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  Topic: Dating a Ricky Panda
George Rout

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Jul 2019 10:11 am   Subject: Dating a Ricky Panda
Very good Erv. Smart idea!!
G
  Topic: Dating a Ricky Panda
George Rout

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Jul 2019 4:57 am   Subject: Dating a Ricky Panda
My wife and I often eat a roadhouse, "Ricky Joe's" here in town. I've never met "Ricky Joe"!!!!!! Geez, I never thought, maybe I could play some Hawaiian steel guitar there and be ...
  Topic: Dating a Ricky Panda
George Rout

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jul 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Dating a Ricky Panda
Hi Bill, thanks for your note, I just checked with the chap who owns the Ricky and he confirms the prefix is a "C" and not a "6". My hearing aids and telephones sometimes don't ge ...
  Topic: Dating a Ricky Panda
George Rout

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Jul 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Dating a Ricky Panda
Thank you for the response Mark. I knew the "one control" only was an indication of being a 1935 model. I was wondering if the serial No. 6 - 806 gave any additional info.
Geo
  Topic: Dating a Ricky Panda
George Rout

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Jul 2019 5:26 pm   Subject: Dating a Ricky Panda
I have another (non-computer) friend who has asked if I could date a guitar he recently acquired. It's a Rickenbacker black Bakelite with the serial #6-806. It has only one control, that being the v ...
  Topic: Pickup question on my 1939 Gibson EGE 6784 7 string
George Rout

Replies: 4
Views: 409

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 31 May 2019 7:42 am   Subject: Pickup question on my 1939 Gibson EGE 6784 7 string
Thanks guys. I meant to tell you that I got it back from my repair guy and all is beautiful now. I love it.
G
  Topic: Pickup question on my 1939 Gibson EGE 6784 7 string
George Rout

Replies: 4
Views: 409

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 May 2019 1:56 pm   Subject: Pickup question on my 1939 Gibson EGE 6784 7 string
The volume pot had become very stiff and my local good shop cured the problem. When I got it back however, it seemed the fifth string was very weak in volume, so weak I thought it was a bad string an ...
  Topic: New to me Lap Steel
George Rout

Replies: 12
Views: 780

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 May 2019 4:57 am   Subject: New to me Lap Steel
Terry I apologize, yes it's A6, but A6 th tuning is:
E C# A F# C# A, there is no G in A6!!!!
Geo
  Topic: New to me Lap Steel
George Rout

Replies: 12
Views: 780

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 May 2019 6:00 pm   Subject: New to me Lap Steel
Daniel, I think you'll find the C6th 4th string is an F# and not a G.
Geo
  Topic: New to me Lap Steel
George Rout

Replies: 12
Views: 780

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 May 2019 5:41 pm   Subject: New to me Lap Steel
Congratulations Terry. You may not be aware of it but the A Major tuning was the original tuning from the early 30's. It had two alternative tunnings:

1. A Major low bass (hi to lo) E C# A E A ...
  Topic: Jenks "Tex" Carmen
George Rout

Replies: 3
Views: 378

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 May 2019 3:05 pm   Subject: Jenks "Tex" Carmen
The record I bought years ago, and the CD I got it free somewhere off the net when it came out.
Geo
  Topic: Mona Lisa
George Rout

Replies: 5
Views: 597

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 18 May 2019 6:53 pm   Subject: Mona Lisa
I have it of course in good ole A Major!!!!!!!
Geo
  Topic: Jenks "Tex" Carmen
George Rout

Replies: 3
Views: 378

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 May 2019 6:45 pm   Subject: Jenks "Tex" Carmen
Here it is. It's a cheapie album on the Design label.
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/3302_KINGS_OF_STEEL_GUITAR_1.jpg
  Topic: 10 string mongrel from ebay.
George Rout

Replies: 16
Views: 981

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 May 2019 7:45 am   Subject: 10 string mongrel from ebay.
Pardon my ignorance Steven, but what is the toggle switch for??
Geo
  Topic: Moog lap steel
George Rout

Replies: 3
Views: 569

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 10 May 2019 6:50 pm   Subject: Moog lap steel
I guess this is not to be confused with the Theromin not too long ago.
Geo
  Topic: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
George Rout

Replies: 36
Views: 1826

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 May 2019 5:34 pm   Subject: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
Scott, I just came across a pic of the Bogen Model CHA33 (33 watt) I had. This was the last pic, I sold it about five years ago. I had long disposed of the cabinet I had for it in the 50's and had bo ...
  Topic: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
George Rout

Replies: 36
Views: 1826

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 May 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
Erv, that's the same case I have for the 3 pedals I have, chorus, digital delay and the Tom Brumley resonator. They are all for home use, I never take them out.
Geo
  Topic: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
George Rout

Replies: 36
Views: 1826

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 May 2019 7:01 pm   Subject: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
Tom, I used to use an early DOD chorus when I took my little German (can't think of the name) 6 string lap steel to the Toronto beaches when I first met my wife Faye. The little Citizen battery ampli ...
  Topic: Honolulu Bound - Video - A-Tuning
George Rout

Replies: 21
Views: 940

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 May 2019 6:33 pm   Subject: Honolulu Bound - Video - A-Tuning
Magnificent Sebastion, just magnificent!!!! Super nice to see you present it in the old A Major tuning. Crisp and clear, just excellent. Keep up the good work.
George
  Topic: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
George Rout

Replies: 36
Views: 1826

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 May 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
Thanks David.

Erv, I got a Fender Reverb also when my first half decent amplifier was a Bogen Challenger CHA 33 watt PA unit for my Console Grande. As mentioned previously, i use "just a touc ...
  Topic: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
George Rout

Replies: 36
Views: 1826

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 May 2019 12:55 pm   Subject: Do you use Reverb when playing Hawaiian style?
Hi Guys: I use what I call "just a touch of reverb", more of a "presence" sound, not an echo. In the early dark days, many folks played steel guitar including Hawaiian without an ...
  Topic: Broke a Tuning Machine on Gibson Grande - Ideas to Replace?
George Rout

Replies: 9
Views: 483

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 May 2019 5:56 pm   Subject: Broke a Tuning Machine on Gibson Grande - Ideas to Replace?
Okay, and habeas corpus to you too!!!!!!
Geo
  Topic: non pedal
George Rout

Replies: 1
Views: 496

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 1 May 2019 4:41 pm   Subject: non pedal
Here it is in the old A Major High Bass tuning E C# A E C# A. (the sheet is marked incorrectly as the Low Bass tuning). Sounds good. It works for the Dobro G tuning D B G D B G also.

https://bb.ste ...
  Topic: Broke a Tuning Machine on Gibson Grande - Ideas to Replace?
George Rout

Replies: 9
Views: 483

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 May 2019 3:13 pm   Subject: Broke a Tuning Machine on Gibson Grande - Ideas to Replace?
My CG tuners are right and left, they can't be reversed.
Geo
  Topic: Stand for lap steel
George Rout

Replies: 12
Views: 1009

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Apr 2019 5:35 pm   Subject: Stand for lap steel
I recently bought a Deluxe34 4 legged and it is nothing short of fantastic. I can use it for several of my guitars. A lot of thought has gone into the design, and it's very, very sturdy. High quali ...
 
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