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  Topic: Lap Steel at the ocean side
David DeLoach

Replies: 5
Views: 401

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Jul 2019 6:54 am   Subject: Lap Steel at the ocean side
Found myself in the Caribbean with my BR-9. It's not Hawaii, but Hawaiian tunes fit in nicely down here.


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  Topic: StringMaster Tuners Hard to Turn - Any Advise?
David DeLoach

Replies: 2
Views: 221

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jun 2019 3:09 pm   Subject: StringMaster Tuners Hard to Turn - Any Advise?
I've got a 1960 D8 and a 1957 T8 and on both of them some of the tuners take some effort to turn.

I picked up a 1940 Gibson EH-185 this week and the tuners (originals) turn so easily.

Any advise ...
  Topic: Can you validate this is a 1940 EH-185
David DeLoach

Replies: 2
Views: 302

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 27 Jun 2019 7:13 pm   Subject: Can you validate this is a 1940 EH-185
I brought this Gibson EH-185 home today. I love it - this instrument really sings. The pickup is strong and balanced, and the tuners work great. Just a little bit of scratchy in the volume & to ...
  Topic: New Fingerpick Discovered in Las Vegas Airport
David DeLoach

Replies: 10
Views: 888

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Jun 2019 6:48 pm   Subject: New Fingerpick Discovered in Las Vegas Airport
I had a layover in the Las Vegas airport today and ordered some guacamole. One of the chips that came with it was a perfectly molded finger pick. The tone is definitely that elusive corn chip vibe. ...
  Topic: Cindy cashdollar fans
David DeLoach

Replies: 2
Views: 643

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Jun 2019 7:38 am   Subject: Cindy cashdollar fans
So sad to hear of Leon Redbone passing away. I met him a couple times. The first time I was around 20 years old and I found myself after one of his concerts at The Palladium in Dallas back in his dres ...
  Topic: A Bigsby with 6 necks?
David DeLoach

Replies: 20
Views: 1045

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 May 2019 4:03 am   Subject: A Bigsby with 6 necks?
If that indeed was a 6 neck instrument, I'd be interested to see the case for it.
  Topic: 1940 Ricki 8 string needing neck repair
David DeLoach

Replies: 19
Views: 1053

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 May 2019 6:28 am   Subject: 1940 Ricki 8 string needing neck repair
Last year I bought an early '40's Richenbacher that had a neck repair done on it at some point. I'm not sure exactly how it was done, but there are two screws showing on the underside, and you can se ...
  Topic: An Epiphany About Palm Harmonics
David DeLoach

Replies: 9
Views: 668

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 May 2019 6:05 am   Subject: An Epiphany About Palm Harmonics
Doesn't matter if it's common knowledge, it was your own "a-ha" moment! Those are the best. I look at my thumb pick placement on a given fret for the proper palm placement. My fingers line ...
  Topic: An Epiphany About Palm Harmonics
David DeLoach

Replies: 9
Views: 668

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 May 2019 4:02 am   Subject: An Epiphany About Palm Harmonics
You guys probably already know this and its probably old news, BUT...

...for picking hand placement for palm harmonics I always used to think about where my palm should be to make the harmonic. Ho ...
  Topic: Honolulu Bound - Video - A-Tuning
David DeLoach

Replies: 21
Views: 949

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 May 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Honolulu Bound - Video - A-Tuning
Sebastian, that was really well done! Inspiring!

Yes, please make some more videos!
  Topic: Japanese country band with pretty tasty steel player...
David DeLoach

Replies: 13
Views: 968

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 4:10 am   Subject: Japanese country band with pretty tasty steel player...
These guys are pretty good. Anyone know who this steel player is? Not sure what kind of steel he's playing - looks like a triple neck.

https://youtu.be/m4YWJBZjqPw
  Topic: The one Buddy Emmons lick you must know
David DeLoach

Replies: 5
Views: 764

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Apr 2019 8:26 am   Subject: The one Buddy Emmons lick you must know
I think I played that lick inadvertently when I tripped over my Stringmaster on stage and got my slide and hand tangled in the strings as we tumbled into the amp...
  Topic: List of new tabs
David DeLoach

Replies: 12
Views: 2350

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 27 Mar 2019 8:10 am   Subject: List of new tabs
What tuning(s) are these in David?
  Topic: Essential Country Songs for Lap 8
David DeLoach

Replies: 6
Views: 705

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 12:38 pm   Subject: Essential Country Songs for Lap 8
How about some Patsy Cline?

CRAZY
WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT
  Topic: Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (Leavitt Tuned lap steel)
David DeLoach

Replies: 2
Views: 298

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 25 Mar 2019 6:46 am   Subject: Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (Leavitt Tuned lap steel)
Here is the arrangement which follows the form of the song. I've also added the chord symbols...


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  Topic: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
David DeLoach

Replies: 15
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 Mar 2019 6:43 am   Subject: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
When I sang back my arrangement of Leaning On The Everlasting Arms, I realized I'd left out 8 bars in the form of the song. So I've added those in the arrangement below (and added the chord symbols). ...
  Topic: Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (Leavitt Tuned lap steel)
David DeLoach

Replies: 2
Views: 298

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 24 Mar 2019 3:23 pm   Subject: Leaning On The Everlasting Arms (Leavitt Tuned lap steel)
Here's an arrangement I worked up of this old hymn after hearing it in the movie TRUE GRIT (the one with Jeff Bridges).


When I sang this arrangement back to myself, I realized I'd left 8 bars out ...
  Topic: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
David DeLoach

Replies: 15
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Mar 2019 3:06 pm   Subject: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
Here you go...just put it into Sibelius.


When I sang this arrangement back to myself, I realized I'd left 8 bars out of the form of the song. I've added those in my post below...[/i]
  Topic: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
David DeLoach

Replies: 15
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Mar 2019 2:14 pm   Subject: How Come Very Little Tab For Gospel Songs for Non Pedal
I was watching the newer TRUE GRIT movie last night and LEANING ON THE EVERLASTING ARMS got stuck in my head after hearing in the film. I worked up a pretty nice arrangement for that tune in Leavitt ...
  Topic: Looking for an unwound .028 or .030 string for resonator?
David DeLoach

Replies: 6
Views: 334

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Mar 2019 12:21 pm   Subject: Looking for an unwound .028 or .030 string for resonator?
OK - I transposed the tuning to another key and solved the problem!

Thanks!
  Topic: Looking for an unwound .028 or .030 string for resonator?
David DeLoach

Replies: 6
Views: 334

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Mar 2019 9:57 am   Subject: Looking for an unwound .028 or .030 string for resonator?
I'm looking to try a new tuning on my acoustic square neck resonator and wanting to use an unwound string for the 3rd string and tune it to an E. As best I can tell it would be optimal to use a .028 ...
  Topic: Moontide - Video & Tablature
David DeLoach

Replies: 57
Views: 7803

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Mar 2019 3:22 am   Subject: Moontide - Video & Tablature
Doug, Moontide is now on my set list for my solo gigs (I play a lot of guitar instrumentals and a few lap steel arrangements as well). Moontide with is one of my favorite songs to play!

I have to ...
  Topic: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
David DeLoach

Replies: 15
Views: 1058

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 11 Mar 2019 8:44 am   Subject: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Wow - impressive chops and transcribing!

Now I need to go listen to some Bob Dylan to reset my brain. Very Happy
  Topic: Intonation and Bar Slants- how do you work on it?
David DeLoach

Replies: 17
Views: 971

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Feb 2019 4:03 am   Subject: Intonation and Bar Slants- how do you work on it?
This week I arranged a tune in Leavitt tuning that has several bar slants in it. Bar slants are not my strong point when it comes to intonation. I've been working on really LISTENING for THAT in tun ...
  Topic: Practicing Scales or Licks
David DeLoach

Replies: 28
Views: 1836

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Feb 2019 5:14 pm   Subject: Practicing Scales or Licks
I've written a 220 page book on scale/arpeggio/chord theory for guitar. I also made more than 2 hours of tutorial videos for the book which are available to view for free here --> https://www.mas ...
 
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