John Mayer used this $58 delay pedal during the Born and Raised and Paradise Valley world tour

John Mayer performing live
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Though he’s no stranger to budget gear – he once made an Epiphone Les Paul and Roland combo amp sound like a million dollars – John Mayer is often associated with the best equipment money can buy.

After all, this is the man who once had a spare Dumble waiting in the wings to replace his onstage guitar amp that broke mid-song, which also happened to be another Dumble.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.