced with a white guard and maple board one.
 
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