Tips on getting Jimmy Page Tone?

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  1. jimmypagekills

    jimmypagekills Senior Member

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    Hey all, I was wondering if anybody has any relatively cheap ways to get Jimmy Page's live tone from around 1972(listen to how the west was won for reference.) I currently own an epi les paul ultra, through a crybaby set to page's specs, then through various pedals and such into an old crate amp from the 80's. I'm a little low on the amp department, but i'm thinking of buyin an old marshall JCM 900. If anyone could tell me their ideas, much thanks.

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    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    Welcome, dude.....hang on to your hat for the responses!
     
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  3. mrpesca

    mrpesca Senior Member

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    Welcome Jimmy. You've got one of the guitars. (You'll need a Telecaster too) Empty the room of the rest of that stuff and get yourself a Marshall and Supro amp and you're well on your way. Of course you'll need to be a studio engineer with all kinds of tricks up your sleeves and it wouldn't hurt to have had 10 years worth of session work under your belt.
     
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  4. The Guitarist

    The Guitarist Epi Verification Expert

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    You can get jimmy page electronics is think, pickups sets etc. but not sure where or what, just heard about them.
     
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    -=[Shifty]=- Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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  6. KP

    KP Senior Member

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    Why not get your own tone and not be a copy of someone else?
     
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  7. River

    River Senior Member

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    A Line 6 POD loaded with Lincoln Brewster's Variac'd Plexi models, coupled with proper technique, does a great job.
     
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    yllsacky Senior Member

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    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    Pay attention, Sack-dude!
     
  10. River

    River Senior Member

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    I believe the tone he's seeking pre-dates the push/pull stuff.
     
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  11. Rikochet

    Rikochet Senior Member

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    why not answer the OP's question or GTFO?
     
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    -=[Shifty]=- Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    :lol::lol::lol:

    Don't be so hard on him. I accidentally posted a wrong diagram first. I hadn't edited my post, yet, by the time he posted.
     
  13. InfiniteeZ

    InfiniteeZ Senior Member

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    Use .08 Strings?
     
  14. River

    River Senior Member

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    Lighter strings really do help, more so to me than many electronic components in the mix. I use light tops w/regular or heavy bottoms.
     
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    JonMan94 Senior Member

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    thread needs to be moved......

    to tonefreaks...
     
  16. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    He expects it of me, to keep him on the straight and narrow. He and I are pals.
     
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    snaredrum V.I.P. Member

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    the quacky page sound apparently comes from using a '60s or later 'T-top' humbucker in the bridge rather than having the pickups wired out of phase, so look that way as well

    :)
     
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    If the OP bothered to use search... I am sure he could find at least half a dozen or even maybe 328 threads with all the ad nauseam information he needs and I don't need to GTFO anything sonny.
     
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    #1guitarman Senior Member

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  20. randelli

    randelli Senior Member

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    Would '72 still be in the tele days?
     

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