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  Topic: Videos on Youtube of my playing
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 4
Views: 1417

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Dec 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Videos on Youtube of my playing
Folks, these are two of my videos that I posted on youtube. Put "Sigi Meissner" if you wanna see more of my playing. The e-guitar in the background is also my playing. There is also some old ...
  Topic: Hiss on new Twin Reverb
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 14
Views: 2355

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Nov 2017 2:58 pm   Subject: Hiss on new Twin Reverb
My amp tec changed one of the pream tubes. The hiss reduced drasticly. Thnx for your helpful comments
  Topic: Hiss on new Twin Reverb
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 14
Views: 2355

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Oct 2017 12:53 am   Subject: Hiss on new Twin Reverb
I dicided 9 months ago to replace my old 72 Twin Reverb through a brand new one. It's this edition with color caramel ordered from England.
My old on is super quiet while the new one has a considerab ...
  Topic: B3 Organ devices
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 3
Views: 1053

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Apr 2012 8:45 am   Subject: B3 Organ devices
Seems there are two brand new rotary devices on the market: the "Rotosphere (Hughes and Kettner)" and the "Strymon Lex"
Does these work for steel? Any better ideas for a Leslie / ...
  Topic: Rotary effects / B3 organ effects
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 0
Views: 250

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Apr 2012 12:54 am   Subject: Rotary effects / B3 organ effects
Seems there are two brand new rotary devices on the market: the "Rotosphere (Hughes and Kettner)" and the "Strymon Lex"
Does these work for steel? Any better ideas for a Leslie / ...
  Topic: Rotary effects / B3 organ effects
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 0
Views: 201

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Apr 2012 12:29 am   Subject: Rotary effects / B3 organ effects
Seems there are two brand new rotary devices on the market: the "Rotosphere (Hughes and Kettner)" and the "Strymon Lex"
Does these work for steel? Any better ideas for a Leslie / ...
  Topic: Metal Thumb Pick
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 9
Views: 2599

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Nov 2010 5:38 am   Subject: Metal Thumb Pick
As we all know, plastic thumb picks tend to wear thinner and thinner the longer one use it. For shure much quicker than a metal thumb pick. I wonder why the metal pick is not standard for steel player ...
  Topic: Detuned lever release
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 3
Views: 1131

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Aug 2010 4:48 am   Subject: Detuned lever release
E9th neck on an Emmons ll: When I release my RKL which lowers my e's to e flat it does not return in tune accurate. For that I have to move a bit the lever that makes e to f. I have tried different be ...
  Topic: I will be in Geneva June 30-July13, Forumites to Meet?
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 11
Views: 2610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Jun 2010 2:12 am   Subject: Your Europe trip
Hi Mickey, I live nearby Zurich. that's 300 km from Geneva still in Switzerland. If you can make it there, I'm gonna show you this wonderful town. It's built round a lake, has a nice old town part fro ...
  Topic: Lighting on stage
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 5
Views: 1813

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Feb 2010 4:06 am   Subject: Lighting on stage
As we all know, stages can be very dark for us steelers. Especially if the spotlight is directed to the singer.
I'm curious what lighting system for the steel guitar you recommend. Most of my lights ...
  Topic: Problem with knee lever
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 3
Views: 979

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 16 Dec 2009 1:44 am   Subject: Problem with knee lever
I have an Emmons II (All pull)
My RKL lowers both e's to e flat on the E9th neck. But the lower e flat does'nt go back to a precise e. I have tried various rod travel lengths. Does that have any te ...
  Topic: To short rod travel
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 4
Views: 972

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Aug 2009 12:07 am   Subject: To short rod travel
Thnx for your help.
There is no adjustment screw. If there is one where should it be?
No better linkage is possible anymore
  Topic: To short rod travel
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 4
Views: 972

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 Aug 2009 8:43 am   Subject: To short rod travel
I have an Emmons Legrande ll. On the C6 neck I put a short rod on my RKR to get my 8th string from A to Bb. But the 4 whole bell crank doesn't provides enough travel to create a half tone. Are extra l ...
  Topic: Need Info about shipping charges
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 5
Views: 1174

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 3 Aug 2009 7:00 am   Subject: Need Info about shipping charges
What are the regular shipping costs for 4 Rubber feets, 2 Sets of Strings and 50 tuning nuts to Switzerland (Europe)
Bobbe S. charges $65. That's more than the merchandise cost. What different ways o ...
  Topic: Gonna get drunk
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 2
Views: 1335

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Apr 2009 3:44 am   Subject: Gonna get drunk
Who has Willie Nelson's Gonna get drunk? I like more the version with the Jimmy Day Solo, not the Nelson/Haggard version.
Thnx for posting an mp3 file.

Greetings from Switzerland
Sigi
  Topic: String noise like a Sitar
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 5
Views: 1155

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jul 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: String noise like a Sitar
On my C6 neck I have an up lever which raises the third string c half a tone. The open string sounds normal. As soon as I push the lever the sring starts to make a strange noise like a sitar. I replac ...
  Topic: Distortion Device wanted
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 3
Views: 901

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 15 Jun 2008 6:45 am   Subject: Distortion Device wanted
I'm shure this topic has been covered already.
Is there a distortion device especially concepted for Steel on the market? If not,
what standard guitar device do you recommend?
Thnx for info's
Sigi
  Topic: Pedals difficult to press
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 13
Views: 3540

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Apr 2008 10:24 am   Subject: Pedals difficult to press
Henry, I agree with you, these springs on the end of the pedal rods are not extrem nececary or are they? Erv said PUR THEM BACK ON!
  Topic: Pedals difficult to press
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 13
Views: 3540

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Apr 2008 4:49 am   Subject: Pedals difficult to press
I have two Emmons and by comparing the pedal press
one is much more difficult, all of them evenly. What springs are responsible for the sum of the the press resistance? Even Removing the spring at t ...
  Topic: Bobro?
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 3
Views: 1222

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Apr 2008 7:48 am   Subject: Bobro?
Anyone who has this Dobro simulation item? Does it need a graphit bar? Does it sounds realistic? Any other similar recommendable items on the market?
Thnx for respond
  Topic: Wich pocket amp?
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 4
Views: 1209

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 5 Mar 2008 1:44 am   Subject: Wich pocket amp?
Which pocket amp / headphone amp is suitable for steel? I need also an aux input for Rh tracks.
I have tried different standard guitar amps. They all sound thin.
I'm shure this topic has been covere ...
  Topic: Bell Cranks Sho-Bud
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 2
Views: 915

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Feb 2008 2:54 am   Subject: Bell Cranks Sho-Bud
Who has a few Bell Cranks to sell for a Sho-Bud Super Pro, Serial Nr:
16993. (Could be 'round 1980)

I've decided to leave the unused one where it is and just add a new one on a different cross rod ...
  Topic: What thread size?
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 2
Views: 797

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Jan 2008 9:38 am   Subject: What thread size?
Thnx Ron for the tip. To Buy a thread cutter I need to know the size. Is it it a 5/32" ?
  Topic: What thread size?
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 2
Views: 797

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jan 2008 1:32 pm   Subject: What thread size?
I wanna build new Pedal Rods for my Shoe-Bud. (longer ones)
What size is the thread in the Ball Joint? The Rod is
4,1 mm thick, that's 0,161 "
Thnx for help

Btw,: I'm afraid I can get only ...
  Topic: Could this be done to a pedal steel???
Sigi Meissner

Replies: 12
Views: 2932

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Dec 2007 1:30 am   Subject: Could this be done to a pedal steel???
I go with Alan. A self tuning steel will hardly find buyers. Even at the same price. I think most steelers love the mechanical parts and also the opportunity to replace anything by themselves.

Just ...
 
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