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  Topic: What happened to MCMElectronics?
Robert Parent

Replies: 2
Views: 297

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Aug 2018 4:33 am   Subject: What happened to MCMElectronics?
Hi Ray,

They have been purchased by Newark Electronics.

http://www.newark.com/mcm-partnership?CMP=KNC-YUSA-BRAND-MCM&mckv=gIDqnjEO|pcrid||plid|


Robert
  Topic: Music Man RD112 / 100
Robert Parent

Replies: 10
Views: 1135

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 17 Aug 2018 3:16 am   Subject: Music Man RD112 / 100
This is a great amp... I have the identical amp which has been my go-to amp since the early 80's. Someone please buy this before I find myself in the poor house!

Robert
  Topic: Sax Simulator
Robert Parent

Replies: 8
Views: 586

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Jul 2018 3:42 am   Subject: Sax Simulator
Years ago Korg had a synth box that did pretty well on horn type effects. It did not require a MIDI pickup/setup.

I have read about this but have not had an opportunity to give it a try:
https: ...
  Topic: Vinyl or carpet covered case?
Robert Parent

Replies: 7
Views: 497

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jun 2018 4:15 am   Subject: Vinyl or carpet covered case?
I like the carpet best.

Robert
  Topic: Lloyd Green By David A. Stewart
Robert Parent

Replies: 4
Views: 833

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 May 2018 3:18 am   Subject: Lloyd Green By David A. Stewart
Thanks Chris, I have not scene this either...

Robert
  Topic: Do u wish u could have your push pull back?
Robert Parent

Replies: 18
Views: 1467

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 May 2018 11:31 am   Subject: Do u wish u could have your push pull back?
No on wanting my old push-pull back. It served it's purpose for the decade or so that I owned it. It was a tool and in my view, there are much better tools being made today. Yes, it will always hav ...
  Topic: Electro-Harmonix Volume Pedal
Robert Parent

Replies: 3
Views: 505

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 7 May 2018 9:51 am   Subject: Electro-Harmonix Volume Pedal
I also have one of these pedals.... It works very well once you get use to mechanical aspect of it. The built in buffer circuit is a nice bonus.

Robert
  Topic: Music Man Amp
Robert Parent

Replies: 18
Views: 1902

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Apr 2018 2:18 pm   Subject: Music Man Amp
I have a RD112 - 100 watt and a RD112 - 50 watt. Both are great amps.

Robert
  Topic: Strings. Just strings!
Robert Parent

Replies: 26
Views: 2001

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Apr 2018 11:06 am   Subject: Strings. Just strings!
I have bought bulk strings from them for years with good luck. I also buy mandolin and mandola strings from them.

Robert
  Topic: Pedal Steel CD Giveaway!
Robert Parent

Replies: 4
Views: 623

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Apr 2018 3:18 am   Subject: Pedal Steel CD Giveaway!
Brian,

It is great to see the PSG used in an atypical setting. I wish your group success in the adventure.

Robert
  Topic: Does anyone play steel and sing at the same time?
Robert Parent

Replies: 37
Views: 2722

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Mar 2018 12:55 pm   Subject: Does anyone play steel and sing at the same time?
I can for a few songs, but would much rather just play!

Robert
  Topic: Rack Mount Tuner Suggestions
Robert Parent

Replies: 10
Views: 768

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Mar 2018 3:43 am   Subject: Rack Mount Tuner Suggestions
I have a Korg DTR1 that has worked well for several years.

Robert
  Topic: What is your dream guitar?
Robert Parent

Replies: 54
Views: 4476

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Mar 2018 4:37 am   Subject: What is your dream guitar?
For me it is the Zum D10 hybrid that I am currently playing. At times I wish it had another knee level but for the moment it just does not get any better.

Robert
  Topic: We’re giving away three Mud Stand amp stands! Winners!
Robert Parent

Replies: 80
Views: 5444

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Mar 2018 4:30 am   Subject: We’re giving away three Mud Stand amp stands! Winners!
My favorite go to amp is a Music Man RD100 with the EV 12L speaker. It's a great sounding amp and has been a real work horse since buying it new about 1980 as a gift to myself for surviving college. ...
  Topic: Easy Waylon songs for a newbie?
Robert Parent

Replies: 6
Views: 863

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: 1249

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: 2409

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: 872

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: 1364

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: 714

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: 2971

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: 561

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: 2525

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: 948

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: 4512

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