The 1998 Rush Midwest TabCon
Date: August 21st - August 23rd
Location: Private Residence
City: Plainfield, IL
Resources:  1998 TabCon Home - Set List - Equipment List - Drum Kit - Pictures - Reviews

Equipment List
This is the equipment list for the 1999 Midwest TabCon. It is not necessarily a comprehensive list and there may be gear that was present at the gig that did not make it on this list.

Amplifiers, PA Gear & Recording Equipment
Model Description Owner Codes
Ampeg Guitar amp. VL-520 Ampeg, Lee Jackson series. 100 watt tube head on a Marshall half-stack cab. Al  
E/V Keyboard speaker. This pig is HUGE! 18" speaker with a 10" midrange and horn. Dave  
JBL PA Speakers (2). Dave  
Marshall Guitar amp. JCM-800, 100 watt tube head on a Kustom cab. Al  
Mesa Boogie Guitar amp. Trem-o-verb. 100 watt, 2x12". Brian  
Peavey Monitor. Wedge floor monitor. 2 12" speakers. Al  
Power amp. For the JBL PA speakers. Dave  
Sonic Monitor. Personal monitor w/stand. Al  
Sony Multi-track recorder. MDM-X4 Minidisc 4-track. Matt  
Tascam Multi-track recorder. 238 8-track recorder. Rackmount. Al  
Tape deck. 302 Mixdown deck. Rackmount. Al  
Mixing board. M-208 8-channel mixer (for the 8-track). Al  
Other Mixing board. 4 channel mixer. Sean J.  
Mixing board. Diamond 8-3, 8 channel mixer. Dave  
Conrad Electric. Hollowbody electric 12. Mike  
Fender Electric. Stratocaster. Al 1
Electric. Stratocaster. EMG David Gilmour series pickups. Warmouth compound radius neck. John T.  
Electric. Stratocaster. Seymour Duncan coolrail humbucker in the bridge position. Warmouth compound radius neck. John T.  
Gibson Electric. Les Paul Custom. Al 1
Ibanez Electric. RG series. (2) Al  
Ovation Acoustic. CC67 Celebrity. Pickup doesn't work, otherwise your typical Ovation sound. Dave  
PRS Electric. CE 24. Brian  
Electric. Custom 24. John T.  
Schecter Electric. Strategy glued neck strat copy. Floyd trem. Mike  
Washburn Acoustic. D-12 acoustic. Mike  
Other Electric. Custom made 10-string. Mike  
Bass Guitars
Carvin Active electronics. Brian  
Fender '69 J-Bass. Sean J.  
Mach 1 Steinberger copy. Sean J.  
Washburn XB-400. Al  
Yamaha RBX360 Bass. John F. 2
Drums, Percussion & Electronic Percussion
Indian Street Percussion Windchimes, small set. Dave  
Ludwig Snare drum. 14" metal snare. Dave  
Pearl Export/MX Series drum kit. 6", 8", 10" concert toms (MX Series); 12", 13", 15" closed toms (MX Series); 16" floor tom (Export Series); 22"x16" bass drum (Export Series) Dave  
Roland Octapad II. Dave  
TD-10. Sound module for the V-Drum Kit. Dave  
Sabian HH Series cymbals. 12" Splash (it's beat to hell, but what a sound!), 20" Chinese, 20" Flat Bell. Dave  
Zildjian A Series cymbals. 6" Splash, 14" New Beat hi hats, 16" Thin Crash, 18" Medium Ride. Dave  
Other Cowbells. Large and small. Dave  
Tamborine. Can attach to Hi-Hat. Dave  
Woodblock. Dave  
Keyboards, Samplers & Sound Modules
Korg DW-8000 synth with arpeggiator. Mike  
Poly 800 with 1-track sequencer. Dan  
Roland D-20 with 8-track sequencer. Dan  
JV1000 with a built-in sequencer. Al  
U-20 digital synth. Dave  
Rack & Peddle Effects
Alesis MIDIVerb II. The venerable classic! (2) Al & Sean J.  
Quadraverb. Big brother to the MIDIVerb II. Al  
3630 Compressor/Limiter. Al  
ART Multi-effects. Pre-programmed by Sean with lots of Rush vocal patches. Sean J.  
Effects controller. Sean J.  
BBE 422A Sonic Maximizer. Al  
Boss BD-2 Blues Driver (overdrive/distortion). John T.  
CE-5 Chorus Ensemble. John T.  
CH-1 Chorus (2). Brian & Jimmy  
DD-5 Digital Delay and FS5U footswitch. Jimmy  
PH-3 Super Phaser. John T.  
PW-2 Overdrive. Jimmy  
Digitech GSP-7 processor. Mike  
DOD 2 second delay. Mike  
4 second delay. Mike  
Momentary/on-off pedals. Momentary switches retrofited with additional on/off switches. Great for the delays and other effects - touch for a single echo, or stomp on for continued use. Mike  
Dunlop Crybaby wah-wah. Jimmy  
G-K John T. is bringing his GK MIDI rig. MPL-100 MIDI preamp hooked to Rocktron Intellifex time based effects processor. Controlled by a Rolls MIDI wizard pedal and programed with sounds that were common to Alex's tone during the 80's heavy keyboard period. John T.  
Korg A-3 Performance Signal Processor. Multi-effects for guitar, bass & vocals. Dave  
Mutron Level dependent WAH effect - (envelope filter) with heavy distortion boost. The harder you play, the harder it wahs, forward or reverse wah, notch filter, highpass, lowpass, with distortion going in and out as you play. Mike  
SansAmp GT-2 Tube/Cabinet Emulator. Matt  
Tube Screamer pedal. Brian  
Vox Wha-Wha pedal. Matt  
Zoom Volume pedal. Jimmy  
Microphones & Mic Stands
AKG Boom mic stand. Al  
E/V N/D 257A. Dave  
Radio Shack Kick-ass variety. (3) Jimmy & Sean J.  
Samson Wireless headset mic. Dave  
Shure SM57. (4) Al, Brian & Sean C.  
SM57s. (3) Brian  
SM58. Dave  
V-Tech Matt says it's not powerful. Maybe good for vocals. Matt  
Other Boom mic stand. Sean J.  
Boom mic stands, short. (2) John T.  
Boom mic stands, tall. (4) John T.  
Drum claws. (4) John T.  
Dynamic microphones. (5 or 6) John T.  
Standard mic stands. (2) Brian 1
Misc. Stuff
Allen Wrenches Jimmy's bringing an assortment of Allen wrenches. Jimmy  
Guitar Stands Standard one-unit stands. (6) Al, Dave, Jimmy & Sean J.  
Power Strips Standard cheapo 6 outlet power strip. (6) Dave, Jimmy & Sean J.  
Tuners Boss TU-12 Chromatic Tuner. Jimmy  
Korg Chromatic Tuner. Sean J.  

1 Item may not make it to the gig. Don't count on it to be there.
2 Item is for personal use.