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Besides an Epiphone SG, what guitar could i get from $300-$400 that sounds like Angus Young's sound?
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#2
its not just your guitar, its mostly your amp. If you can get a nice tube amp that can accomplish vintage stylie overdrive you should be good.
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Quote by SublimeGuitar
its not just your guitar, its mostly your amp. If you can get a nice tube amp that can accomplish vintage stylie overdrive you should be good.

He's right. You could have an Angus Young signature SG, hell you could even have Angus's guitar, but plug into the wrong amp and you won't get the same tone.
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Definitely should be looking more at amps. He uses a 100 watt marshall stack, that's a lot more than your price range though, so go for an amp that can get the good vintage overdriven tones. Tube amps are almost a MUST to get his sound.
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For 300-400? Absolutely nothing, wait until you have enough money to get a good marshall tube amp and you'll have his sound perfectly, I don't even think he uses any effects, just the SG straight into the marshall
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Alot of Angus' sound is in your fingers too. It takes a certain feel to get it "Angus'y".
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angus is bad.

Says you, but who cares what you said, your not helping the person out ether.

He has signature pickups, but like everybody else said you'll need a nice Antique-y Overdrive to get Angus's sound.
#9
As everyone has said, it's more your amp.

However, the Crate Palomino 15 is about 400, give or take.

It's recieved very good reviews by and large, with many commenting on it's classic rock overdrive.

I suggest you look into it.
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Alot of Angus' sound is in your fingers too. It takes a certain feel to get it "Angus'y".
It involves your fingers? I don't believe it.

As many have stated, it's mostly in your amp.
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Quote by Dom5412
As everyone has said, it's more your amp.

However, the Crate Palomino 15 is about 400, give or take.

It's recieved very good reviews by and large, with many commenting on it's classic rock overdrive.

I suggest you look into it.



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I tried one out at guitar center through a Highway one strat and a Les paul studio and i was in heavenly bliss. I would definably look in that direction. Here i will give you a link

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Crate-V16-Palomino-15W-Class-A-Tube-Combo-Amp?sku=487826
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i can get a good AC/DC tone out of my AXS32 to straight thru my blues junior.


Yes but the palomino shrugs fear into the blues junior
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Yes but the palomino shrugs fear into the blues junior


no.

the palomino is basically a higher gain copy of the blues junior.

fender>>>>>>>>>>>>>crate
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no.

the palomino is basically a higher gain copy of the blues junior.

fender>>>>>>>>>>>>>crate



Last time i checked they were the same price, plus you get a much higher gain and much better tone controls, so you are telling me you would not take the palomino?
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I hope they're paying you for all the Fender whoring you do.


lol real funny. i am a fender hoar though.

^i said gain not price. its a copy of it though.
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I still say little gain and crank that bitch.
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Alot of Angus' sound is in your fingers too. It takes a certain feel to get it "Angus'y".


Quit trying to act like you know what your talking about.
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Quote by matx33
Definitely should be looking more at amps. He uses a 100 watt marshall stack, that's a lot more than your price range though, so go for an amp that can get the good vintage overdriven tones. Tube amps are almost a MUST to get his sound.



dont kill me over this, but i heard he had a 10,000 watt preamp he was playing thru to power all the cabinets, and it was just a clean sound coming thru and the distortion was all the speakers
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No, it was a 100,000-watt preamp and the distortion came from his sphincter.
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#25
yeah most of it is your amp but if you do get the epiphone sg g-400 i would suggest getting the angus young sig series humbucking pickup its about $120.00 I got it and it has that same tone angus has but lke i said and the people above me you have to have the right amp to go with it.
#27
you can get a decent sound with pretty much any humbuckers and an inexpensive tube amp. Unless your planning on playing alot of huge show anytime soon, i dont recommend getting a marshall or changeing pickups.
and to they guy that doesnt beleive tone comes from the fingers, your wrong, way way wrong. thats why no one ever sounds EXACTLY like someone else.
#28
yeah idk there is probaly a hundred things you could do, get, or change to sound like angus but your never going to sound Exactly like him it does depend on what gear you have but its also how you play
#29
just give the guitar you buy to me ... it will sound like angus (my name is angus lol)

neway you need a marshall dont let arlabester talk you into stuff you need since he thinks his blues junior is gr8 for metal
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