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  Topic: What is the proper name of this spring clip?
Brian Hollands

Replies: 14
Views: 468

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Oct 2019 6:38 am   Subject: What is the proper name of this spring clip?

To make one yourself is a bigger PIA than buying them.

It IS! And if you only need a few it's not cheaper to make them yourself either...
  Topic: What is the proper name of this spring clip?
Brian Hollands

Replies: 14
Views: 468

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Oct 2019 9:48 am   Subject: What is the proper name of this spring clip?
https://psgparts.com/Spring-Retaining-Pull-Rod-HDW-SPRG-ROD.htm
Other than these, I'm not aware of any place to buy them. You can make them from Music Wire which can be purchased from McMaster Carr. ...
  Topic: My BF Deluxe is giving me the blues
Brian Hollands

Replies: 8
Views: 439

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 10 Oct 2019 7:29 am   Subject: My BF Deluxe is giving me the blues
That sounds like your culprit. If you didn't do it already, I'd re-solder the joints on those coupling caps.
As Gabriel said, re-tensioning the tube sockets is a good idea too. They got hot and l ...
  Topic: Bill Lawrence "Q" Box
Brian Hollands

Replies: 23
Views: 754

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Oct 2019 9:46 am   Subject: Bill Lawrence "Q" Box
https://www.wildepickups.com/products/filter
He'd called it a "Q filter". I read it then and read it now and still don't know what it does...
  Topic: Pedal steel pickups
Brian Hollands

Replies: 8
Views: 501

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Oct 2019 9:52 am   Subject: Pedal steel pickups
To elaborate on what Bob said (he used to make Tonealigner pickups by the way) check out this thread https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=347558&highlight=pickup+comparison The fourth ...
  Topic: True tone pickups question
Brian Hollands

Replies: 6
Views: 357

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Oct 2019 9:42 am   Subject: True tone pickups question
http://www.jerrywallacemusic.com/cart.html
  Topic: The Very First Pedal Steel Guitar song
Brian Hollands

Replies: 18
Views: 864

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Oct 2019 4:58 am   Subject: The Very First Pedal Steel Guitar song
The Cocaine and Rhinestones podcast on Ralph Mooney credits Speedy West in 1949. https://cocaineandrhinestones.com/ralph-mooney-country-music-sound It mentions Alvino Rey too.
Starting at about 14: ...
  Topic: Mci/ Mci Intertech Pedal Steel's ??
Brian Hollands

Replies: 5
Views: 536

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Oct 2019 7:05 am   Subject: Mci/ Mci Intertech Pedal Steel's ??
Paul, did you get a chance to play the guitar? What did you think?
  Topic: Mci/ Mci Intertech Pedal Steel's ??
Brian Hollands

Replies: 5
Views: 536

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Sep 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Mci/ Mci Intertech Pedal Steel's ??
If you hadn't seen it, this thread is good https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=345252&highlight=mci
I think there is something special about the welded frame guitars, and they are und ...
  Topic: PBS Country Music Special
Brian Hollands

Replies: 207
Views: 9355

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 9:43 am   Subject: PBS Country Music Special

It was good to be reminded of how special Patsy Cline was.
Amen! Every time I hear her I'm blown away. For me, I don't think there was ever a better female vocalist.
  Topic: PBS/Ken Burns Country Music
Brian Hollands

Replies: 106
Views: 3669

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 18 Sep 2019 7:52 am   Subject: PBS/Ken Burns Country Music
The innovation of pedals on the steel guitar has yet to be mentioned. Maybe tonight, but I'm not holding my breath. Oh Well

Tonight starts with 1954 so I'm thinking Bud Isaacs stepping on a pedal is wh ...
  Topic: pedal steel repair help needed in Spring Hill FL
Brian Hollands

Replies: 23
Views: 930

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Sep 2019 5:34 am   Subject: pedal steel repair help needed in Spring Hill FL
Good eye Jack - look at the last picture in the first post of this thread https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=1113100&sid=fb67e71eb5dc4f8cf1b99a2116ea8888
Is Mike still around? He has ...
  Topic: pedal steel repair help needed in Spring Hill FL
Brian Hollands

Replies: 23
Views: 930

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Sep 2019 4:22 am   Subject: pedal steel repair help needed in Spring Hill FL
Beautiful guitar! Definitely not a Sho-Bud but the workmanship looks top notch. I agree with Jack, Bondz is the closest place to you. I'm in Orlando often but likely won't be back before the end of ...
  Topic: ShoBud To Trade
Brian Hollands

Replies: 5
Views: 1584

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 10 Sep 2019 9:22 am   Subject: ShoBud To Trade
PM sent
  Topic: Sold please close
Brian Hollands

Replies: 8
Views: 3722

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Sep 2019 6:25 pm   Subject: Sold please close
Sold locally, please close
  Topic: shobud super pro pull rods ??
Brian Hollands

Replies: 1
Views: 174

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Sep 2019 9:42 am   Subject: shobud super pro pull rods ??
7/64ths or 0.109. Michael Yahl has them at psgparts.com. I think the rolled threads take #5 nuts but check with Michael first to get the correct ones
  Topic: My son, Buddy has gone now.
Brian Hollands

Replies: 56
Views: 2995

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 5 Sep 2019 6:56 am   Subject: My son, Buddy has gone now.
Andy, I just saw this. So sorry to hear...
I will pray for you, your family and your son.
Wish I could do more.
  Topic: Fender Twin Reverb, 135 watts with 4x6L6s....Possible?
Brian Hollands

Replies: 17
Views: 945

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Sep 2019 9:49 am   Subject: Fender Twin Reverb, 135 watts with 4x6L6s....Possible?
The 135 watt Twins are the later "Ultralinear" output transformer models. Supposedly clean as possible all the way up the dial
  Topic: NW Georgia copedent help
Brian Hollands

Replies: 2
Views: 299

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Aug 2019 4:19 am   Subject: NW Georgia copedent help
I'm in Franklin NC if you can't find anyone closer. I'm thinking Tommy Dodd in Atlanta might be a better bet - http://tommydodd.com/GuitarShopServices.htm
  Topic: Emmons P/P Refurb (Red is the new Black)
Brian Hollands

Replies: 3
Views: 876

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Aug 2019 7:49 pm   Subject: Emmons P/P Refurb (Red is the new Black)
Made a little progress tonight...

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/17588_20190824_234132_1.jpg
Hopefully I'll get the top side apart tomorrow, then the cleaning and polishing starts
  Topic: PBS Country Music Special
Brian Hollands

Replies: 207
Views: 9355

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 23 Aug 2019 4:18 am   Subject: PBS Country Music Special
PBS just brought us a beautiful 16 hour special on Country Music, and you criticize it for being “100% leftist”? PBS is politically straight down the middle, unless you watch and believe the propa ...
  Topic: All The Chord Forms You'll Likely Need
Brian Hollands

Replies: 34
Views: 2680

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Aug 2019 10:27 am   Subject: All The Chord Forms You'll Likely Need
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/17588_2146_img20190813_13120358_1_1.jpg
Here ya go, there's a rotate option in that box where you select the picture you want to upload. Easy to miss
  Topic: All The Chord Forms You'll Likely Need
Brian Hollands

Replies: 34
Views: 2680

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Aug 2019 8:19 am   Subject: All The Chord Forms You'll Likely Need
I'd like to see that
  Topic: Emmons P/P Refurb (Red is the new Black)
Brian Hollands

Replies: 3
Views: 876

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Aug 2019 7:59 am   Subject: Re: Non Standard Parts

Just to point out a few; I find it rather odd that the pickup is mounted in such a way. There are no holes in the neck for the three screws normally used to adjust the height of the pickup (that's u ...
  Topic: Emmons P/P Refurb (Red is the new Black)
Brian Hollands

Replies: 3
Views: 876

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Aug 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: Emmons P/P Refurb (Red is the new Black)
I bought an ST-12 here on the forum a couple of months back and am ready to get started on it so thought I'd post the progress as I go.
The guitar plays okay and the changer seems to function well bu ...
 
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