#1
hello people. I have a ibanez SAS32ex that i mainly use for my lower tuning songs. The guitar is confortable, sounds ok on my amp(modded valveking) and sounds pretty good on my line 6 UX2. But i have the impression the pickups lack clarity, mids and mess up the sound.

So is it worth it to put new pickups(and new knobs) in this guitar? i don't expect it to be a top notch guitar but just to sound good enough to be usable in recording and on stage.
#2
You would do well in changing the pickups, especially if you enjoy playing the guitar. Just about every pickup that Ibanez themselves make are incredibly subpar.
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#3
Yep, I used to have an SAS32EX and it sounded 10+ times better when I swapped the pickups.

I put DiMarzio D'Activators in there which are great for distortion although if you do want to go that way I would recommend a D'Activator bridge and then maybe something like an Air Norton for the neck to get a better tone.
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