Gary Moore’s Soldano SLO100 Amp
Gary was seen using Soldano SLO100 amps in the early 90s during the Still Got the Blues and After Hours tours. Apparently, he only used the clean channel on the amps and used either a Guv’nor or a TS10 to add the punch to it.
Marshall Guv’nor Pedal ( Mk 1), Ibanez TS10 Tube Screamer Pedal, Gary tended to only use the “clean” channel on the SLO100 with the crunch switch in, rather than switch channels on the amp. Any further ‘crunch/boost/distortion” would be added by one of the above pedals.Various sources online, originally posted on Gary’s website
Based on photos, it seems that Gary stopped using the Soldano amps altogether around 1993/94.
One of the two (perhaps more?) Soldano SLO100 amps used by Gary was sold through Bonhams in 2017. According to the auction page, this was the spare Soldano, used occasionally by Moore in cases where something went wrong with the main amp.
The amp, serial number 89258, was sold for $12,000.
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