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  Topic: Volume Pedal Heel Lift?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 10
Views: 881

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Jul 2020 6:45 am   Subject: Volume Pedal Heel Lift?
I did notice the other day that it's not as bad if I back away from the steel, and I still seemed able to hit the knee levers. Maybe sitting that close was a habit I picked up from playing D-10? I sti ...
  Topic: Volume Pedal Heel Lift?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 10
Views: 881

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Jul 2020 10:33 am   Subject: Volume Pedal Heel Lift?
Hi all, at the risk of starting another footwear thread, I had an idea and thought I'd float it here to see if I'm solving the wrong problem.

For reference I currently use a Goodrich L 120.

Do a ...
  Topic: What are you doing with the down time ?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 91
Views: 8685

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Mar 2020 8:30 am   Subject: What are you doing with the down time ?
My day job has been work-from-home since December, so not much has changed for me. Saving money from eating out and not as guilty about skipping the gym. Rolling Eyes

Even now I'm not practicing as muc ...
  Topic: My gear is too nice for my gigs
Matthew Walton

Replies: 81
Views: 9714

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Mar 2020 3:04 pm   Subject: My gear is too nice for my gigs
Boy, if there was ever a time for the MSA Millennium, this thread is it. All you'd need is waterproof electronics and tuning gears.

"Gig get a little too rowdy? Take it out and hose it down!&q ...
  Topic: TSGA Show Is Still On!!
Matthew Walton

Replies: 11
Views: 3681

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 13 Mar 2020 8:01 am   Subject: TSGA Show Is Still On!!
Thank you for this! I was trying to figure out if it was worth leaving the house today. Very Happy
  Topic: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
Matthew Walton

Replies: 101
Views: 8746

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Mar 2020 8:48 am   Subject: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
David, I think the fact that your initial post managed to so quickly devolve (myself included) into yet another discussion on "is/why is the steel guitar dying?" probably says something abou ...
  Topic: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
Matthew Walton

Replies: 101
Views: 8746

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Mar 2020 7:50 pm   Subject: Pedal Steels Will Soon Be A Dime A Dozen
Trash talking the music that young people are listening to probably won't help much either.

Or the young folks listening for that matter. I come here, as a 24 year old, to learn and get inspired. A ...
  Topic: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 6
Views: 509

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Feb 2020 9:19 am   Subject: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Lol, nor do I. Best I can figure, they just decided that 12 years is long enough. I also was driving on a bent rim for longer than I'd like to admit, so maybe that was enough to slowly work them loose ...
  Topic: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 6
Views: 509

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Feb 2020 7:39 am   Subject: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Oh, good point. I actually managed to find one of the screws under the piles on my bench, and I stole another from part of the lower back cover, so at least it's functional again if not complete. Very Happy
  Topic: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 6
Views: 509

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Feb 2020 7:48 pm   Subject: Screws for Peavey Nashville 112 baffle?
Does anyone know what screws are used to secure the baffle to the cabinet of the Nashville 112, and where to buy them? All the screws on one side fell out in my car! So now I need to buy replacements. ...
  Topic: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 26
Views: 2139

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Feb 2020 7:41 pm   Subject: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Thanks for the info y'all! When you mention RTV, is there something specific I need to get, or would any ol' 100% silicone caulk do the trick?
  Topic: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 26
Views: 2139

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 28 Jan 2020 2:03 pm   Subject: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Very cool! I've always thought that vintage speaker and pickup repairs are one of the most practical applications of the [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship_of_Theseus]Ship of Theseus thought expe ...
  Topic: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 26
Views: 2139

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 28 Jan 2020 7:12 am   Subject: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Anything you use on a speaker cone to repair damage will affect the tone. The cone will have a different weight and will not vibrate/oscillate evenly. The bigger the repair the more it won't sound t ...
  Topic: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 26
Views: 2139

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Jan 2020 2:39 pm   Subject: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Fortunately it's not a valuable amp. It's a Yamaha DG80-112. It's pretty cool in that it has motorized pots that move to the preset positions. Somebody gave it to me because I thought I'd use it, but ...
  Topic: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 26
Views: 2139

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Jan 2020 12:18 pm   Subject: Best way to repair a punctured speaker cone?
Hi all,

What is the best way to repair a speaker cone? I have an amp that I'm trying to sell, but I noticed a fairly small puncture in the cone (see picture).

I've read something (I think on thi ...
  Topic: Show us your MSA please.
Matthew Walton

Replies: 333
Views: 153330

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Nov 2019 7:47 pm   Subject: Show us your MSA please.
I recently got my “new” S-12 back from being set up!

It’s my first universal copedent but I’ve already gigged with it once and will again this week, for better or for worse. Very Happy

https://b ...
  Topic: Best pull rod metal?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 22
Views: 1749

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Nov 2019 7:14 pm   Subject: Best pull rod metal?
I was talking to Mitchell Smithey about titanium pullrods, and if I understood correctly, they have an interesting behavior that despite feeling smooth to the touch, they “grip” against each other ...
  Topic: Universal tempered tuning ?
Matthew Walton

Replies: 9
Views: 873

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 13 Oct 2019 5:45 pm   Subject: Universal tempered tuning ?
George, the offsets on the Strobo are applied to the specific notes of the C6 tuning.
I think your tuner has a U12 sweetener in it. If not, I’m sure it can be downloaded off Peterson’s website. ...
  Topic: MSA Legend
Matthew Walton

Replies: 15
Views: 1863

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Aug 2019 8:21 pm   Subject: MSA Legend
Gorgeous!
  Topic: Thumbpicks: Hercos vs. National and other stiffer picks
Matthew Walton

Replies: 17
Views: 1922

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Aug 2019 6:42 am   Subject: Thumbpicks: Hercos vs. National and other stiffer picks
I've been unsatisfied with my thumbpicks lately. I use the John Pearse, but they open up too quickly. So far I think my ideal would be the shape of John Pearse, but the thickness and stiffness of the ...
  Topic: MSA Legend
Matthew Walton

Replies: 15
Views: 1863

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Aug 2019 7:11 am   Subject: MSA Legend
C'mon, you can't just tease us like that without pics! Very Happy
  Topic: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
Matthew Walton

Replies: 3
Views: 580

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 12 Aug 2019 4:07 pm   Subject: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
Sold!
  Topic: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
Matthew Walton

Replies: 3
Views: 580

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 12 Aug 2019 6:19 am   Subject: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
Sale pending, but two more pictures:


https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/7563_43B91B989F1F4466B4892BD70B99A678_1.jpg
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/7563_04428A288C4F479D9F65 ...
  Topic: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
Matthew Walton

Replies: 3
Views: 580

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 6 Aug 2019 6:04 pm   Subject: SOLD S-10 PSG Case $100
I have an S-10 case for sale, $100. I'd prefer to sell locally in the DFW Metroplex to avoid shipping, but if someone doesn't mind paying I don't mind wrangling up a box to throw it in.

Dimensions ...
  Topic: MCI Pedal Steels and the Guitorgan
Matthew Walton

Replies: 2
Views: 612

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Jul 2019 6:31 pm   Subject: MCI Pedal Steels and the Guitorgan
I feel a bit silly asking this question, but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer. Is MCI the PSG maker the same as MCI the Guitorgan maker? The thing that made me start wondering is that I ...
 
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