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  • Seeking wisdom, opinions, and advice...

    I have...

    A '94 Gibson Les Paul Studio Lite


    A Rivera 100 Watt Duo Twelve

    I want to rip out the pick-ups, as they are not original and I despise how they sound.

    I have NEVER experimented with pick ups, or messed around trying for a certain tone, and am CLUELESS where to start, but...

    I have listened to the Seymour Duncan disk, profiling a bunch of humbuckers.

    I like the Pearly Gates, 59's, JB's, and Invader, as they sound on the disk anyway.

    My favorite guitar tones come from Soundgarden, Tom Morello... Distorted, but still warm and fat. I have no desire to sound exactly like another guitar player, just help me get in the ballpark if possible.

    SO... Please offer me your opinions, what pick-ups to buy (feel free to suggest pick-ups outside the 4 I thought I liked), where to put them, E.Q. on the amp, pots, and/or anything else you deem appropriate.

    Thanks a bunch, in advance...