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    Hey all, I just picked up a Dillion Les Paul. It has a mahogany chambered body (with hardtail, 2 volume and 2 tone knobs), 24 3/4" mahogany set neck with rosewood fingerboard. i play mostly classic and hard rock. i don't have an amp that I own, i just use the amps that are available at the...
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    Hi Everybody Just back from holiday and thought I'd post a few pics of my new amp. Laney Lionheart - Beautiful cleans and great crunchy rock tone too. It needs a pedal in front of it for a killer lead tone. I'm experimenting with my GT8 at the minute This is my 1st tube amp and I'm really...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey there guys. I'm having a spot of trouble in deciding which RG guitar to buy. I pretty much play anything and everything and i'm in a jazz trio, a neoclassical metal band and a Rage Against The Machine Covers band. I have chosen to buy an RG because they are very versatile guitars. My...
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    I'm wondering if anyone can help me. I want to wire my Ibanez RG4EX1 so that it has the same pickup selection as the Ibanez SV5470: http://www.ibanez.com/support/wiring/2008/SV5470.pdf I bought the following: Bridge pickup - Dimarzio D activator X Middle Pickup - Dimarzio Fast track 1 Neck...
  5. Pickups & wiring
    On my RG321MH I measured the total pickup resistance for each of the 5 positions of the switch and got the following: 1 (Bridge Hum) : 16.0 kohm 2 (Bridge-Neck coil tap) : 3.8 kohm 3 (Bridge-Neck Hum) : 6.8 kohm 4 (Neck parallel) : 3.0 kohm 5 (Neck...
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    After doing a lot of reading I think I have decided I like the description of the Dimarzio Steve's Special & Breed pickups. Would this combination work in a Jem? I'de thought a SS Bridge, & Breed (M) & Neck!!! Does anyone have this setup? Unfortunatley OZ Dealers aren't helpful when it comes to...
  7. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    New to the site and I need some direction. When I was younger, I lived with my parents and I had a job at a local Guitar Center. I bought and sold a lot of gear. I went through a vwh back when they had ebony boards, had a mystic jpm6, prestige 1570, and I finally settled in on a EB JPM6 Lava...
  8. Pickups & wiring
    Okay , I've got yet another pickup selection to make and I'll let you all do it for me.... The guitar is a Neck thru Carvin, Mahogany body, maple neck with quilted maple top. Floyd rose bridge. Currently in place are Gibson classics with gold top covers. Tone desired is a thick blend of Kirk...
  9. Pickups & wiring
    I need some help with a custom wiring schematic. The guitar is an Ibanez RG320. Pickups are DiMarzio Evolution neck and bridge. 1 volume, 1 tone, .047 cap I have at my disposal as switches, CRL standard 5 way, and the 4 Pole 5 way as sold by AllParts. The pickup selections wanted are as...
  10. Pickups & wiring
    Hi, I have an RG1570, from around 2003 and I just swapped out my standard V7, S1 and V8 for: Tone Zone, HS-2 and a Air Norton. Now, the two humbuckers sound great, but when I switch into positions 2 and 4, which is supposed to have half bucker+single it sounds VERY tinny, looses its volume alot...
  11. Pickups & wiring
    Hey guys I have yet another question on pickup selections for two of my guitars I have two humbuckers and two projects so I Wanted to split them up. the pickups are Dimarzio steves special and a Dimarzio EVO and the guitars are Epiphone sg-310 and a cort strat copy. The SG is the one with Alder...
  12. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    i have a crybaby right now, it's gotten crappy with age, its picked up radio signals at times and all weird stuff also everytime i click it on it makes a big click through my amp i'm gonna try out a bad horsie tonight, just the switchless makes me wanna get it anyone got one of these? hows it...
  13. Pickups & wiring
    Hi all, I have a hard decision and its running like crazy in my mind. Im trying to choose my FIRST DiMarzio 3 pickup selection and I would like a lil help if possible, Gear: Ibanez RG1570 Laney Twin Combo Zoom Gt9.2tt Pedal Influences and Want to Sound Like: Dream Theater Paul Gilbert Satriani...
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    Grosh Retro Classic - very unique - Scalloped board, reverse headstock, Fralin Blues Specials, G&G case. $1750 Zion Turbo - Very Early Zion from the 80's! Ebony board, Old School Crownhead tuners!, Old School screw-in Floyd, recent refret by Fat Sound Guitars -...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I just sold one of my RG3120's (I have two more) and have some money to spend. Last weekend, I was able to play an RGT320Q and instantly fell in love with it. What a freaking beautiful instrument. I had pretty much decided to use the RG3120 money to partially fund the RGT320Q. Then, I was...
  16. Pickups & wiring
    Model: RG1570MRR Body: Basswood Neck: Rosewood board / 3pc Maple back I've got the stock V7/S1/V8, and am looking for: Articulate playing (Every note heard in the mix) Sweet and not overly thick tone Smooth good for Glissando (Guthrie Govan style) and melodic/legato runs. What I don't want...
  17. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Ok, I think it could be funny.... Pure shred, but wow!!! that's FAST!!
  18. Pickups & wiring
    Hi guys, i've recently bought some new pickups for my 1820X I decided on the air norton (a favourite it seems!), for the neck, and the D sonic (not so well liked :P), for the bridge, to replace the v7/v8. Now my question is this... I cant wire the DM's by saying green to green, red to red etc...
  19. Pickups & wiring
    Hi all. I recently installed a Dimarzio Super Distortion 3, into the bridge of my RG2 Giger. and it sounds awesome. I now bought a Pafpro and put it in the neck position. But for the life of me I can't get the wiring correct. I got red, white, black, silver and blue wires going into the...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    For my Ibanez, I decided im going to get some new pickups. Im thinking an Evo 2(Bridge) a Tone Zone in neck, and im undecided on the middle single coil. I need it to have MASSIVE Pinch Harmonics as well. Suggestions? I want a Sound like Randy Rhoads, Kirk Hammet, Dimebag, Zakk Wylde, Steve...
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