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  Topic: Outside vs Inside
Kevin Fix

Replies: 27
Views: 1721

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 6:31 pm   Subject: Outdoors?Indoors
90% of our gigs are outdoors. It can be a crap shoot!! I have a large straw hat for sunny days and for possible rain I bring a tarp with me and keep it by my side. If it starts to rain hard in a hu ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 1694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Sep 2017 5:24 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Soiund Man???
Larry, This has been a great topic. You are right about "Riding the faders". Some of these guys play with them all through the show. Their is a company in our area called, "Sound Docto ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 1694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 6:33 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Soiund Man???
We are a 6 piece group also playing classic country. We have been together a while too. We are all in good eye contact with each other. We know what each other is doing at all times. Makes a enjoy ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 1694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 6:15 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Soiund Man???
Back in the 90's I was playing stereo and running through large arena PA systems. That was a real trip also with the sound guys. I ran two channels and told the sound guys Flat EQ's, pan me left and ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 1694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 6:51 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
I normally will tell the sound guys to set my EQ's at 12:00 or flat. The volume check I usually give him 75% when he asks me for peak also. White lie here also. That way I make sure I have enough vo ...
  Topic: Tuning a PSG
Kevin Fix

Replies: 30
Views: 1517

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: Tuning
Peterson Strobo Plus HD will get what you are looking for. Use the pre sets. OE9 and 0P9 for pedals and knees.
  Topic: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 1694

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 3:09 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Player Vs. The Sound Man???
Is their a proper way to approach the sound man in regards to making you sound like you are supposed to? about one in five shows my wife will actually have to go to the sound man and educate him tha ...
  Topic: My 12 years old Daughter Sharon Playing "It's Now or Never"
Kevin Fix

Replies: 17
Views: 2034

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Sep 2017 6:41 pm   Subject: Sharron
Great playing there Sharron!!! You are off to a great start!!!
  Topic: First Song on Steel
Kevin Fix

Replies: 19
Views: 1089

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Sep 2017 5:21 pm   Subject: First Song
House Of The Rising Sun.... I loved minor chords. After that I moved on to anything Conway Twity, George Jones and Merle Haggard.
  Topic: Any One use ear protection?
Kevin Fix

Replies: 31
Views: 1744

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Sep 2017 5:06 pm   Subject: Volume
I agree with Mike. Been there and done it. Band members drinking too much and volume. No excuse. I good Steel Player has a reputation to uphold. I have walked away from a few over the years. Vol ...
  Topic: why its just impossible getting my steel to be nicely tuned?
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 2981

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Sep 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: Tuning in Cents
This is tuning I used to use with a Boss Tuner. Hope this helps.
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  Topic: Sho us your Bud
Kevin Fix

Replies: 157
Views: 42980

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Aug 2017 7:52 pm   Subject: Rose Bud!!
That is the "Holy Grail" of Sho Buds!!!!!! One of a kind for sure. My understanding is that only 12 Super Pro II were ever built and had no serial numbers.
  Topic: Sho us your Bud
Kevin Fix

Replies: 157
Views: 42980

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Aug 2017 9:25 pm   Subject: Sho Bud
My Blonde!!
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  Topic: Rose~Bud Photo Shoot !!! Finished
Kevin Fix

Replies: 32
Views: 3123

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Aug 2017 3:38 pm   Subject: Rose Bud!!
Truly the best Sho Bud or a mater of fact, any PSG I Ever seen!!!! "Like Seeing Your First Love"
  Topic: why its just impossible getting my steel to be nicely tuned?
Kevin Fix

Replies: 33
Views: 2981

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Aug 2017 3:14 pm   Subject: Tuning
Get a Peterson Strobo Pus HD Tuner. Tune all your strings open first and then tune pedals and knees. If you use the Peterson and still having problems, you have something loose or moving under the gu ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud versus a modern steel
Kevin Fix

Replies: 15
Views: 1865

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Aug 2017 6:45 pm   Subject: Sho Bud
I own a mica covered guitar and a Sho Bud Super Pro. No comparison to the Bud!!!!!
  Topic: A BIG SHOUT OUT to Bill Ferguson
Kevin Fix

Replies: 2
Views: 340

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Aug 2017 5:24 pm   Subject: George L Cables
Been using them since the early 90's. You wont find a better cable. The .155 dia cables have the best tone quality.
  Topic: Weirdest thing!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 10
Views: 1364

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Aug 2017 5:19 pm   Subject: Tuning?
Full Moon!!!! LOL.
  Topic: Chuck Norris Playing PSG????
Kevin Fix

Replies: 9
Views: 1779

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Aug 2017 5:13 pm   Subject: Chuck Norris!!!!
I learned something new today I never new!!!!! I liked him in all his shows!!!! WOW!!!!!!!!!! He smoked that Emmons!!!! on that cut!!!
  Topic: New Mullen!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 26
Views: 3239

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Aug 2017 5:14 pm   Subject: Black Bueaty!!!
Hey Tommy!! That is a real Black Beauty!!! God Bless...
  Topic: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 30
Views: 2679

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Aug 2017 6:54 pm   Subject: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Irv, that is heart breaking!!! That was a beauty. So much for shipping insurance. It's a joke.
  Topic: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 30
Views: 2679

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Aug 2017 4:47 pm   Subject: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Great choices!!!! My oldest daughter, 42 now, is named Belinda also and she sings.
  Topic: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 30
Views: 2679

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Aug 2017 7:08 pm   Subject: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Hey Larry!!! Great choice!!!
  Topic: please close
Kevin Fix

Replies: 9
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 7 Aug 2017 4:30 pm   Subject: Session 500
What, No forklift???? Great sounding old Peavey. Had one back in the day. It was more heavy at 2:00AM!!!!
  Topic: Show us your Blondes!!!!
Kevin Fix

Replies: 30
Views: 2679

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Aug 2017 4:06 pm   Subject: Show us your Blondes!!!!
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