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What else can i do to my LP to get desired tone


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For simplicity's sake, I want my guitar to sound similar to dean deleo's sound (stone temple pilots). Right now I have an EMG 81 and EMG 85 setup in my guitar. What else, if anything, can I do to mess around with the tone? I know you can do stuff w/ capacitors and other stuff like that (installing everything is no problem, picking the stuff out is the tough part) so maybe u guys can help me out... The guitar is going into a marshall half stack btw.

 

EDIT: Right now I'm just concerned with live sound.

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First thing I'd to is take out the EMG's....I know he's got a black '78 Standard with rewired controls. The tone knob has been replaced with a push-pull pot...In the "up" position of his push-pull pot it places the two pickups out of phase...His pickups are stock...Hope that helps.

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First thing I'd to is take out the EMG's....I know he's got a black '78 Standard with rewired controls. The tone knob has been replaced with a push-pull pot...In the "up" position of his push-pull pot it places the two pickups out of phase...His pickups are stock...Hope that helps.

 

Ok so put stock pickups in, look into new pots. you have any sources on how he has his guitar wired? I can do pretty much any electrical work, im good with all that circuitry type stuff.

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He's a pic of his live right (blueprint) from Guitar World...May of 2007:

 

gwmay2007deandeleosguitcy4.jpg

 

Dang thats aweseome haha. I actually have a similar pedal setup. Haha if only i had the money to get all them amps/preamps/heads and what not. Too bad that chart doesnt tell more about guitar internals, im assuming they are stock i guess.

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For simplicity's sake' date=' I want my guitar to sound similar to dean deleo's sound (stone temple pilots). Right now I have an EMG 81 and EMG 85 setup in my guitar. What else, if anything, can I do to mess around with the tone? I know you can do stuff w/ capacitors and other stuff like that (installing everything is no problem, picking the stuff out is the tough part) so maybe u guys can help me out... The guitar is going into a marshall half stack btw.

 

EDIT: Right now I'm just concerned with live sound. [/quote']

 

 

I don't think changing capacitors would do much with EMGs... In fact the only mod I have performed to them is installing a 2nd batery so they work on 18V instead of 9... I have it that way on one of my EMG loaded axes (with 81/85).

 

Have you played with the amps eq?

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I don't think changing capacitors would do much with EMGs... In fact the only mod I have performed to them is installing a 2nd batery so they work on 18V instead of 9... I have it that way on one of my EMG loaded axes (with 81/85).

 

Have you played with the amps eq?

 

Yeah I use two batteries instead of one. I was into metallica when I bought the EMG's haha. Now i never listen to em but whatev the EMG's are still cool. Yeah ive pretty much messed with everything and I got a decent sound I just wasnt sure if there was anything else i could do to the guitar itself

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I don't think changing capacitors would do much with EMGs... In fact the only mod I have performed to them is installing a 2nd batery so they work on 18V instead of 9... I have it that way on one of my EMG loaded axes (with 81/85).

 

Have you played with the amps eq?

 

What if i were to put the stock ones back in... (LP studio)

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Ok so put stock pickups in' date=' look into new pots. you have any sources on how he has his guitar wired? I can do pretty much any electrical work, im good with all that circuitry type stuff. [/quote'] I like this idea roll with the stock, and keep

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