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  Topic: Buddy Emmons on a California recording
John McClung

Replies: 3
Views: 205

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Oct 2019 11:58 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons on a California recording
No, I think it's stainless steel, longer and heavier than standard bars, about a 1/4-inch flat side. You can play it as normally and get great sustain and extra reach on 12-string guitars. Then roll i ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons on a California recording
John McClung

Replies: 3
Views: 205

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 14 Oct 2019 10:58 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons on a California recording
Probably. I use a Dunlop sitar bar on rare occasions, sounds like that.
  Topic: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
John McClung

Replies: 52
Views: 4339

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 14 Oct 2019 10:54 am   Subject: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
Rick, any chance the amp will be offered without a speaker? Lots of us are using other brands of neo speakers, be nice to just pop those in and not have to buy a speaker we may not like or use. Just a ...
  Topic: E9 String Choice
John McClung

Replies: 26
Views: 992

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Oct 2019 6:27 pm   Subject: E9 String Choice
Doug, we can discuss this in detail at your next lesson!

My E9 is currently NYXL's, with a plain .022 on string 6. They're fine strings.

I also carry and really like George L strings, have used ...
  Topic: "Minimalist" Extended E9 Copedent?
John McClung

Replies: 17
Views: 990

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Oct 2019 6:23 pm   Subject: "Minimalist" Extended E9 Copedent?
Rick and I think alike and have similar extended E9 setups. I have his zero pedal changes, not really proficient at using them yet, but will get there. I also have been rethinking things that bug me a ...
  Topic: Black Face Stereo Steel Amp ?
John McClung

Replies: 8
Views: 288

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 11 Oct 2019 5:45 pm   Subject: Black Face Stereo Steel Amp ?
You probably have his usual refurbished JBL 15-inch speakers, rebuilt to withstand something like 250 or 275 watts power. They sound great.

When I ordered my custom system, I had Gerry build the sp ...
  Topic: Mike Neer 2-hour Live Webinar
John McClung

Replies: 6
Views: 406

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 3 Oct 2019 4:11 am   Subject: Mike Neer 2-hour Live Webinar
Mike, just signed up, looking forward to this!

By the way, reviewing my place order, the dates in 3 places were today's date, but the final one was inline with the name of the webinar, so that coul ...
  Topic: Need Help In Pittsburgh PA.
John McClung

Replies: 13
Views: 533

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Oct 2019 4:00 am   Subject: Need Help In Pittsburgh PA.
Fred, if the guy needs help getting going on E9, I do exactly that via Skype, and have a few openings in my bi-weekly schedule. Pass on my email to him, please: steelguitarlessons@earthlink.net.

Al ...
  Topic: Need Help In Pittsburgh PA.
John McClung

Replies: 13
Views: 533

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Oct 2019 3:58 am   Subject: Need Help In Pittsburgh PA.
Fred, if the guy needs help getting going on E9, I do exactly that via Skype, and have a few openings in my bi-weekly schedule. Pass on my email to him, please: steelguitarlessons@earthlink.net. If af ...
  Topic: Private Messaging
John McClung

Replies: 10
Views: 867

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Sep 2019 8:12 am   Subject: Private Messaging
I rather detest Forum PMs: they aren't threaded so you can follow an entire conversation; you can't attach files; it doesn't get in your face announcing new messages unless you log into the forum, lik ...
  Topic: What amps have a "good" headphone out?
John McClung

Replies: 7
Views: 469

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 26 Sep 2019 8:34 pm   Subject: What amps have a "good" headphone out?
One easy solution is a Line 6 Pocket Pod Express, new they go for $130, have an Aux in and mini-headphone out, lots of stupid sounds for lead guitar you won't use, but a few good clean ones, and decen ...
  Topic: Wolf's Half Stop
John McClung

Replies: 61
Views: 6147

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Sep 2019 9:15 pm   Subject: Wolf's Half Stop
Is there no spring in that unit to return it to the non engaged position? Seems that there would have to be. I bought one of these from WBS years ago, but didn't end up using it and can't remember abo ...
  Topic: PSGA: 46th annual show, Norwalk CT
John McClung

Replies: 26
Views: 1243

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: PSGA: 46th annual show, Norwalk CT
Stu, would you swing by and pick me up too?
Huh buddy, huh buddy would ya?

Stu, can I join the carpool, pretty please? I'm a measly 3000 miles out of your way! Very Happy
  Topic: Wolf's Half Stop
John McClung

Replies: 61
Views: 6147

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 5:00 pm   Subject: Wolf's Half Stop
Larry, how does the WBS half stop attach to a normal guitar? The shot you posted of an Excel with that half-stop looks like it mounted in holes in an aluminum frame/bracket running the length of the ...
  Topic: Wolf's Half Stop
John McClung

Replies: 61
Views: 6147

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 1:13 am   Subject: Wolf's Half Stop
Larry Allen and others: Would the WBS half stop work on 2 strings with just one gizmo? I'd like my Fl ever to raise both E's to F, then on up to F#, hoping that's possible with a gadget like this.

...
  Topic: Current PSG brands with extra changer finger?
John McClung

Replies: 17
Views: 1376

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 12:57 am   Subject: Current PSG brands with extra changer finger?
Great info, gang. Anyone have a link to a very classy European stand-alone half stop I saw on the Forum sometime ago? Think it had a tensioned ball bearing versus spring.
  Topic: GFI Portable pedal steel seat excellent condition. $150
John McClung

Replies: 2
Views: 352

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 12:33 am   Subject: GFI Portable pedal steel seat excellent condition. $150
Bob, I'll take it if Dave Meis passes. Please call me, dude, I've been trying to reach you for 2 years! Email me for the number if you've lost it: steelguitarlessons@earthlink.net

I'm interested in ...
  Topic: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
John McClung

Replies: 52
Views: 4339

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 12:31 am   Subject: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
Rick, what does IR stand for? I keep seeing it in descriptions of effects and amps, but it's a NATM (new acronym to me)! Laughing

I also don't know what RRP is, Roger Rettig asked about that. Did he ...
  Topic: Ric Ocasek Rip
John McClung

Replies: 5
Views: 343

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 16 Sep 2019 12:32 am   Subject: Ric Ocasek Rip
Sad. Great band.
  Topic: The quick engage/disengage pull on Buddy`s Zum?
John McClung

Replies: 25
Views: 1441

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Sep 2019 3:04 pm   Subject: The quick engage/disengage pull on Buddy`s Zum?
Hook, do you own his Zum Hybrid? Or know where it is? Just curious!
  Topic: Great video comparing "Kind of Blue", modal vs bebop playing
John McClung

Replies: 3
Views: 233

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 8 Sep 2019 3:01 pm   Subject: Great video comparing "Kind of Blue", modal vs bebop playing
Douglas, I don't fully understand all that's discussed in the video, but just understanding how the album was a radical break from the bebop tradition was fascinating and a good history lesson.

Kin ...
  Topic: Great video comparing "Kind of Blue", modal vs bebop playing
John McClung

Replies: 3
Views: 233

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 7 Sep 2019 2:46 pm   Subject: Great video comparing "Kind of Blue", modal vs bebop playing
Really nice video that unpacks what Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" is all about, why it was so earthshaking, and comparing jazz modal to bebop playing. Enjoy!

Wasn't sure where to post this, ...
  Topic: Accommodator music racks for sale at Portland jam 11-3-19
John McClung

Replies: 0
Views: 186

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 7 Sep 2019 1:10 pm   Subject: Accommodator music racks for sale at Portland jam 11-3-19
Full info at this other thread:

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=348412&highlight=
  Topic: Portland Steel Jam Nov 3rd at Jubitz
John McClung

Replies: 13
Views: 987

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 7 Sep 2019 1:07 pm   Subject: Portland Steel Jam Nov 3rd at Jubitz
I'll be there, Larry!

Guys, dust and shine your steels, I'll be taking nice pix of steels, hands, etc. for some projects of mine, including for Steel Resolve's online presence.

Steel Resolve wil ...
  Topic: Good News, For The Begginer, "No Waiting Room"
John McClung

Replies: 14
Views: 952

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Sep 2019 11:44 am   Subject: Good News, For The Begginer, "No Waiting Room"
Clean little steels, Fred, congrats on a new and desirable product!
 
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