#1
Im new here so take it easy on me
i have a les paul style guitar that i picked up form a friend for around $100 bucks
it needs new pots and a bridge pickup everything else is fine
i got some 500k dimarzio pots
but im undecided on the pickup
the neck pickup is stock
it sounds good but not great
i was thinkin a jimmy page signature burst bucker
but its like $150 bucks
i figured thats problly just a burst bucker with jimmy's name slapped on it
i know theres not really any way to make a decision without actually playing one
but can somebody point me in the right direction so i can get my guitar playing
i play lead mostly alot of blues based rock n roll
i like zeppelin, floyd, slash and clapton
any advice?


thanks and peace
#2
Seymour Duncan Alnico II or Alnico IV, or JB.
DiMarzio PAF Pro.
Then there's this band called Slice The Cake...

Bunch of faggots putting random riffs together and calling it "progressive" deathcore.
Stupid name.
Probably picked "for teh lulz"

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#5
what i dont like most about the pickup i have now
is that it doesnt work
but im lookin for a more vintage sound
like the 50's les pauls had
the amp i have now is a 15w crate practice amp
but im upgrading to a fenderf212 soon
#6
I doubt the pickup "doesn't work", it's more likely dodgy wiring.

Also, for your own sake don't get the Fender Frontman...horrible amps. For the styles you've mentioned the Epiphone Valve Jr would be perfect for you. If you want something a bit louder then get a Crate Palomino.
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#8
yeah epiphone valve jr. seems like a good investment but im not a big fan of crates
i have one now and i cant get a real nice tone out of it

thanks
#10
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it needs new pots and a bridge pickup everything else is fine

how do u know? is it missing?
Quote by trips
it sounds good but not great

how do u know it's the pickup that's causing good but not great sound?


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