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I’m using a Stratocaster guitar, but any guitar is suitable. Choose the bridge pickup for a bright, clear tone.

As far as amps go, any Fender style tube amp is a desirable choice. Set the amp for a clean sound. Set the Drive to 35%, Bass to 30%, Mid to 50%, Treble to 65%, and Presence to 70%.

Both guitars use plenty of chorus, echo, and reverb to give that lush 80s sound.

I’m using 10-46 string gage with a heavy pick.

Here are the settings I used:

Fender Deluxe Model:
Drive: 35% Bass: 30% Mid: 50% Treb: 65% Presence: 70%
Chorus:
Rate: 30% Depth: 45% WetDryMIX: 30%
Digital Delay:
Time: 385ms Feedback: 40% WetDryMIX: 25%
Hall Reverb:
WetDryMIX: 40%