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  Topic: Bobby Black in Albany, California
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PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 19 Sep 2017 9:04 am   Subject: Bobby Black in Albany, California
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  Topic: Goldfinger-The Steel Guitar Goes to the Movies
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PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 11:24 am   Subject: Goldfinger-The Steel Guitar Goes to the Movies
Paul McCartney's big hit "Live and Let Die" was a Bond theme. Smile
  Topic: Goldfinger-The Steel Guitar Goes to the Movies
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PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 7:55 am   Subject: Goldfinger-The Steel Guitar Goes to the Movies
Not an easy song! Very nice arrangement, Chuck.
  Topic: Outside vs Inside
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Sep 2017 7:44 am   Subject: Outside vs Inside
Bob, I envy you and that coastal Mediterranean climate! Here in the foothills and especially the Big Valley, the heat was truly unbearable this summer. I will not be doing outdoor gigs much longer if ...
  Topic: Outside vs Inside
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Sep 2017 6:39 pm   Subject: Outside vs Inside
Most of my gigs are outdoors from April through October. I like the fact that there are no strange acoustics to deal with. I hardly touch my amp settings from one gig to the next, except to adjust v ...
  Topic: Milkman Half & Half $1375 Shipped
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PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 17 Sep 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Milkman Half & Half $1375 Shipped
This is what I've been using for all of my gigs lately. Wonderful amp! Sounds like a steel guitar should. Light weight, too.
  Topic: Bobby Black
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Sep 2017 7:38 am   Subject: Bobby Black
Bobby is alive and well, playing with various bands in Northern California. Here's a recent picture of him subbing for me with The Rhythm Rangers in Penngrove, CA.

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  Topic: Walker 12 String Pedal Steel Review
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 13 Sep 2017 5:27 pm   Subject: Walker 12 String Pedal Steel Review
What did I just watch? Laughing

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  Topic: Tuning a PSG
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Sep 2017 6:20 am   Subject: Tuning a PSG
I heard from some guys who were there, that Lloyds tone was unbelievable... 1973 Sho~Bud LDG played through Webb 614 by Lloyd Green will not sound nothing short of great ... no need for 10K guitar or ...
  Topic: Tuning a PSG
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 10:22 am   Subject: Tuning a PSG
If you see a steel player that spends a lot of time tuning, chances are that he is trying use to horrible.

Our ears are culturally conditioned to accept sharp major thirds (up to a point), but not ...
  Topic: Least favorite guitars you have owned?
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 7:51 am   Subject: Least favorite guitars you have owned?
Of the modern guitars I have owned a D10, 8+6 Franklin and a U12 Carter were the worst sounding . They both played ok but the sound sucked.
Whoa! I never seen anyone dis the sound of a Franklin be ...
  Topic: Nothing
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PostForum Section: Humor   Posted: 10 Sep 2017 7:47 am   Subject: Nothing
Nothing is real.
  Topic: Tuner with cycle per second readout?
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PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 5 Sep 2017 10:16 pm   Subject: Tuner with cycle per second readout?
You could build one from this circuit boardthis Windows program. There are also several good musical frequency counter apps for iPhone and Android.

I tried to build one from scratch about 40 years ...
  Topic: Big E Bobblehead
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Sep 2017 12:29 pm   Subject: Big E Bobblehead
I'd love one for my dashboard, flanked by a pair of hula girls. Mr. Green
  Topic: Least favorite guitars you have owned?
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Sep 2017 12:22 pm   Subject: Least favorite guitars you have owned?
Sho Bud crossover. A real piece of junk. It never stayed in tune. The rack and barrel system was horrible, and the shift lever never did work as it should. If I remember correctly, Bobbie Seymour ...
  Topic: Age related question re speed picking
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Sep 2017 8:47 am   Subject: Age related question re speed picking
Barring physical problems like arthritis, I think it's just a matter of practice. Use a metronome and keep bumping it up when you master a part at one tempo. Don't stop until you can do it considerab ...
  Topic: Emmons volume pedal ear
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PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 2 Sep 2017 8:04 am   Subject: Emmons volume pedal ear
Thanks, Jim!

Here's a pic, just to be clear:

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  Topic: Correct wiring for power strip?
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PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Sep 2017 6:44 pm   Subject: Correct wiring for power strip?
Yeah, the photo I posted was wrong so I removed it. Sorry for the confusion.

This is the actual wiring diagram. The light bulb is internal to the switch - it connects between terminals 1 and 3. &q ...
  Topic: Emmons volume pedal ear
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PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 1 Sep 2017 11:14 am   Subject: Emmons volume pedal ear
I have an Emmons pedal bar that only has one of the "ears" used to mount an Emmons volume pedal. I need the other one. Anyone have one?

It's just a flat piece with two beveled holes in ...
  Topic: Correct wiring for power strip?
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PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Sep 2017 8:30 am   Subject: Correct wiring for power strip?
Looks like it's currently wired as a ground polarity switch, not an on/off switch.
  Topic: Question for electronics people
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PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 31 Aug 2017 8:39 am   Subject: Question for electronics people
The Webb steel guitar amp had a remote reverb knob in a little box that clipped onto the leg of your guitar. Very handy!
  Topic: why its just impossible getting my steel to be nicely tuned?
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PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Aug 2017 10:10 am   Subject: why its just impossible getting my steel to be nicely tuned?
Right. In the range around the 440 Hz calibration scale of electronic tuners, 1 Hz is approximately 4 cents. If we were using actual frequency counters, the formula for converting Hz to cents would b ...
  Topic: Long Long Time
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PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 30 Aug 2017 9:19 am   Subject: Long Long Time
The drums were perfect.
Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: copedent question
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Aug 2017 2:26 pm   Subject: copedent question
Thanks, Ian. I like it a lot, but it misses the low string pentatonics of the E9th. Without that, it's hard to call it "universal". It does everything I need on the bandstand, though. Cli ...
  Topic: copedent question
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PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Aug 2017 9:54 pm   Subject: copedent question
I'd use the most essential changes from my D6th:
K1 P1 P2 K2
F# G
D D# C#
B
A G#
F# F
D D#
B
G E

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