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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 19 Mar 2017 6:34 am     Reply with quote

Here is another vid that I shot by laying my phone on the floor in front of my amp...lap seems louder than the band in this position, but it captures the lap sound of the 1st time playing the prototype live.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGUPo-dnitk&t=26s
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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 23 Mar 2017 10:38 am     Reply with quote

Headed into the final stages, I think I have found the final fretboard diredtion. Going with a aluminum sheet, powder coated in black, then laser cut to show frets & markings.



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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 25 Mar 2017 9:29 am     Reply with quote

Finished. The Model One, V-MUSE Lap Steel. I will do a proper demo asap.







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David M Brown


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California, USA
Post Posted 26 Mar 2017 6:09 am     Reply with quote

Looking good!

You may be on to something.
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Paul Honeycutt


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Colorado, USA
Post Posted 27 Mar 2017 4:15 pm     Reply with quote

Good looking steel, good looking kids. You must be livin' right! If you don't mind me asking, what's the price point? You can send me a message if you don't want to post it publicly.
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Ron Ellison


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D.C.
Post Posted 27 Mar 2017 4:39 pm     Reply with quote

Real nice fretboard! Like an old Nat, kinda
Would you ever do a lefty?
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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 27 Mar 2017 5:15 pm     Reply with quote

Interesting question Ron...I think we could do a left handed model.
Also, I am crunching numbers now...I will decide on the price very soon. With the goal of every one being the same quality as the prototype, same feel and sound in the production, I want to get this right.
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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 31 Mar 2017 10:09 am     Reply with quote

With 3 of the V-MUSE Model One lap steels already finding homes, it's time to go back to work. Time to spread the word...

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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 1 Apr 2017 6:00 am     Reply with quote

Needless to say, I had a great time spending the day yesterday with Jerry Douglas. Got to talk with him about laps & dobros, take in soundcheck, and show him my new lap. Such a nice guy...and yeah, he loved the Model One.

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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 2 Apr 2017 9:36 am     Reply with quote

Starting to come together now...



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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 13 Apr 2017 9:20 am     Reply with quote

Back in the shop to start another run of 1/2 a dozen laps. One of those already pre-sold.
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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 19 Apr 2017 2:17 pm     Reply with quote

The first two customers for the Model One numbers 001 & 002 taken care of and happy. Gary & Tony, thanks you two.




...and, a new batch of Mahogany in. Enough for about 20 plus lap steels.



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Terry VunCannon


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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 28 Apr 2017 6:43 am     Reply with quote

Shipping day...this one is headed to Florida today. Travel safe...

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