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  Topic: Modded Fender Advice
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 323

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 May 2020 5:03 pm   Subject: Modded Fender Advice
Thanks for all the wise advice ya'll! I'm currently thinking I let this one sit and marinate for a while and see how much he's willing to discuss the price. Funny how I just could not make the jump ...
  Topic: Modded Fender Advice
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 323

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 May 2020 1:59 pm   Subject: Modded Fender Advice
OK, so what I just learned there is that I need to do some more research. I've heard the terms 3+3 and 2 raise/1 lower changer but in the real world don't know exactly what those mean. With the cope ...
  Topic: Modded Fender Advice
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 323

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 May 2020 12:15 pm   Subject: Modded Fender Advice
Local ad: https://austin.craigslist.org/msg/d/austin-fender-s10-pedal-steel-guitar/7130388489.html

I've been looking for a starter pedal steel for a while now. Have been playing non-pedal about t ...
  Topic: Anyone work on Cougar's in the central Texas area
Jim Pollard

Replies: 0
Views: 374

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 May 2020 8:49 am   Subject: Anyone work on Cougar's in the central Texas area
Got a friend who has one that needs some love.

Thanks!

Jim
  Topic: PALOMINO: A Graphic novel with Steel Player as its lead
Jim Pollard

Replies: 48
Views: 4741

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 16 Apr 2020 5:14 am   Subject: PALOMINO: A Graphic novel with Steel Player as its lead
I'm not sure how but you've hit on all my favorite themes with old school country, LA noir, steel guitars and detectives. I haven't bought a graphic novel in years but for this... you sir are BACKED! ...
  Topic: Vox VT 40+ problem
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 Apr 2020 4:52 am   Subject: Vox VT 40+ problem
I recall having had the same problem with the 50 watt version. Putting some DeoxIT on the tip of a cable plug and unplug/repluging multiple times did indeed eventually do the trick. Good luck.
  Topic: An Orange Grove in California (video and tab)
Jim Pollard

Replies: 25
Views: 1937

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Apr 2020 5:27 am   Subject: An Orange Grove in California (video and tab)
While I have to admit this style of music isn't my fave. WOW the musicianship displayed here by both of you is off the charts wonderful. What I wouldn't give to be able to play either instrument tha ...
  Topic: "Crazy" Nuffer Brothers Cover
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 529

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Apr 2020 5:13 am   Subject: "Crazy" Nuffer Brothers Cover
Hey Tyler, that was pretty incredible! What was that technique you were doing at 8 seconds?
  Topic: Part Of The Scam!
Jim Pollard

Replies: 13
Views: 2019

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Apr 2020 5:11 am   Subject: Part Of The Scam!
Great job!
  Topic: Pedal Steel Podcast 18 - Norm Hamlet
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 656

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Mar 2020 4:04 am   Subject: Pedal Steel Podcast 18 - Norm Hamlet
YES! What a nice surprise this morning to head out for a walk with the dog and see a new episode in my feed! Looking forward to the upcoming episodes, very glad you're having a busy year!
  Topic: Power Pop Steel - New Tune from My Band
Jim Pollard

Replies: 8
Views: 653

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 5 Mar 2020 5:20 am   Subject: Power Pop Steel - New Tune from My Band
Sounds GREAT! Immediately had me singing along and bobbing my head. Thanks for a nice start to the morning!

Jim
  Topic: Looking for a steel guitar teacher in the North Austin area
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 6638

PostForum Section: Jobs   Posted: 4 Mar 2020 6:33 am   Subject: Looking for a steel guitar teacher in the North Austin area
Howdy neighbor! I may be proven wrong but when I was looking for a lap steel teacher nearby the eventual consensus here and the Austin Steel facebook group was to try Skype lessons. If I had a pedal ...
  Topic: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
Jim Pollard

Replies: 101
Views: 7395

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Feb 2020 7:15 am   Subject: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
I haven't made the jump to pedal yet, but I'm not too far from you. Keeping my eyes open for something that I just can't justify NOT buying. At which time I'll address the issue of not having a plac ...
  Topic: Our New Band's Debut!
Jim Pollard

Replies: 18
Views: 1342

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Feb 2020 6:09 am   Subject: Our New Band's Debut!
Pretty spectacular playing and harmonies!
  Topic: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Jim Pollard

Replies: 13
Views: 1089

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Feb 2020 5:47 am   Subject: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Ahhhhh! How did I not think of this. David you speak directly to my "wish I still lived on Guam" heart. This is happening 100%!

Many steel guitar designs seem to have back traction def ...
  Topic: Rittenberry 5x5 extra nice 3175
Jim Pollard

Replies: 8
Views: 2739

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 31 Jan 2020 5:45 am   Subject: Rittenberry 5x5 extra nice 3175
Randy we're practically neighbors! Are you playing around town anywhere I can catch you?

Jim
  Topic: Rock Lap steel
Jim Pollard

Replies: 2
Views: 482

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 Jan 2020 8:19 am   Subject: Rock Lap steel
Yesssssssssss
  Topic: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Jim Pollard

Replies: 13
Views: 1089

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Jan 2020 8:00 am   Subject: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Alright. I can see how this is going to go. I'll just start acquiring parts until all I have left to do is start 'making sawdust'. Eventually I'll get to a tipping point where I've spent enough mon ...
  Topic: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Jim Pollard

Replies: 13
Views: 1089

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Jan 2020 4:39 pm   Subject: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
I must be losing my mind George. Of COURSE I checked your site first before I even wrote the post but I must have been having an off day. So at the very least that's the fretboard sorted. I'm runni ...
  Topic: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
Jim Pollard

Replies: 13
Views: 1089

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Jan 2020 6:46 am   Subject: Taking advice from all corners on building my own lap steel
I've been doing some woodworking lately and every time I look at a lap steel I can't help but think... I can do that. Also I've got a background in electronics, soldering etc. and don't take myself t ...
  Topic: My Trusty Old Mac Pro
Jim Pollard

Replies: 9
Views: 1784

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 22 Jan 2020 5:21 am   Subject: My Trusty Old Mac Pro
One word, you already know the word. Linux. Ardour, LMMS, RoseGarden, Hydrogen, My point is, tons of useful stuff, even distro's aimed specifically at art production like Ubuntu Studio. Find yourse ...
  Topic: Pedal Steel is not dead
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 819

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Jan 2020 1:08 pm   Subject: Pedal Steel is not dead
Thanks for posting this, genre's and artists that are right up my alley. You inspired a very nice lunch of improvising along with Youtube video's!
  Topic: Who's playing in Austin Nov. 24 - 29?
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 710

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Nov 2019 12:27 pm   Subject: Who's playing in Austin Nov. 24 - 29?
Rose Sinclair is at Steel Monday at Sam's Town Point November 25th 7-8:30.
  Topic: Old Fender Dual Pro Fixed up
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 1184

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Nov 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Old Fender Dual Pro Fixed up
Wow! This would be a dream setup for me. Sharp looking guitar!
  Topic: Cindy Cashdollar DVD Western Swing 1 & 2
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 459

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 28 Oct 2019 5:47 am   Subject: Cindy Cashdollar DVD Western Swing 1 & 2
Have you bought anything from Homespun before? They are ALWAYS running specials and I keep my eye on them for things that are irresistible. Case in point they recently had a big percentage off the v ...
 
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