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When you're done shopping our site be sure to check out Christian's online Creative Strings Academy and Get a FREE 3-day trial! Also visit his shop where you can purchase sheet music, charts, and download instructional videos and album mp3s.

To get you started, here is a list of gear that Christian Howes uses and recommends:

He recommends the following amplifiers:

Effects pedals: Boss ME-80

Loop pedals: DigiTech JamMan or Boss RC-30 Loop Station

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