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  Topic: String Gauges for 8-String C6th
Butch Pytko

Replies: 16
Views: 563

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Sep 2020 5:20 pm   Subject: String Gauges for 8-String C6th
For my non pedal 24.5" scale steels.....

top 16 18 22 24 30 36 42 (68 or 70).
  Topic: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 12
Views: 1091

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Aug 2020 4:48 pm   Subject: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Yes, Jon, I remember a while back someone posted the problem with extended poles with a picture--I saved that for my pickup file. So, whether I get comments from Derby owners who may have installed t ...
  Topic: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 12
Views: 1091

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Aug 2020 11:42 am   Subject: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Still looking for more Derby owner comments.
  Topic: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 12
Views: 1091

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Aug 2020 11:51 am   Subject: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Gene--Thanks for the picture, looks like different sizes there. I'd better call or email and get the exact dimensions of the LXR-16 to be sure. Thanks.
  Topic: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 12
Views: 1091

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Aug 2020 7:58 am   Subject: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Guys, thanks for posting. Whether it's good or bad, I found that the recessed pickup routing in my aluminum necks were cut-out to exactly fit George L's. I changed the original E-66 pickups to the S ...
  Topic: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 12
Views: 1091

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Aug 2020 4:32 pm   Subject: BL LXR-16 pickup--Will it fit a Derby?
I'd like to know if any Derby owners have successfully installed this pickup. Just got off the Bill Lawrence site and couldn't find the dimensions for the LXR-16 or any other pickups they have. I ha ...
  Topic: Pedalsteel Seats
Butch Pytko

Replies: 37
Views: 7674

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 20 Jul 2020 4:54 pm   Subject: Pedalsteel Seats
Very nice high quality heavy duty workmanship there!

Is there an advantage of square legs vs. round tubular legs?

Are those compartment partitions movable/adjustable or permanent?

Thanks.
  Topic: Manufacture of steel guitar parts in Texas ?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 4
Views: 488

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Jul 2020 10:39 am   Subject: psgparts.com
Just got an order from psgparts.com. Ordered some 32" pull rods and nylon tuners, which were shipped in a sturdy tube--he knows how to ship and I got it in 3 days. Michael is very knowledgeable ...
  Topic: Need info on 4 neck steels.
Butch Pytko

Replies: 11
Views: 1172

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 Jun 2020 4:15 pm   Subject: Need info on 4 neck steels.
I don't think it's "Etched in Stone" regarding what 4 tunings should be used now or were used back in the day. I can only relate to what my steel guitar family has done--meaning my Dad and ...
  Topic: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 821

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 May 2020 5:56 pm   Subject: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
OK, I just looked at the "Favorite Instrumentals of the Islands" LP--it lists "My Little Grass Shack", not "My Little Brown Gal"--so, I was wrong on that. Have you figur ...
  Topic: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 821

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 May 2020 4:28 pm   Subject: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
Get on youtube, listen to both of them and figure it out!
  Topic: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 1236

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 11 May 2020 11:43 am   Subject: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Jerry, thanks so much for your help! On that LAMB switch, I like the idea of the LONGER BAT. Will certainly consider it. Thanks.
  Topic: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 821

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 May 2020 11:30 am   Subject: Tuning used for Little Brown Gal? Got Tab to share?
I copied/learned Jules Ah See's arrangement which is on the "Hawaii Calls: Favorite Instrumentals of the Islands" LP. I'm pretty sure he was using the C13 tuning on "The Little Brown ...
  Topic: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 1236

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 10 May 2020 9:48 am   Subject: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Can't get a hold of Derrell Stephens, but will keep trying this week. In the meantime, if you electronics guys can make a comment on these 2 switch choices, I'd really appreciate it. There's a lot o ...
  Topic: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 1236

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 May 2020 8:44 am   Subject: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Barry, thanks for the info.

Graham, yea, I hope Derrell is as healthy as he sounds on his phone greeting. I've got a couple of switches picked-out to buy, but I would like Derrell's approval on th ...
  Topic: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 7
Views: 1236

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 May 2020 8:11 am   Subject: EVANS FET 500 LV power switch?
The power ON/OFF switch jammed in the "ON" position--I took it apart to see if I could clean/repair it, but one of the contact plates inside is broken, so I'd like to replace it. I've been ...
  Topic: Pedal Length
Butch Pytko

Replies: 41
Views: 5189

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2020 9:31 am   Subject: Pedal Length
I hope we find out who is willing to make those longer pedals, as I need 8 for my LeGrande SKH.
  Topic: Magnatone Lyric, early model, schematic diagram.
Butch Pytko

Replies: 3
Views: 511

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 28 Mar 2020 5:35 pm   Subject: Magnatone Lyric, early model, schematic diagram.
OK, I'm sorry for the confusion, if you're referring to my diagram that shows the switch. That diagram is duplicated on the other neck, so there are 2 on/off switches, one for each neck. You can tur ...
  Topic: Magnatone Lyric, early model, schematic diagram.
Butch Pytko

Replies: 3
Views: 511

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Mar 2020 5:49 pm   Subject: Magnatone Lyric, early model, schematic diagram.
Walter, I hope this helps. The first diagram was for my Magnatone D-8 Lyric, but it's the 2 pickup on each neck model G-85-DW. When I bought it, I knew I would have to replace the TONE pot, as the s ...
  Topic: Charley Pride in Person (Panther Hall) 2 LP tracks not on CD
Butch Pytko

Replies: 9
Views: 1234

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Mar 2020 10:38 am   Subject: Charley Pride in Person (Panther Hall) 2 LP tracks not on CD
Yea, great album--definitely on my list to transfer to CD.

Looking at my album that shows the length of each song--it looks like it would be roughly 35 minutes or more--that's total time! A standa ...
  Topic: T-shirts for the discerning steel guitarist READY TO SHIP
Butch Pytko

Replies: 32
Views: 9866

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 29 Jan 2020 1:22 pm   Subject: T-shirts for the discerning steel guitarist READY TO SHIP
OK, Scott. Forgot about the copyright thing. Thanks for answering my question.
  Topic: T-shirts for the discerning steel guitarist READY TO SHIP
Butch Pytko

Replies: 32
Views: 9866

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 28 Jan 2020 10:42 am   Subject: T-shirts for the discerning steel guitarist READY TO SHIP
Would you be interested in re-creating the Emmons T-shirts I remember from years ago? They may have come from the Emmons Guitar Company--I'd have to look at my old Emmons catalogs. They had either t ...
  Topic: is it OK to unplug amp power instead of using OFF switch?
Butch Pytko

Replies: 19
Views: 1809

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 26 Jan 2020 1:27 pm   Subject: is it OK to unplug amp power instead of using OFF switch?
Funny you'd bring this up. Not too long ago someone posted the same thing and one of the electronics guru's here on the forum said it was NOT a good idea! I don't think he elaborated on it--so, it l ...
  Topic: Please give me your opinion
Butch Pytko

Replies: 45
Views: 5938

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jan 2020 5:42 pm   Subject: Please give me your opinion
I would press this builder further that you just are not satisfied with the condition of this "BRAND NEW STEEL GUITAR"! Especially with all the money these new steels cost!

I don't know ...
  Topic: Pete Drake
Butch Pytko

Replies: 10
Views: 1558

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Dec 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: Pete Drake
"My Bluest Day" is still one of my all-time favorites to play. That ending-lick to the verse involving the 10th string of the big spread chord walking-down to open, "gets me" ever ...
 
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