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  Topic: Roland Cube 80X ??
Dick Wood

Replies: 6
Views: 464

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Feb 2017 4:42 pm   Subject: Roland Cube 80X ??
I played a gig last night and our guitar player has the 80gx. I tried it and really liked it. It had more than enough bottom and high end. I was also surprised by how loud it would get with no distort ...
  Topic: Anybody like the new Fender Steel King...?
Dick Wood

Replies: 21
Views: 969

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 11:30 am   Subject: Anybody like the new Fender Steel King...?
I had one,it was ok and I liked it when I turned around and saw Fender on the grille cloth. I never could get the exact sound I wanted as I thought the mids had a thumpy kind of funkiness to it.

I' ...
  Topic: Steel, is it getting pushed out???
Dick Wood

Replies: 59
Views: 3340

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Feb 2017 7:34 am   Subject: Steel, is it getting pushed out???
Well I was kinda giddy about playing at a neat club in the Ft. Worth Stockyards tomorrow night but after reading Donny's post, I think I'll stay home,lay on the coach,heat up something in a pouch from ...
  Topic: Steel, is it getting pushed out???
Dick Wood

Replies: 59
Views: 3340

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Feb 2017 6:32 am   Subject: Steel, is it getting pushed out???
There used to be a steel in almost every band around D/FW but these days,walk into 15 of the busiest bars and you might run across two maybe three on a good night.

The best years have come and gone ...
  Topic: Are you getting better or worse now ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 19
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Feb 2017 11:23 am   Subject: Are you getting better or worse now ?
I'm almost 62 and have to say my playing is better now than in recent years due mostly to learning some new things instead of relying on worn out licks.
  Topic: Ft. Worth Feb 17-19 ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 6
Views: 490

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Feb 2017 8:27 am   Subject: Ft. Worth Feb 17-19 ?
Funny how things happen but I just had a band hire me to fill in at the Longhorn Saloon in the Stockyards Friday the 17th. Stop by and say Hi.
  Topic: 4 channel mixer, which one
Dick Wood

Replies: 11
Views: 502

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 15 Feb 2017 7:33 am   Subject: 4 channel mixer, which one
I second or third the Mackie boards.
  Topic: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 76
Views: 4772

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Feb 2017 7:29 am   Subject: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Paddy,that's an American Hot Dog.

Tony,I think that's the nicest thing you've ever said to me. You're now my newest best friend...LOL

Brian,lessons would be great but I've been playing so much l ...
  Topic: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 76
Views: 4772

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 11:55 am   Subject: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
I only wish I could learn C6th as fast as I'm learning to paint...LOL

I have a good eye for detail but no true understanding on values or how to mix paints to get the proper value so the painting h ...
  Topic: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 76
Views: 4772

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Jim,My only teacher has been Youtube since buying the paints a couple of months ago. I've never had a lesson other than that. Thanks for your nice compliment.
  Topic: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 76
Views: 4772

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 9:30 am   Subject: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Thanks Dave, that was my first painting where I used only a Palette Knife instead of a brush. The window frame is the only part where I used a brush. I was very pleased with the outcome. My paintings ...
  Topic: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 76
Views: 4772

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 8:24 am   Subject: Other than Steel Guitars and music, what do we like to do ?
I taught myself to play steel and lately I've gotten into teaching myself to paint via Youtube.


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  Topic: Must I use a pre amp?
Dick Wood

Replies: 11
Views: 771

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Feb 2017 2:00 pm   Subject: Must I use a pre amp?
You would have to have some kind of preamp as you'd get no sound going directly into the power amp input.
  Topic: Wireless system
Dick Wood

Replies: 10
Views: 520

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 10 Feb 2017 10:14 am   Subject: Wireless system
I would advise against it as in some clubs,bars etc.while guitarist/singers can move about getting rid of noises,a steel player can't and you would be stuck with it.

The only advantage I see to hav ...
  Topic: Ft. Worth Feb 17-19 ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 6
Views: 490

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: Ft. Worth Feb 17-19 ?
Definately Pearls Dancehall and Longhorn Saloon which are both in the Fort worth Stockyards just North of the Convention Center.

Both almost always have steel. The longhorn won't let a band in that ...
  Topic: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Dick Wood

Replies: 17
Views: 1203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 10:04 am   Subject: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Donny,

Bass 8
Low Mid 1
Hi mid 5
Treb 7
  Topic: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Dick Wood

Replies: 17
Views: 1203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 9:14 am   Subject: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Tom,I'm not an engineer but my gut feeling is 1" probably wouldn't make any real difference. I tend to lean towards it being the speaker.

I've watched speaker brand comparisons on Youtube and ...
  Topic: Dumb Noob question, however..
Dick Wood

Replies: 5
Views: 694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 8:26 am   Subject: Dumb Noob question, however..
You are correct.Manufacturers use the same legs front and back so they will match.If you were to adjust them,it would cause the pedals to be higher and they would move downward when you pushed them.
  Topic: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Dick Wood

Replies: 17
Views: 1203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 7:19 am   Subject: Quilter Steelaire w/ext speaker observations.
Quentin, I have the Combo.Last year at the Texas Jamboree I tried the quilter with the ext speaker and it did add lows and more presence due to moving more air.

As I've said in past comments,Quilte ...
  Topic: East Texas Band needs steel player
Dick Wood

Replies: 0
Views: 298

PostForum Section: Jobs   Posted: 8 Feb 2017 11:42 am   Subject: East Texas Band needs steel player
Once again Todd Freeman and Bullet Proof based out of East Texas needs a steel player. I had been with them 7 months and they found a replacement due to me not being able to make every gig. Their stee ...
  Topic: Tom Brumleys Tweed Fender Bassman (Together Again Amp)
Dick Wood

Replies: 41
Views: 4943

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 8 Feb 2017 7:26 am   Subject: Tom Brumleys Tweed Fender Bassman (Together Again Amp)
If you're using an Iphone or Apple product to take pics,you have to hold it so the home button is towards the ground. If you're using some other camera,don't ask me what's wrong cuz I don't know why i ...
  Topic: Steel guitar strings around the Dallas TX Area
Dick Wood

Replies: 6
Views: 350

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 7 Feb 2017 12:29 pm   Subject: Steel guitar strings around the Dallas TX Area
Call Steve Lamb at Lamb Music in Fort Worth.He sells steels,strings,amps etc.
  Topic: ISO In ear monitor system - cheap
Dick Wood

Replies: 5
Views: 377

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 7 Feb 2017 9:53 am   Subject: ISO In ear monitor system - cheap
I used the Rolls PM50 and it was good. I got in a new band and they gave me a Behringer P1 and I really like it too. I think they're both around $50 and do a good job.
  Topic: Do you play by ear ? Self taught ?
Dick Wood

Replies: 32
Views: 1984

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Feb 2017 6:10 pm   Subject: Do you play by ear ? Self taught ?
I took lessons for 4 months and I've played by ear 37 years.
  Topic: Can't survive a gig without a volume pedal? Carry a spare!
Dick Wood

Replies: 21
Views: 1197

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 7:34 am   Subject: Can't survive a gig without a volume pedal? Carry a spare!
Got a spare in the trunk.
 
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