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  Topic: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
Robert Engel

Replies: 10
Views: 448

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Oct 2018 7:00 am   Subject: JUst Finished 6 String Keyless
Sonny,
I built a lap steel out of pine ( first attempt ). I wanted the wood grain to show thru, so I used leather dye to stain it. It did not raise the grain, but if you overlapped strokes with the a ...
  Topic: Nic's FREE Blank Tab Sheets
Robert Engel

Replies: 45
Views: 74271

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 28 Feb 2018 3:29 am   Subject: Nic's FREE Blank Tab Sheets
Just found the tab sheets.
Thanks Nic
Bob
  Topic: Can't Help Falling In Love, FOR BEGINNERS
Robert Engel

Replies: 49
Views: 9344

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 28 Feb 2018 3:20 am   Subject: Can't Help Falling In Love, FOR BEGINNERS
John,
Thanks for the tab for Can't Help Falling In Love.
Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: New Jeffran College Website!!
Robert Engel

Replies: 19
Views: 4779

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 26 Feb 2018 2:14 pm   Subject: New Jeffran College Website!!
The web site says the picks are pre - order, which means when she gets enough orders to help defray the costs , she will order them and ship them out.
I'll bet if you order a bunch of them, she will ...
  Topic: instruction course for non player
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 1016

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Dec 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: instruction course for non player
Jim was recommended by several forum members, and I am looking forward to meeting him.

As far as help goes, I'll take all the help I can get Very Happy
  Topic: instruction course for non player
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 1016

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Dec 2017 2:14 pm   Subject: instruction course for non player
I am surprised that no one mentioned Dewitt Scott's book Deluxe Pedal Steel Guitar Method. Is it a little too advanced ?

Just for the record, I do dabble with the 6 string, but only know enough to ...
  Topic: instruction course for non player
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 1016

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Dec 2017 8:52 pm   Subject: instruction course for non player
Could someone suggest a course or books for a beginner?

Assume that I have no musical background, am 70 years old, and will not be playing out.
Thanks in advance
Bob
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Dec 2017 5:52 am   Subject: need advice
I am buying a Sierra Artist S10 3x4 from a forum member, and Jim Cohen has graciously agreed to show me how to set it up, and give me my first lesson.

My thanks to all who responded to this post. Y ...
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Dec 2017 5:35 am   Subject: need advice
I thought so too. I don't know much about steels, but I am mechanically inclined and after seeing pics of the underside, something didn't look quite right. That and the fact that there were 2 strings ...
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Dec 2017 12:09 pm   Subject: need advice
I have a chance to buy a stage one 3 x 3 in like new condition. Can a 4th knee be added , and will I really need it to learn ?
Any idea of the value ?
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Dec 2017 7:15 pm   Subject: need advice
yes, i'm seeing that. My problem is I don't know enough about them to know what is good or what is so-so. Then I'll do a search to find out about them, and when I go back, they are sold.
Oh well, I'm ...
  Topic: Zum
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 2027

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Dec 2017 11:25 am   Subject: Zum
Thanks, Jeff.

That helps a lot. As a new wanna be player, I can't imagine having to change anything for a long while.

Bob
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Dec 2017 9:36 am   Subject: need advice
Ryan
Such as ???
Remember, I know only enough to be dangerous.

I am 70 years old ( god, that looks bad in print Smile), and will be playing for my own enjoyment.
  Topic: Sierra Artist S-10 '' SOLD''
Robert Engel

Replies: 5
Views: 2091

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 14 Dec 2017 8:15 am   Subject: Sierra Artist S-10 '' SOLD''
Ron
PM sent
  Topic: Zum
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 2027

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 12:27 pm   Subject: Zum
Thanks, Roger,
I did contact Doug and he said February at the earliest
  Topic: Zum
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 2027

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 9:43 am   Subject: Zum
Roger,
You must forgive me, as I don't play yet and this is all new to me.
I think I might have to do some more research to find out what that all means.
Thanks for the reply
Bob
  Topic: Zum
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 2027

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 9:35 am   Subject: Zum
Pardon my ignorance, but what is the difference between an Encore and a Stage One ?
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 9:19 am   Subject: need advice
Thanks, I'll do that
  Topic: Zum
Robert Engel

Replies: 13
Views: 2027

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 7:58 am   Subject: Zum
Does anyone know when Zum will be accepting orders again?
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 7:54 am   Subject: need advice
No, sorry to say, I did not.

I'll keep looking.
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 7:28 am   Subject: need advice
Well, it seems like it will be the Stage One.
Now all I have to do is find one in my price range ($1000 + shipping )
Thanks to all for your help and suggestions.
Bob
  Topic: Stage One Pedal Steel
Robert Engel

Replies: 2
Views: 2446

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 10:30 pm   Subject: Stage One Pedal Steel
Brian,
PM sent.
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 10:13 pm   Subject: need advice
Thanks, Jim.
I didn't see the stage one part.
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 10:11 pm   Subject: need advice
about 35 miles south west of Harrisburg.
  Topic: need advice
Robert Engel

Replies: 38
Views: 2958

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 9:37 pm   Subject: need advice
New member here. I don't play, but would like to learn , but I need a guitar. These would be my choices - Carter starter 3x4, or stage one 3x4 ?

These seem to be quality guitars, and I don't want ...
 
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