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  Topic: Buzz at first fret
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 15
Views: 673

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Feb 2018 6:28 pm   Subject: Buzz at first fret
I had the problem on strings 7 and 6 on my c6 when I changed gauges. I fixed it with a tiny piece of foil between the roller and string. It's Not permanent
  Topic: Why does everyone hate this Rains SD10?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 18
Views: 1645

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Feb 2018 12:43 pm   Subject: Why does everyone hate this Rains SD10?
Sure can't.
  Topic: Stage One humming like crazy.
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 14
Views: 697

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 24 Jan 2018 3:32 pm   Subject: Stage One humming like crazy.
Sounds like the ground wire of the pickup came loose from the jack. Trace the wires to the pickup
  Topic: New Steel Design
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 59
Views: 3747

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 9:07 pm   Subject: New Steel Design
I've thought about it too: i even made a 1 string prototype using a solenoid with positional feedback (using the inductance of the solenoid as positional feedback, George). It bent the string fine, bu ...
  Topic: the Dunning-Kruger effect
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 35
Views: 2788

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Jan 2018 3:22 pm   Subject: the Dunning-Kruger effect
Fascinating: I had never read that before.
I'm and engineer, and I have a personal philosophy which is similar, and it has on occasion saved me from me from making stupid mistakes:
On a day I feel ...
  Topic: b0b
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 7
Views: 1291

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Jan 2018 7:59 pm   Subject: b0b
Thanks B0b:
I'm not too much of an iPhone addict, but I find Facebook is becoming more full of noise, but the Forum is just getting more interesting. Jeez, I check it 5x a day! Thanks again.
  Topic: Bar holders LOL
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 47
Views: 2635

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2018 11:19 am   Subject: Bar holders LOL
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/12568_IMG_3306_1.jpg
  Topic: Volume pedal specs and technique
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 9
Views: 766

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: Volume pedal specs and technique
I have a Goodrich and a Moyo (actually two of those). I love my precious little Moyo. Its well-built, feels great and can fit in your pocket.
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=300664&am ...
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 147
Views: 11288

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Jan 2018 10:25 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Fortunately I usually don't have to make the money decision: All my gig money goes to my wife: She won't sell me a Saturday night for any less than $75.
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Jan 2018 7:36 am   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Thank you Paul - very good news. The guitar has always played great, and still does. I started this thread because I saw more discoloration on the paper towel than normal after my last lube rinse unde ...
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 12:13 am   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
More good advice
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Dec 2017 11:09 pm   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
I used 3 in 1 for about 17 years, then switched to tri-flow about 3 years ago after some naphtha rinses. Gunk came out at first, then very little gunk as the tri-flow carrier cleaned things up, then l ...
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Dec 2017 4:32 pm   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
...so, that's my root question: if I'm wearing away material, is my "lubricant" not working correctly?
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Dec 2017 10:00 am   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Thanks Tony.
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Dec 2017 5:12 pm   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Thanks:
One reason I am worried: I had been seeing less and less dark stuff with every re-flush with Tri-Flow, but this is the darkest I've seen in a long time.
Also, I followed Jack Stoner's Frankl ...
  Topic: Lube: am I grinding something away?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 29
Views: 1993

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Dec 2017 2:22 pm   Subject: Lube: am I grinding something away?
I have a 1995 D10 Franklin I bought new. I lubed it for years with 3 in 1. After a few naphtha rinses, I've been using only fri-flow for the past 3 years. I usually lube it upside down in the case wit ...
  Topic: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 31
Views: 1908

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Dec 2017 10:01 pm   Subject: "Tone" change when band starts playing
I'm happily married, but she actually gave me a kiss on the cheek when I said we MIGHT play a Tom Petty song...
  Topic: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 31
Views: 1908

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Dec 2017 8:04 am   Subject: "Tone" change when band starts playing
I like my quiet band better, but loud makes the girls dance:
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/12568_IMG_3393_1.jpg
(beat that photo Damir)
  Topic: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 31
Views: 1908

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Dec 2017 12:46 pm   Subject: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Great thread, thanks. Regardless of the amp/speaker combination I use, the louder the band, the bigger the band vs. home difference. Normally we usually just have only our vocals in the monitors, but ...
  Topic: Learning Pedal Steel: Observations After Year One
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 5
Views: 738

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Dec 2017 12:35 pm   Subject: Learning Pedal Steel: Observations After Year One
I've been playing 24 years, and could have written the exact same post.
Edit: except I noodle way more than 10%
  Topic: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 31
Views: 1908

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Dec 2017 9:04 am   Subject: "Tone" change when band starts playing
I understand the mix-tone concept. For me, my playing is affected by my perceived tone, so a good mix tone might make me play badly (uninspired or cheesy), or well. Actually for most of the music we p ...
  Topic: "Tone" change when band starts playing
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 31
Views: 1908

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Dec 2017 1:04 am   Subject: "Tone" change when band starts playing
This might be a stupid question, but I want to hear some opinions. I've got lots of experience playing live, and I played tonight with a loud 'bro-country" band. Everything went great, but I was ...
  Topic: remove string marks on changer?
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 2
Views: 375

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 9:38 am   Subject: remove string marks on changer?
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  Topic: Morrell "Little Roy Wiggins" model 8 string lap steel - $200
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 4
Views: 1280

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 5 Dec 2017 7:20 am   Subject: Morrell "Little Roy Wiggins" model 8 string lap steel - $200
SOLD (to a local steeler who I'd never met - thanks Bob).
Donation sent.
  Topic: UPDATE: I've got a bad case of the
Glenn Demichele

Replies: 36
Views: 5333

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Dec 2017 8:20 am   Subject: UPDATE: I've got a bad case of the
It worked. The zing is gone for sure and the tone might have a little more bite (but I might be imagining that, or because of the new strings). The strings leave no grooves in the stainless cap becaus ...
 
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