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  Topic: New B11 Demo - Video
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 37
Views: 2439

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Feb 2017 9:10 am   Subject: New B11 Demo - Video
For those unfamiliar with the tuning, here's what Doug has listed [url=http://playsteelguitar.com/b11-tuning-lap-steel-guitar/]on his website.

1. E
2. C#
3. A
4. F#
5. D#
6. C#
7. B
8. A
  Topic: Roland Cube 80X ??
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 8
Views: 957

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Feb 2017 8:59 am   Subject: Re: Roland Cube 80X ??
I'm starting to really like mine, It's just like new, still in the box. I would like to find a cheap channel switching pedal. Any Ideas.

The Roland/Boss FS-5L switching pedal is exactly what you ne ...
  Topic: Anyone Here Know Tom Pettingill?
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 8
Views: 1117

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 9:56 am   Subject: Anyone Here Know Tom Pettingill?
That's terrible news! We all appreciated his contributions to the forum and to the world of steel guitars.

I'm going to close this topic and suggest you post your remembrances, condolences, etc. t ...
  Topic: RIP Tom Pettingill
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 39
Views: 3350

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 9:54 am   Subject: RIP Tom Pettingill
My sincere condolences to you and the family, John. We all appreciated Tom's contributions to the steel guitar world.
  Topic: Dutch Influences in Hawaiian Music *With Music*
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 29
Views: 6723

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 8:21 am   Subject: Dutch Influences in Hawaiian Music *With Music*
: Why have all the links to the Dutch & Indonesia players
disappeared from the SGF? Even though I have dozens of them,- I would still like to hear them once in a while.
Maybe others would, too. ...
  Topic: Mike Neer's Steelonious live in Brooklyn, 2/19
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 7
Views: 564

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 8:16 am   Subject: Mike Neer's Steelonious live in Brooklyn, 2/19
I sure wish I could be there, Mike. Have a great time!
  Topic: Vintage lap steel id
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 3
Views: 596

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 Feb 2017 8:36 am   Subject: Vintage lap steel id
This doesn't appear to be any style of lap steel I've seen in California. I'm assuming you picked this up in Sweden?
  Topic: RIP Bill Horvitz
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 0
Views: 522

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 5 Feb 2017 9:43 am   Subject: RIP Bill Horvitz
http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Bill-Horvitz-guitarist-and-composer-dies-10907776.php
  Topic: Please allow me to introduce myself
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 11
Views: 771

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 12:25 pm   Subject: Please allow me to introduce myself
Welcome, Jeff. I hope you enjoy it here!
  Topic: WTB: non-pedal steel....6 or 8, lap or console
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 5
Views: 293

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 11:49 am   Subject: WTB: non-pedal steel....6 or 8, lap or console
Please search the Steel Without Pedals section for many discussions of the Morrell, Rondo, Recording King, etc. budget lap steels.
  Topic: What's a good pickup for a National Tricone?
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 8
Views: 594

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Feb 2017 8:59 am   Subject: What's a good pickup for a National Tricone?
I use the [url=http://www.lacemusic.com/USA_Acoustic.php]Lace Sensor Ultraslim pickup on my tricone and am reasonably happy with it. It requires nickel wound strings rather than bronze, but picks up ...
  Topic: my new Yanuziello lap steel
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 22
Views: 1544

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 31 Jan 2017 6:11 pm   Subject: my new Yanuziello lap steel
Congratulations, Don! I look forward to hearing you play this thing.
  Topic: New CD from forgotten Greek steel pioneer
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 12
Views: 695

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 31 Jan 2017 4:41 pm   Subject: New CD from forgotten Greek steel pioneer
This sounds very interesting. My Greek/Dutch wife can finally enjoy some of my music!
  Topic: Steelonious live!
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 10
Views: 993

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jan 2017 6:27 pm   Subject: Steelonious live!
There are a couple of videos of some of the show on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/alty.weinreb/videos/285714465176535/

https://www.facebook.com/dave.vanallen/videos/10209844084631933/

I ...
  Topic: National Hawaiian Steel
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 29
Views: 2998

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jan 2017 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: National Hawaiian
I'm looking at all of these guitars and still don't understand why they had fret markers (two!) at the first fret...

It looks like a [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_fret]zero fret to me.
  Topic: Darius Rucker and Robert Randolph - "Love Do What It Do"
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 7
Views: 634

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Jan 2017 12:43 pm   Subject: Darius Rucker and Robert Randolph - "Love Do What It Do"
http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/see-darius-rucker-robert-randolphs-chic-love-do-video-w462403

Mr. Randolph is playing a Jackson non-pedal steel in a very interesting setting.
  Topic: Is this fender deluxe a refin?
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 3
Views: 589

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jan 2017 8:24 pm   Subject: Is this fender deluxe a refin?
Yes, it appears to be refinished.
  Topic: Morrell Lap Steels
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 4
Views: 645

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jan 2017 9:01 am   Subject: Morrell Lap Steels
They don't get generally good reviews on this forum. In my opinon there are much better instruments for around the same price.

What's your budget? What type(s) of music do you want to play?
  Topic: How can you tell when pickup needs to be
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 6
Views: 886

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2017 8:59 am   Subject: How can you tell when pickup needs to be
What type of strings are you using? Your description sounds like what I got when I tried to use bronze wound strings rather than nickel wound strings.
  Topic: Amp question for blues lap steel
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 21
Views: 1351

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 30 Dec 2016 8:48 am   Subject: Amp question for blues lap steel
Moved from Steel Without Pedals to Electronics.

Please search this section of the SGF to find many previous discussions and recommendations.
  Topic: Tom Morrell...Boot Heel Drag
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 15
Views: 1668

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Dec 2016 6:43 pm   Subject: Tom Morrell...Boot Heel Drag
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Bq4p8xMFs
  Topic: Joel Hill
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 12
Views: 2006

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 28 Nov 2016 7:28 am   Subject: Joel Hill
My condolences to you, Joel.
  Topic: 8 string dobro/resonator
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 8
Views: 556

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 12:01 pm   Subject: 8 string dobro/resonator
Try [url=http://www.ebay.com/itm/Adams-8-String-Resonator-guitar-/201701196893]this eBay auction. Good luck!
  Topic: 8 string dobro/resonator
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 8
Views: 556

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 7:41 am   Subject: 8 string dobro/resonator
What's your budget?
  Topic: Anyone Know Dwight Harris?
Brad Bechtel

Replies: 6
Views: 885

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 7:40 am   Subject: Anyone Know Dwight Harris?
I've removed the information that Mitch supplied and mailed this information to Mr. Lake directly.

Thanks for your help in this matter, Mitch!
 
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