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  Topic: G6 string set
Allan Revich

Replies: 3
Views: 130

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Jul 2020 9:28 am   Subject: G6 string set
String gauges
https://www.hawaiiansteel.com/graphics/pdf/string_gauge_chart.pdf
  Topic: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
Allan Revich

Replies: 19
Views: 665

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 10:27 pm   Subject: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
"Blues/Rock".

Sounds like a term that would not have been heard of until the mid 60s or later, so Gene Phillips, L.C. Robinson, and Hop Wilson may be off-limits.

And a bunch of other g ...
  Topic: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
Allan Revich

Replies: 19
Views: 665

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 8:58 pm   Subject: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
I thought it would be nice to have a reference list thread of blues and rock musicians that play lap steel. Please add to it.


Sonny Rhodes https://youtu.be/JaGqbG33Spo
Robert Randolph https://yo ...
  Topic: Lap Steel Metal Music
Allan Revich

Replies: 4
Views: 246

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 8:51 am   Subject: Re: Lap Steel Metal Music
For those that embrace the non-traditional, would like to share a few links to songs just released over the last few months by Velocihamster! Thanx 4 listening & thanx 4 keeping steel alive!

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  Topic: Reentrant Tuning
Allan Revich

Replies: 19
Views: 1928

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Jun 2020 12:12 pm   Subject: Reentrant Tuning
Strings are all nickel wound except for string one. They are selected for a balanced tone and tension.
A, .036; C#, .030; E, .024; G, .020; B, .032; D, .024; F#, .020; A, .014p. In the key of D major ...
  Topic: Interesting C/G Tuning
Allan Revich

Replies: 3
Views: 255

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 8:43 pm   Subject: Interesting C/G Tuning
I came across this tuning in a post from 2010
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=184752

C E G B D F. (G13?) (G11/13?)

C major, E minor, G major +
CM7, G6, G7, Em7
All of the abo ...
  Topic: Reentrant Tuning
Allan Revich

Replies: 19
Views: 1928

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 12:22 pm   Subject: Reentrant G7 Tunings
Lately I’ve been experimenting with a couple of reentrant tunings using G7

6-String = fGDGBD
7-String = fGBDGBD

Both are modified Dobro tunings. 7th tunings are not as versatile as 6th or 9th ...
  Topic: Makers of 8 string laps with shorter scale length 22.5?
Allan Revich

Replies: 12
Views: 458

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 9:25 am   Subject: Makers of 8 string laps with shorter scale length 22.5?
Chris Fouke of Industrialguitar.com just built me a 7 string 22.5” guitar. I’m pretty sure he would also build an 8 string.

https://www.industrialguitar.com/custom-order-gallery
  Topic: D9 tuning - Video Demo
Allan Revich

Replies: 18
Views: 955

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 4:14 pm   Subject: D9 tuning - Video Demo
Bump for D9 tuning!

Nice playing. Cool tuning.
  Topic: Just curious - G6th tuning?
Allan Revich

Replies: 17
Views: 1075

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 3:38 pm   Subject: Just curious - G6th tuning?
I’ve been using G9 or G7, playing mostly blues.
G9, GBDFAD, I build my minor chords starting from the D minor.
G9 (7 string gGBDFAD reentrant g)
G7, fGDGBD (reentrant f)
G7 (7 string fGBDGBD), b ...
  Topic: 7-string National New Yorker project
Allan Revich

Replies: 8
Views: 797

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 12:18 pm   Subject: 7-string National New Yorker project
Any progress to report yet? Have you decided how you’re going to tune it?
  Topic: New 7 string build tuning
Allan Revich

Replies: 11
Views: 1059

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 11:54 am   Subject: New 7 string build tuning
If you’d prefer a simpler 7 string tuning, I also use fGBDGBD

Basic 6 string high G/dobro tuning with a reentrant f on string 7. Great for blues. No minor triads under a straight bar, but you hav ...
  Topic: Just curious - G6th tuning?
Allan Revich

Replies: 17
Views: 1075

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 9:01 am   Subject: Just curious - G6th tuning?
Hi Lee, My 7-string tuning G6/ C7. I use a SIT brand C6 string set plus a .013 Hi G string.
G - .013
D - .015
B - .018
G - .024w
E - .030w
C - .036w
Bb - .022 re-entrant, or .042 ...
  Topic: Bob Gets a Bear (New Vintage Guitar Day)
Allan Revich

Replies: 16
Views: 887

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jun 2020 9:39 am   Subject: Bob Gets a Bear (New Vintage Guitar Day)
Very nice, congratulations!
  Topic: Just curious - G6th tuning?
Allan Revich

Replies: 17
Views: 1075

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 8:26 pm   Subject: Re: Just curious
How many of you steeler use the G6th tuning. Because I switch back and forth between my dobro and steel... It confused my ?brain when I played C6th. Soooo I put G6th on all my steels.Now when I swich ...
  Topic: later Rickenbacker 8 string? ID help plz
Allan Revich

Replies: 8
Views: 455

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 9:37 am   Subject: later Rickenbacker 8 string? ID help plz
It looks very nice, and looks like a decent job was done finishing it. I think if I was selling, I’d want $500-$600 for it, just as a really nice “player“. Not much collector value, but I’d pr ...
  Topic: NGD Vintage
Allan Revich

Replies: 12
Views: 691

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jun 2020 11:05 pm   Subject: NGD Vintage
Looks like fun. Could also be a fun project. Congratulations
  Topic: Levered console steel
Allan Revich

Replies: 15
Views: 863

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Jun 2020 11:56 pm   Subject: Levered console steel
Once you’ve introduced that level of mechanical complexity, I think you’ve left the Land of Lap Steel behind. Your idea is definitely cool and intriguing, but it seems to me that you’re talking ...
  Topic: Moving beyond tab
Allan Revich

Replies: 5
Views: 319

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Jun 2020 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Moving beyond tab
I am looking for some advice taking the training wheels and begin playing without having to rely on tablature.

You have two suggested routes now! Reading + Theory & Playing Along with recording ...
  Topic: Chris Scruggs tuning?
Allan Revich

Replies: 25
Views: 9821

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2020 9:22 am   Subject: Chris Scruggs tuning?
A sequence of notes for someone’s tuning can’t be “wrong”. Those were his tunings. I think it’s cool as heck that he decided to share them with us even after he moved on.

The tuning is &q ...
  Topic: C#min11 Joaquin/Speedy
Allan Revich

Replies: 3
Views: 525

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Jun 2020 8:02 pm   Subject: C#min11 Joaquin/Speedy
Ha! Yes of course... sorry about that. According to Mike Neer’s post it looks like this (high to low):

E
C#
G#
E
C#
Bb
D# (upper octave)
F# (upper octave)

Original post:

https ...
  Topic: It’s Here!
Allan Revich

Replies: 14
Views: 1130

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Jun 2020 9:26 am   Subject: It’s Here!
Both the Clinesmith and Fouke Industrial guitars intrigue me. My Christmas list includes a Clinesmith Fryingpan 8 string short scale and one of Fouke's baritone lap steels. Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe ...
  Topic: Chris Scruggs tuning?
Allan Revich

Replies: 25
Views: 9821

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Jun 2020 8:41 am   Subject: Chris Scruggs tuning?
That headstone is hilarious.
Has anyone pointed out the tuning listed on the gravestone is wrong? There is no D in the F13 tuning, as the 2nd string would be. Either the gravestone photo is bogus, o ...
  Topic: Tunings
Allan Revich

Replies: 6
Views: 678

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 Jun 2020 2:49 pm   Subject: Tunings
Luke Cyrus Goetz is one of the most accomplished players on YouTube using benders. This is the 6-string D6/G tuning he uses:
D
A++ -> B
F#+ -> G
D
B
G

If you search here on the Forum fo ...
  Topic: C#min11 Joaquin/Speedy
Allan Revich

Replies: 3
Views: 525

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 Jun 2020 8:37 am   Subject: Re: C#min11 Joaquin/Speedy
Hi folks- I’ve been messing around with Joaquin’s C#min11 tuning and would like to get deeper into it. My understanding is Speedy’s version was the same as JM’s, the difference being in how th ...
 
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