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  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 1 Aug 2020 6:12 am   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
Experimental pick. Sometimes I try different things just to see what happens, such as my "Nine Pound Hammer" pick that is an extremely heavy pick made for dobro and guitar.

This one star ...
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 30 Jul 2020 3:18 pm   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
I'm still honing in on the thickness to use for these. I like the blade to be thick for tone, but the band needs to be thin enough that it can be adjusted by the player. I also added some form to thi ...
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 30 Jul 2020 2:56 pm   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
A few more I made the other day. The two piece set is going to a lap steel player who used to back up Leon Redbone on keyboards, so I included a keyboard into the 'crazy quilt' sort of patchwork desig ...
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 30 Jul 2020 2:42 pm   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
Very talented work. Paul Revere would be proud. Is the engraving that looks like a pattern (the roses for example) hand engraved or stamped? Man that looks like a lot of work. I imagine you can g ...
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 9:10 am   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
Wow, really beautiful. I made a comment in the forum when i got the fingerpicks that no thumbpicks sound like them.

Is the blade of the 2 in last pic flat or curved?

Will it be on your order pa ...
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 8:13 am   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
Sorry, I thought I was posting in "new products"... Feel free to move it.
  Topic: Prototype thumb picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 17
Views: 1288

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 7:47 am   Subject: Prototype thumb picks
These are some of my latest experiments in thumb picks. I like the one with my "Landis" logo the best for steel guitar and banjo. I know, they're metal. But please, for a minute put aside ev ...
  Topic: Have you experimented with different finger picks?
Ron Landis

Replies: 43
Views: 3015

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Jul 2020 10:25 am   Subject: Have you experimented with different finger picks?
I’ve been developing new picks for a while but just recently put together what I consider my ideal set for steel and banjo. The thick silver isn’t as harsh as most metal picks and the heavy materi ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 5:11 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
I have a new style in the works. This is a set of prototypes that did not work out for technical reasons too complicated and boring to explain. I have a new die in the works and should have them in p ...
  Topic: Ron Landis' Sterling Silver Fingerpicks
Ron Landis

Replies: 11
Views: 1102

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 1 Jun 2020 7:44 pm   Subject: Ron Landis' Sterling Silver Fingerpicks
I really want to thank you guys for chiming in with reviews and I'm really happy you like your new picks! As you can imagine, it's been a pretty tough row to hoe introducing the world's most expensiv ...
  Topic: Fender Dual Pro (Lollipop) Tuner pans & tuners
Ron Landis

Replies: 4
Views: 558

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 17 May 2020 5:15 am   Subject: Fender Dual Pro (Lollipop) Tuner pans & tuners
I have fretboards for shorter scale Stringmasters. I think I also have a pair of the older style Fender boards. I had some made about 7 or 8 years ago for a restoration I did, so I ordered extras whil ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 17 May 2020 4:42 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
Brooks Montgomery
Posted: 7 May 20 8:14am Post subject:

Ron, pros and cons, nickel vs. silver ?
they look great.


Ron,
I'm curious myself about the difference in feel and sound...Thanks ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 17 May 2020 4:37 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
I just wanted to let people know that we were not in the shop last week. My production manager suffered severe burns a week ago, so production was shut down until we both return tomorrow. As of May 9, ...
  Topic: Ron Landis engraved picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 26
Views: 3260

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 May 2020 4:34 am   Subject: Ron Landis engraved picks
I just wanted to let people know that we were not in the shop last week. My production manager suffered severe burns a week ago, so production was shut down until we both return tomorrow. As of May 9, ...
  Topic: Ron Landis engraved picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 26
Views: 3260

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 May 2020 2:39 am   Subject: Ron Landis engraved picks
That's quite reasonable for a pair. a few days ago it was not specified, thought it was each.

Yes, the "Finger Picks" section of the website is new and still a work in progress. We fixed ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 7 May 2020 4:31 pm   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
To make this shape work, it needs to be a thinner neck on the blade so the radius can go all the way around. That design wouldn't work very well with lighter gauges because the neck would be too thin ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 7 May 2020 4:23 pm   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron,
That last set looks fantastic. Do you find much difference with the attack having rounded tips, as opposed to the more traditional pointed ones?

I was curious too then thought about it a whi ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 6 May 2020 5:17 pm   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
We got the picks up on the website but we also have a glitch in the system which will be straightened out when my webmaster gets to it on Friday. The mobile version works fine but if you're viewing th ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 4 May 2020 6:34 pm   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron-I'm real interested. When you have these up on your website,can you post a link?
I will. We're really close. I'll make a new post when they're officially listed. In the mean time, here's a set I ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 3 May 2020 6:02 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron, will you be making any non engraved (plain) models? Wishing you the best of luck!

Yes I'll offer plain ones. Actually, I've got other engravers looking for them so they can do their own engrav ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 3 May 2020 6:00 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
"We don't need no stinking nickel ". They look interesting, Ron. What would the price per pair be? Are you going to have several stock designs to choose from, or is everything going to be ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 2 May 2020 8:21 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
Wow! I'm very curious how they really sound. I want mine to have a carving of Buddy Emmons' head portrait. I imagine you may get a few requests for the Christian cross; Lloyd Green; Jimmy Day; Jerry B ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 2 May 2020 8:16 am   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
"We don't need no stinking nickel ". They look interesting, Ron. What would the price per pair be? Are you going to have several stock designs to choose from, or is everything going to be ...
  Topic: Sterling Silver Picks
Ron Landis

Replies: 35
Views: 8087

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 1 May 2020 6:19 pm   Subject: Sterling Silver Picks
I've combined my experience as an engraver of coin dies with my love for music and over the past four years have developed what I believe are the best picks possible. These are die struck from Sterlin ...
  Topic: Strange Seven String Steel
Ron Landis

Replies: 14
Views: 1841

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Dec 2018 4:55 pm   Subject: Strange Seven String Steel
I have come up with a theory. If there's any truth about it's Chicago origins, it's possible this was made by someone at the Bally's -Midway manufacturing. They made pinball machines and slot machines ...
 
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