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  Topic: Question about extended tuning for D12 push-pull.
Jim Smith

Replies: 6
Views: 227

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Jul 2017 8:52 am   Subject: Question about extended tuning for D12 push-pull.
On my D-12's I have always had the low G# and E on the bottom of E9 and the first two on C6 are F and D. So strings 1-6 are FDGECA. That simulates the chromatic strings on the top of E9. It works for ...
  Topic: Al Petty
Jim Smith

Replies: 36
Views: 4398

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Jul 2017 11:52 am   Subject: Al Petty
Besides Dekley, there was at least one other builder that he ripped off by not paying for a guitar. I put a LOT of hours into designing and building a D-12 with heel and toe pedals for him. Mad
  Topic: Goodrich Volume Pedal Du-Wah
Jim Smith

Replies: 3
Views: 330

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 17 Jul 2017 9:33 am   Subject: Goodrich Volume Pedal Du-Wah
I remember your post when you got this last year. Is anyone familiar with this and maybe have some sound samples?

I can't find any mention of this model online, nor any mention of the AC powered G ...
  Topic: Improve Fender RI Tone Volume Pedal?
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 449

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Jul 2017 8:08 pm   Subject: Improve Fender RI Tone Volume Pedal?
First thing to check would be that both pots open completely when at full stroke. If not, that would explain your volume and tone loss.
  Topic: Alvino Rey interview - 2001 - Video
Jim Smith

Replies: 11
Views: 939

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jul 2017 10:07 am   Subject: Alvino Rey interview - 2001 - Video
The video just spins for me in Chrome. Right click shows that it is powered by JW Player. From what I can find, it doesn't require a plugin, but it won't play for me.
  Topic: Rack effect unit with effects loop and real envelope filter?
Jim Smith

Replies: 1
Views: 265

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 28 Jun 2017 7:47 am   Subject: Rack effect unit with effects loop and real envelope filter?
Anyone?
  Topic: Rack effect unit with effects loop and real envelope filter?
Jim Smith

Replies: 1
Views: 265

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 23 Jun 2017 9:08 am   Subject: Rack effect unit with effects loop and real envelope filter?
Google found my old Forum post from 2003 about Auto-Wah vs. Envelope Filter: https://steelguitarforum.com/Forum11/HTML/003984.html

I still use and love my Boss GX-700 because I can run my volume p ...
  Topic: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 643

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 23 Jun 2017 6:46 am   Subject: (129) in YouTube title tab?
In case anyone else stumbles onto this, I finally found the answer!

Per this Google product post: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/youtube/-NlCunvrbqw "It's apparently yet anoth ...
  Topic: Dekley pickups
Jim Smith

Replies: 2
Views: 330

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Jun 2017 7:09 am   Subject: Dekley pickups
That sounds about right. The pickups varied from roughly 16-20K ohms and we almost always put a higher resistance one on the C6 neck.
  Topic: Steel player
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 1439

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 17 Jun 2017 6:50 am   Subject: Re: Steel player
The version I heard and can't seem to find again was a instrumental on psg.it was on u tube.
Could it be this instrumental version by Chris Hampton? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BwcuzOK_-0
  Topic: Please run Windows Updates ASAP, re: June 13, 2017.
Jim Smith

Replies: 12
Views: 777

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Jun 2017 11:16 am   Subject: Please run Windows Updates ASAP, re: June 13, 2017.
Several years ago I created a repeating reminder in my Outlook calendar for the second Tuesday of every month, which is when the monthly updates are released. I would think Google and any other calend ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
Jim Smith

Replies: 10
Views: 932

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jun 2017 6:56 am   Subject: Sho-Bud Universal 12?
I had a friend

Assuming your friend's U-12 was set up like Jeff Newman's (without a low D), the knee lever that changes E9 to B6 lowers the second string D# to C# and the fourth and eighth string ...
  Topic: WTB Rubber Leg Tip
Jim Smith

Replies: 11
Views: 675

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 11 Jun 2017 10:17 am   Subject: WTB Rubber Leg Tip
Make sure you get rubber tips, not plastic. Otherwise your guitar will be walking all over hard floors.
  Topic: Who Makes the Pad Extensions for S10 Steels?
Jim Smith

Replies: 2
Views: 426

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Jun 2017 10:53 am   Subject: Who Makes the Pad Extensions for S10 Steels?
If he's still making them, Don Blood is your man: http://www.donblood.net/index.html
  Topic: New ? about push-pull bellcranks
Jim Smith

Replies: 1
Views: 395

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Jun 2017 6:04 am   Subject: New ? about push-pull bellcranks
Read all about it here: http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=315110
  Topic: Buddy Emmons with John Anderson circa 1982
Jim Smith

Replies: 9
Views: 1759

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 May 2017 10:25 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons with John Anderson circa 1982
I'm pretty sure Buddy's son played bass for John, so it may have been how Buddy got the gig.
  Topic: ???? Win 10
Jim Smith

Replies: 32
Views: 1630

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 12 May 2017 8:00 am   Subject: ???? Win 10
Take a look at Start, Settings, Personalization, Lock screen and uncheck "On resume, display logon screen".
  Topic: Still looking for a pedal board..
Jim Smith

Replies: 14
Views: 990

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 8 May 2017 6:14 am   Subject: Still looking for a pedal board..
Yes, I think the term Robbie wants is "pedal rack".

The most common name I have heard is "pedal bar".
  Topic: Buckaroo
Jim Smith

Replies: 10
Views: 2241

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 7 May 2017 9:48 am   Subject: Re: HELP with Problem copying this tab
I tried to copy and paste Rickey's tab here but everything gets squished when I send it to myself and view it Anyone have any ides how I can solve this problem? Thanks. Stevet
Hey Steve, I just c ...
  Topic: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 643

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 22 Apr 2017 6:47 am   Subject: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Thanks Jon! It's weird that I can't find anything with Google search. Here's a partial screenshot.


http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/679_YouTube_1.jpg
  Topic: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 643

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 22 Apr 2017 6:26 am   Subject: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Nobody else is seeing this? This is on my 64 bit Windows 10 PC and the newest Chrome Version 58.0.3029.81 (64-bit).
  Topic: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 643

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 20 Apr 2017 12:33 pm   Subject: (129) in YouTube title tab?
Google search hasn't helped figure this out, so I thought I'd try here. For the last week or two or maybe more, every YouTube video I open has (129) in front of the title. For example, instead of sayi ...
  Topic: My Extended E9 set up...
Jim Smith

Replies: 28
Views: 2625

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2017 1:05 pm   Subject: My Extended E9 set up...
Hi Jim... actually the only reason I had 11 strings on the C6 neck of my Dekley D12 was that I broke a tuner on the first string at a gig. Only after trying various ideas for that string.(a high A, an ...
  Topic: My Extended E9 set up...
Jim Smith

Replies: 28
Views: 2625

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2017 5:52 am   Subject: My Extended E9 set up...
Rick, any chance you might have and could either post or send pictures of your D-12/11 Dekley to my Forum email address? I built a D-11 for Wally Murphy back in the day, but don't remember building a ...
  Topic: Little Known Sacred Steel Facts... Morley Wah Pedal
Jim Smith

Replies: 7
Views: 941

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Apr 2017 10:10 am   Subject: Little Known Sacred Steel Facts... Morley Wah Pedal
I think Chuck Campbell uses something else now , but the Boss T-Wah was/is a favorite in his arsenal.

It looks like the T-Wah is newer than the MXR Envelope Filter that Buddy Emmons used. Has anyon ...
 
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