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  Topic: Hal Rugg- Altered Ego How did he get his tone?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 23
Views: 4205

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 7:09 am   Subject: Hal Rugg- Altered Ego How did he get his tone?
IIRC, Hal was using an altered E tuning to get more C6 type of jazz voicings, maybe more keyboard like? Most likely used on the "Altered Ego" tune and "All the Things You Are"...
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  Topic: When do you change strings?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 21
Views: 719

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 9:27 pm   Subject: When do you change strings?
Local player installed a mechanical counter on his B pedal, kept track of how many pulls it took before 5th string broke. Then he changed that string before it wore out.
Well it would be interesting ...
  Topic: wtb: ten string lap steel
Jim Cohen

Replies: 4
Views: 99

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 9:17 am   Subject: wtb: ten string lap steel
If you're open to buying new, I hear MSA has started making them again.
  Topic: Maurice Anderson - Statement on Universals
Jim Cohen

Replies: 33
Views: 1393

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Apr 2019 7:12 pm   Subject: Maurice Anderson - Statement on Universals
several big name artists who are still touring (Bob Dylan for example) wouldn't have had a bar of pedal steel 20 years ago...
Maybe not 20 years ago but 50 years ago he did, when he released "Na ...
  Topic: Caption?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 12
Views: 370

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 14 Apr 2019 5:06 pm   Subject: Caption?
We're gonna need a bigger boat.
  Topic: Junior Browns latest invention the pedal Guit-Steel
Jim Cohen

Replies: 8
Views: 1002

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 2:48 pm   Subject: Junior Browns latest invention the pedal Guit-Steel
I wonder if he could change the support for the 6-string so he could leave it up and reach under it to play steel, instead of having to keep putting it up and taking it down. Looks like maybe a small ...
  Topic: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 9
Views: 139

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 1:13 pm   Subject: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Yes I cleared pretty much everything except for passwords.

Is there a hint in the fact that the private browser worked on one browser (but not on the others)?
  Topic: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 9
Views: 139

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 1:03 pm   Subject: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Thanks. As stated above, I know how to clear my browser cache and have done so on 3 different browsers. Perhaps you're making a more nuanced point here?
  Topic: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 9
Views: 139

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 8:02 am   Subject: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
The plot thickens!

I just got the refreshed page on Edge - but ONLY by opening an "in-private" browser!

So I tried the same with Chrome and Firefox but it did not help on those two br ...
  Topic: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 9
Views: 139

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 7:40 am   Subject: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Thanks, Wiz, but as stated above, the same problem happens on all 3 browsers (Chrome, Firefox and MS Edge) and I did clear caches on all 3 of them.
  Topic: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 9
Views: 139

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 7:19 am   Subject: Updated webpage takes more than a day to refresh...
Our webmaster has updated one of our website pages and sometimes it can take more than 24 hours for me to see the new update. I have deleted my cache, pressed CTRLF5 and still only see the older versi ...
  Topic: Jerry Byrd - Love of Bare Feet
Jim Cohen

Replies: 18
Views: 790

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Apr 2019 9:01 pm   Subject: Re: Jerry Byrd - Love of Bare Feet
Jerry Byrd's "Steel Guitar Romantic World" LP ends with beautiful song entitled "Love of Bare Feet". The album is a collection of Japanese pop songs. I suspect something was lost i ...
  Topic: Pay Pal
Jim Cohen

Replies: 26
Views: 1353

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Apr 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: Pay Pal

Darn. As an occasional ebay seller, I think I'll have to adopt a NO RETURNS policy. The Paypal fee on the saxophone I just sold was $51.00. I can't afford that kind of hit just because somebody ch ...
  Topic: session work
Jim Cohen

Replies: 8
Views: 1068

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Apr 2019 8:10 pm   Subject: session work
Sometimes I charge X + $25 for the first song and X for each additional.
That's exactly what I do. Now solve for X. Wink
  Topic: Creating a solo set
Jim Cohen

Replies: 13
Views: 438

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Apr 2019 6:47 am   Subject: Creating a solo set
Tommy Dodd plays solo at the Atlanta Airport on a regular basis. Just FYI.
  Topic: Steeler for Michael Martin Murphy?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 13
Views: 1180

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Apr 2019 4:58 am   Subject: Steeler for Michael Martin Murphy?
https://theater.st94.com/events/michael-martin-murphey/
  Topic: Over 2 hundred vids from Steel Picking
Jim Cohen

Replies: 4
Views: 534

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 2 Apr 2019 6:15 pm   Subject: Over 2 hundred vids from Steel Picking
Okay... gimme a hint, Larry: who's Aaron and where do we find his vids?
  Topic: Steeler for Michael Martin Murphy?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 13
Views: 1180

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Apr 2019 6:44 am   Subject: Steeler for Michael Martin Murphy?
I see MMM is coming to town soon. Does he have a steeler in the band currently and, if so, who dat?
  Topic: C6 Copedent Please!
Jim Cohen

Replies: 6
Views: 287

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Mar 2019 9:57 am   Subject: C6 Copedent Please!
some of us still prefer a G on top. True. I mentioned the D on top because it goes well with the C to C# raise (which compensates for not having a G on top). Of course, there are many ways to skin th ...
  Topic: C6 Copedent Please!
Jim Cohen

Replies: 6
Views: 287

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Mar 2019 9:31 am   Subject: C6 Copedent Please!
I agree with Drew above. Make sure your 1st string is tuned to a D, not a G.
  Topic: Henway?
Jim Cohen

Replies: 16
Views: 676

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: Henway
The key feature that defines this as a vintage Henway is those fretmarkers, made from pure Piecost.
Sure, but what's a piecost?
  Topic: For Dog Owners...
Jim Cohen

Replies: 10
Views: 775

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 3:02 pm   Subject: For Dog Owners...
Amiright?

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/651_Two_Dogs_1.jpg
  Topic: Got a head scratcher for you
Jim Cohen

Replies: 3
Views: 122

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 1:41 pm   Subject: Got a head scratcher for you
How can my bluetooth be transposing?
That's one of the dangest things I ever heard...
  Topic: Splits on C6 (following on a John Swain comment)
Jim Cohen

Replies: 7
Views: 353

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Mar 2019 2:35 pm   Subject: Splits on C6 (following on a John Swain comment)
On a different thread (which I won't distract from with this discussion), John Swain pointed out some options for getting a C# and a Bb on the C6 neck by doing splits with whole tone raises on P7 alon ...
  Topic: I Hate My Half Stop
Jim Cohen

Replies: 46
Views: 2343

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Mar 2019 7:26 pm   Subject: I Hate My Half Stop
From what I've heard, the best, most-positive action half-stops are on some European brands, namely Schild and Wiesner. I think I may have heard that the half stop assembly is available for sale to be ...
 
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