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  Topic: My Most Valuable Lap Steel. Please Share Yours
Bill Mize

Replies: 259
Views: 52055

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Jan 2020 9:24 am   Subject: My Most Valuable Lap Steel. Please Share Yours
a couple of glamour shots of pure sweetness. 1950 Oahu


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  Topic: Valco string through pick up
Bill Mize

Replies: 14
Views: 1958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jun 2019 1:51 pm   Subject: Valco string through pick up
good to know. thanks
  Topic: Valco string through pick up
Bill Mize

Replies: 14
Views: 1958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Jun 2019 6:50 am   Subject: Valco string through pick up
coincidently Lee, what originally prompted my question was, I am in the process of buying a lap steel pretty much just like yours. it to is a beauty and in mint condition, except, I believe the pu may ...
  Topic: Valco string through pick up
Bill Mize

Replies: 14
Views: 1958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jun 2019 6:42 am   Subject: Valco string through pick up
thanks for the info gentlemen. i wonder if the word "beefy" would ever be used to describe their tone?
  Topic: Valco string through pick up
Bill Mize

Replies: 14
Views: 1958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2019 11:48 am   Subject: Valco string through pick up
thanks for the info Peter. What made me wonder was, while trying out a 50's Supro (which has 2 magnets), the pickup sounded a bit thin and harsh. I took it to a friends vintage shop and he measured th ...
  Topic: Valco string through pick up
Bill Mize

Replies: 14
Views: 1958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Valco string through pick up
I was curious what the characteristics should be on a vintage Valco String through pick up. thanks
  Topic: Looking for lap steel
Bill Mize

Replies: 12
Views: 2212

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Apr 2019 6:46 am   Subject: Looking for lap steel
another important consideration is what neck scale length will serve you best
  Topic: Billy Robinson's tonebar
Bill Mize

Replies: 1
Views: 499

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Mar 2019 8:52 am   Subject: Billy Robinson's tonebar
does anyone know app. what size this tone bar is? I am so bowled over by his exquisite playing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2nXkL8V9P8
  Topic: Billy Robinson's tone bar
Bill Mize

Replies: 3
Views: 612

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Mar 2019 7:24 am   Subject: Billy Robinson's tone bar
does anyone know what size this tone bar is? I am so bowled over by his exquisite playing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2nXkL8V9P8
  Topic: advice on medium neck scale lap steels
Bill Mize

Replies: 3
Views: 861

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Apr 2018 5:26 am   Subject: advice on medium neck scale lap steels
thanks for the reply. I was actually looking for a funky kind of older one preferably in the $400 to $800 range.
  Topic: advice on medium neck scale lap steels
Bill Mize

Replies: 3
Views: 861

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Apr 2018 4:03 am   Subject: advice on medium neck scale lap steels
hi folks, I was wondering if some of you all have an opinion on a good medium scale length lap steel. I have an old BR 9 which is around 22", and I like the way it plays but its tone is not all ...
 
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