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  Topic: Should I Buy an Emmons Push/Pull? - What's the Real Scoop?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 55
Views: 3265

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Feb 2018 9:58 am   Subject: Should I Buy an Emmons Push/Pull? - What's the Real Scoop?
I'm probably not qualified to comment as I've owned only Emmons P/P's since 2000 and Fender 400s before that, but the tone of my D10 is just fabulous to my ears and it matters not what amp I play it t ...
  Topic: List all the Pedal Steels you have owned
David Cubbedge

Replies: 117
Views: 19738

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Feb 2018 9:11 am   Subject: List all the Pedal Steels you have owned
I started playing on a D-8 Stringmaster in 1976, that guitar was my brother's. I recall is was not the long scale version, off white.

I then bought two sunburst Fender 400s, one disassembled. I pl ...
  Topic: Band is too Loud!!
David Cubbedge

Replies: 107
Views: 6495

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Jan 2018 9:28 am   Subject: Band is too Loud!!
I got asked once to turn down.....and we hadn't even unpacked the gear yet!
  Topic: The Paul Franklin Method
David Cubbedge

Replies: 128
Views: 25483

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 9:41 am   Subject: I'm all in!
After waiting a couple weeks and reading some of the early reviews here, I am now a new student of the PFM! All I can say is this course is fantastic! Even though I have been playing for decades (self ...
  Topic: The Future of Pedal Steel - ca. 1980
David Cubbedge

Replies: 11
Views: 1296

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Dec 2017 7:26 am   Subject: The Future of Pedal Steel - ca. 1980
well, this just serves to tell me that the current trend to not use PSG and fiddles in C&W music won't last...
  Topic: The Paul Franklin Method
David Cubbedge

Replies: 128
Views: 25483

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 8 Dec 2017 11:07 am   Subject: The Paul Franklin Method
Christmas will be arriving a week late for me!
  Topic: Does anyone play without an amp directly to the input of PA?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 17
Views: 1482

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Nov 2017 9:41 am   Subject: Does anyone play without an amp directly to the input of PA?
I did for a couple years with a top 40 country band and I found the experience not satisfactory. I used Shure ear buds, not sure of the model #, but they were $100 at Gtr Ctr. I found when playing al ...
  Topic: The Paul Franklin Method
David Cubbedge

Replies: 128
Views: 25483

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 29 Nov 2017 9:17 am   Subject: The Paul Franklin Method
$40/month? I think it's a bargain at that price. It'll be totally up to me to make it work, and that's where some of the hesitation comes from because I know my shoddy practice habits, but I'm going t ...
  Topic: Ernie Ball volume pedal mod
David Cubbedge

Replies: 20
Views: 2133

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Nov 2017 9:34 am   Subject: Ernie Ball volume pedal mod
I had two of these EB pedals and one weekend in 2014 I had BOTH strings break on consecutive gigs!

I now own a Hilton. I've got two EB pedals for sale, replacement strings included.
  Topic: Who made this bar?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 10
Views: 1187

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Nov 2017 9:31 am   Subject: Who made this bar?
I recall seeing Scotty play his frying pan with a ceramic bar at a local show and when I asked him about it he told me they were made years ago and the company was long gone...... Good luck, if you fi ...
  Topic: Considering Split Cases - Builders?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 37
Views: 2099

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Considering Split Cases - Builders?
I have Hugh Briley's lovely split cases for my Emmons! It has saved my back for sure! Very nice work, fits the guitar perfectly.
  Topic: Are you getting better or worse now ?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 81
Views: 11099

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Nov 2017 9:33 am   Subject: Are you getting better or worse now ?
Well, I'm 62 and since I was never a top-notch player anyway but a self-taught guy with a lot of bad habits, I actually feel my playing has improved a bit, especially since buying the D10 four years a ...
  Topic: Tommy White, My favorite steel player
David Cubbedge

Replies: 97
Views: 33773

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Nov 2017 9:27 am   Subject: Tommy White, My favorite steel player
Being primarily a guitar player for the last 50 years, sometimes names fall through the cracks.. I got to the party late, first really listened to Tommy on the Big E record and that's when I realized ...
  Topic: Teaching Pedal Steel *UPDATED January 4th*
David Cubbedge

Replies: 91
Views: 17472

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Nov 2017 9:40 am   Subject: Teaching Pedal Steel *UPDATED January 4th*
I am so anxious to get started with this! A little apprehensive too, hope I can make it work for me.... I'm self-taught and have probably learned a lot of bad habits that will get blown apart...but I' ...
  Topic: Boss Katana Amp???
David Cubbedge

Replies: 29
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 Nov 2017 8:59 am   Subject: Boss Katana Amp???
The Katana 100 has a power switch that lets the player use .5w, 50w or 100w. My Emmons sounds great at all three power output levels. I don't know if this helps the questions regarding the Katana 50.. ...
  Topic: Boss Katana Amp???
David Cubbedge

Replies: 29
Views: 2919

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 6 Nov 2017 7:44 am   Subject: Boss Katana Amp???
I bought mine in early September and have used it at all my engagements since. Only once did I feel that I was on the brink of its' power capability and that was playing outside with nothing miked. I ...
  Topic: Franklin Method??
David Cubbedge

Replies: 10
Views: 1413

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Nov 2017 8:04 am   Subject: Franklin Method??
So it works out to be about $20 per lesson, if you do two a month. That is about right, but I can see where it might not be for those on fixed income... Maybe Paul will accept AARP!
  Topic: Everly Brother's "So Sad" arranged by Lloyd Green
David Cubbedge

Replies: 6
Views: 791

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Oct 2017 6:17 am   Subject: Everly Brother's "So Sad" arranged by Lloyd Green
I just found this record on iTunes and love it! Junior Brown's performance on this song is heartfelt. Lloyd....well he's fantastic!
  Topic: Inexpensive cover for tone bar offers excellent protection
David Cubbedge

Replies: 7
Views: 1067

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 8:18 am   Subject: Inexpensive cover for tone bar offers excellent protection
Haha!! I was going to post a picture of my bar 'bag', provided at some cost by Crown Royal! Bill, you beat me to it!
  Topic: Hank Thompson
David Cubbedge

Replies: 39
Views: 6381

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 8:15 am   Subject: Hank Thompson
All I can add is I've been on a Hank Thompson listening kick lately and Bob Garrett's work on the 'live' albums (Texas State Fair, Cheyenne Rodeo, Golden Nugget) from the early 60's is off the hook! V ...
  Topic: The Beatles: Here There And Everywhere
David Cubbedge

Replies: 30
Views: 3028

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 11:33 am   Subject: The Beatles: Here There And Everywhere
I gave it a quick once over in between other projects and it works just fine! Thank you John, you've saved me a lot of time! I'm going to record my own version in the coming months...
  Topic: How to get the Tom Morrell tone out of my D10?
David Cubbedge

Replies: 54
Views: 5316

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 8:26 am   Subject: How to get the Tom Morrell tone out of my D10?
What a great thread! Love Tommy Morrell! I bought one of his CDs in 2000 based on the funny cartoon cover and now I have the whole 15 volume set! Great playing, great music, wonderful sense of humor!
  Topic: pedal noise
David Cubbedge

Replies: 11
Views: 1373

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 3:44 am   Subject: pedal noise
While only being somewhat relevant to the topic, I just read a bio on Hank Thompson that said he preferred straight steel players because he didn't like the pedal noise....
  Topic: The Paul Franklin Method
David Cubbedge

Replies: 128
Views: 25483

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 13 Oct 2017 5:34 am   Subject: The Paul Franklin Method
I've already learned quite a bit from those three sample videos! Count me in for sure!!
  Topic: Sara Jory
David Cubbedge

Replies: 156
Views: 17687

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Oct 2017 8:18 am   Subject: Sara Jory
Joe Wright! He's one of the most entertaining steel players ever! Funny and brilliant! Best version of J.B. Goode I've ever heard, including regular guitar players!
 
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