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  Topic: Zinging .....not again
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 8
Views: 700

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Dec 2019 9:15 am   Subject: Zinging .....not again
Hi guys
Many thanks for the replies.Ill investigate all your ideas.
I don't think it is bar pressure as I have tried light and heavy pressures.Funny how applying pressure to string near changer temp ...
  Topic: Zinging .....not again
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 8
Views: 700

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2019 10:32 am   Subject: Zinging .....not again
Hi all,
My quite new PSG has a zing on the top F#.It does not happen on open string only when bar is applied.There are NO grooves on finger ( checked with a 40x lens) and the guitar is not old and ...
  Topic: GREAT TIP: Instantly improve pick attack. Picks NEVER loosen
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 57
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Dec 2019 6:17 am   Subject: GREAT TIP: Instantly improve pick attack. Picks NEVER loosen
Hi guys,
I use thumb and finger picks on my Telecaster as well as PSG.I use 3M TRANSPORE tape over the picks to prevent them flying off during a vigorous finger chord upstroke ( I play in a 60s band ...
  Topic: Pedal steel in a different context....
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 32
Views: 1690

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Nov 2019 5:30 am   Subject: Pedal steel in a different context....
Brilliant ,really enjoyed this.The steel was right there up in the mix and totally relevant.Thought the use of the delay was really clever and suited the song.We need more of this to maintain and rais ...
  Topic: My latest creation
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 8
Views: 910

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Oct 2019 3:34 am   Subject: My latest creation
Nice looking guitar Jimmy.The headstock must surely be from a cliff white steel .Those pedals ,changer assembly and pickup look Cliff White too as is the wide string spacing
I had 2 of his guitars i ...
  Topic: Airline cleaning
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 4
Views: 475

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Sep 2019 11:35 am   Subject: Airline cleaning
Hi again Guys,
We were strategic in our use of the airline......
We went ACROSS the fingers , tangential to them to clear the axle then from underneath the changer towards fingers and then back acro ...
  Topic: Airline cleaning
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 4
Views: 475

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Sep 2019 1:14 am   Subject: Airline cleaning
Hi folks,
Has anyone used a high pressure airline to clean out a charger / axle/ fingers etc.I have just taken my steel to a friends garage and he cleaned mine out with the airline witha fine nozzle ...
  Topic: Treble boost pedal
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 5
Views: 432

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Aug 2019 7:51 am   Subject: Treble boost pedal
Hi guys,
As an avid Buddy Cage fan ,when you listen to his sound ,even not when playing his Emmons ,he has a toppy edgy sound ,especially the low notes.I was thinking if you could recreate that edgin ...
  Topic: Treble boost pedal
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 5
Views: 432

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Aug 2019 4:30 am   Subject: Treble boost pedal
Hi all,
Here's a question that may seem a bit left field .Does anyone use an old school treble booster pedal for pedal steel to give a toppy / hairy edge to your sound.
Regards Dave
  Topic: The top three pedal steel players of all time.
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 63
Views: 5237

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Aug 2019 1:44 am   Subject: The top three pedal steel players of all time.
Buddy cage
Buddy cage
Buddy cage
Oh and buddy cage !
  Topic: What tremolo pedal do you use on pedal steel?
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 15
Views: 1223

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 6 Jul 2019 8:24 am   Subject: What tremolo pedal do you use on pedal steel?
Hi all,
I don't use tremolo for steel .However I play lead guitar in a 60s band and tremolo is at home here.I use a JOYO tremolo pedal ...I bought it new in Shanghai for £17 ,probably 20 US dollars ...
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Jul 2019 1:50 pm   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Hi ajm,
I am with you on that one .....I use a Deeflexx sound disperser for gigs .....wouldn't be without it and is the best £200 I've spent on sound improvement .Check em out.
Regards Dave
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Jul 2019 9:03 am   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Been tinkering again !.......
Swapped the unlabelled blue marvel out for a Fender Special design from a Fender MA80 .....this really is the most musical out of the 3 speakers .It sounds sweet ,very s ...
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 22 Jun 2019 3:40 am   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Just swapped out the scorpion speaker for a Chineese unlabelled Blue Marvel speaker I have from a previous red stripe bandit.It sounds clearer/ tighter and less fluffy with reduced midrange.Might s ...
  Topic: Textbook Examples of Steel and Guitar Playing Together?
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 29
Views: 2458

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Jun 2019 10:35 am   Subject: Textbook Examples of Steel and Guitar Playing Together?
Pure Praire League.....
Same old country Song
Tears
Kansas City southern
  Topic: Speaker voice coil cleaning
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 5
Views: 434

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Jun 2019 1:54 am   Subject: Speaker voice coil cleaning
Hi all,
As an offshoot to the Bandit 65 thread recently, I thought I would ask you all as a new topic this query.
Is there anything to be gained by removing the magnet off an old scorpion speaker an ...
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Jun 2019 1:39 pm   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Furtur to my first post...Here is the jack plug Modification I made.It keeps the clean channel permanently on without having to lug a footswitch around.The black moulding is just there to hold the pl ...
  Topic: Music for 50th Reunion
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 19
Views: 1086

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jun 2019 11:24 pm   Subject: Music for 50th Reunion
Pure Prairie League songs =

Tears
Same old country Song
Tornado Warning
Kansas City Southern.....( great with just guitar as well )
I Don't want to fade away ......( timely for a reunion lol ! ...
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 May 2019 8:55 am   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Hi again,
Here is a little something I did to my Bandit.Dont know if you know but if the footswitch is not plugged in to the back then the lead/ drive channel is on by default. I allways use the clea ...
  Topic: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 2203

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 May 2019 1:17 pm   Subject: '86 Peavey Bandit 65
Hi Brad,
I aquired one if these recently.They are very well built and and put together.All the Jack sockets front and back are chassis mounted and not PCB so are easy to take out and replace if fault ...
  Topic: Buddy Cage Lick Using String 2
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 1
Views: 661

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 6 May 2019 11:18 am   Subject: Buddy Cage Lick Using String 2
Hi,
If you have RKNR E to E flat on an Emmons set up then you just have to engage said lever and hit string 4 .A good example of non standard copedant arrangement.Open to comments on this of course ...
  Topic: Very nice 74 LDG Round Front
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 25
Views: 1759

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 May 2019 10:59 am   Subject: Very nice 74 LDG Round Front
Awesome find.I had one ,albeit later pot metal version.It had a simply incredible tone which was reproducible at every gig. It's action was as light as a feather .However if I had to criticise It wou ...
  Topic: Graphic eq pedal solution
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 22
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 2:18 am   Subject: Graphic eq pedal solution
Thanks for all the replies guys.It looks as tho an eq pedal ( last pedal on my board before amp) is a good idea.I am thinking of using my Laney Lionheart LT20 112 ( usually reserved for my Tele) for d ...
  Topic: Graphic eq pedal solution
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 22
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Apr 2019 9:53 am   Subject: Graphic eq pedal solution
Hi folks,
I have a question I hope some of you can answer.
Many tube amps are voiced for regular 6 string guitar and as such are deemed not suitable for PSG .Asuming you are going to use one of thes ...
  Topic: No Steel Player in the Band?
Dave Hepworth

Replies: 10
Views: 1243

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Apr 2019 2:17 am   Subject: No Steel Player in the Band?
I really like this caption.Here in the UK we have what is known as a a "citizens arrest".Where a member of the public can arrest someone if they have clear grounds to do so.Do you have this ...
 
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