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  Topic: WTT: Are your legs too long for your Zum?
Duane Reese

Replies: 3
Views: 608

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 14 Feb 2019 9:12 pm   Subject: WTT: Are your legs too long for your Zum?
Are Zum and Fessenden legs interchangeable?
  Topic: Keyless or key head
Duane Reese

Replies: 63
Views: 2366

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Feb 2019 3:20 pm   Subject: Keyless or key head
Double ball strings?????? Every keyless I've EVER seen has clamp style tuning fingers.

Steinberger doesn't make steels...

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  Topic: Keyless or key head
Duane Reese

Replies: 63
Views: 2366

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Feb 2019 12:39 pm   Subject: Keyless or key head
I'm sure Ned Steinberger had his reasons, but I've always wondered how it would have been if all of those headless guitars would have been made with some kind of clamp, like many (or all?) headless st ...
  Topic: Shipping Steel Guitars
Duane Reese

Replies: 13
Views: 971

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 8 Feb 2019 12:18 pm   Subject: Shipping Steel Guitars
Lots of work but foam insulation works well and building your own box out of double wall industrial cardboard is a cinch:

http://www.gregcutshaw.com/Shipping%20Steels/Shipping%20Steels.html

Than ...
  Topic: Shipping Steel Guitars
Duane Reese

Replies: 13
Views: 971

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 7 Feb 2019 11:19 am   Subject: Shipping Steel Guitars
The worst packing job I've ever seen was a Professional that went to a friend, and there was NO packing material in the box, except for about two feet of thin bubble wrap around the guitar (probably a ...
  Topic: Shipping Steel Guitars
Duane Reese

Replies: 13
Views: 971

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Feb 2019 10:19 am   Subject: Re: padding
Id like to add to this that the way to NOT pack it is an a big oversized box with lots of padding or worst, peanuts (like the 'service' you get from a UPS store). The mass of the guitar always defeat ...
  Topic: Shipping Steel Guitars
Duane Reese

Replies: 13
Views: 971

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 5 Feb 2019 10:58 pm   Subject: Shipping Steel Guitars
Hello!

I thought it would be appropriate to make a post here about shipping steel guitars, as a way for me and others to share some important tips on the best ways to go. These are usually large a ...
  Topic: To pad or not to pad?
Duane Reese

Replies: 23
Views: 1971

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jan 2019 8:32 pm   Subject: To pad or not to pad?
How big is your vehicle's cargo space? Because if you don't have a whole lot of trunk space, you'll wish you had an S-10. S-10 is also lighter, but if you do a lot of gigging, you probably should be ...
  Topic: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
Duane Reese

Replies: 87
Views: 8453

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Jan 2019 10:39 am   Subject: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
Here's a question...

Has anyone ever tried to put an all-pull changer in a push/pull cabinet? Of course I know that no a/p changer would drop right in – you'd have to modify the changer at the v ...
  Topic: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
Duane Reese

Replies: 87
Views: 8453

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Jan 2019 9:35 pm   Subject: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
Some of the sound is...probably psychological. There, I said it!
(I just didn't say how much of it is. Winking )

I know a lot of people claim that a short keyhead LeGrande sounds about the same, so ...
  Topic: Is it really that cutthroat out there?
Duane Reese

Replies: 41
Views: 5882

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 18 Nov 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Genre
It's probably worth noting that the level of sabotage, underhandedness and general ill will is going to vary depending on genre. It all has to do with the kind of people who are attracted to that kin ...
  Topic: Please explain the difference between 2/4 & 4/4; 3/4 & 6/8
Duane Reese

Replies: 23
Views: 3241

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 16 Nov 2018 8:56 am   Subject: Please explain the difference between 2/4 & 4/4; 3/4 & 6/8
A long time ago, I asked one of my rock 'n roll friends how time signatures worked – like what did 4/4 mean, as an example – and here was his answer...

...Uh...four beats per measure...four mea ...
  Topic: Is it really that cutthroat out there?
Duane Reese

Replies: 41
Views: 5882

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 15 Nov 2018 9:50 am   Subject: Is it really that cutthroat out there?
I've heard of and experienced people re-tuning your guitars when you aren't looking...turning out the lights on you in rehearsal studios...hiding your stuff... Remember, when you're dealing with peop ...
  Topic: Recording on the Cheap, Acoustic Panels
Duane Reese

Replies: 3
Views: 2144

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 15 Nov 2018 9:26 am   Subject: Velour curtains!
Honestly, some of the most convenient, versatile, effective and aesthetically pleasing stuff you can use to "kill" a room, if that's what you're trying to do, is velour curtain.

I used ...
  Topic: Studio Furniture
Duane Reese

Replies: 24
Views: 4586

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 11 Nov 2018 1:23 pm   Subject: Studio Furniture
Thanks, Ken.

You mention refinishing from the semi-gloss.Just curious as to what finish type would you be looking for?

Semi-gloss or gloss would be okay, and it would be nice if it were somethin ...
  Topic: Close It Up .....
Duane Reese

Replies: 20
Views: 2413

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 10 Nov 2018 9:34 am   Subject: Close It Up .....
Duane,
Before you start throwing stones, I have a question.
Did you ever deal with Bobbe?
Erv

I never bought a guitar from Bobbe, but I'm familiar with his "engineering", if that's wha ...
  Topic: Close It Up .....
Duane Reese

Replies: 20
Views: 2413

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Nov 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Close It Up .....
But this is a forum. Not Craigslist. It shouldn't be just about helping folks dispose on instruments. But a safe haven for potential buyers. Your mileage may vary.
I realize that it's a forum, but I ...
  Topic: Close It Up .....
Duane Reese

Replies: 20
Views: 2413

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Nov 2018 9:20 am   Subject: Close It Up .....
I don't know what Larry was trying to sell, but this thread is a perfect example of why sales threads shouldn't be open dialogs. Uninterested parties come by and sideswipe your advertisement with the ...
  Topic: Studio Furniture
Duane Reese

Replies: 24
Views: 4586

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 8 Nov 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Studio Furniture
Indeed, there are many nice things about digital, but I still prefer the board for what the board does, sonically – hence my hybrid use of both types of technology, where I like to use it.
  Topic: Studio Furniture
Duane Reese

Replies: 24
Views: 4586

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 6 Nov 2018 9:33 am   Subject: Studio Furniture
Ergonomic design there Duane. You got it done!

Now to make good use of your hard work, you would need to position the desk so that the wall behind it presents a mirror image for left and right behi ...
  Topic: Studio Furniture
Duane Reese

Replies: 24
Views: 4586

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 1 Nov 2018 6:46 pm   Subject: Studio Furniture
Duane, Super! Cool

I see a LOT of Attention to Detail in there that people often do not realize is involvd in a project of that scope.

Good Job! Well Done! Cool

PS: I´m not really a fan of the ...
  Topic: Studio Furniture
Duane Reese

Replies: 24
Views: 4586

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 31 Oct 2018 6:45 pm   Subject: Studio Furniture
Well, nobody had quite what I was looking for, so I just did the only thing there was to do...design and build it myself. I ended up doing all of it myself because I couldn't find a local wood shop t ...
  Topic: Nothing
Duane Reese

Replies: 4180
Views: 572597

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 19 Aug 2018 9:59 am   Subject: Nothing
Okay, I think I now know why this thread had gone on for literally thousands of posts over the course of several years...

A completely new way of looking at nothing!

  Topic: msa tidewood mica d10 $1500 price drop.new price !!!!
Duane Reese

Replies: 23
Views: 8210

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 25 Mar 2018 12:15 pm   Subject: msa tidewood mica d10 $1500 price drop.new price !!!!
Mark takes obsessively good care of his instruments, by the way. What he always says on the subject rings true: a good tradesman keeps his tools sharp.
  Topic: 1983 Emmons PP 8-7 3200.00 REDUCED
Duane Reese

Replies: 21
Views: 4624

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 13 Mar 2018 6:54 pm   Subject: 1983 Emmons PP 8-7 3200.00 REDUCED
What's that going on with the extended return spring retaining plate? Is that something custom? I ask because I am trying to design something along the same lines in CAD as we speak..
Duane: I'll ...
 
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