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  Topic: Help - Analysis Paralysis - I gotta make a move!
Pete Burak

Replies: 18
Views: 448

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 5:22 am   Subject: Help - Analysis Paralysis - I gotta make a move!
Mullen had four G2's at the Phoenix show, all black-mica with silver trim. A D10, an S10, a S12U, and a Discovery.
If I lived within a few hours of Mullen I would buy a Mullen. I played their S12U ...
  Topic: Mounting Speakers to Twin Reverb Baffle (In an Unusual Way)
Pete Burak

Replies: 5
Views: 322

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Mounting Speakers to Twin Reverb Baffle (In an Unusual Way)
You could go with only one 4-ohm speaker.
I see guys are doing this to save weight these days.
I took both speakers out of mine and use a 1x12 extension cab.
Your idea sounds good to me if it allow ...
  Topic: Lightweight stereo combo amp?
Pete Burak

Replies: 15
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 6:05 pm   Subject: Lightweight stereo combo amp?
Two Bandit 65's would work great for a Stereo rig... Pretty light, pretty loud, pretty inexpensive, take up about the same space as a 2-12, and you can move them farther apart whenever possible.
  Topic: Questions for the experienced 6th players and Mechanics
Pete Burak

Replies: 4
Views: 429

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Questions for the experienced 6th players and Mechanics
It sounds like your main requirement is that it is under 50 lbs. My buddy had to fork over $75 last weekend in Phoenix for a Steel that was like 1 pound over... Uugh.

1-Is it a practical (musical) ...
  Topic: Telonics Pro Audio at the 2018 SWSGA show - Mesa, Arizona
Pete Burak

Replies: 10
Views: 925

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 9:47 am   Subject: Telonics Pro Audio at the 2018 SWSGA show - Mesa, Arizona
I too wanted to say thanks to Telonics for having a great Demo Room with alot of fun pickin' and grinnin' going on all weekend.
Thanks especially for the yummy Oranges that you guys put out for every ...
  Topic: Sierra Crown D-10
Pete Burak

Replies: 10
Views: 785

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Jan 2018 11:32 am   Subject: Sierra Crown D-10
Can you post a pic of the problem spot... and if possible, a sound clip of the offending tone?
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Jan 2018 11:07 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
What is the definition of "Pay to Play"?
  Topic: Back from SWSGA - Great show!
Pete Burak

Replies: 11
Views: 1063

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jan 2018 6:52 pm   Subject: Back from SWSGA - Great show!
I am also so happy to be going to the Phoenix show in the morning! Very Happy Cool
  Topic: Sierra Steel Guitars
Pete Burak

Replies: 140
Views: 34417

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Jan 2018 11:22 am   Subject: Sierra Steel Guitars
Please put one of those hats aside for me to buy!
I get in Thursday afternoon Smile
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 12:22 pm   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Fred, What I'm hearing you say is, you have never played a gig as a Pedal Steel Guitar player.
That helps me to better understand your posts.
I am glad you have made the switch to Steel!
Let it rip ...
  Topic: Pasty Cline Show
Pete Burak

Replies: 17
Views: 848

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 11:03 am   Subject: Pasty Cline Show
I should also mention that I played Pedal Steel Guitar on the gig, I guess Smile
I was a lil burnt out on Walkin After Midnight before I even got the gig, but, I still like it.
My favortie song was pro ...
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 10:11 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Good for you, Pete. Life is short, after all.
In my world, Life is soooo loooooong! Very Happy
Fred, with all due respect, have you played a gig as a Steel player yet?
I coulda swore you told us you b ...
  Topic: Pasty Cline Show
Pete Burak

Replies: 17
Views: 848

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 9:52 am   Subject: Pasty Cline Show
I did a 16 week run of the "Always" Patsy Cline show.
They had a book (music/charts), but I pretty much already knew every song.
It paid $50 bucks a night, and I split the nights with anot ...
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
The bottom line for me is...
Ya gotta get out and play gigs.
Get a good day job and don't worry about band pay.
If there is no money, there is no incentive for standards of excellence and professi ...
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 7:08 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
The bottom line for me is...
Ya gotta get out and play gigs.
Get a good day job and don't worry about band pay.
  Topic: Another E-bay oddity,,,,,,,,,,
Pete Burak

Replies: 14
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jan 2018 7:49 pm   Subject: Another E-bay oddity,,,,,,,,,,
Here is a single neck Gibson on Craigslist in my home town.
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/msg/d/gibson-electraharp-pedal/6439617716.html
I might go over to mess around with it, as I've never ...
  Topic: Looking for Sierra pull rod
Pete Burak

Replies: 5
Views: 286

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 5 Jan 2018 6:57 pm   Subject: Looking for Sierra pull rod
This is great!
Looks like nearly a perfect fit Smile
Glad you guys worked it out!
  Topic: Looking for Sierra pull rod
Pete Burak

Replies: 5
Views: 286

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 3 Jan 2018 7:32 pm   Subject: Looking for Sierra pull rod
Hi Alan! I think your best bet would be to call Steel Guitars of North County in Oceanside CA.
They are handling Sierra replacement parts.
Jim Palanscar is the owner.
Here is the website:
htt ...
  Topic: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
Pete Burak

Replies: 27
Views: 1023

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Jan 2018 1:10 pm   Subject: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
It's nice to have a Paloma bar around. The price has always been great, and the company owner is a friend of Steel players, and all around nice guy and a good western swing guitarist.
fwiw, I just d ...
  Topic: A Memory of Jeff Newman
Pete Burak

Replies: 14
Views: 1810

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 7:26 pm   Subject: A Memory of Jeff Newman
Thomas. I believe the builder was Barry Thomas out of California. There were quite a few of this brand built and still some floating around here on the forum from time to time.

As I recall, they we ...
  Topic: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
Pete Burak

Replies: 27
Views: 1023

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 11:14 am   Subject: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
Hey Ken that must be a D10 player!
  Topic: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
Pete Burak

Replies: 27
Views: 1023

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 10:34 am   Subject: Best bar choice for LESS sustain ?
Hey Greg is there a song that you can post that has the effect you are looking for?
That would be helpful.
Otherwise, it sounds like right-hand hard-blocking chickin-pickin is what you are describin ...
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 10:20 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
I love gigging horror stories, but in my experience they are far and few between.
I'm glad to hear the Steel player made at least $400 that day.
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 9:30 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Hey Herb, What's the typical pay down in your neck of the woods?
Like a one nighter at Jovitas?
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Pete Burak

Replies: 139
Views: 8610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jan 2018 5:22 am   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Don't forget "Weekend Warriors".
Accomplished local Steel players who focus on their Steel Playing and playing Steel with a band, and like to either be going to a Steel gig, or a rehearsal ...
 
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