CLA La3a Guitar tones, ideas, how do you get something like that?

OK, I'm not going to buy a pair of LA3A compressors, but I do like CLA's guitar sounds for certain projects. Anybody have a tip or technique for getting something similar ITB? I've been using Yohng's L1 limiter and Soneq with some success, but I can't get quite the kind of creaminess he does (his word, not mine!)

http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=11329

About 18:00 he talks about and demonstrates the LA3A on electric guitars.

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Those are good points! I usually find that an agressive limiter like the L1 can bring out those mids, and a tape emu adds some smoothness. I just haven't found that high end thing that he has going on. I did try the Colortone Free plug with the LA3 setting after posting here, with pretty good luck. It doesn't compress, but it has the same kind of high end distortion. So, teaming that with my W1 (L1 copy) set to have a slow release came close enough for my ears (for now!)

Thanks for those points!

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