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  Topic: Who is/are steel players on “Guit With It”?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 6
Views: 392

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Sep 2018 7:09 am   Subject: Who is/are steel players on “Guit With It”?
I've know Junior since the beginning of the GuitSteel....and junior plays the GuitSteel and Pedal Steel on All his Albums.
Ricky
  Topic: Pedal Steel Strings
Ricky Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 602

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Sep 2018 8:35 pm   Subject: Pedal Steel Strings
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  Topic: Marlen D-10 8/5 Gorgeous!!!
Ricky Davis

Replies: 28
Views: 2121

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 17 Sep 2018 8:47 pm   Subject: Marlen D-10 8/5 Gorgeous!!!
Wow; that indeed is the first year then of the All-Pull as Clyde says it's the Kline Changer. Clyde for some reason I'm remembering/thinking Leonard told me they actually had the very first patent on ...
  Topic: Is a split possible on this?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 14
Views: 634

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Sep 2018 7:36 am   Subject: Is a split possible on this?
That is so awesome Mark; Good going and you are mighty welcome. Now I hope you can stay above the steel where you are supposed to be...and quit going underneath...ha...
Ricky
  Topic: Is a split possible on this?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 14
Views: 634

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Sep 2018 6:45 pm   Subject: Is a split possible on this?
Awesome yes I've been doing half moon to those rollers for many many years, because they do have to roll a little bit on the engagement of the crossbar.
Go back up to my first posting on this thread ...
  Topic: Marlen D-10 8/5 Gorgeous!!!
Ricky Davis

Replies: 28
Views: 2121

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 15 Sep 2018 2:43 pm   Subject: Marlen D-10 8/5 Gorgeous!!!
Well that is a 1977 Marlen; so it's a "Pull-Release" system; can we see some underneath pics of the mechanics please?
And I love that it has original Bill Lawrence 705 best sounding humbuck ...
  Topic: Knee lever
Ricky Davis

Replies: 4
Views: 400

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Sep 2018 2:34 pm   Subject: Knee lever
Can you be more specific??? he is adjusting what?? the notes; The linkage; the leverage distance; the hardware??...etc. and where do you see him doing this?? on Video; live; in a book???.etc.
Ricky
  Topic: Is a split possible on this?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 14
Views: 634

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Sep 2018 8:02 am   Subject: Is a split possible on this?
just grind the roller a little flat on one side....so it will go on underneath the roller that lowers the 5th string.
Ricky
  Topic: Is a split possible on this?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 14
Views: 634

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Sep 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: Is a split possible on this?
Yes easy to do. You will need another brass roller on the puller that lowers the 5th string. Then after you put that on; you will now run the Raise rod through that new roller(it's it the raise positi ...
  Topic: Gary Faile
Ricky Davis

Replies: 5
Views: 646

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 14 Sep 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: Gary Faile
Oh so sorry for your Loss Tommy. Always hard to lose a brother; and his spirit will always live in your heart.
RIP Gary.

Ricky
  Topic: undercarriage noise in recordings
Ricky Davis

Replies: 25
Views: 950

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Sep 2018 8:12 am   Subject: undercarriage noise in recordings
Andrew> this
https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/917e5b09-c582-4116-b391-5004e686fd65/svn/everbilt-spacers-815078-64_1000.jpg
or a nylon acorn nut....> really any small Nylon or ...
  Topic: Marlen Guitars
Ricky Davis

Replies: 6
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2018 4:38 pm   Subject: Marlen Guitars
Ok I see; you are talking about this one>
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=334474
Well it being RE-set up to play and only tune with Stop Screws at end-plate; so no spring tension ...
  Topic: Marlen Guitars
Ricky Davis

Replies: 6
Views: 619

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2018 4:22 pm   Subject: Marlen Guitars
lets see the underneath pics of what you bought...and if the endplate has a cut out where you would tune any idle rods.
Ricky
  Topic: undercarriage noise in recordings
Ricky Davis

Replies: 25
Views: 950

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2018 4:09 pm   Subject: undercarriage noise in recordings
Ricky, do you have any felt pads in the undercarriage on your LDG?


No Felt or anything that can eventually detune through wear; like Paul Franklin said. John Coop talked me into that very hard pl ...
  Topic: undercarriage noise in recordings
Ricky Davis

Replies: 25
Views: 950

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Sep 2018 8:39 am   Subject: undercarriage noise in recordings
I would not go direct no matter what....Use an amp and throw a blanket over it to baffle outside noise away from the microphone. Or move the steel 10 feet from the amp and microphone...Use a direction ...
  Topic: Pitch
Ricky Davis

Replies: 31
Views: 1776

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Sep 2018 11:43 am   Subject: Pitch
WEll it is all about learning to hear intonation. Here is a thread with many many great ideas....and the main idea I spoke of is learning to hear you play against a fixed tone.

It is NOT how you tu ...
  Topic: Sho Bud the pro 2 custom
Ricky Davis

Replies: 21
Views: 610

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Sep 2018 2:56 pm   Subject: Sho Bud the pro 2 custom
OK I'm sure those are the original changer fingers(oh and the 1st string finger has slipped out of the guide bracket bar...so won't work..ha) because this is the very first year Sho~bud started using ...
  Topic: GFI student “cabinet drop”
Ricky Davis

Replies: 4
Views: 328

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Aug 2018 2:59 pm   Subject: GFI student “cabinet drop”
All pedal steels will drop the 6th string if it is a Plain string...Period. Sure some less than more...but it is always too much for me; is why I went to a wound 6th string 20 years ago. It is Axle fl ...
  Topic: Sho~Bud 6139 tuning instability help
Ricky Davis

Replies: 10
Views: 525

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Aug 2018 10:04 pm   Subject: Sho~Bud 6139 tuning instability help
Yeah Marc; I did that many years ago on my Emmons. I got rid of those compensators simply because of that...I didn't like feeling that at the bottom on the throw(or tension).
To me; I like the 7th s ...
  Topic: Sho~Bud 6139 tuning instability help
Ricky Davis

Replies: 10
Views: 525

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Aug 2018 7:29 pm   Subject: Sho~Bud 6139 tuning instability help
Also good points Jason.
Another idea that I have progressed and have mastered the NON movement of Barrels; IS NO SLACK....ah...ha...
It is very Titus to do; but if you know your tuning and how you ...
  Topic: stiff fingers?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 22
Views: 1298

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Aug 2018 7:19 pm   Subject: stiff fingers?
There ya go George; yes always check with Doctor about anything you are on; and what ever supplement you want to take. I live with and care for my 85 year old Mom that is also A-fib and before we do A ...
  Topic: what is the best humbucker for a 12/string bmi?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 9
Views: 347

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 26 Aug 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: what is the best humbucker for a 12/string bmi?
I would highly suggest a Bill Lawrence L-712
http://wildepickups.com/Steel_Guitar_Pickups.html
Ricky
  Topic: stiff fingers?
Ricky Davis

Replies: 22
Views: 1298

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Aug 2018 2:38 pm   Subject: stiff fingers?
I'm sorry; your Pharmacist is incorrect(like most are).
Lovastatin and Drug Interactions
You should tell your doctor about all prescription, non-prescription, illegal, recreational, herbal, nutritio ...
  Topic: Jim Lossberg's amp
Ricky Davis

Replies: 34
Views: 2483

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Aug 2018 1:36 pm   Subject: Jim Lossberg's amp
ha...danny; cool. Well I play just LDG one neck now; but still carry a "rag" so when someone comes up and asks for "Steel Guitar Rag"; that is what I throw at them...ha.
Ricky
  Topic: tuning question
Ricky Davis

Replies: 14
Views: 963

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Aug 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: tuning question
All I know is if the Lead Singer Sings a perfect (root)E 440 note and the harmony singer sings a perfect (third)G# 440 note; that Harmony singer will be FIRED immediately for singing out of tune with ...
 
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