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  Topic: What's in a name?
Richard Smelker

Replies: 45
Views: 5934

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 9:20 am   Subject: What's in a name?
True Story - In the early 90's I had a trainer come into our company to do technical training. His name was Dick Wiggley... I think I would have gone by Richard! It was hard to keep a straight face!
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  Topic: The Star Spangled Banner_For the Victims Of Vegas
Richard Smelker

Replies: 17
Views: 1045

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 6 Oct 2017 12:08 pm   Subject: The Star Spangled Banner_For the Victims Of Vegas
John - I received the tab. Thanks again!
  Topic: Hilton volume pedal
Richard Smelker

Replies: 7
Views: 750

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 20 Jul 2017 8:42 am   Subject: Matchbox photo
David, here's the photo. If you are OK with the trade send me a PM and we can exchange mailing info.
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/12898_goodrich_7a72017_1.jpg
  Topic: Hilton volume pedal
Richard Smelker

Replies: 7
Views: 750

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 19 Jul 2017 9:49 am   Subject: Hilton volume pedal
David - I have a matchbox that I would be willing to trade. I'll upload a picture later tonight after church tonight.

Richard
  Topic: TSGA Player Of The Year
Richard Smelker

Replies: 18
Views: 2608

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 16 Mar 2017 11:08 am   Subject: TSGA Player Of The Year
Larry, Congratulations!!
It couldn't have happened to a better person!
Terrific steel player and terrific promoter of the steel guitar.
  Topic: Heartaches By The Number
Richard Smelker

Replies: 53
Views: 8220

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 21 Feb 2017 10:02 am   Subject: got the tab!
John, got the heartaches tab today. I will be working on it today after work. It look like a great arrangement and I appreciate the work it takes to do this!
Thank you for doing this for us steel gu ...
  Topic: New Computer?
Richard Smelker

Replies: 5
Views: 1401

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 8 Feb 2017 10:44 am   Subject: New Computer?
I just bought a Windows 10 laptop and loaded BIAB 2016 on it. It is working great!
  Topic: Can't Help Falling In Love, FOR BEGINNERS
Richard Smelker

Replies: 26
Views: 4143

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 8 Feb 2017 10:21 am   Subject: Can't Help Falling In Love, FOR BEGINNERS
Hi John,
I got the tab for Can't help falling in love yesterday. I will try it out tonight. It looks like it will be a great addition for a steel solo song to play out. I appreciate you tabbing thes ...
  Topic: Buck Lake Ranch memories.
Richard Smelker

Replies: 3
Views: 879

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 26 Sep 2016 12:20 pm   Subject: Buck Lake Ranch memories.
I remember my folks taking us kids there a lot.
My favorite was seeing Les Paul and Mary Ford there. Les talked to my 2 brothers and I about the music business for over an hour. Great down to earth g ...
  Topic: Musician's Gear 9 outlet Rack Power Conditioner
Richard Smelker

Replies: 3
Views: 860

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 29 Aug 2016 9:47 am   Subject: Musician's Gear 9 outlet Rack Power Conditioner
I'll Take it - PM sent
  Topic: News from 2050
Richard Smelker

Replies: 1
Views: 1076

PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 9 May 2016 11:17 am   Subject: News from 2050
which is about what we made when I started playing in a band in 1957... just saying... Laughing
  Topic: Late For a Gig
Richard Smelker

Replies: 20
Views: 3211

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 May 2016 10:53 am   Subject: Late For a Gig
I had a drummer that would show up about 5 minutes to start time and start setting up the drums. The last straw was he showed up late and forgot to bring any sticks! He played the first set with butte ...
  Topic: Too old?
Richard Smelker

Replies: 26
Views: 4940

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Jan 2016 8:39 am   Subject: Too old?
Jim, Go For It! I started playing steel when I turned 66. I have been playing for 3 years now and enjoy almost every minute of it. I say almost because the steel is an instrument that I can play one s ...
  Topic: Where are you from? Musicaly Speaking....
Richard Smelker

Replies: 27
Views: 4638

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Nov 2015 12:00 pm   Subject: Where are you from? Musicaly Speaking....
Started playing Bluegrass in 1956 (age 11), country (Age 13), Folk Music (age 16 - 30), Contemporary Christian age 30-50), Country Christian (50 - ?).
Also did Broadway show music, classical, jazz, D ...
  Topic: West Texas Steel Guitar Assn. Jam 10/11/2015 Albany, Texas
Richard Smelker

Replies: 24
Views: 3642

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 28 Sep 2015 7:57 am   Subject: West Texas Steel Guitar Assn. Jam 10/11/2015 Albany, Texas
I will be there, probably a little late - Our church service doesn't get out until 12:30 or so.
Looking forward to listening to some great steel music!!!
  Topic: Steel peddlers .... How many of you are bicycle riders
Richard Smelker

Replies: 36
Views: 6467

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Sep 2015 8:28 am   Subject: Steel peddlers .... How many of you are bicycle riders
I ride a Rans Stratus long wheelbase recumbent. I put 250 - 300 miles a week on it when I lived in Michigan. only putting 25 - 50 miles a week on it here in Texas. Longest ride was from middle of Ohi ...
  Topic: Fender Steel King
Richard Smelker

Replies: 5
Views: 1328

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 21 Aug 2015 12:22 pm   Subject: Fender Steel King
PM Sent
  Topic: What a great guy to do a trade with
Richard Smelker

Replies: 7
Views: 2434

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Aug 2015 6:45 pm   Subject: What a great guy to do a trade with
I just wanted to say that I recently did a trade with Damir Besic and what a great person to deal with. Damir was upfront with the condition of the guitar and offered a lot of advice during our deal. ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud Professional - Traded
Richard Smelker

Replies: 4
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 17 Jul 2015 2:40 pm   Subject: Traded
The steel has been traded - donation to the forum to follow after delivery of the new to me S-10
Thanks for all that looked and inquired.
B0b - please close
  Topic: Sho-Bud Professional - Traded
Richard Smelker

Replies: 4
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 16 Jul 2015 9:06 am   Subject: added photo
I had folks asking for a full shot underneath - here it is

http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/12898_IMG_1525_1.jpg
  Topic: Sho-Bud Professional - Traded
Richard Smelker

Replies: 4
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 10 Jul 2015 9:11 am   Subject: bump
bump
  Topic: Sho-Bud Professional - Traded
Richard Smelker

Replies: 4
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Jul 2015 6:42 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Professional - Traded
I have a 1972 Sho-Bud Professional-8 pedal/4knees, Emmons setup (ser.#2715)for sale or trade. I will trade for a S-10 or SD-10,with at least 3 pedals/4knees or sell for $1700 + shipping. I bought the ...
  Topic: Does Anyone work on steels in the Abilene,TX area?
Richard Smelker

Replies: 2
Views: 550

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 May 2015 1:23 pm   Subject: Does Anyone work on steels in the Abilene,TX area?
I am looking for someone that could work on my steel in the Abilene, TX area. It's a Sho-bud D10 Professional That has been modified (no rack & Barrel). I am having trouble with the A pedal not go ...
  Topic: GFI s10 SM. Black mica, 3 pedals, 4 knees. $1180 shipped.
Richard Smelker

Replies: 10
Views: 3025

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 16 May 2015 5:19 am   Subject: Gfi
What are the copendents - Emmons or Day?
  Topic: West Texas Steel Guitar Association Jam **May 18th**
Richard Smelker

Replies: 35
Views: 4414

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 11 May 2014 11:17 am   Subject: West Texas Steel Guitar Association Jam **May 18th**
A week from today will be full of steel!!

Looking forward to it Larry!!!
 
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