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  Topic: Ernie Ball PARADIGM Strings
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 16
Views: 1312

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Apr 2017 4:55 pm   Subject: Ernie Ball PARADIGM Strings
I've been using the NYXL guitar strings for about the last year. I find that they do hold up longer than normal strings. I want to try the pedal steel version. When I first heard about them I thought ...
  Topic: Fender twin reverb
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 6
Views: 762

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Mar 2017 5:10 pm   Subject: Fender twin reverb
PM Sam Marshall. He works in the amp design department at Fender. He's a member here and a pedal steel player. He would know.
  Topic: D'Addario strings on Emmons guitars
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 33
Views: 2300

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Mar 2017 4:32 pm   Subject: D'Addario strings on Emmons guitars
I can't wait to try the NYXL's! I got a beta test set of the 6 string version of them a few years back. They do hold up, breakage wise, better that any other string brand that I've used. And they soun ...
  Topic: Look what I found! You have one?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 19
Views: 2433

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Mar 2017 5:31 pm   Subject: Look what I found! You have one?
Erv: Yes, Sho-Bud made them as an one-off deal for Fender. There were 4400 guitars made. From what I´ve learned the Sho-Bud Super Pro actually was a result from building these guitars. They were made ...
  Topic: Look what I found! You have one?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 19
Views: 2433

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Feb 2017 5:04 pm   Subject: Look what I found! You have one?
I had one for my first pedal steel. The late Ed Naylor set it up with 4 knee levers. It was one of the best sounding steels I've ever heard.
  Topic: Building pickups from scratch
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 5
Views: 661

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Feb 2017 7:04 pm   Subject: Building pickups from scratch
I think this might be what you're looking for.
http://www.lollarguitars.com/jason-lollar/winder-book
It might be a little pricey, but Jason Lollar is one of the foremost pickup builders. I have a fo ...
  Topic: What would your choice of a new steel be
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 53
Views: 3792

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Feb 2017 6:22 pm   Subject: What would your choice of a new steel be
Show Pro!!!
  Topic: Gary Carter. With Marty or Connie
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 35
Views: 3281

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Feb 2017 6:07 pm   Subject: Gary Carter. With Marty or Connie
I've never had the opportunity to watch the show, but I know that Gary Carter plays in Connie's road band, The Sundowners. Marty said, in an interview I read, that after Gary Hogue died, he didn't wan ...
  Topic: Lehle Volume Pedal
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 6
Views: 898

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Jan 2017 6:18 pm   Subject: Lehle Volume Pedal
They have just introduced a "Pedal Steel Model" with the input and output connections on the side at NAMM this weekend.
  Topic: Mod my Maverick?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 59
Views: 3905

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Jan 2017 5:26 pm   Subject: Mod my Maverick?
I remember one time at a steel show, I heard this fantastic playing coming from a dealer's display. I walked over to check it out. It was Mike Sigler, playing a Maverick! It's NOT the tools but the cr ...
  Topic: How Did You Get Started On The Pedal Steel?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 67
Views: 5890

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 31 Dec 2016 5:04 pm   Subject: How Did You Get Started On The Pedal Steel?
Ever since I can remember the only thing I ever wanted to do was play guitar. For Christmas in 1962 my parents bought my brother and myself a Harmony flat top and a Framus mandolin.Well, my brother wa ...
  Topic: Three Gary Hogue Treasures
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 12
Views: 1572

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Nov 2016 6:56 pm   Subject: Three Gary Hogue Treasures
I'm glad to see this guitar went to someone who can appreciate it. I remember this guitar from the "Red,Red Wine and Cheatin' Songs" video. That blue sparkle finish is beautiful!!!
  Topic: six string guitar with pedals
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 14
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Nov 2016 6:35 pm   Subject: six string guitar with pedals
I know that Reese Anderson made the Phil Baugh guitars but seems to me that Deckley also tried to build one of those and had a prototype at a Summer NAMM in the mid to late 80's. I tried it having bee ...
  Topic: Talent Effects Pedals
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 4
Views: 625

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 6:37 pm   Subject: Talent Effects Pedals
Talent Effects pedals?
How about this one?

http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/2744_Talent_booster_pedal_1.jpg
I NEED one of those!!!
  Topic: Which Comes First? (Freeloader or Boss Tone)
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 6
Views: 542

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 6:36 pm   Subject: Which Comes First? (Freeloader or Boss Tone)
I would try the Boss Tone first. A lot of distortion circuits (Fuzz Face,etc) don't work well with a buffered signal.
  Topic: Gibson EB-2 Bass Guitar Push Button Switch
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 1
Views: 256

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 6:32 pm   Subject: Gibson EB-2 Bass Guitar Push Button Switch
That is a R-C (resistor capacitor) high pass circuit that rolls the normally bass heavy Gibson pickup tone off and and gives it a brighter, more treble tone.
  Topic: Dixon Archtop Guitar
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 4
Views: 1084

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Nov 2016 7:47 pm   Subject: Dixon Archtop Guitar
I think the D & H logo at the top stands for Davitt and Hanser. They have been a musical instrument and accessory dealer since 1924. This guitar looks older than the 60s.

Very possible. up un ...
  Topic: Buddy Cage style
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 75
Views: 7388

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Oct 2016 5:59 pm   Subject: Buddy Cage style
A good singer who interprets a song and its lyrics is a pure pleasure to play behind. We are there to serve the song in the most expressive way we can. How can you do that if you're unaware of the s ...
  Topic: Waylon and Ralph Mooney 1974 Laramie Wyoming
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 3
Views: 1104

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Oct 2016 5:22 pm   Subject: Waylon and Ralph Mooney 1974 Laramie Wyoming
VERY cool pictures. From a time gone by.

Are those a couple of Fender Super Sixes? That'll wake someone up.

Mike, I think that is one of the amps Waylon had made. They were essentially a Silve ...
  Topic: Adding Knee Bars to a Fender Sho-Bud Artist student model
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 12
Views: 745

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Sep 2016 5:18 pm   Subject: Adding Knee Bars to a Fender Sho-Bud Artist student model
I had one of those guitars back in the mid 90's. At a guitar show, I traded George Gruhn a Gretsch Double Anniversary guitar that needed a LOT of work for mine. I had $125 in the guitar. Later the lat ...
  Topic: What Do You Think of Jerry Garcia's PSG Work?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 138
Views: 15212

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Apr 2016 4:21 pm   Subject: What Do You Think of Jerry Garcia's PSG Work?
People often ask me if Garcia had any influence on my choice to take up pedal steel, I tell them I grew up listening to country music. Jerry was alright, but Weldon on "I'll Come Runnin'"or ...
  Topic: Show Pro
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 9
Views: 2288

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Mar 2016 3:58 pm   Subject: Show Pro
I have 2 Pro 3's, A 74 and q 74. I LOVE them! Great guitars!
  Topic: Would you gig a older sho-bud?
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 110
Views: 16560

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Jan 2016 6:57 pm   Subject: Would you gig a older sho-bud?
I gig either a '74 or a '75 Pro III. I LOVE the tone. They'll hopefully me over until I can get a new Show Pro (someday)!!!
  Topic: Premier 90 Reverb Unit
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 2
Views: 482

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Jan 2016 7:24 pm   Subject: Premier 90 Reverb Unit
You could try Musical Distributors Group. If my memory serves me correctly, they were the last distributors of Premier musical equipment in the U.S..
  Topic: Sho Bud 1 and other bisar human values
Jerry Hedge

Replies: 30
Views: 5120

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Jan 2016 6:43 pm   Subject: Sho Bud 1 and other bisar human values
I always heard that Don played standing so he could sing harmony parts into the same mic as the lead singer.
 
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