#1
fender strat tone Ok, i own a fender lite ash stratocaster with seymour duncan pickups and im not completely satisfied with the sound i am getting... i play it through a peavey ultra tube combo amp which sounds really good with my ibanez guitar but i love my fender and i would like to use it more... i love playing this guitar on a clean setting with the neck pickup, but when i want to play heavier stuff with the bridge pickup then im not getting enough crunch... im not looking for a really heavy sound so i can play metallica and pantera and stuff like that, but i want a nice gain so i can play some black sabbath type shit like the sword and stuff... i dont wanna put a hot rail in because im worried that will be too heavy sounding, i just want to know what i should do... whether it be raising the pickups, replacing them, buying a pedal or something else... any answers will help, thank you

Here is the guitar

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/prod...molo?sku=511337
#2
Try playing the 'heavier stuff' with the neck pickup instead. The bridge pickups on Strats never really sound good.
#3
I have a Lite Ash strat, same pickups and everything.

Man, the bridge pickup is just not made for chugging. Either use the bridge-middle position, or swap the pickups. Maybe even go for a fullsize humbucker.
#4
I think the problem here is that you expect a stock SSS strat to be able to do metal.
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