|Todd prefers to go direct to an amplifier (w/ an Evidence Audio HG Lyric cable) with one of his Gibson Les Paul’s.That said Todd does use FX on occasion. Currently in use is a TC Electronic GForce. A Tech 21 Midi Moose controls the FX changes. (mainly Delay at around 800ms, and some diatonic harmonizer patches) Todd uses an Ernie Ball Jr pedal to access the FX (on/off or more depending on the patch)Todd also has a Dunlop Custom Shop Crybaby Rack Wah , a Roland DC-10 analog delay and some Rocktron Guitar Silencers.Various FX foot pedals include; Boss SD-1, TC Polytune, a Hermida Zendrive, MXR Micro Amp, Radial Tonebone Switchbone, Axess GRX4, Crybaby GCB-95 Wah, Korg Pitchblack tuner, TC Polytune, Scholz Rockman’s, and an Ernie Ball VP Jr.
Todd’s amp collection includes a ’92 Soldano SLO100, a 2008 Cameron CCV (#2), a 2nd Cameron CCV (on “order”), an Indigo McD combo (on Order), a Mark Cameron High Gain “Jose” modified Marshall Plexi reissue, an original Jose Arredondo modified ’73 Marshall Superlead, a ’72 Marshall 50 watt, a ’69 Marshall Plexi, an early Elmwood Modena M60 (#20), a Dave Friedman Brown Eye mod Jet City, and a Crate Blackheart head.
Todd uses Gibson Historic Les Paul’s. He has both a 2001 and 2010 R8. There is also an ‘81 Gibson Les Paul “Silverburst” Custom he usually leaves at home. When teaching guitar Todd usually uses a Fender Stratocaster (MIM 50′s Roadworn) or a 2004 Fender MIM Esquire, and a Handcrafted in Japan Telecaster from 1996. He also has a MIJ McPherson 6 string acoustic, a Kramer Pacer Imperial from ’82, an Ephiphone Baritone Les Paul, and a Stock Charvel USA San Dimas Telecaster. For those Jazz moods Todd has a ’79 Gibson ES175.
Guitar cabinets include 2 Mesa Boogie “Standard” Recto cabs. (Custom modified w 2 V30’s and 2 65’s in an “X”.) Todd also has 2 Vintage Marshall 4×12’s with Pre-Rola Celestions. (one w 30′s and the other w 25′s- both prerola Greenbacks)