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  Topic: Peavey Nashville 112 pops, rumbles, booms
Tony Prior

Replies: 11
Views: 1173

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 1:45 am   Subject: Peavey Nashville 112 pops, rumbles, booms
The thing about it is pops booms and rumble don't magically disappear. If the amp is bad , they are present ALL THE TIME.

Jacks recommended procedure should be applied to every connector includ ...
  Topic: Buying a used Steel checklist (what to look for?)
Tony Prior

Replies: 23
Views: 847

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 12:59 am   Subject: Buying a used Steel checklist (what to look for?)
Update y'all: I have myself a brand spanking new GFI SD-10 from Billy Cooper's. I'm just thrilled to get started, I'll keep you posted on my progress! I'll be in the market for a good volume pedal as ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
Tony Prior

Replies: 9
Views: 523

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 12:39 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
I tried to figure this out some time ago. Buddy was famous for playing single notes without using pedals and knee levers but I, like John, am curious what others think, how Emmons played this. No matt ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
Tony Prior

Replies: 9
Views: 523

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 12:26 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
These are excellent musical lines. Very usable when played slowly. Measure 2 and 3 are a sequence, one answering the other.
I have found more ways to finger these. That’s part of the fun.
Howeve ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
Tony Prior

Replies: 9
Views: 523

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 12:35 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
I'm an expert Buddy Listener ! Laughing

I don't even attempt to play anything like this, as great as it is, its not me ! But, I will work thru the tab for bits and pieces to be used wherever ! ...
  Topic: Recording on a cd recorder
Tony Prior

Replies: 5
Views: 152

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 12:09 am   Subject: Recording on a cd recorder
the process is exactly the same, the recording media is NOT. Once you begin with a CD burn you can't stop. Direct to CD recording is NOT an efficient procedure, the process is the same , its the recor ...
  Topic: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
Tony Prior

Replies: 16
Views: 421

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 10:17 am   Subject: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
what John said above. Laughing
  Topic: Purchasing recommendation requested.
Tony Prior

Replies: 2
Views: 182

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 10:14 am   Subject: Purchasing recommendation requested.
Jeff, probably most if not ALL modern era changers will allow for any string to be raised or lowered. What you need is bellcranks ( pullers) on cross shafts to perform this task. The limiting factor ...
  Topic: Buying a used Steel checklist (what to look for?)
Tony Prior

Replies: 23
Views: 847

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 1:02 am   Subject: Buying a used Steel checklist (what to look for?)
well I see things just a tad differently. yep up to 3 K will get a very nice instrument in very nice shape.

Me , I always buy the best instrument I can for the allotted funds. Spend it all, don't ...
  Topic: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
Tony Prior

Replies: 16
Views: 421

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 12:46 am   Subject: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
Like Jon, I have the E raises and lowers on different knees (LKR and RKR) to get the smooth transition needed to drop the third in the A/F position.



or you can move the bar like many did befo ...
  Topic: Need help with pricing AMP.
Tony Prior

Replies: 8
Views: 561

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 12:58 pm   Subject: Need help with pricing AMP.
The head is ok, its not the worst one out there, I would agree in the $500 range. The cab, unless they are JBL.s probably the price of two used speakers, +/- 200 at best.

Not long ago I sold ...
  Topic: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
Tony Prior

Replies: 16
Views: 421

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 10:23 am   Subject: Lever that raises strings 4 and 8 on the right-knee-right?
while there are no rules, the thought process is when we move one change from one place to another, or left to right or right to left, what are we giving up ?

The E raise , 4+8 obviously goes wi ...
  Topic: The Pomodoro Technique for practicing music
Tony Prior

Replies: 7
Views: 264

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 1:35 am   Subject: The Pomodoro Technique for practicing music
How about running the same solo or phrase in all 12 keys?


Exactly right Bill. Very Happy Then modify it just a tad , and do it again. Then at the same time recognize those simple changes on the fret b ...
  Topic: The Pomodoro Technique for practicing music
Tony Prior

Replies: 7
Views: 264

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 1:32 am   Subject: The Pomodoro Technique for practicing music
well, this is not a necessarily a new technique , someone just put their name on it ! But it's still good and very valid. 25 minutes may be way too long for many, we can barely stay concentrated o ...
  Topic: Biab
Tony Prior

Replies: 12
Views: 182

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 27 Jun 2020 7:41 am   Subject: Biab
Roger are you meaning separate each instrument in the song file to its own track ? If so, YES.

When we convert the BIAB song file to WAV , that's one of the questions you answer, YES or NO. Y ...
  Topic: Played my first gig last night in 4 months
Tony Prior

Replies: 17
Views: 1560

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 12:29 pm   Subject: Played my first gig last night in 4 months
Over the last 24 hours, I received calls for 3 gigs, two I can do, one I cannot as its on the same night as another. The two were regular rotation before Covid anyway and are outdoors. I'm sure we ...
  Topic: Screwed down Sho~Bud Fretboards?
Tony Prior

Replies: 7
Views: 583

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 12:24 pm   Subject: Screwed down Sho~Bud Fretboards?
as Ricky stated, here's a 75 Pro II, screws. but don't be fooled, they were also GLUED down ! Very Happy


https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/2808_IMG_9669_1.jpg Very Happy
  Topic: i need a measurement from a blues junior amp
Tony Prior

Replies: 9
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 12:42 am   Subject: i need a measurement from a blues junior amp
they are all the manufactured to the same specs, +/- tolerances . Mine is just a tad over 16 + 3/8 . 16 +3/8 is the same as 16 + 1/2 within specified tolerances. The opening side to side is 16+ ...
  Topic: Any mandolin players here?
Tony Prior

Replies: 29
Views: 758

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 24 Jun 2020 1:43 am   Subject: Any mandolin players here?
I studied Mandolin about 7 or 8 years ago, I continued for about 2 or 3 years. Recorded and even wrote a few tunes. Then, stopped.

I was playing many of the popular Mando and Fiddle tunes having ...
  Topic: Band in a box?
Tony Prior

Replies: 12
Views: 492

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 24 Jun 2020 1:30 am   Subject: Band in a box?
the very short answers are:


Yes- fast and easy to making a very simple play-along track*

No- To running it on a cellphone *

*qualifiers:

there is elementary setup and learning required ...
  Topic: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
Tony Prior

Replies: 46
Views: 2358

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 9:18 am   Subject: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
I don't think that The Steel Guitar Forum is the right place for a discussion about the pros and cons of masks. We've all heard those talking points many times on other social media.

As for my dile ...
  Topic: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
Tony Prior

Replies: 46
Views: 2358

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 6:51 am   Subject: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
Ok Bill we can agree to disagree. I have no problem with anyone wearing masks, and I have no problem with those NOT wearing them.
  Topic: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
Tony Prior

Replies: 46
Views: 2358

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 4:10 am   Subject: Turned down a gig for tomorrow night...
If at this point you are not wearing a mask when you go out...well you are part of the problem. .

Really Bill, part of the problem ? Question If you are not cleaning or replacing a mask after each u ...
  Topic: C6 Lever positions?
Tony Prior

Replies: 20
Views: 603

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 1:21 am   Subject: C6 Lever positions?
Its a great question, one I have thought about thru the years as well.

I think ergonomically it depends on the particular person. Fit the levers to the person rather than the person to the levers ...
  Topic: Some of the coolest steel guitar on this planet!
Tony Prior

Replies: 23
Views: 2441

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 12:51 am   Subject: Some of the coolest steel guitar on this planet!
Egad! They're using MUSIC STANDS!

One day they will become professionals, but until then, they will remain kittens. Laughing
 
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