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Dave Zirbel


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Sebastopol, CA USA
Post Posted 15 May 2017 10:54 am     Reply with quote

Smile

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/msg/6124052214.html
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Dave Stankoski


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Vermont
Post Posted 15 May 2017 6:11 pm     Reply with quote

Holy cow, that is some awesome Frankenstein engineering. I figured there has got to be video of it in action... no luck with that guitar, but found this Tele which might even be more Frankenstein (Frankensteiner??)

https://youtu.be/fSQ9Dg65EFo

...and a brief photo diary of the build...
https://m.imgur.com/a/a0ZlW

>>Dang, just did a quick forum search and found thiis was discussed on here three years go. I need to give up internettin' and play my guitar instead.....<<
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Frank Markow


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Dallas, TX
Post Posted 16 May 2017 7:05 am     Reply with quote

That is one freaky invention, clever guy to pull that off. I wonder if he ever considered just learning to play pedal steel...
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Erv Niehaus


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Litchfield, MN, USA
Post Posted 16 May 2017 7:12 am     Reply with quote

Didn't Maurice Anderson come up with that 1st Craig's list guitar?
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Brint Hannay


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Maryland, USA
Post Posted 16 May 2017 9:22 am     Reply with quote

It certainly looks similar to the Pedal Pitch device that MSA made a few of.

Video of Phil Baugh playing with the original Pedal Pitch on a Peavey T-60:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX6J0mgX4bc

Maurice Anderson's promo video for the Pedal Pitch, with some very nice playing by a player named Leland Green:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbUR6wI5w8s&feature=related
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Dan Kimpel


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Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Post Posted 17 May 2017 2:06 am     Reply with quote

Wow. This thread is awesome!
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