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  Topic: BMI neck scale
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 7
Views: 884

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 May 2020 6:50 am   Subject: Bmi
BMI'S FRETBOARD sells for $42 with another $10 for shipping......if you're in another country probably more. You can also contact Dan Burnham from the info on BMI's site.
  Topic: BMI Student Model Upgrade?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 12
Views: 1156

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 May 2020 8:38 am   Subject: BMI point of contact
sounds like a keeper, you can email/call the co and ask about anything you need, or there's a forum member who works for them, can't remember his name

http://beckmusicalinstruments.com/

Gene, I ...
  Topic: Dallas show
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 9
Views: 2766

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 5 Dec 2019 11:40 am   Subject: Dallas show
Go ahead and book elsewhere. Lots of hotels nearby. Some within walking distance. Others, only a short drive.
  Topic: Wanted: lessons Dallas, TX
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 10
Views: 11361

PostForum Section: Jobs   Posted: 11 Dec 2017 9:06 pm   Subject: Wanted: lessons Dallas, TX
Alex Johnson of Charley's Guitar Shop is listed as one of the instructors in the Dallas area. The Texas Steel Guitar Association lists several in their publication. Membership is reasonable and the ...
  Topic: Who made this bar?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 10
Views: 1905

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Nov 2017 6:50 am   Subject: Who made this bar?
A guy in Dallas made "red Rajah" bars a number of years ago. I don't know anything about their construction, only that they were red. He was a steel player. Chuck Bratton was his name. He ...
  Topic: Charles Barnett Stroke PASSED AWAY JULY 4
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 19
Views: 5070

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 5 Jul 2017 1:12 pm   Subject: Charles Barnett Stroke PASSED AWAY JULY 4
I'm so sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. I first remember him when we both worked for Jones Truck Lines in Springdale in the late 50s and early 60s. I had no idea he played steel guitar, until m ...
  Topic: Sho-Bud Baldwin Crossover
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 14
Views: 3120

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Apr 2017 5:23 pm   Subject: Sho-Bud Baldwin Crossover
I owned a ShoBud Baldwin Crossover for a very brief time. It hadthree knees, the orininal and two sloppily installed. Like you I read a lot of negative things. As a new player I was scared of it an ...
  Topic: Someone help me with this lick ...
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 7
Views: 3267

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Apr 2017 5:10 pm   Subject: Someone help me with this lick ...
Check out Joseph Barcus on You Tube. He breaks down the original licks.
  Topic: thanks tsga
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 5
Views: 1406

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 12 Mar 2017 2:39 pm   Subject: tgsa
Mike, you knocked it out of the park as usual. Great to see you and hear you play again.
  Topic: What key is "Sweet Home Alabama" in?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 131
Views: 36264

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 18 Nov 2016 2:22 pm   Subject: What key is "Sweet Home Alabama" in?
It's interesting that, given all the multitudes of knowledgeable opinions, that in live performances Skynyrd chooses to end the song with a G major chord.
  Topic: SSSGC Meeting Sunday Jan. 10th Siloam Springs,Ar
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 972

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 22 Jan 2016 1:01 pm   Subject: SSSGC Meeting Sunday Jan. 10th Siloam Springs,Ar
Brrr! it's only 46 degrees and sunshine in Granbury, TX. Wish I could see y'all once in a while.
  Topic: Wtb Sierra slide in pickups
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 1
Views: 413

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 2 Nov 2015 6:35 am   Subject: Wtb Sierra slide in pickups
check with Jim Palenscar at North County Steel Guitars. If he doesn't have them, he'll know where to get them.
  Topic: Need Help on a Friend's MSA in D/FW Area
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 11
Views: 3020

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Aug 2015 9:00 pm   Subject: Need Help on a Friend's MSA in D/FW Area
David Wright would be my choice, too. His dad was MSA, with Reece Anderson, David represented MSA in their showroom at the Dallas show. Because I knew his dad was also Sierra Pedal Steels, I asked ...
  Topic: Do you sing while playing steel?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 64
Views: 14145

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Aug 2015 8:45 pm   Subject: Do you sing while playing steel?
Bob, you're just a kid.....I'm almost 72 and am playing more than I've ever played and I'm loving it.
  Topic: boat anchor
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 21
Views: 4969

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Aug 2015 8:35 pm   Subject: boat anchor
Damir, your photos always knock the ball out of the park.....beautiful guitar.
I'm still enjoying the Sierra Session D-10 I bought from you some time ago. For anyone who doesn't know Damir, I fo ...
  Topic: How does San Antonio Rose change key ?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 24
Views: 10530

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jul 2015 10:07 pm   Subject: How does San Antonio Rose change key ?
I start the song instrumentally in the key of F#, then before singing, modulate to G by playing 2 F# chords, 2 A chords, 2 D7 chords then G
  Topic: Do you sing while playing steel?
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 64
Views: 14145

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jul 2015 9:58 pm   Subject: Do you sing while playing steel?
I've played guitar and sung for a long time, but I've only been playing steel for less than 3 years. As soon as I started playing and jamming with others, I also started singing. it seems natural a ...
  Topic: Any open jams in the Menlo Park, California area.
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 410

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 29 May 2015 9:07 pm   Subject: Any open jams in the Menlo Park, California area.
Will be traveling to CA in a week or so and was wondering if there are any open jams where a lead guitar and/or intermediate PSG player would be welcome.
  Topic: A compliment - it's all in the translation
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 22
Views: 5275

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 May 2015 11:17 am   Subject: A compliment - it's all in the translation
Guess I'm older than some....I even remember hearing, "that was swell, or man, that was peachy keen or that really moved me. I'm 71, but new at steel too, so the measure of proficiency on my pa ...
  Topic: Playing so tight that no room is left for the imagination
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 52
Views: 14107

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 May 2015 10:25 am   Subject: Playing so tight that no room is left for the imagination
I'm only a beginner maybe an intermediate steel player of 3 years, but I've played lead guitar for almost 60 years. I respect everyone's views regarding interpretation and creativity. Having said th ...
  Topic: Jingling Tone Bars
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 16
Views: 5388

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Feb 2015 2:32 pm   Subject: Jingling Tone Bars
I thought the TSGA Jamboree was in March. Have i missed it?
  Topic: WBS S-10 Steelguitar E9/B6 Switchable tuning Questions
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 9
Views: 4321

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Jan 2015 12:20 am   Subject: WBS S-10 Steelguitar E9/B6 Switchable tuning Questions
Guten Tag, Herr Waechtler Herb Steiner has some good Western Swing courses on his website. Western Swing is a great world to explore and enjoy. Have fun
  Topic: Don's Fritsche's Mother
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 12
Views: 4210

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 28 Jan 2015 11:39 pm   Subject: Don Fritche's mom
When I lived in Nashville, I saw this on a church marquee. To me it it's very comforting. First in knowing God's in control, and that even in death, we can have joy. This is what was on the marque ...
  Topic: Milkman vs Quilter vs Telonics
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 29
Views: 17469

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 3 Dec 2014 11:56 am   Subject: Milkman vs Quilter vs Telonics
The Classic Vibe, a partnered effort between Paico Audio and BMI ought to be in the comparison. Ask Cowboy Eddie Long or Zane King for their comments about it.
  Topic: Rains Steel Guitars
Lindell Thomas

Replies: 14
Views: 7203

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Oct 2014 2:04 pm   Subject: Rains Steel Guitars
Unless he's gotten re-involved within the last month, Gary's no longer involved with Rains. They are still being made, though, and Steve Lamb has the new owner's name if needed.
 
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