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  Topic: Pedal power
Ian Worley

Replies: 18
Views: 1876

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Nov 2020 3:53 pm   Subject: Pedal power
Someone posted this pic a while back in a for sale thread, a less invasive way to increase leverage, just make some longer pedal cranks

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/8476_20201024_ ...
  Topic: Jody Cameron tuning MA9 is great!
Ian Worley

Replies: 57
Views: 6296

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Nov 2020 3:01 pm   Subject: Jody Cameron tuning MA9 is great!
JOHN NORRIS, SORRY HERE I GO AGAIN.
As you can see it’s loaded but I can’t find it ! Where is it ? Please some more help. Thank you...again Confused
John, once your device is connected, scroll to the ...
  Topic: Jody Cameron tuning MA9 is great!
Ian Worley

Replies: 57
Views: 6296

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Nov 2020 2:36 pm   Subject: Jody Cameron tuning MA9 is great!
I just did the same thing as Tommy with tone generator software in my 'puter, got exactly the same values with the exception of the low F#3 (string 7), which was +2. F#4 was -0.5. There didn't seem to ...
  Topic: pete townsend .....who knew?
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 455

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Nov 2020 12:04 pm   Subject: pete townsend .....who knew?
Great story Ken. The Thunderclap Newman track was released in '69, so he apparently did have a steel in the late '60s, maybe a different one? The other track is from an '80s solo album but I don't kno ...
  Topic: pete townsend .....who knew?
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 455

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Nov 2020 11:33 am   Subject: pete townsend .....who knew?
Here is Pete Townshend on steel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qGz9zO9gjQ

Here he is as "Bijou Drains" with Thunderclap Newman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKgL1Cq2Jhg
  Topic: Adjusting second string half stop on msa
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 304

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Nov 2020 1:24 pm   Subject: Adjusting second string half stop on msa
Yes, it looks like the thumb screw has been backed all the way out. It need to thread into the barrel on the rod. The short spring over the threads of the thumbscrew is just to put pressure on the thr ...
  Topic: Adjusting second string half stop on msa
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 304

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Nov 2020 12:52 pm   Subject: Adjusting second string half stop on msa
The thumbscrew "half-tone" adjuster on the rod just behind the bell crank is what tunes the intermediate D note, the nylon only tunes the C#. It's hard to tell for sure from the pic, but it ...
  Topic: Picks vs Fingers?
Ian Worley

Replies: 13
Views: 623

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2020 8:06 pm   Subject: Picks vs Fingers?
...harder to get good volume... That's what your amp and volume pedal are for Wink

I'm a bass player, I tend to pick pretty firmly with my fingers. I don't notice any meaningful difference in v ...
  Topic: Picks vs Fingers?
Ian Worley

Replies: 13
Views: 623

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2020 1:20 pm   Subject: Picks vs Fingers?
Over the past 8-9 months I've been playing around the house a lot with just a thumbpick, I haven't really been playing out with anyone else in that time. It's mostly just laziness, my guitar is set up ...
  Topic: Steel Player
Ian Worley

Replies: 3
Views: 859

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Nov 2020 4:52 pm   Subject: Steel Player
from praguefrank's country discography September 1975 Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Kenny Rogers (col.l. LA 607-G: Kenny Roegfrs Pete Drake , Bob Moore/ Tommy A ...
  Topic: Wynn Stewart "A New Love" 1957 Key of G - Steel Player?
Ian Worley

Replies: 8
Views: 828

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Nov 2020 10:36 am   Subject: Wynn Stewart "A New Love" 1957 Key of G - Steel Player?
What Ricky said. From praguefrank - 14 January 1957
  Topic: Anyone know an Emmons mechanic in northern California?
Ian Worley

Replies: 4
Views: 330

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Nov 2020 5:59 pm   Subject: Anyone know an Emmons mechanic in northern California?
I can help if you're down this way sometime. I'm in east Sac, just shoot me an email or PM. I work from home so around most of the time, I have a modest home machine shop too so can fab misc parts, bu ...
  Topic: Anyone know an Emmons mechanic in northern California?
Ian Worley

Replies: 4
Views: 330

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Nov 2020 3:17 pm   Subject: Anyone know an Emmons mechanic in northern California?
Are you still in Sac Tom?
  Topic: Emmons Boltons
Ian Worley

Replies: 7
Views: 870

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Nov 2020 12:04 pm   Subject: RE: Emmons Boltons
two Boltons. Yours are much better.

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/11695_Bolton1_1.jpghttps://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/11695_Bolton2_1.jpg

Michael Yahl sells Emmon ...
  Topic: Need Video Help
Ian Worley

Replies: 3
Views: 118

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 13 Nov 2020 5:33 pm   Subject: Need Video Help
If you want to combine video with separately recorded audio you need a video editor program. I just posted this link in another thread, OpenShot is a free open-source video editor for Windows/Mac/Linu ...
  Topic: *close* George L 10-1
Ian Worley

Replies: 4
Views: 135

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 13 Nov 2020 2:55 pm   Subject: *close* George L 10-1
you can buy a brand new 10-1 for $105 + $5 shipping

https://www.williamsguitarcompany.com/store_accessories.html
  Topic: Best area in the country for steel/utility guy
Ian Worley

Replies: 19
Views: 2210

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 10:39 pm   Subject: Best area in the country for steel/utility guy
I believe there are some nice palm trees inside the big greenhouse at the botanical garden by the capitol. It's a great place to hang out in February, 80 deg and humid. Perhaps there are some winter g ...
  Topic: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 705

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 10:32 pm   Subject: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
Correct. The hot wire to the tone circuit doesn't need to be shielded, it's just a single wire. Good luck!
  Topic: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 705

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 7:38 pm   Subject: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
If there is only one pickup, the hot wire goes straight to the output jack. The wire leading to the switch/capacitor/tone pot does also, so yes you could tie them both on the switch. The idea is just ...
  Topic: Need a program for editing videos
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 233

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 6:38 pm   Subject: Need a program for editing videos
https://www.openshot.org/
  Topic: Fender Amp Capacitors
Ian Worley

Replies: 5
Views: 418

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 6:34 pm   Subject: Fender Amp Capacitors
..."cork sniffing' caps...Laughing
  Topic: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 705

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 2:51 pm   Subject: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
This is from a Super Pro that I worked on a while back, it's the stock Sho-Bud tone control circuit. This matches the diagram posted above (not the linked Emmons diagram) with the exception of the cap ...
  Topic: Buddy and Bobbe, Check it out!
Ian Worley

Replies: 21
Views: 2127

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Nov 2020 2:04 pm   Subject: Buddy and Bobbe, Check it out!
I wish I had time to search the forum and find the exchange because I’ve used the “Nice try” comment a few times over the years. Lol
Here's the old thread in question:

https://steelguitarfo ...
  Topic: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
Ian Worley

Replies: 10
Views: 705

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Nov 2020 12:28 am   Subject: Shobud Tone Control and Bypass Switch
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/4185_emmons_1.jpg
  Topic: Fixing my Sho-Bud Maverick
Ian Worley

Replies: 11
Views: 1063

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Nov 2020 1:10 am   Subject: Fixing my Sho-Bud Maverick
Tyler, I have some of those fingers from sets I've changed out on all pull guitars, they're just the upper pot metal portion of a standard all-pull changer finger. If you PM your mailing address I'll ...
 
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