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  Topic: 12 string non extended E9 copedents
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 14
Views: 390

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 May 2019 4:51 am   Subject: 12 string non extended E9 copedents
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/925_Mike_Perlowin_copedant_1.jpg

The W is the infamous wrist lever.

Note that I drop the low B string to A on the A pedal.

This classical piece was ...
  Topic: J S Bach in So. Cal Sunday afternoon May 19
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 8
Views: 236

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 18 May 2019 7:45 pm   Subject: J S Bach in So. Cal Sunday afternoon May 19
I was planning to go, but am under the weather and my body is telling me to stay home and rest. Bummer.

Please tell Bruce and Dan I said hello.
  Topic: What is your favorite distortion pedal?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 26
Views: 918

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 16 May 2019 7:55 pm   Subject: What is your favorite distortion pedal?
I also use a Rat. I also have an old (70s) EHX Big Muff. Some day I'll A B them and see if maybe I like the Big Muff more. But for now the Rat is in my
Pac-a-seat, and the Big Muff is in a drawer.
  Topic: You gotta see this
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 3
Views: 305

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 16 May 2019 7:47 pm   Subject: You gotta see this
https://www.facebook.com/ashoke.das.9406/videos/2093421494090554/
  Topic: More steel guitar from Bangladesh
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 0
Views: 201

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 9 May 2019 9:18 am   Subject: More steel guitar from Bangladesh
The non pedal steel has become very popular over there, and there are some great players.

https://www.facebook.com/arun.banerjee.9256/videos/2082411358538895/UzpfSTEwMDAwMzEwMTUzNTczNjoyMDgyNDExNTE ...
  Topic: steel guitar from Bangladesh
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 0
Views: 159

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 8 May 2019 5:02 pm   Subject: steel guitar from Bangladesh
https://www.facebook.com/arun.banerjee.9256/videos/2096855253761172/UzpfSTEwMDAwMzEwMTUzNTczNjoyMTU1NzUzODU4MDQ4NzIz/
  Topic: Did Buddy Emmons ruin the Pedal Steel?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 160
Views: 9019

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Apr 2019 6:12 am   Subject: Did Buddy Emmons ruin the Pedal Steel?
I think perhaps the real question being posed is "Have WE ruined steel guitar?" Buddy was Buddy. What the rest of us have (or haven't) done is no more his fault than it's Jesus' fault what e ...
  Topic: Did Buddy Emmons ruin the Pedal Steel?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 160
Views: 9019

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Apr 2019 10:01 am   Subject: Did Buddy Emmons ruin the Pedal Steel?
I have to agree with #4. The steel is capable of so much more than most people realize. In my opinion, too many players are so memorized by Buddy's work, that they fail to look beyond it.

There is ...
  Topic: Looking for Ruby Rask (Russ's widow.)
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 1
Views: 256

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Apr 2019 3:46 pm   Subject: Looking for Ruby Rask (Russ's widow.)
Does anybody know how to reach her? E-mail? Phone number? Snail mail address?
  Topic: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 40
Views: 2431

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Apr 2019 2:37 pm   Subject: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
One. I believe in instrument monogamy in the style of Willie Nelson and Bill Monroe Wink

On the most part my instruments are like soul mates - we are together through thick and thin, and accept ...
  Topic: The Turchetti Project
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 13
Views: 1125

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Apr 2019 12:19 pm   Subject: The Turchetti Project
There's a CD somewhere of Turchetti's work.
  Topic: D# to C#
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 15
Views: 1082

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Apr 2019 10:38 pm   Subject: Re: Wrist lever
Thanks Mike,
Not sure about a wrist lever. Perhaps if I ever get a chance to try one out first?


Andy, if you feel like taking a trip to Los Angeles, you're more than welcome to come over and try ...
  Topic: D# to C#
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 15
Views: 1082

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Apr 2019 8:16 pm   Subject: Re: Me too, But still I'm no Weldon Myrick or Hal Rugg


You might consider a wrist lever.
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/925_milly_wrist_lever_3.jpg

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/925_wrist_lever_rear_view_1.jpg
  Topic: D# to C#
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 15
Views: 1082

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Apr 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: D# to C#
I think the 2nd string C# is so valuable that I tune the string to that note and raise it to D and D# on 2 different knee levers.
  Topic: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 40
Views: 2431

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Apr 2019 12:36 pm   Subject: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
2 Emmons S10’s
1 Emmons Student model S10
1 Emmons D12
5 Emmons D10’s
1 Emmons Black Rock D10
2 Sho-Bud LDG’s
1 Zum D10
1 Marrs D10
1 Franklin D10
1 Fender Stringmaster T8
1 Fender Str ...
  Topic: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 40
Views: 2431

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 Mar 2019 5:41 pm   Subject: How many pedal steel guitars do you own?
2 MSA U-12 Millies.

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/925_Millennium__1.jpg

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/925_White_steel_decorated_1.jpg
  Topic: Non pedal move to Pedal Steel input requested! Please watch
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 12
Views: 645

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Mar 2019 9:28 am   Subject: Non pedal move to Pedal Steel input requested! Please watch
You really need to get an instruction book to clear away the fog.
Few if any are better than this one:
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/12244_Pedal_Steel_Guitar_3.jpg
Many of today's pla ...
  Topic: I Hate My Half Stop
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 46
Views: 2548

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Mar 2019 11:08 am   Subject: I Hate My Half Stop
John, you're welcome to visit me and spend a day or two with my wrist lever. If you still lived in L.A. I'd let you borrow one of my guitars for a couple of days.

The wrist lever took some getting ...
  Topic: Telonics VP Setting # Consensus
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 34
Views: 1416

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Mar 2019 4:32 am   Subject: Telonics VP Setting # Consensus
I like 6 too.
  Topic: I Hate My Half Stop
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 46
Views: 2548

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 10:01 am   Subject: I Hate My Half Stop
I also hate half stops and don't have any on my guitars. I tune my 2nd string to C# and raise it to D and D# on 2 different knee levers.

Since this requires an extra knee lever, and I don't have an ...
  Topic: MSA parts
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 7
Views: 552

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Mar 2019 2:40 am   Subject: MSA parts
Jim Palanscar in California probably has everything you need. Steel Guitars of North County is his business name I believe.

Ann if he doesn't have it, he can make it.
  Topic: MSA Classic setup
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 8
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Mar 2019 3:23 pm   Subject: MSA Classic setup
Thanks Al. I'm glad you like it.
  Topic: MSA Classic setup
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 8
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Mar 2019 11:34 pm   Subject: Re: MSA Classic setup

Does anybody make a clamp-on bell crank? It would really be a lot nicer than having to loosen all the bell cranks, pull out the cross shaft, and try to get everything back like it was in order to in ...
  Topic: Six or ten strings for a beginning lefty?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 24
Views: 797

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Mar 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Six or ten strings for a beginning lefty?
Get a lefty 10 string. I think Fred Justice makes them.
  Topic: LKV on a pedal?
Mike Perlowin

Replies: 31
Views: 1192

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Feb 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: LKV on a pedal?


Any more cool B lower uses to share? I'm all ears. Smile


Here are a couple. 1-with the E to Eb lever engaged. starting on string 6, play 6, 5 lowered, 5 with the lever released, then with the A ...
 
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