#1
Hi everyone I play on a 60-70 watt crate and have a Epi LP Ultra. I was wondering if swapping out the humbuckers that came with it with a 490R and a 490T would do some justice to the tone?

The tone of the guitar right now isn't bad, but to get a great sound I have to use a lot of gain. Although I guess thats just my preference.

What I'm saying is I just want a comparable tone to a Jimmy Page's LP without having to actually go out and buy a remake of his.
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#3
I would say the biggest tone changer would be the treble pickup. I'm not sure what the differences in output are, but he uses a 496R and 500T.
Also, the body of his should be solid mahogany with a maple top, rather than chambered mahogany and alder like yours.
Your biggest tonal gain towards Page's would be the amplifier.
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#4
what type of amp? someone post some models and links if you dont mind.
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#6
^ lol.

ofcourse 1959 Marshall slpx would work great. it would even make an Epiphone les paul special sound better than itself lol.

jim used a supro in the studio too. and his telecaster. when he played live though. he used stacked up Marshalls.
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#8
^i'd rather get alnico pickups for the warmth in the treble position.
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#10
I don't know either way, so you are probably right.
Some of the other things I read said he used "Jimmy Page" humbuckers...
Epiphone Les Paul goldtop (EMG 81/85)
Epiphone Les Paul Custom
Fender Telecaster MIM
Epiphone SG Special
Jay Turser JT200 Serpent (GFS Crunchy Rails/Crunchy Pat)
Dean V-Coustic
Ovation Celebrity
Bugera 333-212
Crate Blue Voodoo 120H
#11
My price range is really anything. Now that I got myself a job haha. It's just a matter of saving.
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