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  Topic: Ever seen this Super Pro II?
Ian Worley

Replies: 2
Views: 433

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Mar 2017 4:38 pm   Subject: Ever seen this Super Pro II?
There was a discussion about that guitar here a while back, it was on eBay at the time. You should be able to find the thread with a search.
  Topic: Like New
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 880

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 17 Mar 2017 3:51 pm   Subject: Like New
I'll take it! Where should I send the cash? Btw, what is it?
  Topic: Double-raise question
Ian Worley

Replies: 9
Views: 527

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Mar 2017 8:20 pm   Subject: Double-raise question
I think folks are missing the point of Bruce's question. He clearly already understands the basic leverage principles that everyone keeps explaining. The question was:
...Which will give more mechani ...
  Topic: Double-raise question
Ian Worley

Replies: 9
Views: 527

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Mar 2017 4:45 pm   Subject: Double-raise question
The answer to your question depends on the geometry of your changer fingers. You didn't say what make/model guitar.

If it is a pull-release changer with rigid fingers, then the relationship would ...
  Topic: Sho Bud Pro 1 Project - Help With Some Details
Ian Worley

Replies: 8
Views: 838

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Mar 2017 12:17 am   Subject: Sho Bud Pro 1 Project - Help With Some Details
That's a cool guitar. The cat is an important component. When not corralling loose/broken strings, they're useful in keep the strings warm for proper tuning and intonation. And a black one is a good c ...
  Topic: Where to get tuning rods for ShoBud rack & Barrels?
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 445

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Mar 2017 12:12 pm   Subject: Where to get tuning rods for ShoBud rack & Barrels?
Dave, I have some in my stash, what length(s) do you need?
  Topic: Questions on a George L pick-up
Ian Worley

Replies: 2
Views: 224

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 7 Mar 2017 11:50 am   Subject: Questions on a George L pick-up
Ron, that's a model "10-5". It has separate taps for the two coils so you can combine them differently for different tones. I have one in my BMI, I just leave it on the generic humbucker set ...
  Topic: Looking for a codepent
Ian Worley

Replies: 23
Views: 701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 10:16 pm   Subject: Looking for a codepent
the first two numbers are the ones that would tell you when it was built, so I guess that shall forever remain a mystery
  Topic: Looking for a codepent
Ian Worley

Replies: 23
Views: 701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 10:02 pm   Subject: Looking for a codepent
The 1-A-4 is the casting number from the foundry. The serial number is the other one, they punch those in at assembly. It was probably a four digit number, can you tell what positions the 3 and 9 are? ...
  Topic: Looking for a codepent
Ian Worley

Replies: 23
Views: 701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 7:33 pm   Subject: Looking for a codepent
The original Mavericks didn't have an inlay keyhead, they were regular Gumbys, along with raised wood necks. The recessed keyheads came later when they eliminated the raised neck and went to shelf pap ...
  Topic: Looking for a codepent
Ian Worley

Replies: 23
Views: 701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 7:16 pm   Subject: Looking for a codepent
...so give me all you got "I can take it"......Now you've got me worried not what I wanted to hear lol. What is it?
Winking

Just because it's not a purebred Sho-Bud doesn't mean it's not a s ...
  Topic: Looking for a codepent
Ian Worley

Replies: 23
Views: 701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 7:06 pm   Subject: Looking for a codepent
The end plates and neck look like an early Maverick, but it would have had a Gumby keyhead and it wouldn't have had the diamond inlay strips. It does look like there is still some Maverick-style black ...
  Topic: Polishing Endplates
Ian Worley

Replies: 36
Views: 2752

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 11:05 am   Subject: Re: Wayyy cool !
Ian that is so cool,I'm inspired to take my Ancient drill press and turn it into a Buffer. Awesome. What kind of compounds do you use for Aluminum? Or wood?
Be careful with that drill press, buffing ...
  Topic: Polishing Endplates
Ian Worley

Replies: 36
Views: 2752

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Mar 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: Re:
I guess this is topic drift, but here is my setup. I made a 24"x3/4" arbor out all-thread that I mount in my 12" lathe with a live center to run three different wheels/compounds at once ...
  Topic: A good lube to use
Ian Worley

Replies: 32
Views: 2098

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Feb 2017 1:04 pm   Subject: A good lube to use
Tri-Flow is a brand name, not a specific product, but for what it's worth, it and virtually all non-synthetic lubricants including light mineral oil products like 3-in-1, WD-40, Singer sewing machine ...
  Topic: knee lever extension for sho bud
Ian Worley

Replies: 1
Views: 249

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Feb 2017 7:03 pm   Subject: knee lever extension for sho bud
The later model S~B levers have a different, wider mount tang than the old teardrops. The best way to add a flag to a teardrop without drilling holes in the lever is to make one with a "U" c ...
  Topic: sho bud changer fingers
Ian Worley

Replies: 1
Views: 196

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 24 Feb 2017 2:07 pm   Subject: sho bud changer fingers
Hi Dave, I have set. They're not perfect but in pretty good shape. I would polish them before I send. Shoot me an email if you're interested. I also don't know anything about cost to mail to N.S.

h ...
  Topic: Emmons Wide Cast Pedals
Ian Worley

Replies: 9
Views: 418

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 24 Feb 2017 1:32 pm   Subject: Emmons Wide Cast Pedals
Jack and Jack - you should both verify the spacing on your pedals. I have two PPs, one has wide pedals, one narrow. I don't how consistent this was from year to year, but the spacing of the pedals on ...
  Topic: Sho Bud rack and barrel adjustments-balancing G#s on E9
Ian Worley

Replies: 20
Views: 957

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 12:18 pm   Subject: Sho Bud rack and barrel adjustments-balancing G#s on E9
Changing the leverage on the pedal won't make any difference in timing two pulls on the same pedal as Dave is trying to do here. I think that may be what prompted Brint's question.
  Topic: Sho Bud rack and barrel adjustments-balancing G#s on E9
Ian Worley

Replies: 20
Views: 957

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Feb 2017 10:23 am   Subject: Sho Bud rack and barrel adjustments-balancing G#s on E9
Dave, you can place a spring on the rod between the rack and the barrel to force string 6 to engage sooner. You give up the ability to tune the pull easily from the end plate though, will require you ...
  Topic: Vintage Supro 6 string w/ legs - Sold
Ian Worley

Replies: 3
Views: 712

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 7 Feb 2017 1:03 pm   Subject: Vintage Supro 6 string w/ legs - Sold
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  Topic: Arrg - my BX500 blew out again! - Well not quite
Ian Worley

Replies: 17
Views: 844

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 5 Feb 2017 11:45 am   Subject: Arrg - my BX500 blew out again! - Well not quite
What speaker(s) are you running it through? What impedance load? Have you tried it with a different speaker, with a different speaker cable? The "protect" light indicates an issue in the out ...
  Topic: Sticky finger(s)
Ian Worley

Replies: 4
Views: 585

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Feb 2017 7:12 pm   Subject: Sticky finger(s)
The "wall" is the lowering finger. They're meant to be close together. If the guitar has a lot of miles it is likely that the fingers (both raises and lowers) are loose on the axle, which ca ...
  Topic: Shipping Damages. Who makes claim with shipping company?
Ian Worley

Replies: 40
Views: 1701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 Jan 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Shipping Damages. Who makes claim with shipping company?
thanks for clearing that up
  Topic: Shipping Damages. Who makes claim with shipping company?
Ian Worley

Replies: 40
Views: 1701

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jan 2017 11:23 pm   Subject: Shipping Damages. Who makes claim with shipping company?
Ah, ok thanks. Statistical probability actually doesn't add up in the way you've proposed though. The statistical probability for a given outcome like this would need to consider the total number of p ...
 
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