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  Topic: Learn To Play by Buddy Emmons - SOLD
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 12:19 pm   Subject: Learn To Play by Buddy Emmons - SOLD
Buddy teaches 10 songs in this course, which was offered by the Emmons guitar company. Includes book and LP. $50 plus postage. Shipping weight is 2 lbs.

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  Topic: Newman Country & Gospel Instumental Course
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 17 Feb 2017 12:12 pm   Subject: Newman Country & Gospel Instumental Course
This "Amazing & Easy" course by Jeff Newman includes 2 books and 2 LPs. $50 + postage. Shipping weight is 2 lbs. 10 oz.

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  Topic: Who did "steel guitar impersonations"?
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PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 16 Feb 2017 7:16 pm   Subject: Who did "steel guitar impersonations"?
"The Black Brothers At Guitar Haven" is on the "California Freedom" LP.

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  Topic: Perfect tuning
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Feb 2017 10:50 pm   Subject: Perfect tuning
Right, Brint. The A+X pedal split is typically tuned for the Am chord (pedals A+X+B), which would use C+15. If you were tuning it for a C#Maj7 (pedals A+X+F), you would tune it to the B#-15.

That ...
  Topic: Perfect tuning
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Feb 2017 6:11 pm   Subject: Perfect tuning
Not quite enough information was available from Bob's C6 chart to translate and fill in all of the Mean Tone values. For some reason the Quarter Comma Mean Tone seems to break up heavily when applied ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Heroes Volume 1 - sold out
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 13 Feb 2017 10:42 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Heroes Volume 1 - sold out
www.steelguitarshopper.com/A-401/

Sold out.
  Topic: D'Addario Strings
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 13 Feb 2017 10:37 am   Subject: D'Addario Strings
We are now carrying D'Addario pedal steel strings in the Steel Guitar Forum Store. We have E9th and C6th sets, and plain singles.

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  Topic: What amp and effects do you use for steel?
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PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Feb 2017 8:30 pm   Subject: What amp and effects do you use for steel?
Milkman Half & Half amp, Sarno Earth Drive, H&K Rotosphere. Sometimes I bring a Line6 Pod XT if the gig calls for a lot of variety. I also have a POG2 for organ effects that I bring out now a ...
  Topic: Solid State or Tube Amp - You Decide
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PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Feb 2017 8:22 pm   Subject: Solid State or Tube Amp - You Decide
For many years I used a Mesa/Boogie (tube) stacked on a Webb (solid state). Then I stopped hauling the Webb around and just used Mesa/Boogie for about 15 years. Now I am using a Milkman Half & H ...
  Topic: Perfect tuning
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Feb 2017 5:45 pm   Subject: Perfect tuning
What is the "two F#'s" problem? I've seen it referred to before, but I don't understand what is meant by it.

I personally don't have any problems with F#'s. I tune my E9 to meantone temp ...
  Topic: Perfect tuning
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Feb 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Perfect tuning
In my opinion, specifying a tuning in cents beyond one decimal point is useless. Nobody can hear that. Most musicians can't hear differences of less than 2 cents anyway.

Here's my analysis of the E ...
  Topic: How Many Play S10 C6 Pedal Steel
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Feb 2017 1:41 pm   Subject: How Many Play S10 C6 Pedal Steel
RKR raises s.3 and s.7 C-Db
Why do you call it Db? It seems to me that it's mostly used as a 3rd above the root tone A. Shouldn't it properly be called C#?
  Topic: Poll: What percentage play C6th
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Feb 2017 1:32 pm   Subject: Poll: What percentage play C6th
I generally eschew songs associated with the Heroes of Steel Guitar, like Danny Boy (E9 version) or Wills Point. Doing tunes like those only bring comparisons to the original, and why do that? It's a ...
  Topic: Poll: What percentage play C6th
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Feb 2017 9:18 pm   Subject: Poll: What percentage play C6th
Inspired by http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=312549
  Topic: How Many Play S10 C6 Pedal Steel
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Feb 2017 8:59 pm   Subject: How Many Play S10 C6 Pedal Steel
I'll soon be taking delivery of an S-10 6+6 tuned to D6th, now being built. I prefer D6th for the brighter voicings. Same tuning, just a step higher. The 8-string D6th has been my gig axe for over ...
  Topic: Knock Knock
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 9 Feb 2017 9:21 am   Subject: Knock Knock
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  Topic: Knock Knock
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 8 Feb 2017 11:29 am   Subject: Knock Knock
There's a chick singer at the door, forgot her key and doesn't know when to come in.
  Topic: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Feb 2017 3:08 pm   Subject: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
Steel guitar legs are heavy. If you want to save weight, that's where you could shed a few pounds without a huge tooling investment.
  Topic: pack seat... $ 160 +
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 3 Feb 2017 9:41 pm   Subject: pack seat... $ 160 +
"Manufacturers may post prices for their own products."
  Topic: Dr. Hugh Jeffreys
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Feb 2017 10:23 am   Subject: Dr. Hugh Jeffreys
I maintain Hugh's web site, and his domain name is about to expire. I really need to contact him ASAP. The email address I have no longer works.

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  Topic: Knock Knock
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 9:57 pm   Subject: Knock Knock
Did you hear what happened to the guy who invented the Knock Knock joke?

No?

He won the No Bell prize.
  Topic: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 1:01 pm   Subject: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
And then you have Bakelite, a mixture of ground up walnut shells and resin.
It is reported that those guitars sound OK. Rolling Eyes
Yes, but they weren't weren't very stable. I don't think a pedal stee ...
  Topic: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Feb 2017 11:08 am   Subject: Have you ever heard of a material called EKOA?
Flax linen and bio resin doesn't sound like a good mix for strength. What makes you think it might be a good material for steel guitars?
  Topic: NTSGA web site gone?
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PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 1 Feb 2017 9:55 am   Subject: NTSGA web site gone?
Thanks, Tommy.
  Topic: an existential question
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 31 Jan 2017 8:45 pm   Subject: an existential question
When I was 20, "what am I doing here?" was an important existential question. Now that I'm 67, "what am I doing here?" involves staring at an open refrigerator.
 
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