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  Topic: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Bill Groner

Replies: 3
Views: 115

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Nov 2018 2:43 am   Subject: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Very nice Nic!
  Topic: Te David Lindley sound
Bill Groner

Replies: 24
Views: 671

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Nov 2018 8:43 am   Subject: Te David Lindley sound
I believe I am done buying Pup's with Fairy Dust. The way I play it is a loss of my money. As long as I have a Pup that doesn't hum, and performs decently well I will stick with it. I have had very ...
  Topic: What genres do you play?
Bill Groner

Replies: 4
Views: 247

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Nov 2018 10:32 am   Subject: What genres do you play?
You should post this as a poll. All the work would be done for you.
  Topic: Has anyone built the Beard resonator kit?
Bill Groner

Replies: 8
Views: 444

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Nov 2018 11:46 am   Subject: Has anyone built the Beard resonator kit?
That's the spirit, I know you can do it! Did you update your profile? I could have swore it said you lived in Mass.?? Dennis, you did a great job.
  Topic: Has anyone built the Beard resonator kit?
Bill Groner

Replies: 8
Views: 444

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Nov 2018 5:23 am   Subject: Has anyone built the Beard resonator kit?
Anything worth doing usually isn't easy....You live in Mass. which isn't that far from PA. Maybe plan a vacation and pay a visit to Martin Guitars in Nazareth, PA and spend sometime in the Pocono Mou ...
  Topic: New arrival
Bill Groner

Replies: 10
Views: 572

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 10 Nov 2018 3:38 am   Subject: New arrival
Me thinks there are a lot of guys on here that grew up in the '57 Chevy Belair era!
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/16612_download_1_1.jpg
  Topic: New arrival
Bill Groner

Replies: 10
Views: 572

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Nov 2018 3:05 pm   Subject: New arrival
+1 on that color! Smile
  Topic: Stringmaster Triple-Neck Craigslist Rescue - UPDATE
Bill Groner

Replies: 41
Views: 1944

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Nov 2018 7:39 am   Subject: Stringmaster Triple-Neck Craigslist Rescue - UPDATE
WOW! Is that the same one you posted pics of? It looks like it was rechromed and painted! That looks awesome, nice job! Very Happy
  Topic: Suggestions for a Disabled Player
Bill Groner

Replies: 8
Views: 549

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Nov 2018 6:31 am   Subject: Suggestions for a Disabled Player
So exactly what instrument are we talking about playing? Reso, lap steel, pedal steel. Would a polymer bar work OK on a Reso Guitar?
  Topic: Building a Lap Steel
Bill Groner

Replies: 17
Views: 1428

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Oct 2018 3:59 am   Subject: Building a Lap Steel
Have you decided what you will use for the nut?
  Topic: Free dobro album from OrvilleJ
Bill Groner

Replies: 14
Views: 709

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 27 Oct 2018 11:58 am   Subject: Free dobro album from OrvilleJ
Didn't listen to the whole thing, but I like what I heard so far! Nice playing "O"
  Topic: Reminder: Don't drop those polymer bars
Bill Groner

Replies: 18
Views: 1062

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Oct 2018 3:38 pm   Subject: Reminder: Don't drop those polymer bars
This happened to my beloved Basil bar. Basil wanted to replace it free of charge, but I wanted to keep it. End of the story - he advised to submerge the bar in very hot/near boiling water(without gett ...
  Topic: Reminder: Don't drop those polymer bars
Bill Groner

Replies: 18
Views: 1062

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Oct 2018 11:14 am   Subject: Re: Reminder: Don't drop those polymer bars
I love the bars that Todd and Basil make. The polymer (sp?) bars are great to play with and have a great sound. But as I recently discovered, if you drop them too many times. the metal core of the bar ...
  Topic: 1935 Rickenbacher B6. Three videos. Two Tone Bars
Bill Groner

Replies: 7
Views: 520

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Oct 2018 4:04 pm   Subject: Re: Steve Marinak
Ezzee-slide vs Groner Melotonen bars. They are both excellent. I've not noted any tonal difference between them. They do each feel a bit different though. They are both the same weight. The Ezzee-sli ...
  Topic: Homemade Decals
Bill Groner

Replies: 7
Views: 621

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Oct 2018 2:31 pm   Subject: Homemade Decals
Wow great timing, I play ukulele in a Hawaiian swing group called the Alcatraz Islanders (w/ an amazing steel guitarist Mikiya Matsuda) and my uke has always been branded "Islander". Always ...
  Topic: New here and SX Lap 2 question
Bill Groner

Replies: 12
Views: 444

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Oct 2018 9:19 am   Subject: New here and SX Lap 2 question
Very nice Bill.

So, coming from a "traditional" guitar background I know how critical proper intonation is in that setting. Is that not really a concern with lap steel?

If you are aski ...
  Topic: New here and SX Lap 2 question
Bill Groner

Replies: 12
Views: 444

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Oct 2018 7:47 am   Subject: New here and SX Lap 2 question
This bridge is my own design. The spacing is determined by the holes in the unit. Very clean and compact. The bridge is bolted down, via 2 flat heads under the 10mm stainless rod. The rod just sits i ...
  Topic: Just saying hi!
Bill Groner

Replies: 23
Views: 989

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Oct 2018 12:17 am   Subject: Just saying hi!
Welcome Luke! I've been enjoying your youtube videos for a while now. Nice playing.

Likewise! Great playing. I subscribed a while ago to your Youtube channel.
  Topic: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
Bill Groner

Replies: 10
Views: 530

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Oct 2018 7:52 am   Subject: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
I use a rag with a cotton ball wrapped inside of it. I never encountered your overlap problem, but one way to fix it is take another rag with denatured alcohol on it and you can blend it even. I use ...
  Topic: Homemade Decals
Bill Groner

Replies: 7
Views: 621

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Oct 2018 1:01 pm   Subject: Homemade Decals
I always wanted some personalized decals for my guitars. Decal shops I believe are pretty expensive, but I didn't check into it. I was on Youtube and stumbled across this video. Works pretty nice a ...
  Topic: Some Blues here - "Problems"
Bill Groner

Replies: 4
Views: 336

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Oct 2018 12:12 pm   Subject: Some Blues here - "Problems"
Best song you ever did James!..........Luv the actress at the end.......I think she's lookin for a roll in the hay? Whoa!
  Topic: Fender Deluxe 8
Bill Groner

Replies: 17
Views: 1159

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Oct 2018 2:40 am   Subject: Fender Deluxe 8
BEAUTIFUL! Very Happy
  Topic: Product review: Lap Steel Plans by Crystal Forest
Bill Groner

Replies: 1
Views: 360

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Oct 2018 1:18 am   Subject: Product review: Lap Steel Plans by Crystal Forest
Very nice looking lapsteel. I really like the color.
It bares a striking resemblance to a Gretsch 5700. Good luck with your build.
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/16612_1600G5700TBS_fr ...
  Topic: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
Bill Groner

Replies: 10
Views: 530

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Oct 2018 9:45 am   Subject: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
What did you use for dye? I did a red one and a turquoise one but I used Minwax wipe on poly. Both seemed to work out OK. Yours came out very nice. Always like to view your builds. Very Happy How do you ...
  Topic: Want a Tele and a Melobar?
Bill Groner

Replies: 14
Views: 896

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 10 Oct 2018 1:46 am   Subject: Want a Tele and a Melobar?
Why go easy on you??? You did a beautiful job......Congrats on a great looking instrument.

Here's a couple pictures of the build in progress from a few years ago. This was my first project of this ...
 
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