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  Topic: The"Corn Neck"
Jack Stoner

Replies: 8
Views: 305

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Sep 2017 8:03 am   Subject: The"Corn Neck"
That was a common term used in Nashville when I was there in the early 70's. The "corn" was what "paid the bills". I went to several jam sessions and one rule for song selection ...
  Topic: Grousing about UPS
Jack Stoner

Replies: 15
Views: 718

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Sep 2017 2:32 am   Subject: Grousing about UPS
I had a UPS shipment from M/F delayed and blamed on Hurricane Irma. It was shipped on Monday, Sept 4 and should have been delivered the Thursday BEFORE the hurricane. It was marked as delayed due to ...
  Topic: Yet Another Chip Mod Question(s)
Jack Stoner

Replies: 7
Views: 231

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Sep 2017 2:23 am   Subject: Yet Another Chip Mod Question(s)
A steeler friend (an EE) and I upgraded the chips in two Nashville 400's. Mine had the original Peavey factory installed tone mod (that didn't change the op-amps) and his had the Lemay mod (that did ...
  Topic: Post-repair Session 400's?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 6
Views: 353

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 6:06 am   Subject: Post-repair Session 400's?
It can be done, in most cases. Just depends on the amp tech or company. For a Peavey, I would send it to the factory repair. A hassle to remove it from the cabinet, pack up and ship but the best op ...
  Topic: Post-repair Session 400's?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 6
Views: 353

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 2:02 am   Subject: Post-repair Session 400's?
A replacement part such as a capacitor may have a different tolerance (plus/minus the mean value) and cause a response difference. This is often the case in old Fender tube amps. The original compon ...
  Topic: Post-repair Session 400's?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 6
Views: 353

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Sep 2017 10:38 am   Subject: Post-repair Session 400's?
If the correct components were not used in repairs, there can be differences in the tone. e.g. if a capacitor was replaced by a different value or even a different type it can have an affect on tone. ...
  Topic: Outside vs Inside
Jack Stoner

Replies: 22
Views: 1320

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Sep 2017 6:01 am   Subject: Outside vs Inside
I hate outside jobs. I usually wind up with dead strings after an outside gig.
  Topic: Anyone know much about the Evans 15"? (Manufacturer etc).
Jack Stoner

Replies: 5
Views: 286

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Sep 2017 11:54 am   Subject: Anyone know much about the Evans 15"? (Manufacturer etc).
I had an Evans SE-200 amp, in early 2000. It had an Eminence 15" Neodymium Bass speaker in it.

One to consider is the current Eminence EPS-15C which was designed as a light weight replacemen ...
  Topic: Approx 9 months for tube in Carvin BX500
Jack Stoner

Replies: 21
Views: 884

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Sep 2017 8:42 am   Subject: Approx 9 months for tube in Carvin BX500
Here is a picture. R232 is next to the RTV glob.
In the circuit one end is connected to the Base of the transistor and the other end to ground.


http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/586_ ...
  Topic: MXR Resonator pedal owners
Jack Stoner

Replies: 5
Views: 317

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Sep 2017 8:35 am   Subject: MXR Resonator pedal owners
I have one that I bought when my Goodrich MatchBro died. As far as "dobro" tone, the MatchBro wins out. Fortunately I was able to repair the MatchBro.

I did some comparison tracks, same ...
  Topic: Approx 9 months for tube in Carvin BX500
Jack Stoner

Replies: 21
Views: 884

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Sep 2017 2:47 am   Subject: Approx 9 months for tube in Carvin BX500
Update on the low filament voltage. There was an engineering change (resistor) that increased the filament voltage up to the 12.6VDC range, according to Carvin Tech Support.

The Rev Level of my ...
  Topic: Wiring wizard's needed
Jack Stoner

Replies: 8
Views: 554

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Wiring wizard's needed
An external speaker could overload the amp. You have to determine what the MINIMUM ohms load is that the amp will safely handle. You can parallel off the speaker connections for an external speaker, ...
  Topic: Emptying Cache?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 14
Views: 263

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 5:59 am   Subject: Emptying Cache?
Here is the instructions on using Win 10 Disc clean up from the www.tenforums.com (Windows 10 Forum).

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3012-open-use-disk-cleanup-windows-10-a.html
  Topic: Emptying Cache?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 14
Views: 263

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 5:48 am   Subject: Emptying Cache?
Ccleaner has an option to keep the cookies you want.



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  Topic: Emptying Cache?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 14
Views: 263

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 5:39 am   Subject: Emptying Cache?
I see Mitch and I agree on not touching the Recycle Bin.

I too use Ccleaner and delete browser cache's but have the cookies I want to keep identified in Ccleaner.

I primarily use Edge but also ...
  Topic: Emptying Cache?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 14
Views: 263

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 5:33 am   Subject: Emptying Cache?
I would let the Recycle Bin alone. Never know when you want something that you accidentally deleted.

I know nothing about Chrome, too. Don't have it and will never install it again. I did one ...
  Topic: pedal steel tuning wrench alternative
Jack Stoner

Replies: 18
Views: 1297

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Sep 2017 2:05 am   Subject: pedal steel tuning wrench alternative
Harbor Freight should have what is needed. I've seen similar to the linked Sears tools there, at a lot less price. Good enough for a tuning tool.
  Topic: Grousing about UPS
Jack Stoner

Replies: 15
Views: 718

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Sep 2017 2:22 am   Subject: Grousing about UPS
I had a (late) UPS delivery scheduled for Friday. They cancelled it because of Irma, that wasn't going to hit our area until Sunday night/early Monday morning. There were no evacuations Friday in our ...
  Topic: fuzzy sound?
Jack Stoner

Replies: 5
Views: 348

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Sep 2017 2:13 am   Subject: fuzzy sound?
Good points, Larry. I used to have PX6120 (1961 model). Along with switching pickups, it also has a switch for tone control. Three volume controls, one for each pickup and a master volume control. A ...
  Topic: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
Jack Stoner

Replies: 19
Views: 1058

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Sep 2017 1:09 pm   Subject: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
I'm Back. No damage from Irma, but we lost power about 1AM Monday and just got it back about 4PM today (Tuesday). We are fortunate as many others are still without power.
  Topic: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
Jack Stoner

Replies: 19
Views: 1058

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 6:05 am   Subject: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
Bill, Thanks. I had an offer to come up there from relatives in St Stephen SC but decided to ride it out.
  Topic: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
Jack Stoner

Replies: 19
Views: 1058

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 1:07 pm   Subject: Thinking of those of us dealing with the hurricane
I'm in the "direct line of fire" as of the latest forecast. Inverness (Citrus Co) is on the west coast side about 60 miles north of Tampa. Latest track predicts it will still be Cat 3 when ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Prices and Inflation
Jack Stoner

Replies: 26
Views: 1637

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 10:09 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Prices and Inflation
Here's D-10 PP prices from an old Emmons Catalog (#734).
The whole page and a close up of the prices. Note the base price does NOT include knee levers, they are extra.





http://bb.steelguita ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Prices and Inflation
Jack Stoner

Replies: 26
Views: 1637

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 7:48 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Prices and Inflation
My brother just sold their home in Carmichael (he is retired Air Force) and bought a 5th wheel RV. He and his wife are traveling and living in that. The house he had (small) sold for $350,000 and wou ...
  Topic: Tuning a PSG
Jack Stoner

Replies: 30
Views: 1455

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 2:11 am   Subject: Tuning a PSG
This is a subject that will never get agreement. Everyone has their ideas on how to tune a guitar or when its in tune.

There are many (long) forum threads on this. (And this will eventually be ano ...
 
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