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  Topic: Easy Waylon songs for a newbie?
Robert Parent

Replies: 6
Views: 645

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Jan 2018 4:19 am   Subject: Easy Waylon songs for a newbie?
Hi,

Good Hearted Woman or anything from the Greatest Hits recording of that era would be where I would start. Ha, actually that is kinda where I did start with my first road gig back in the day. T ...
  Topic: Multimeter
Robert Parent

Replies: 14
Views: 768

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 31 Dec 2017 5:19 am   Subject: Multimeter
Fluke is the goto brand for most everyone in the trades....

The freebe one at Harbor Freight works fine if you just need something minimal once in a while. I have several of those around the hous ...
  Topic: Tube Amp???
Robert Parent

Replies: 21
Views: 1808

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Dec 2017 11:02 am   Subject: Tube Amp???
I have a Music Man 50 watt with a 12 inch JBL that works well for PSG. A guess is that weight would be in the 30 pound range.

Robert
  Topic: Free Korg tuner + shipping
Robert Parent

Replies: 14
Views: 607

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Dec 2017 4:43 am   Subject: Free Korg tuner + shipping
I have an identical tuner and it is still working. Bought it at the Sho Bud store in Nashville late 1977 or early 1978.

If I remember right, it cost $130 with the tax. The original power adapte ...
  Topic: Steel. What Brand?
Robert Parent

Replies: 5
Views: 1185

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Dec 2017 4:33 am   Subject: Steel. What Brand?
My first thought was a very early Williams as well. I sorta remember seeing something very similar many years ago in a music store in Minneapolis, MN.

Robert
  Topic: 2017 Christmas Greetings to My Forum Friends
Robert Parent

Replies: 6
Views: 490

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Dec 2017 4:18 am   Subject: 2017 Christmas Greetings to My Forum Friends
Larry,

I am a little slow here and just discovered your downloads last Christmas. They are fantastic with Hard Candy Christmas being my favorite. Thank you so much!

Robert
  Topic: Recommendations on a New Amp
Robert Parent

Replies: 25
Views: 2246

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 17 Dec 2017 5:34 am   Subject: Recommendations on a New Amp
Music Man RD100 or a rack system (Roland GP100 and Stewart PA-XXX power amps).

Robert
  Topic: EVM 12L Black Label Society
Robert Parent

Replies: 3
Views: 412

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 4:20 am   Subject: EVM 12L Black Label Society
I can't comment on the Black Label version. However, I have been a huge EV 12L fan since the early 80's

Currently have several 12L's and 15L's used in my Music Man amps and rack system.

Yes, th ...
  Topic: S10 or SD10
Robert Parent

Replies: 36
Views: 1877

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Nov 2017 4:21 am   Subject: S10 or SD10
Buy whatever feels comfortable to you....

For myself, I never feel comfortable playing a S10/S12. The knee levers and volume pedal always are in the wrong place on a single frame. SD10/SD12 wou ...
  Topic: Altec amp panel to Class D power amp
Robert Parent

Replies: 5
Views: 778

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 24 Nov 2017 4:31 am   Subject: Altec amp panel to Class D power amp
Thanks Mark...
  Topic: homebrew variable load buffer
Robert Parent

Replies: 38
Views: 3082

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Nov 2017 3:02 pm   Subject: homebrew variable load buffer
Thanks Chris, I'll give it a try.
  Topic: homebrew variable load buffer
Robert Parent

Replies: 38
Views: 3082

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Nov 2017 1:42 pm   Subject: homebrew variable load buffer
Hi Chris,

Please post your schematic as I for one would be interested.... I built the current buffer that I am using. It is based on a LF353 op amp, it works great, but always like to try differ ...
  Topic: Selling a 1984 Dobro 60D
Robert Parent

Replies: 9
Views: 2584

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 18 Nov 2017 5:10 am   Subject: Selling a 1984 Dobro 60D
I have it's twin brother, looks identical and was purchased in the same era.... Nice guitar.

Robert
  Topic: Altec amp panel to Class D power amp
Robert Parent

Replies: 5
Views: 778

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Nov 2017 5:04 am   Subject: Altec amp panel to Class D power amp
Are those the modules from Parts Express? How good do they sound? Are they comparable to the class D amps flooding the market?

BTW: What part of MN do you live, I am currently living in Savage.
...
  Topic: Yamaha SPX90
Robert Parent

Replies: 10
Views: 764

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 15 Nov 2017 4:31 am   Subject: Yamaha SPX90
Used one briefly years ago..... Yamaha makes pretty nice reverb units and even bought their REV500. Price sounds a little high, but then I see you are in Canada so it may be about right.

I stil ...
  Topic: Speaker That Likes Both Clean & Dirty Steel Sounds?
Robert Parent

Replies: 8
Views: 878

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 15 Nov 2017 4:21 am   Subject: Speaker That Likes Both Clean & Dirty Steel Sounds?
Another vote for the EVM 12L... Heavy, but a great speaker.

Robert
  Topic: Buffers and passive volume pedals: I'm confused.
Robert Parent

Replies: 11
Views: 870

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 5 Nov 2017 5:35 am   Subject: Buffers and passive volume pedals: I'm confused.
1,2,3,5 = Yes.

4 Yes and No. While many pedals buffer the signal their input impedance is typically not really high enough for a PSG pickup. Input impedance needs to be at least 10x the output imp ...
  Topic: Wanted: Pedal Steel player proficient in Python
Robert Parent

Replies: 4
Views: 1076

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 4 Nov 2017 6:47 pm   Subject: Wanted: Pedal Steel player proficient in Python
Used Python for a several programs a couple years back so guess that makes for a couple of us on the planet. Smile

As Bill mentioned, most folks pretty much hack other peoples code to do whatever t ...
  Topic: Old School Intros (MP3s and Tabs) FREE
Robert Parent

Replies: 17
Views: 1625

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 4 Nov 2017 3:38 am   Subject: Old School Intros (MP3s and Tabs) FREE
Thanks...

Robert
  Topic: Further education
Robert Parent

Replies: 4
Views: 663

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Nov 2017 3:27 am   Subject: Further education
Ian,

I have been trying to play for 43 year, and still feel like a beginner most days...

Robert
  Topic: Zum Hybrids: Best Zum Ever?
Robert Parent

Replies: 36
Views: 2573

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Nov 2017 3:45 am   Subject: Zum Hybrids: Best Zum Ever?
David summed it up very well....

Robert
  Topic: Further education
Robert Parent

Replies: 4
Views: 663

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Nov 2017 3:42 am   Subject: Further education
I totally agree that you have found an ideal setting for educating yourself. I had a similar gig many years ago and the experience was a huge building block in learning to play. BTW, if you think ou ...
  Topic: Christmas (All Steel) CD's
Robert Parent

Replies: 12
Views: 678

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 25 Oct 2017 3:25 am   Subject: Christmas (All Steel) CD's
Last year someone here on the forum did several Christmas songs and offered them to members here for download. I am not at home to lookup who that was but the steel playing was fantastic!

Robert
  Topic: Sho_Bud Pro II Info Needed
Robert Parent

Replies: 8
Views: 651

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 7:23 am   Subject: Sho_Bud Pro II Info Needed
I would guess early to mid 70's model... I had a Pro II, later model with the square front, narrow pedals, and received it fall of 76.
  Topic: Sho_Bud Pro II Info Needed
Robert Parent

Replies: 8
Views: 651

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 7:23 am   Subject: Sho_Bud Pro II Info Needed
duplicate post.
 
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