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  Topic: Ernie Ball volume pedal mod
David Cubbedge

Replies: 20
Views: 1387

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Nov 2017 9:34 am   Subject: Ernie Ball volume pedal mod
I had two of these EB pedals and one weekend in 2014 I had BOTH strings break on consecutive gigs!

I now own a Hilton. I've got two EB pedals for sale, replacement strings included.
  Topic: Who made this bar?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 10
Views: 885

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Nov 2017 9:31 am   Subject: Who made this bar?
I recall seeing Scotty play his frying pan with a ceramic bar at a local show and when I asked him about it he told me they were made years ago and the company was long gone...... Good luck, if you fi ...
  Topic: Considering Split Cases - Builders?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 33
Views: 914

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Considering Split Cases - Builders?
I have Hugh Briley's lovely split cases for my Emmons! It has saved my back for sure! Very nice work, fits the guitar perfectly.
  Topic: Are you getting better or worse now ?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 81
Views: 9937

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Nov 2017 9:33 am   Subject: Are you getting better or worse now ?
Well, I'm 62 and since I was never a top-notch player anyway but a self-taught guy with a lot of bad habits, I actually feel my playing has improved a bit, especially since buying the D10 four years a ...
  Topic: Tommy White, My favorite steel player
David Cubbedge

Replies: 97
Views: 32092

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Nov 2017 9:27 am   Subject: Tommy White, My favorite steel player
Being primarily a guitar player for the last 50 years, sometimes names fall through the cracks.. I got to the party late, first really listened to Tommy on the Big E record and that's when I realized ...
  Topic: Teaching Pedal Steel *UPDATED OCTOBER 23*
David Cubbedge

Replies: 82
Views: 14047

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Nov 2017 9:40 am   Subject: Teaching Pedal Steel *UPDATED OCTOBER 23*
I am so anxious to get started with this! A little apprehensive too, hope I can make it work for me.... I'm self-taught and have probably learned a lot of bad habits that will get blown apart...but I' ...
  Topic: Boss Katana Amp???
David Cubbedge

Replies: 22
Views: 1292

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 Nov 2017 8:59 am   Subject: Boss Katana Amp???
The Katana 100 has a power switch that lets the player use .5w, 50w or 100w. My Emmons sounds great at all three power output levels. I don't know if this helps the questions regarding the Katana 50.. ...
  Topic: Boss Katana Amp???
David Cubbedge

Replies: 22
Views: 1292

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 6 Nov 2017 7:44 am   Subject: Boss Katana Amp???
I bought mine in early September and have used it at all my engagements since. Only once did I feel that I was on the brink of its' power capability and that was playing outside with nothing miked. I ...
  Topic: Franklin Method??
David Cubbedge

Replies: 10
Views: 1283

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Nov 2017 8:04 am   Subject: Franklin Method??
So it works out to be about $20 per lesson, if you do two a month. That is about right, but I can see where it might not be for those on fixed income... Maybe Paul will accept AARP!
  Topic: Everly Brother's "So Sad" arranged by Lloyd Green
David Cubbedge

Replies: 6
Views: 665

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Oct 2017 6:17 am   Subject: Everly Brother's "So Sad" arranged by Lloyd Green
I just found this record on iTunes and love it! Junior Brown's performance on this song is heartfelt. Lloyd....well he's fantastic!
  Topic: Inexpensive cover for tone bar offers excellent protection
David Cubbedge

Replies: 7
Views: 870

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 8:18 am   Subject: Inexpensive cover for tone bar offers excellent protection
Haha!! I was going to post a picture of my bar 'bag', provided at some cost by Crown Royal! Bill, you beat me to it!
  Topic: Hank Thompson
David Cubbedge

Replies: 36
Views: 4763

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 8:15 am   Subject: Hank Thompson
All I can add is I've been on a Hank Thompson listening kick lately and Bob Garrett's work on the 'live' albums (Texas State Fair, Cheyenne Rodeo, Golden Nugget) from the early 60's is off the hook! V ...
  Topic: The Beatles: Here There And Everywhere
David Cubbedge

Replies: 27
Views: 1866

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 11:33 am   Subject: The Beatles: Here There And Everywhere
I gave it a quick once over in between other projects and it works just fine! Thank you John, you've saved me a lot of time! I'm going to record my own version in the coming months...
  Topic: How to get the Tom Morrell tone out of my D10?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 54
Views: 4018

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 8:26 am   Subject: How to get the Tom Morrell tone out of my D10?
What a great thread! Love Tommy Morrell! I bought one of his CDs in 2000 based on the funny cartoon cover and now I have the whole 15 volume set! Great playing, great music, wonderful sense of humor!
  Topic: pedal noise
David Cubbedge

Replies: 11
Views: 1171

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 3:44 am   Subject: pedal noise
While only being somewhat relevant to the topic, I just read a bio on Hank Thompson that said he preferred straight steel players because he didn't like the pedal noise....
  Topic: The Paul Franklin Method
David Cubbedge

Replies: 25
Views: 7137

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 13 Oct 2017 5:34 am   Subject: The Paul Franklin Method
I've already learned quite a bit from those three sample videos! Count me in for sure!!
  Topic: Sara Jory
David Cubbedge

Replies: 151
Views: 14134

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Oct 2017 8:18 am   Subject: Sara Jory
Joe Wright! He's one of the most entertaining steel players ever! Funny and brilliant! Best version of J.B. Goode I've ever heard, including regular guitar players!
  Topic: Sara Jory
David Cubbedge

Replies: 151
Views: 14134

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Oct 2017 3:48 am   Subject: Sara Jory
I wish I was so in control of my hands and feet to allow myself to not be so serious when I play. For that I envy Sarah Jory, she makes it look easy, which we ALL know it is not!
  Topic: Fender Tube Amps
David Cubbedge

Replies: 25
Views: 2469

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Oct 2017 8:27 am   Subject: Fender Tube Amps
I recently purchased a 100 watt Boss Katana and love it! Light, versatile and it actually sounds a lot like my 85 lb. Twin Reverb!
  Topic: Boss 100 watt Katana Amp
David Cubbedge

Replies: 50
Views: 10696

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 5 Oct 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Boss 100 watt Katana Amp
I bought one last month from SGofNashville and have been using it in the studio and out at gigs and I can say I'm very pleased with it. Versatile with great tone and it is light, a lot lighter than my ...
  Topic: John Hughey
David Cubbedge

Replies: 12
Views: 1414

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Oct 2017 8:16 am   Subject: John Hughey
I have to use two feet when doing pedal 6+7 combos because my mechanics just don't work as well when I try and rock the left foot on and off the 7 pedal....
  Topic: fender twin
David Cubbedge

Replies: 4
Views: 783

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 4 Oct 2017 8:10 am   Subject: fender twin
My Twin I bought used in 1999 - it is a January 1973 model. A few years ago I took it to a highly qualified tube amp guru and he "restored" it, handing me a ziplock bag full of capacitors, d ...
  Topic: What do you consider the top 5 (or 10) best pedal steels?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 34
Views: 3603

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Oct 2017 8:17 am   Subject: What do you consider the top 5 (or 10) best pedal steels?
Some would say I don't know any better because I have little to compare it to, but I love my '77 Emmons fatback....
  Topic: Happy Birthday - Del Grace
David Cubbedge

Replies: 11
Views: 439

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 28 Sep 2017 8:02 am   Subject: Happy Birthday - Del Grace
Happy Birthday Del! We met a few years ago at the old Zeta studio on Angola Road while I was recording with Voodoo Libido!
  Topic: Volume pedal advice needed for a young player!
David Cubbedge

Replies: 19
Views: 2183

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Sep 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Volume pedal advice needed for a young player!
After breaking pot-strings in two Ernie Ball pedals on two consecutive nights, I bought a Hilton. Partially because those strings are just about impossible to repair. My Hilton has provided excellent ...
 
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