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  Topic: Put a little hair on it...
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 37
Views: 4576

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 3 Jan 2020 12:27 am   Subject: Put a little hair on it...
The Barber LTD and Gain Changer are really good at edge of breakup tones; for a slightly darker, "older" sounding tone, the TC MojoMojo also works well.
My favorite pedal for getting that p ...
  Topic: looking for ideas for a tone control
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 23
Views: 1673

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 31 Aug 2019 12:41 am   Subject: looking for ideas for a tone control
Just wire up a cable with this:

https://www.neutrik.com/en/product/np2rx-timbre
  Topic: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 5
Views: 629

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 31 Aug 2019 12:37 am   Subject: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Yep, I already ordered them from you a few days ago!
  Topic: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 5
Views: 629

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Aug 2019 11:51 pm   Subject: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Thanks, guys! Ordered!
  Topic: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 5
Views: 629

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Aug 2019 2:35 am   Subject: Leg sockets for legs from Deluxe34 stand?
Hi guys,
I bought a Deluxe34 stand a few years ago (great product!). now I want to use the same legs it came with on a console type steel I built - but I have no idea on what the thread size is on th ...
  Topic: Flat magnetic pickup for 8 string?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 10
Views: 1176

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jun 2019 2:07 pm   Subject: Flat magnetic pickup for 8 string?
Lace makes a thin pickup for acoustic bass guitars:
https://lacemusic.com/collections/8/products/lace-ultra-slim-acoustic-bass
I'm using one of those as a second pickup on a Fender 400 steel; should ...
  Topic: Fender 1000 Wiring Question
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 9
Views: 606

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Apr 2019 11:13 am   Subject: Fender 1000 Wiring Question
Oh, and a few more points: If pot resistance wouldn't matter, then why do "no load" tone pots work so well in giving an extra bright kick in the fully open position (where all the pot resist ...
  Topic: Fender 1000 Wiring Question
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 9
Views: 606

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Apr 2019 11:06 am   Subject: Fender 1000 Wiring Question


Roman - That type of analysis has been published for decades, and while players claim they can hear the difference between pot values every blindfold test I've seen or been part of has shown that ...
  Topic: Fender 1000 Wiring Question
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 9
Views: 606

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Apr 2019 1:20 pm   Subject: Fender 1000 Wiring Question
Well, different pot values DO influence the tone of a guitar, and I have to diasagree here - I find that it is very discernible when you move from 250k to 500k pots (or vice versa) on the same guitar; ...
  Topic: My new tt-12 speaker cabinet. A conversation piece
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 25
Views: 2638

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 15 Jan 2019 2:06 pm   Subject: My new tt-12 speaker cabinet. A conversation piece
Very cool - like an Acoustic Image Upshot.
  Topic: Beginner question about 6 vs. 8 string
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 30
Views: 3573

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Apr 2018 1:03 pm   Subject: Beginner question about 6 vs. 8 string
Well, couldn't have said it better than Todd - that 5th on top really is VERY helpful when soloing, doing double stops, etc.
And to add something that hasn't been mentioned yet - one of the most beau ...
  Topic: Beginner question about 6 vs. 8 string
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 30
Views: 3573

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Apr 2018 12:57 pm   Subject: Beginner question about 6 vs. 8 string
As somebody who came from guitar to lap steel, started out on 6 strings, and is now playing 8 string lap steel exclusively, in Western Swing (and rockabilly) styles, I agree with Bill & Jean-Paul ...
  Topic: Epiphone Electar fitted with a JAG CC style pickup
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 2
Views: 1328

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Mar 2018 2:20 pm   Subject: Epiphone Electar fitted with a JAG CC style pickup
Very nice - great tone!
I just put JAG's super-slim floating CC-styled pickup on my Loar LH300 archtop - also sounds great!
  Topic: Best sounding lap steel amp?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 49
Views: 11547

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 26 Mar 2018 3:16 pm   Subject: Best sounding lap steel amp?
In case anyone else is interested... I asked the original poster of that Youtube video what amp he was using, and it was a 1970s Princeton Reverb.

Funny, Princeton Reverb (maybe one modded with a 1 ...
  Topic: Just finished: 8-string console steel
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 10
Views: 1832

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Mar 2018 12:59 am   Subject: Just finished: 8-string console steel
Cool, what is the green piece? Great lookin woody too.

That's the aluminium baseplate, painted with primer...

Just to clarify - that's not my woody (I wished it was...) - just one of the pics th ...
  Topic: Just finished: 8-string console steel
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 10
Views: 1832

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Mar 2018 2:29 pm   Subject: Just finished: 8-string console steel
It's a Lace Alumitone - and older model that didn't have the wiring for splitting the coils yet, can't remember the exact model name, but it should be similar to the model that is now called "Ton ...
  Topic: Just finished: 8-string console steel
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 10
Views: 1832

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Mar 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: Just finished: 8-string console steel
Started building an 8-string console steel for myself almost a year ago, but never finished it (too much other stuff going on in my life...) - till today! It's finally done:

https://imgur.com/9runv ...
  Topic: C6 Tuning- 6 string or 8 string?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 20
Views: 4256

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Jan 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: C6 Tuning- 6 string or 8 string?
For me the high G is an absolut must, for any kind of soloing; I personally prefer playing C6 on an 8-string, but if I had to play on 6 strings, I'd rather give up the low strings (which are covered b ...
  Topic: Leg Sockets New lite design Alum. $12.95 Patented
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 9
Views: 1975

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 7:34 am   Subject: Leg Sockets New lite design Alum. $12.95 Patented
Hi, would the legs from a Deluxe34 lap steel stand fit those sockets? I already have a Deluxe34 stand, but would like the legs to do double duty on another, console-type steel I am building, can't fin ...
  Topic: Shubb tone bar
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 10
Views: 1789

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Oct 2017 3:43 am   Subject: Shubb tone bar
I use the SP2 on my 8-string lap steel - tried switching to a bullet bar for a while, but the SP2 feels more natural to me.
  Topic: Duesenberg Multibender Dimension?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 2
Views: 740

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Oct 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Duesenberg Multibender Dimension?
The saddles are adjustable - you can move them all the way to the front edge of the base plate.
  Topic: Poll Regarding Use of Harmonics on Lap or NP Steel
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 6
Views: 1411

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 12:44 pm   Subject: Poll Regarding Use of Harmonics on Lap or NP Steel
Does finger harmonics include knuckle harmonics? Bercause that's what I use most (as opposed to finger harmonics done with the tip of a finger on the harmonic node).
  Topic: Getting 8 ohms out or two 4 ohm speakers
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 16
Views: 2343

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 6 Sep 2017 12:01 pm   Subject: Getting 8 ohms out or two 4 ohm speakers
There's a 8 Ohm version of the Jensen Neo 15"-150. I have that in a homemade amp. sounds great, and weighs nothing, compared to other speakers...
  Topic: Single or dual pick ups?
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 17
Views: 3837

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jul 2017 6:01 am   Subject: Single or dual pick ups?
I like two pickups - but not wired like on a "Spanish" electric guitar (with a 3-way switch) - I prefer the Stringmaster setup: bridge pickup always fully on, neck pickup on a blender pot; t ...
  Topic: Just finished: Multibender lap steel
Roman Sonnleitner

Replies: 7
Views: 2896

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 May 2017 8:54 am   Subject: Just finished: Multibender lap steel
Thank you! The distance from the top of the deck to the underside of the strings is about 12-13mm (roughly 1/2").
 
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