Gear

Pat McGee uses Gibson Guitars, Fishman Pickups, Quilter Amps & Curt Mangan Strings.

 

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1952 Gibson Southern Jumbo, purchased at Guitar Center Hollywood, Recorded on the Pat McGee (2015) album. Soon to have a Fishman Ellipse Matrix Blend System installed.

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1965 Gibson J-45 with Fishman Matrix Infinity Pickup System. Purchased used at Matt Umamov Guitars in NYC, Recorded on No Wrong Way To Make It Right and every album after…also main live acoustic guitar.

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2005 Gibson Les Paul Standard. What a gem. Direct from Gibson, This guitar is truly amazing.

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1980’s Lowden Jumbo, purchased used at Main Street Music, Farmville, VA, Recorded on From The Wood, and every album after.

2005 LX1 Little Martin LX1, bought from Martin and a fantastic touring and backstage guitar. Although Mike Doughty and Ed Sheeran have made them quite famous on stage. My kids also all learn on this one.
2005 LX1 Little Martin LX1, bought from Martin and a fantastic touring and backstage guitar. Although Mike Doughty and Ed Sheeran have made them quite famous on stage. My kids also all learn on this one.

1990 Takamine NP15 C (signed by James Taylor when we opened for him) Purchased at Veneman Music, Springfield, VA for $636.00 (I know because I saved and saved for it) This guitar was a workhorse and started my live playing in bars. It's paid itself off and then some ;)
1990 Takamine NP15 C (signed by James Taylor when we opened for him) Purchased at Veneman Music, Springfield, VA for $636.00 (I know because I saved and saved for it) This guitar was a workhorse and started my live playing in bars. It’s paid itself off and then some ;)

2000's Volbrecht from Bloomington Indiana, a generous gift from a very generous friend. Truly a work of art. Recorded on Save Me album and every one forward.
2000’s Volbrecht from Bloomington Indiana, a generous gift from a very generous friend. Truly a work of art. Recorded on Save Me album and every one forward.

1997 Lowden D-32 purchased at Southern Music in Richmond, VA. The sound of the Revel album and nearly every one after until I discovered the magic of vintage Gibson guitars. I write the majority of my songs on this baby. She sings.
1997 Lowden D-32 purchased at Southern Music in Richmond, VA. The sound of the Revel album and nearly every one after until I discovered the magic of vintage Gibson guitars. I write the majority of my songs on this baby. She sings.

1998 Fender Custom Shop Relic 1960's Stratocaster with newly replaced neck. Lindy Fralin pickups. Purchased at Washington Music Center in Wheaton, MD
1998 Fender Custom Shop Relic 1960’s Stratocaster with newly replaced neck. Lindy Fralin pickups. Purchased at Washington Music Center in Wheaton, MD

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Paul Reed Smith Mira 25th Anniversary. Direct from PRS in Annapolis, Used on various albums since Save Me.

Duesenberg Outlaw, direct from Duesenberg, This guitar is so unique.. Maybe even too cool for me? Naw. Gorgeous tone in a bad ass look.
Duesenberg Outlaw, direct from Duesenberg, This guitar is so unique.. Maybe even too cool for me? Naw. Gorgeous tone in a bad ass look.

Curt Mangan Strings, Used on every album and live show since mid 2000's. Curt's strings are seriously amazing. If you play guitar or bass, order direct from Curt Mangan at http://www.curtmangan.com. You will never go back to another set again. Trust me.
Curt Mangan Strings, Used on every album and live show since mid 2000’s. Curt’s strings are seriously amazing. If you play guitar or bass, order direct from Curt Mangan at http://www.curtmangan.com. You will never go back to another set again. Trust me.

Ibanez Tube Screamer modded by Keeley & Keeley Compressor (electric rig) and EP booster for my acoustic leads.
Ibanez Tube Screamer modded by Keeley & Keeley Compressor (electric rig) and EP booster for my acoustic leads.

1973 Marshall Non Master 50 Watt Head with matching 4 12" Slant Cab. It melts faces and brings world peace in one note. Used on Save Me album and everything forward as well as live shows. Purchased in NYC and will never ever be sold.
1973 Marshall Non Master 50 Watt Head with matching 4 12″ Slant Cab. It melts faces and brings world peace in one note. Used on Save Me album and everything forward as well as live shows. Purchased in NYC and will never ever be sold.

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Quilter Aviator Amp. Direct from Quilter, this lil amp rocks. Used on the Pat McGee album and live on stage. Check em out here: http://www.quilterlabs.com

Fishman SA220 Speaker.  I sure wish this existed when I played bars in the early '90s. It sounds amazing, super simple to set up and the coverage is most impressive. Or you can set it up on your deck and pump up the jams ;)
Fishman SA220 Speaker. I sure wish this existed when I played bars in the early ’90s. It sounds amazing, super simple to set up and the coverage is most impressive. Or you can set it up on your deck and pump up the jams ;)