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  Topic: Clinesmith Hawaiian Cast Aluminum Lap Steel Guitars are here
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 61
Views: 30096

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Jul 2015 7:14 pm   Subject: New Clinesmith
Dammit, here I go again...I don't know what's wrong with me....
I promised that I wouldn't lust after any more guitars...
I guess it would be a lot cheaper than a girlfriend....
  Topic: Joseph Kekuku Statue
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 25
Views: 8021

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 May 2015 9:55 am   Subject: Joseph Kekuku Statue
Thanks for the pics Derrick. It was a terrific event for those who attended.
That statue is exactly where it should be. Joseph Kekuku is one of the favorite sons of Laie where he grew up and develop ...
  Topic: Clinesmith in Waikiki
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 6387

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Dec 2014 8:51 am   Subject: Aiello in the House
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Back again in Waikiki jammin with some friends. Aiello Pan great for single neck work.
  Topic: Clinesmith in Waikiki
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 6387

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Dec 2014 8:41 am   Subject: Clinesmith in Waikiki
Weekly stage show in Waikiki. I'm enjoying this Clinesmith very much.
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  Topic: A Great Picture Of Jerry And His Students
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 2848

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Feb 2014 8:28 am   Subject: Jerry's 80th
It was March of 2000 and surprise party for his 80th. His wife Kaleo and I put together a guest list. Lots of entertainers and former students. DeWitt Scott and his wife Mary flew in without Jerry kno ...
  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jan 2014 10:58 pm   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
hey Ronn, maybe we can talk about my performance schedule, recording, travel gigs, etc. another time or place. I'm real happy to have been busy in the Hawaii music industry for a very long time. More ...
  Topic: Clinesmith 8 string Joaquin model lap steel on order
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 21
Views: 6414

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jan 2014 4:57 pm   Subject: Clinesmith 8 string Joaquin model lap steel on order
almost forgot...Congrats to Scot. Todd was super to work with. Without a doubt, I am extremely happy.
All the best.
  Topic: Clinesmith 8 string Joaquin model lap steel on order
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 21
Views: 6414

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jan 2014 4:55 pm   Subject: 8 string clinsmith
Hey Jerome,would you happen to know what your T-8 weighs? My double (with case) goes for about 49 pounds.
  Topic: Dustpan # 001 - redone
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 24
Views: 6151

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Jan 2014 7:41 am   Subject: Dustpan # 001 - redone
That's a beauty. Would love to hear those new pickups.
  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Jan 2014 12:16 am   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Tonite we performed aboard the Seabound Sojourn cruise ship in Honolulu Harbor.
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  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2014 8:29 pm   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Hi Rick, yes, just reflections . There are only 2 selector buttons.
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  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2014 4:40 pm   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Clinesmith on stage at the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. 1/12/2014
Using the house system.
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  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2014 8:09 am   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Hi Jerome, the biggest modifications were related to string spacing. Top to bottom, the original Bigsby dimensions weren't going to work for me on a 24-5/8 inch scale. Todd had to effectively redesi ...
  Topic: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 18
Views: 3953

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2014 1:06 am   Subject: Clinesmith sighting on Kahala Beach
You guys aren't going to believe what washed up on the beach at Kahala.....A beautiful long-legged blonde!!??....
Hey, I wouldn't believe it either. Might as well put her to work.
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  Topic: Clinesmith 2014
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 13
Views: 2840

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Jan 2014 1:00 pm   Subject: Clinesmith 2014
It's a beauty Mike. Congrats. You hauling a double 10 around means that you're not only that much stronger,but you also have 25% more brain cells than me. The air around here is heavy with anticipatio ...
  Topic: Clinesmith 2014
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 13
Views: 2840

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Jan 2014 9:01 am   Subject: Clinesmith 2014
Hi Bill , The guitar itself weighs in at 28.5 lbs., and the standard case is 20.5 . Todd makes a travel case which is a bit heavier at 28 lbs. Gonna hit the gym... Laughing
  Topic: Clinesmith 2014
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 13
Views: 2840

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Jan 2014 9:01 am   Subject: Clinesmith 2014
Happy New Year everyone. 2013 was great. I've had an opportunity to work with Todd for the last 12 months in anticipation of adopting one of his creations. Steelers are a very fortunate artistic commu ...
  Topic: D-8 Clinesmith
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jan 2013 8:04 pm   Subject: D-8 Clinesmith
Oh but Rick, we'll always have Paris.. Confused

Is there palimony for steel guitarists?

Better check with my attorney,,, Oh Well

Always had a weakness for long steel-legged blondes,..er..curly Maples. ...
  Topic: D-8 Clinesmith
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jan 2013 2:35 pm   Subject: D-8 Clinesmith
Mike A. , I think supplicating is illegal in some states. In Hawai'i you have to have two consenting adults and no more than two double necks per household member..at least that's what she told me... ...
  Topic: Semantics 101: Lap steel vs steel guitar
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 39
Views: 7470

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jan 2013 1:49 pm   Subject: Semantics 101: Lap steel vs steel guitar
Semanticizing....I've noticed when the steel player stands up his lap disappears... so then he's playing ..a console , which I guess makes him feel better... Laughing ...of course he could be consoled wh ...
  Topic: D-8 Clinesmith
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jan 2013 1:23 pm   Subject: D-8 Clinesmith
Wow Mike ! Double 10 . I'm gonna follow your progress on that one. The part of my brain that would have served those 4 additional strings was lost in the '70's.
Seriously, it's gonna be great fun ...
  Topic: D-8 Clinesmith
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Jan 2013 9:55 am   Subject: D-8 Clinesmith
Aloha kakou.
After many months of thought , planning, and counsel from my life's partner, we have decided to commit the funds necessary to have Todd Clinesmith create my dream double neck console. ...
  Topic: S8 Sustain Monster 24.5 Scale Alumitone GeorgeBoards NEW <
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 1
Views: 1691

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 30 Jul 2012 10:17 am   Subject: S8 Sustain Monster 24.5 Scale Alumitone GeorgeBoards NEW <
really nice looking guitar. I'll check out the video.
It's too bad that it's not practical for most of us to physically
check out a guitar that's posted online. This one seems to have
a really ni ...
  Topic: The "AirStream Series" - Sacred Steel video added
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 42
Views: 12972

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jun 2012 4:36 pm   Subject: The "AirStream Series" - Sacred Steel video added
Your Sierra really looks sharp, Rick.
Feeling a rush of guitar envy coming on.
Yup, here it comes......
  Topic: Relatives of Andy Aiona and Jules Ah See
Isaac Akuna

Replies: 3
Views: 793

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Apr 2012 10:51 pm   Subject: Relatives of Andy Aiona and Jules Ah See
Aloha. I would be most appreciative if any of you have any leads as to the whereabouts and/or contact information for the relatives of Andy Aiona and Jules Ah See. We're producing a program next mon ...
 
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