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  Topic: **sold**
Bob Watson

Replies: 3
Views: 219

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 18 Nov 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: **sold**
I wonder if they would work for an 8 string Dobro. What is the brand name, I didn't catch it?
  Topic: JCH "raise-dominant" feature?
Bob Watson

Replies: 26
Views: 1507

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Nov 2017 1:44 am   Subject: JCH "raise-dominant" feature?
Tommy, Buck Reid, Jeff Peterson and Steve Sturm all helped Jimmie build JCH's, and I would bet they would know the answer to your question. If not, Junior Mercer might be able to shed some light on yo ...
  Topic: Peavey Special 1x12,
Bob Watson

Replies: 4
Views: 394

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Oct 2017 1:58 am   Subject: Peavey Special 1x12,
I have a Peavey Special 150 and I was getting a crackling sound out of it. A tech figured out that it was dust in the return and send inputs for the effects loop. I would clean the input jacks, but th ...
  Topic: Christmas (All Steel) CD's
Bob Watson

Replies: 12
Views: 479

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 24 Oct 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Christmas (All Steel) CD's
Robert Earl Keen's band put out a Christmas CD a few years back. They go by the name "The Xmas-Men" and the cd is called "Santa Is Real". Marty Muse plays mostly non pedal steel gu ...
  Topic: Dissertation finished
Bob Watson

Replies: 28
Views: 2056

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 23 Oct 2017 11:11 pm   Subject: Dissertation finished
Richard, Congratulations! I too would be interested in reading your dissertation. I remember watching Buddy Emmons playing at the steel convention in St. Louis one year and he made a comment that went ...
  Topic: Harmonic distortion from RV-3 pedal
Bob Watson

Replies: 36
Views: 1372

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 23 Oct 2017 10:55 pm   Subject: Harmonic distortion from RV-3 pedal
I use an RV3 with a Roland Cube 60 and I haven't had any issues. I use overdrive pedals occasionally and it sounds good with them. I use a one spot to power it up instead of batteries. Best of luck ge ...
  Topic: Arrangements for Larry Sasser's Dad
Bob Watson

Replies: 11
Views: 1549

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 1:00 am   Subject: Arrangements for Larry Sasser's Dad
My condolences go out to Larry and all of his Dad's family and friends.
  Topic: Advice on Selling Price For 1964 Emmons
Bob Watson

Replies: 12
Views: 1926

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 12:51 am   Subject: Advice on Selling Price For 1964 Emmons
Gary, that's the coolest vintage p/p I've ever seen. Best of luck finding the right buyer.
  Topic: 1970 Emmons Black Fatback PP 8X7
Bob Watson

Replies: 16
Views: 8844

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 5 Oct 2017 1:10 am   Subject: 1970 Emmons Black Fatback PP 8X7
The smoothest P/P's I've ever played were ones that Bryan Adams had worked on. This is a really cool lookin' P/P.
  Topic: Gibson Les Paul / PLEASE CLOSE
Bob Watson

Replies: 11
Views: 1752

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 3 Oct 2017 10:18 pm   Subject: Gibson Les Paul / PLEASE CLOSE
Thanks for your speedy reply Alan. Its a great looking LP.
  Topic: Gibson Les Paul / PLEASE CLOSE
Bob Watson

Replies: 11
Views: 1752

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 3 Oct 2017 6:02 pm   Subject: Gibson Les Paul / PLEASE CLOSE
How much does this LP weigh?
  Topic: What's the "Stage One" of D-10's??
Bob Watson

Replies: 14
Views: 1403

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:53 am   Subject: What's the "Stage One" of D-10's??
Jim, IMHO, buy a used one, look for old Sho Buds, P/P Emmons (which I think will hold their value for years to come), MSA Classics, and for newer steels, a used Carter, Fessenden, or Mullen. I think y ...
  Topic: Pedal Steel BRANDS no longer being made
Bob Watson

Replies: 39
Views: 3469

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:35 am   Subject: Pedal Steel BRANDS no longer being made
Cool post Nick! Your list is pretty thorough, I would start to think of one you might have missed and then check the list, and lo and behold, there it was. Smile
  Topic: Happy Birthday - Del Grace
Bob Watson

Replies: 11
Views: 439

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:17 am   Subject: Happy Birthday - Del Grace
A belated Happy Birthday to you Del!
  Topic: Please recommend a pickup for dobro...
Bob Watson

Replies: 17
Views: 1175

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Sep 2017 12:29 am   Subject: Please recommend a pickup for dobro...
I'm curious to hear from any 8 string Dobro players to hear what they've been using lately. I'm thinking about checking out the Myers P/U, because if I got into a situation with drums I would just use ...
  Topic: The"Corn Neck"
Bob Watson

Replies: 23
Views: 2208

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Sep 2017 12:16 am   Subject: The"Corn Neck"
When I started playing pedal steel there was a steel player in our area named Bobby Howe. There were a few of us in the area new to pedal steel and Bobby was our mentor. He was really into Curly Chalk ...
  Topic: The"Corn Neck"
Bob Watson

Replies: 23
Views: 2208

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Sep 2017 12:12 am   Subject: The"Corn Neck"
When I started playing pedal steel there was a steel player in our area named Bobby Howe. There were a few of us in the area new to pedal steel and Bobby was our mentor. He was really into Curly Chalk ...
  Topic: French Steel Player Jean-Yves-Lauzac with WC Edgar 'Live'
Bob Watson

Replies: 2
Views: 615

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 8:49 pm   Subject: French Steel Player Jean-Yves-Lauzac with WC Edgar 'Live'
Sounds great! I'm glad to see you're out there promoting yourself overseas. You look like you're having a great time! Smile
  Topic: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Bob Watson

Replies: 21
Views: 2053

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Aug 2017 9:08 pm   Subject: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Brian, let me know what you think of the video. I've been playing pedal steel for a long time. When I went to some of my first Steel Conventions in St. Louis MO. back in the mid 1970's, all of the ico ...
  Topic: RIP John Abercrombie
Bob Watson

Replies: 2
Views: 1042

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 24 Aug 2017 1:18 am   Subject: RIP John Abercrombie
Sad news. I got to see him play in the late 1970'S. Jack Dejohnette was playing drums with him, but I don't remember who else was in the band. He was truly an innovator and really had a unique style t ...
  Topic: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Bob Watson

Replies: 21
Views: 2053

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Aug 2017 7:29 pm   Subject: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Brian, you can order the Encore with your own setup on it, within reason. Lowering your E's with RKL is pretty common,probably the second most popular place for that change. I don't do my own work on ...
  Topic: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Bob Watson

Replies: 21
Views: 2053

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Aug 2017 1:49 am   Subject: Zumsteel Encore Owners
Brian, I got my Encore in April of 2013. It has 3 pedals and 5 Knee levers with the splits on lowering 5 and 10. I lower 4 and 8 with my RKL, everything else is pretty standard, although instead of lo ...
  Topic: Our Website is Finally Up!: Steel Guitars of Nashville
Bob Watson

Replies: 7
Views: 1415

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 19 Aug 2017 1:51 am   Subject: Our Website is Finally Up!: Steel Guitars of Nashville
Bob, its cool that you got Cal to help with the website! It'll just keep gettin' cooler and cooler as time goes on. He's been doin' websites since the early days of cyberspace, plus his love of the st ...
  Topic: Recommend an overdrive!
Bob Watson

Replies: 29
Views: 2302

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 12:27 am   Subject: Recommend an overdrive!
Karl, I play pedal steel through a Roland Cube 60 set to a Fender Twin ( its called a "Black Panel" on the amp ) and I feel its a good sounding amp model. On six string guitar I use a Swart ...
  Topic: Myers Pickup?
Bob Watson

Replies: 1
Views: 342

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Aug 2017 1:23 am   Subject: Myers Pickup?
I was wondering if anyone has tried the Myers Pickup? There are two models, "The Grip" and "The Feather". I have an 8 string Goldtone Squareneck Dobro that I want to start gigging ...
 
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