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  Topic: Steeltronics Z10 pickup
Scott Swartz

Replies: 8
Views: 420

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Jul 2020 8:33 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z10 pickup
Paul, glad you are enjoying it, and what you're stating is what I think most people hear on ZBs the highs are very present but yet smooth. The acoustic tone of ZBs is very lively with the long keyhea ...
  Topic: Pickup/Tone Advice/Opinion
Scott Swartz

Replies: 15
Views: 514

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Jul 2020 8:16 pm   Subject: Pickup/Tone Advice/Opinion
Yes the two rows of magnets design has much less 60 hz hum than typical steel guitar single coils, this was well known regarding ZB pickups and my redesign keeps this advantage.
  Topic: Pickup/Tone Advice/Opinion
Scott Swartz

Replies: 15
Views: 514

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Jul 2020 6:05 pm   Subject: Pickup/Tone Advice/Opinion
I have both a Fender 400 and a couple Williams, and they will never sound exactly the same, the Williams is the thicker sounding maple body modern steel sound with tons of sustain, and the Fender is c ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 6:46 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Billy, I assume you are talking about the MSA Classic arrangement mentioned by Johnie King on page 2 of this thread? Not sure what the MSA narrow mount dimensions are, but the smallest I can make the ...
  Topic: Demo vid of Scott Swartz's Steeltronics Z10 new ZB Pickup
Scott Swartz

Replies: 9
Views: 1198

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 1:19 pm   Subject: Demo vid of Scott Swartz's Steeltronics Z10 new ZB Pickup
Andy, there must have been a missing space and "Forum" got added on the front of the link, this one should work

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=358649&postdays=0&p ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 8:37 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
I have completed the model for narrow mount 12 string in 94 mm spacing, and already have one in process for a customer's Mullen. I believe this is the correct spacing for vintage ShoBuds also, can be ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 23 Jul 2020 8:21 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Bump it up, and here is a custom 11 string pickup just fininshed

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/2416_IMG_0227_1.jpg
  Topic: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Scott Swartz

Replies: 47
Views: 2474

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 22 Jul 2020 4:23 pm   Subject: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
The white looks great on the DR!
  Topic: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Scott Swartz

Replies: 47
Views: 2474

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Jul 2020 9:12 am   Subject: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Wow Eddy thanks for that video!

Love the way all those extended chords are ringing so clearly, and the smooth highs. In my posts above I tried to explain what I was hearing in the vibe of the pick ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 15 Jul 2020 8:11 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
John, that would be no problem, that was my next model to work up and I can stretch the the 10 string 3D model easily. I would want to check a couple dimensions with you, send me an email if you woul ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 15 Jul 2020 12:00 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Paul, I am still not seeing anything from you at hotmail, no idea what is going with the interwebs. You could use the forum PM to send what you you would like and the email address for the paypal inv ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 15 Jul 2020 6:49 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Paul, I am not seeing an email from you, not sure what happened. The forum email function had been having issues but was fixed, could you try again directly to

scott_swartz@hotmail.com
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 14 Jul 2020 3:29 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Stu, I am calling them Z10 and Z12, and my company (ie me and a workbench LOL) is Steeltronics. BTW yours ships in a day or two want to make doubly sure the clear coat is dry so it doesn't stick in t ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 11 Jul 2020 7:32 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Just finished the first white unit, it looks so cool I ordered parts to make one for one of my own steels LOL.

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/2416_IMG_0201_1.jpg
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 10 Jul 2020 7:38 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
I can easily cut off the mounting flanges in the 3D models, in fact I have a unit in production right now where I did that for a customer. The dimensions would then be the cover dimensions which are ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 9 Jul 2020 4:53 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Here is the first narrow mount, already on its way to TN.

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/2416_Narrow_Mount_Z10_1.jpg
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 5 Jul 2020 7:49 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Bump it up, and also here is a pic of the first 12 string unit, will be shipping out early next week

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/2416_IMG_0190_1.jpg
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 9:16 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
bump it up please
  Topic: C6 Lever positions?
Scott Swartz

Replies: 20
Views: 792

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 4:12 pm   Subject: C6 Lever positions?
I was mostly pointing it out as an option, I do have it however I dropped the low C string and have 2 D notes in the tuning basically a C13 ala Wayne Dahl and Terry Crisp, so my context is different. ...
  Topic: C6 Lever positions?
Scott Swartz

Replies: 20
Views: 792

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 10:18 am   Subject: C6 Lever positions?
John G, definitely agree with getting available F notes, one change you did not mention is lowering G to F, you might search on that and see if that is of interest.
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 24 Jun 2020 4:31 pm   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Yes no problem, I got a quote of $21 USD from USPS for 12 oz package to Victoria BC, that seems about what I have paid when I have had items shipped from Canada.
  Topic: Williams, Show Pro, Desert Rose
Scott Swartz

Replies: 17
Views: 1556

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 4:55 am   Subject: Williams, Show Pro, Desert Rose
As you say they are all 3 top shelf instruments. Some offer options the others may not, but even here they can all be customized. There are ergonomic differences like string spacing, pedals, height ...
  Topic: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
Scott Swartz

Replies: 59
Views: 3649

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 22 Jun 2020 5:39 am   Subject: Steeltronics Z Series Pickups - Wide Mount and Narrow Mount
bump it up
  Topic: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Scott Swartz

Replies: 47
Views: 2474

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 9:44 am   Subject: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
I would say both the E66 and 710 have plenty of highs, but the 710 has more upper midrange / low treble 2-3 kHz due to the strong pole magnets, strong pole piece magnets give a more aggressive tone. ...
  Topic: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Scott Swartz

Replies: 47
Views: 2474

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Jun 2020 5:48 pm   Subject: ZB Pickup In A Standard Wide Mount Format
Marc,

In terms of brightness and how I would set the amp tone controls its in the ballpark of of an E66. However the character of the highs is very different. The highs have a smoothness that is ...
 
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