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  Topic: Sho-Bud Serial Numbers
Ian Worley

Replies: 386
Views: 149217

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Jun 2017 2:01 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Serial Numbers
That's a later '60s Baldwin era guitar. It's basically a 6139, though I'm not sure how far back that model numbering goes. The changer is the same as was used in the D-10 crossover models of that era. ...
  Topic: Differences in width of Sho-Bud pedals
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 198

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Jun 2017 1:29 pm   Subject: Differences in width of Sho-Bud pedals
I also have a 12 string from June '75 that has narrow pedals. The change seems to correspond pretty closely with the switch to square front bodies but it seems there is always a lot of overlap with Sh ...
  Topic: Best low C string for crisp tone on C6th PSG???????
Ian Worley

Replies: 30
Views: 1447

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jun 2017 2:02 pm   Subject: Best low C string for crisp tone on C6th PSG???????
...PLEASE NO MORE SUGGESTIONS...!

wow, ummm, ok... Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Best low C string for crisp tone on C6th PSG???????
Ian Worley

Replies: 30
Views: 1447

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jun 2017 9:51 am   Subject: Best low C string for crisp tone on C6th PSG???????
If the pickup is to close to the strings it will produce a muddier signal. That big string has a lot more mass and greater range of movement within the pickup's magnetic field than the high ones.

...
  Topic: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
Ian Worley

Replies: 22
Views: 1356

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Jun 2017 9:51 pm   Subject: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
Tim, I have a home-built mist system that uses mostly compressed air but also provides a fine spray of KoolMist when desired. Your tooling will definitely last longer and cut cleaner if you keep it co ...
  Topic: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
Ian Worley

Replies: 22
Views: 1356

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Jun 2017 6:35 pm   Subject: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
your shop is way too clean Darvin! Or mine is way too... never mind.
  Topic: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
Ian Worley

Replies: 22
Views: 1356

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Jun 2017 3:45 pm   Subject: Mini lathe / milling machine suggestions for steel parts
If a lack of shop space is the primary issue then the little desktop machines make sense. The key to good results on any machine, including the mini mills, etc., is simply not pushing it beyond its ca ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Jun 2017 2:53 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
1/1 is ideal...? Yes, it's a flexible setup in terms of getting all the pulls you want/need, but it's very limiting in terms of leverage and timing of pulls, and you have to tune all the intermediate ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Jun 2017 4:42 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
Sho-Bud never made a U-12 but there are quite few of them around. If do a search here you'll find a few, Mickey Byrne in the UK has one with an interesting back story.

You can convert any of them ...
  Topic: Zum Sgl 10 W/padded dash
Ian Worley

Replies: 22
Views: 6140

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Jun 2017 2:46 pm   Subject: Zum Sgl 10 W/padded dash
I guess I should work on being more overt with my humor. My mom always told me that nobody likes a smart-ass.

It is funny though, how this ad keeps getting bumped to the top today. Oops, just happe ...
  Topic: Zum Sgl 10 W/padded dash
Ian Worley

Replies: 22
Views: 6140

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Jun 2017 12:44 pm   Subject: Zum Sgl 10 W/padded dash
Wait, I just read about how you seldom, if ever see these come up for sale, but I keep seeing this guitar! It's everywhere! I'm confused Confused
  Topic: ShoBud???
Ian Worley

Replies: 1
Views: 414

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Jun 2017 8:58 pm   Subject: ShoBud???
Might be an ok guitar, but it's not a Sho-Bud. I certainly wouldn't pay that much for it.

It's a
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/11695_fauxbud_1.jpg

A few parts may be Bud, perhaps ...
  Topic: 15 Neodymium Speaker 4 ohms *NEW PICS*
Ian Worley

Replies: 8
Views: 1119

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 6 Jun 2017 2:22 pm   Subject: 15 Neodymium Speaker 4 ohms *NEW PICS*
looks like one of these
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/13235_IMG_20160123_164047_723_1.jpg

could be one of these
http://assets4.lionseek.com/item/guitars/medium_147599871-telonics-ts- ...
  Topic: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 584

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Jun 2017 2:09 pm   Subject: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
It's my understanding - which may very well be wrong - is that the 7000 series steels are to be considered out of numerical sequence from the normal production serial number system.
Sort of a private ...
  Topic: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 584

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Jun 2017 12:48 pm   Subject: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
One interesting thing to note in Gene's list is the inclusion of serial #7000 in Jan '75. I wonder who has that guitar?

It appears they started with #7001 in the mid-'60s, jumped to #1001 in Mar ' ...
  Topic: Banjo pickup wanted
Ian Worley

Replies: 18
Views: 845

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 5 Jun 2017 1:16 am   Subject: Banjo pickup wanted
you should call these guys, they will probably pick up the banjo for free, no feedback

http://www.trend-chaser.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2017/02/sanford-11.jpg
  Topic: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 584

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Jun 2017 11:11 am   Subject: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Your Professional is a very early one, they "reset" the serial numbers to 1001 in March '71. That's the list that Gene Haugh posted on page 11 that you mentioned. So your #7962 would have be ...
  Topic: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 584

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Jun 2017 10:51 am   Subject: 7000 Series Sho~Bud S/N Question
Are your two D-10s Crossovers, Rick? The late '60s Baldwin era guitars were the 7xxx range. All of the Crossover-era guitars I've seen have 7xxx serial numbers.

I believe the "reserved" ...
  Topic: VERY EXCITED!!!!! about "Rose -Bud"
Ian Worley

Replies: 41
Views: 3551

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 May 2017 12:12 pm   Subject: VERY EXCITED!!!!! about "Rose -Bud"
The slots are original. Not sure what if any purpose they were meant to serve. There are a few pictures of other SPIIs out there, some do not have the slots. Maybe they're cooling fins for the hot lic ...
  Topic: VERY EXCITED!!!!! about "Rose -Bud"
Ian Worley

Replies: 41
Views: 3551

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 May 2017 11:51 am   Subject: VERY EXCITED!!!!! about "Rose -Bud"
http://graphiccon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/its-alive-1200x475.jpg

Super Cool!
  Topic: Parting out Sho-Bud Pro ll
Ian Worley

Replies: 12
Views: 1117

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 May 2017 5:53 pm   Subject: Parting out Sho-Bud Pro ll
...Did anybody take the time to add up all the various parts and see what the whole thing would cost if you bought it all up?
It totals about $1500 right now at ~6:50 PST, 1/2 hour to go. Only one ke ...
  Topic: Sho Bud Pro 2
Ian Worley

Replies: 3
Views: 271

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 May 2017 2:00 pm   Subject: Sho Bud Pro 2
let me re-phrase then -- a late model Pro II ordered special with aluminum necks is a Pro III with a Pro II decal on it. There must be hundreds of them out there, good luck! Winking
  Topic: Fender decal
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 412

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 May 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Fender decal
There are a ton of sellers on etsy.com that make custom decals and have the correct artwork. https://www.etsy.com/search?q=fender+waterslide+decal&order=most_relevant&view_type=gallery&shi ...
  Topic: Sho Bud Pro 2
Ian Worley

Replies: 3
Views: 271

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 May 2017 11:29 am   Subject: Re: Sho Bud Pro 2
Have a friend looking for a late model Sho Bud Pro 2 with Alum. necks
A late model Pro II with aluminum necks is a Pro III
  Topic: She Will Be Mine!
Ian Worley

Replies: 77
Views: 6755

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 May 2017 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: Interesting
Interesting, wonder if these guys are also luthier who have experience with guitars too...
http://www.six-ninedesign.com/gal/index.htm

It's just one guy, he's pretty clever.
 
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