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  Topic: Fitting a tone bar to your hand size
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 7
Views: 269

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Apr 2019 9:59 am   Subject: Fitting a tone bar to your hand size
I bought a 12" bar when I bought my 12 string Mullen. It's 7/8" x 3-1/2" (Jim Burden Bullet Bar). I also have a 7/8" x 3-3/8" 10 string bar (BJS) and a 1" x 3-3/8" ...
  Topic: Where are all the Good Universal Guitars
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 13
Views: 333

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Apr 2019 9:48 am   Subject: Where are all the Good Universal Guitars
Ian said:S12s do appear to be a minority instrument, and I daresay the people who buy them keep them. Once you buy into the philosophy there's no temptation to go back.

True statement. Just becau ...
  Topic: String cutters?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 9
Views: 321

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Apr 2019 6:54 am   Subject: String cutters?
I use one like this, cutter and winder in one.


https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/4351_Skarmavbild_20190420_kl_152738_1.jpg

I use the planet waves version of these. They last maybe ...
  Topic: D-10 lifting ergonomics
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 19
Views: 462

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Apr 2019 6:44 am   Subject: D-10 lifting ergonomics
The only difference between this method and anything I've done for 35 years is that I am more confident about letting the leg sockets and body take the stress of bearing the weight of this more extrem ...
  Topic: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 6
Views: 612

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 4:55 pm   Subject: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
Never mind. The credits listed the band members. It's Josh Grange. Good player. Great gig to have. I love Sheryl.
  Topic: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 6
Views: 612

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 4:31 pm   Subject: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
I'm watching a concert of Sheryl Crow on AXS TV. She has a psg player that doubles on guitar, keyboards, and backup vocals. He plays a red Sho-Bud Pro 1. Shoulder length hair. Concert was 10/2018.
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  Topic: Graphic eq pedal solution
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 22
Views: 767

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 11:56 am   Subject: Graphic eq pedal solution
The sound is too (what many call) sterile. No warmth at all. Even my Peavey has a little warmth. Not trying to make it sound like tube amp warmth, but a little life would be nice. The tone just is ...
  Topic: Do BL 710s have issues with active volume pedals?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 14
Views: 332

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 11:36 am   Subject: Re: humbuckers
I have used humbuckers for many years with both pot pedals and active pedals. Currently have a BL XR-16 in my Carter and I'm using a Hilton pedal. The XR-16 "isn't quite as hot or bright" as ...
  Topic: Do BL 710s have issues with active volume pedals?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 14
Views: 332

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 11:33 am   Subject: Do BL 710s have issues with active volume pedals?
I've used 710's in 2 Sho~Buds and a Carter, with both a Hilton and Goodrich (LDR2 Active and 120 passive). No difference at all as far as I can tell.
  Topic: Right Hand Issues
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 10
Views: 473

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 11:28 am   Subject: Right Hand Issues
I look at it this way. No matter how a player holds and uses his hand, if he can cleanly pick and block, why would it be wrong. It irks the heck out of me to see a player that holds his hand an inch ...
  Topic: NV400 preamp out into MarkBass amp?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 0
Views: 53

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 6:45 am   Subject: NV400 preamp out into MarkBass amp?
I have a MarkBass amp head that I love the clean sound of. Problem is, well... the preamp section (tone) really SUCKS!!!!!!!

I was wondering if I could run the preamp out on my Nashville 400 head ...
  Topic: Graphic eq pedal solution
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 22
Views: 767

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 6:32 am   Subject: Graphic eq pedal solution
Godfrey...

You mentioned putting the EQ pedal, in the effects loop. I have been wondering about that for a while now. I may have to try that with the MarkBass bass head that I have. For steel g ...
  Topic: Right Hand Issues
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 10
Views: 473

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Apr 2019 6:05 am   Subject: Right Hand Issues
I look at it this way. No matter how a player holds and uses his hand, if he can cleanly pick and block, why would it be wrong. It irks the heck out of me to see a player that holds his hand an inch ...
  Topic: Sugarcreek, ohio
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 12
Views: 407

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 11:03 am   Subject: Sugarcreek, ohio
Is there any possibility of getting more pics? Looks like a cool guitar.

Is the invisible guy in the sneakers, you? Laughing
  Topic: Using a tuner with 12th fret harmonics?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 2
Views: 209

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 10:33 am   Subject: Using a tuner with 12th fret harmonics?
How many of you use harmonics on the 12th fret to tune to? I've tried it on many of the guitars I had owned, and it works OK. I do notice a little difference in the tuners display for a note on an o ...
  Topic: iPad holders for steel leg
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 5
Views: 242

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 7:02 am   Subject: iPad holders for steel leg
I used one that would fit on my guitar leg, but people tend to bump into it and unscrew the leg a little. I think that if I wanted to use my tablet on stage again, I would use a mic stand next to, or ...
  Topic: Need a Rus-ler part or is it a part that needs 2 be machined
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 12
Views: 303

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Need a Rus-ler part or is it a part that needs 2 be machined
That's probably the same as the ones used on ZB guitars. Maybe someone has one for a ZB that they can measure, and sell to you.
  Topic: Please close this thread
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 10
Views: 618

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 6:50 am   Subject: Please close this thread
This amp is no longer for sale. Please close This Thread immediately.

You might want to change the title of your post to say "please close". The moderator is more likely to see that than ...
  Topic: Wiring D-10 switch
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 13
Views: 220

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 6:39 am   Subject: Wiring D-10 switch
True, on most guitars, the springs do attach to the end plate. But it's not true of all of all guitars, so I recommend it just in case.

Good point.

Just out of curiosity, why would the changer ...
  Topic: When do you change strings?
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 21
Views: 720

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Apr 2019 6:21 am   Subject: When do you change strings?
When I was gigging regularly (1-2 times a week), I would change a whole set every 2 to 3 months. But, I would change the 3rd and 5th string 1 or 2 times in between whole set changes to prevent breaka ...
  Topic: Wiring D-10 switch
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 13
Views: 220

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: Wiring ?
dean, i am not even close to be a tech, just wondering if you could attach the grounds to the changer part?....thanks jack

The changer should be grounded to the endplates by a piece of wire. This ...
  Topic: Wiring D-10 switch
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 13
Views: 220

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 1:10 pm   Subject: Wiring D-10 switch
My Mullen grounds the pickup to the jack.
  Topic: Everyone knows, black guitars sound best. 😉
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 24
Views: 1087

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 1:09 pm   Subject: Everyone knows, black guitars sound best. 😉
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  Topic: Wiring D-10 switch
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 13
Views: 220

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 12:56 pm   Subject: Wiring D-10 switch
Every guitar I have ever owned is grounded to the sleeve of the jack. Never have I seen a wire going to any place else.
  Topic: Everyone knows, black guitars sound best. 😉
Richard Sinkler

Replies: 24
Views: 1087

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Apr 2019 6:43 am   Subject: Everyone knows, black guitars sound best. 😉
My first PSG was a black S10 ZB with white fretboard and pickup.
 
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