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  Topic: Who star's steels sold
Ally

Replies: 6
Views: 986

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 May 2003 11:15 am   Subject: Who star's steels sold
The Gibson looks like a skylark, and has some collectability because of its links to the Explorer/Flying V models.
  Topic: Who star's steels sold
Ally

Replies: 6
Views: 986

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 May 2003 10:01 am   Subject: Who star's steels sold
John Enwistle's 200+ guitars were sold at Sotheby's today ... not many bargains.
Two of the three steels fetched pretty big sums, including this ricky which I think is an all-metal,
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  Topic: Learning Bluegrass Dobro?
Ally

Replies: 10
Views: 1154

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Apr 2003 7:34 am   Subject: Learning Bluegrass Dobro?
Jeff Buckey's (www.jeffbuckey.com) instruction material is superb, and will have you up and running for playing in jams etc in a surprisingly quick time. I've been playing a couple of years, but sinc ...
  Topic: Resonator buzz
Ally

Replies: 12
Views: 2202

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Mar 2003 7:52 am   Subject: Resonator buzz
I have an old Regal that had a persistant buzz... turned out to be a cover plate screw. Most of the were pretty loose from a few decades of being unscrewed, and the plywod was pretty much stripped. an ...
  Topic: Dobro ???
Ally

Replies: 15
Views: 1167

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Dec 2002 7:29 am   Subject: Dobro ???
PLEASE!

Do not put a quarterman in a vintage dobro. If it's an OMI, that's fine. But don't put one in a vintage. The old cones sound great, and pretty different, to the Q mans ... it's a matter of t ...
  Topic: Dobro Query
Ally

Replies: 7
Views: 856

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Dec 2002 4:05 am   Subject: Dobro Query
The guitar still sounds amazing.. the holes don't seem to diminish the tone at all. Yeah, I assumed they were for volume/tone pots (forgot about the input jack ... obvious, really). I've found some r ...
  Topic: Dobro Query
Ally

Replies: 7
Views: 856

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Dec 2002 10:14 am   Subject: Dobro Query
Brad, no. Not the standard dobro holes. (it has them, too). These are on the lower bout, parallel to the strings. How do I post a pic?
[This message was edited by Ally on 05 December 2002 at 10:31 AM. ...
  Topic: Dobro Tunings
Ally

Replies: 4
Views: 570

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Dec 2002 9:29 am   Subject: Dobro Tunings
JD uses D tuning a fair bit – more these days than on his older, more bluegrass albums. (Check out little martha on lookout for hope)

It's a great fun tuning, especially for bluesy stuff.
  Topic: Dobro Query
Ally

Replies: 7
Views: 856

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Dec 2002 6:46 am   Subject: Dobro Query
I've just bought a 1938 Dobro Model 32 metal body "fiddle edge" guitar – nd very sweet it is too – but have a query. There are three holes drilled in a straight line along the lower bought; looks to b ...
  Topic: ...
Ally

Replies: 6
Views: 700

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Dec 2002 9:20 am   Subject: ...
Mike: any chance that painting everything peuce was something to do with television appearances, like Gibson's TV Yellow?
  Topic: Stevens Bar question
Ally

Replies: 24
Views: 2529

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Nov 2002 8:16 am   Subject: Stevens Bar question
The words of somewhat who obviously hates dobros don't really cut it when it comes to criticising instruments/styles he doesn't even play. Whatever JB's standing is in the Hawaiian music scene, it's a ...
  Topic: Dobro
Ally

Replies: 12
Views: 1543

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Nov 2002 5:28 am   Subject: Dobro
RL... interested in your comments on teh Epiphone spider. I agree with you about teh tone; for a low end dobro it does sound pretty good. A couple of words of warning, though ... I had one of these th ...
  Topic: Pre-War Dobro question
Ally

Replies: 10
Views: 2428

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Nov 2002 8:56 am   Subject: Pre-War Dobro question
Aloha Mikey;

I found that the stamped cone really does sound better, -(if by better I mean louder and brasher, I guess) and I like the fact that the original cone is still in there ... I'm probably ...
  Topic: Joseph Yanuziello still in business?
Ally

Replies: 12
Views: 1392

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Nov 2002 8:35 am   Subject: Joseph Yanuziello still in business?
Try asking the London Resonator Centre; they stock his stuff.

sales@resocentre.com

  Topic: Pre-War Dobro question
Ally

Replies: 10
Views: 2428

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Nov 2002 3:11 am   Subject: Pre-War Dobro question
I have a sililar instrument; f-hole resonator made for Sears in the early 30s. I , too, saw the Lloyd Green pic, and remembered that Lloyd played some great dobro on a Mike Auldridge lp : I emailed Mi ...
  Topic: Who Is It?
Ally

Replies: 13
Views: 1424

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Nov 2002 7:26 am   Subject: Who Is It?
Got the same email, from a Jim Molberg. Makes a change from the usual spam, I guess.
  Topic: ...
Ally

Replies: 23
Views: 1975

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Nov 2002 7:40 am   Subject: ...
Oh, stop trolling.
  Topic: reso capo and strap
Ally

Replies: 20
Views: 2408

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Nov 2002 7:39 am   Subject: reso capo and strap
My two cents: if a Shubb fits your guitar comfortably, go with it. It really clamps the strings well and gives the most open tone. The biggest problem is with instruments - unfortunately, probably the ...
  Topic: Need New Dobro
Ally

Replies: 12
Views: 1698

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 May 2002 6:05 am   Subject: Need New Dobro
Heard great things about Gregg McKenna's guitars ... he has an 8 string on buy and sell right now ...
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  Topic: Jag Wire Strings for Dobro??
Ally

Replies: 7
Views: 810

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 May 2002 2:34 am   Subject: Jag Wire Strings for Dobro??
The GHS Jerry Douglas strings sound great ... for about two days! They also work well for lap steel.

D'Addario's dobro set give a lot more mileage. Anyone tried the Martin ones? They're the only s ...
  Topic: Cheap Tricones
Ally

Replies: 3
Views: 637

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 10 May 2002 7:14 am   Subject: Cheap Tricones
Any one played the new budget Tricones? Over here they're badged as Vintage AMG-2, but probably go under a different name elsewhere. They're retailing for about £450-£500 here. Also, would a National ...
  Topic: Metal Body Squarenecks?
Ally

Replies: 7
Views: 1258

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 May 2002 4:47 am   Subject: Metal Body Squarenecks?
I played a few new metal body squarenecks in London a few months ago. they were badged Supro, and were single cone. Pretty good, and priced at about £500.
  Topic: What was your first lap steel?
Ally

Replies: 90
Views: 8293

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 May 2002 6:20 am   Subject: What was your first lap steel?
Nick .. guyatone seems to have stitched up the European market for steels.
  Topic: What was your first lap steel?
Ally

Replies: 90
Views: 8293

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 May 2002 2:22 am   Subject: What was your first lap steel?
Guyatone two pickup model; Nice tone, but quiet . Bought at a junk shop for £60 -- it looked a state, but it cleaned up nicely and I sold it last week for £225 ... the price of steels is going up in ...
  Topic: Melobar Rayban Dobro
Ally

Replies: 2
Views: 625

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Apr 2002 2:30 am   Subject: Melobar Rayban Dobro
I really wanted to go for that one on buy and sell ... just beaten to it. http://steelguitarforum.com/smile.gif
 
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