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  Topic: Sho Bud - Maintenace and parts availability?
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 14
Views: 971

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Oct 2017 1:14 pm   Subject: Sho Bud - Maintenace and parts availability?
Double that on the weight issue..
I threw my back out just removing my D10 Super Pro from the shipping box when I first got it.
  Topic: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 10
Views: 639

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Oct 2017 10:35 am   Subject: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
Thanks all for your input and suggestions - especially re carefully documenting everything - something I'm notoriously bad at.
Going to put this up on the table tonight and see what happens.
I'm a l ...
  Topic: Old Supro value
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 7
Views: 667

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Sep 2017 11:30 am   Subject: Old Supro value
I picked this up on ebay a while ago for about $100 and I'm wondering if it's worth fixing.
The pickup output is low and uneven across the strings and the curved bridge is cracked.
If it has no r ...
  Topic: All My Loving, The Beatles
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 26
Views: 1514

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:43 pm   Subject: All My Loving, The Beatles
John, any chance you'd give "It's Only Love" a shot?
  Topic: Touch and Volume
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 15
Views: 1067

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Sep 2017 1:05 pm   Subject: Touch and Volume
This might be a part of it... (From another thread about volume pedals.)
... The "uneven" rate at which the gain increases is a function of the audio taper of most all volume pots and is ge ...
  Topic: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 10
Views: 639

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Sep 2017 12:40 pm   Subject: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
Thanks for the advise. I feel a bit more confident now. To be honest, I'm completely intimidated by the changer - springs always seem to have their way with me - so as long as I can avoid having to d ...
  Topic: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 10
Views: 639

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Sep 2017 9:07 am   Subject: Super Pro lever bracket repair question
So a pot metal lever bracket broke (LL) and I'm wondering just how difficult it is to replace it with a new aluminum bracket. Well, maybe not just to replace it - that looks pretty straight-forward, b ...
  Topic: Pedals For Sale
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 11
Views: 1475

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 29 Aug 2017 11:27 am   Subject: Pedals For Sale
PM sent re Matchbox 7-A
  Topic: Stupid Question about Mics and pedals
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 7
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Aug 2017 9:59 am   Subject: Stupid Question about Mics and pedals
If you're running your guitar mic through an amp - not a PA - have you checked to see if the amp has an Effects Loop?
  Topic: Dale Watson nailed this one-see link
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 17
Views: 1943

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 24 Aug 2017 9:23 am   Subject: Dale Watson nailed this one-see link
were you by any chance standing in front of the pedal steel last year? If so I think I met you.
If you're talking about the guy that planted himself right in front of the Sho~Bud and didn't move the ...
  Topic: Steel Question
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 10
Views: 1135

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 10:26 am   Subject: Steel Question
The string buzz on my Super Pro go noticeably worse after a recent string change. Used to mainly hear it on 2 & 3 string and only at first fret. Now it's moved up the neck a bit and it's affecting ...
  Topic: Any love for the Belle Epoch ?
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 8
Views: 804

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Aug 2017 11:00 am   Subject: Any love for the Belle Epoch ?
I love the Belle Epoch for PSG. I also use their Topanga spring reverb. If the Talisman reproduces plates like that does springs, I may have to get one of those too.
sigh...
  Topic: Volume pedal repair tip
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 4
Views: 759

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 14 Aug 2017 10:33 am   Subject: Volume pedal repair tip
I don't have to tell you to also tape an extra length of fresh string inside the pedal, do I? WinkI was in my late 40's when I decided to start learning from other peoples' mistakes. Thanks for pos ...
  Topic: Goldy McJohn of Steppenwolf: Another one has passed away
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 5
Views: 791

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 7 Aug 2017 1:24 pm   Subject: Goldy McJohn of Steppenwolf: Another one has passed away

...dropping his Lowrey organ off a loading dock and then the horn upper driver in his Leslie blew up so he had a tech bypass the crossover and ran the lower bass rotor full range.
Ahhh... that expl ...
  Topic: BJS Bar
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 5
Views: 599

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 2 Aug 2017 11:12 am   Subject: BJS Bar
12 string length work? I think I have one of those.
  Topic: Open letter to Tommy Dodd
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 15
Views: 2947

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Jul 2017 12:46 pm   Subject: Open letter to Tommy Dodd
I live just north of Newark, NJ and all I get are blank stares when I wear mine.
  Topic: PSG Ambient Pads
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 16
Views: 1616

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Jul 2017 11:27 am   Subject: PSG Ambient Pads
Hi folks,

I'm just curious. What are ambient pads? Thanks.
I believe the term "pads" originated with polyphonic synthesizers. One tone plays off another to create fat, undulating " ...
  Topic: Just about the funniest Chico and Harpo moment ever
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 15
Views: 1722

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 20 Jul 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Just about the funniest Chico and Harpo moment ever
The Marx Bros were a family of geniuses and at a time when that was apropos.

Although this is the humor section, after viewing the video link below, we could still consider the humor, but the joke ...
  Topic: Better Musicianship
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 4
Views: 1171

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 29 Jun 2017 7:57 am   Subject: Better Musicianship
HA! I knew it!
  Topic: Sho-Bud Parts Catalog 1978ish
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 1
Views: 508

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 May 2017 1:59 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Parts Catalog 1978ish
Wow.. and thank YOU.
  Topic: thesteelguitarist.com - We're Back and need you
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 39
Views: 4308

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 31 May 2017 1:56 pm   Subject: thesteelguitarist.com - We're Back and need you
Very cool. Count me in.
I can beta test with the best of them.
  Topic: Mike Neer Westfield, NJ Jazz Festival-July/Aug.
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 26
Views: 2781

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 30 May 2017 10:38 am   Subject: Mike Neer Westfield, NJ Jazz Festival-July/Aug.
Great work, Greg. As usual, let me know if I can lend a hand.
  Topic: How to tighten the throw of a Goodrich L120?
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 29
Views: 2162

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 24 May 2017 12:31 pm   Subject: How to tighten the throw of a Goodrich L120?
I went out and bought a compression spring (a few of them actually) with the intention of mounting it between the base of the pedal and the moving part of the pedal. The plan was to have just enough u ...
  Topic: Nothing
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 4058
Views: 507004

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 24 May 2017 11:48 am   Subject: Nothing
I was going to say that Seinfeld's show about nothing only lasted 10 years, but then, since it'll probably outlast us all in syndication... there really isn't anything to say after all.
  Topic: Nothing
Joe Ribaudo

Replies: 4058
Views: 507004

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 23 May 2017 1:50 pm   Subject: Nothing
I feel compelled to add my voice to this silent choir.Then add it...
I will. If and when I have nothing to say.
 
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