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  Topic: New lap steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1469

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jul 2018 1:35 pm   Subject: New lap steel.
Soon Mike, just trying to sort out the right tunes to add to my Hawaiian Cd, it's getting the sound right from western swing to the soft sound of Hawaii.
Need to be able to change the sound quick whe ...
  Topic: Hawaii Framus 800-110
Derrick Frank

Replies: 0
Views: 369

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jul 2018 2:47 am   Subject: Hawaii Framus 800-110
Thought this was a home made job with felt stuck on, but no, Framus made them over a short period, sounds good.
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  Topic: New lap steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1469

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jul 2018 2:42 am   Subject: New lap steel.
This is the steel I now use, don't play pedal anymore.
Was built in Scotland sometime in 70's was pedal but hard to keep in tune, sounded more like bagpipes so I gutted it and it's now a C6 10 string ...
  Topic: Springfield Pedal Steel
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1823

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Mar 2018 12:46 pm   Subject: Springfield.
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  Topic: The Springfield Guitar Company.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 69
Views: 24336

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Re: Springfield Guitar
Here is a top view of the Guitar
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  Topic: String whine.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 3
Views: 1129

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Jun 2015 12:07 pm   Subject: String whine.
Never run into this problem befor so I don't know the answer need advice.
I have a couple of strings on my Fender 400, after picking they give me a whining sound, have changer the size of the strings ...
  Topic: Fender 400 changer plate
Derrick Frank

Replies: 18
Views: 4120

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2015 4:46 am   Subject: Fender 400 changer plate
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This is what I think it must have looked like.......
This is the underside of mine John.
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  Topic: Fender 400 changer plate
Derrick Frank

Replies: 18
Views: 4120

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2015 4:44 am   Subject: Fender 400 changer plate
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/3726_L1180288300x168_1.jpg

This is what I think it must have looked like.......
This is the underside of mine John.
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userp ...
  Topic: Fender 400 changer plate
Derrick Frank

Replies: 18
Views: 4120

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2015 1:38 am   Subject: Fender 400 changer plate
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/3726_L1180288300x168_1.jpg

This is what I think it must have looked like.......
This is the underside of mine John.
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userp ...
  Topic: Fender 400 changer plate
Derrick Frank

Replies: 18
Views: 4120

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2015 1:36 am   Subject: Fender 400 changer plate
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/3726_L1180288300x168_1.jpg

This is what I think it must have looked like.......
This is the underside of mine John.
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userp ...
  Topic: Ain't it funny.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1613

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 26 Jan 2015 10:21 am   Subject: Ain't it funny.
I love that song Derrick and you just cranked it up a notch! Thanks for sharing it.
Hi Jerry, many thanks for the comment, like some of my steel friends, I have been carting a twin neck steel around ...
  Topic: Ain't it funny.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1613

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 11 Jan 2015 1:04 pm   Subject: Ain't it funny.
First effort on the C6 neck.
At my age I think I may have left it a little late, but I still enjoy a challenge.
https://soundcloud.com/derrick-frank/funny-how-time-slips-away-d-1
  Topic: Haggard, Charles & Emmons. What a combination
Derrick Frank

Replies: 3
Views: 1733

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 7 Jan 2015 1:26 pm   Subject: Re: Haggard, Charles & Emmons. What a combination
Back in the early 80's, I bought a vinyl album of Ray Charles. It was called Ray Charles & Friends. There isn't a duff track on it, but this track (Little Hotel Room) is beautiful. From Buddy's ha ...
  Topic: What do I do every year?
Derrick Frank

Replies: 0
Views: 622

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 7 Jan 2015 1:18 pm   Subject: What do I do every year?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAtuARry_OU
Something a little Christmassy and a little late.
In my 5th year as Santa and loving it, still found time do put down a tune.
  Topic: Come on in
Derrick Frank

Replies: 4
Views: 1636

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Jan 2015 6:01 am   Subject: Come on in
Now at 77 I don't do too much gigging so thought it would be a good idea to help the new folk who would like to get started on steel guitar.
I have tried here to make it a sort of one to one basis, a ...
  Topic: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 13
Views: 3839

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 May 2014 3:01 am   Subject: Hi Ken
You's tight Ken, a B long way but most enjoyable, went up the overhead cable lift, brill, and some gent asked us if we would go to a studio and record, Jimmy Brown, got it somewhrer, will put it up.
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  Topic: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 13
Views: 3839

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 May 2014 1:30 pm   Subject: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Good job there me old cocker...Good to see your enjoying retirement Slim.
Hi Chappy,nice to know you, hope you and your's are well, glad you like my bit's and peices.
Is that the Bristol down by Bat ...
  Topic: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 13
Views: 3839

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 May 2014 1:20 pm   Subject: Ridgway
Nice videos Derrick, and I love the Brit accent. I never cease to be amazed by the generosity of experienced players like yourself on this forum devoting their time to trying to help us newbies out. T ...
  Topic: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 13
Views: 3839

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2014 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: Intro for newbys on the steel.
[quote="Derrick Frank"]Hi guy's and gal's, not been on here for a while, but can't sit at home in retirement, so have been putting a few thing's together for the new guy's on steel, and try ...
  Topic: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Derrick Frank

Replies: 13
Views: 3839

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 May 2014 11:07 am   Subject: Intro for newbys on the steel.
Hi guy's and gal's, not been on here for a while, but can't sit at home in retirement, so have been putting a few thing's together for the new guy's on steel, and try to invoke some interest for begin ...
  Topic: Peterson VS-11 Virtual Strobe Tuner
Derrick Frank

Replies: 0
Views: 576

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 30 Apr 2011 5:43 am   Subject: Peterson VS-11 Virtual Strobe Tuner
Is there a factory reset for the tuner, when on c6th althou the tuning on the steel is correct, the readout is wrong, i.e. 10th string C reads out as F# as do all the strings read out in a different ...
  Topic: Send Your Song File To Be Heard Around The World
Derrick Frank

Replies: 679
Views: 267200

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 1 Jun 2010 11:11 am   Subject: Send Your Song File To Be Heard Around The World
Hi Charles,

I have a file I would like to send to your site but it's in the WAV format. Can I send it and have you convert it to MP3? Please advise.
Thanks Bent
Hi Bent, go here and download a fr ...
  Topic: how many of you steelers play fiddle
Derrick Frank

Replies: 50
Views: 12908

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Nov 2009 3:29 pm   Subject: Re: how many of you steelers play fiddle
I have embarked on a new journey to learn the fiddle. I absolutley love the fiddle but it's a headache being a biginner. To me it is the hardest instrument I've ever tried to play. The bowing techn ...
  Topic: Tuning
Derrick Frank

Replies: 2
Views: 885

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Nov 2009 12:33 pm   Subject: Tuning
Dave, many thanks my friend,Slim.
  Topic: Tuning
Derrick Frank

Replies: 2
Views: 885

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Nov 2009 8:31 am   Subject: Tuning
Jeff Newman tuning, I know it was on the site, but I can't find it, can anyone help.Slim.
 
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