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Brian Gattis

 

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Post  Posted 5 Aug 2019 1:52 pm    
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Will there be anybody building pedal steels in 20 years? I think about this often. I figured I would see what y’all think about this subject?



Brian G.

P.S. I sure hope so
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Joe Krumel

 

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Post  Posted 5 Aug 2019 5:06 pm    
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If there is any demand I guess. Also the profit margin to the builder would have to be there.
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Paul Pearson

 

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Post  Posted 5 Aug 2019 5:50 pm     Steel builders
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I would think so their are some young players coming a long they have got to have a guitar to play
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Ian Rae


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Post  Posted 6 Aug 2019 5:34 am    
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I expect Buddy Emmons and Shot Jackson asked themselves the same question back in the sixties.
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Dawn Jackson

 

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Post  Posted 6 Aug 2019 6:35 am    
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Yes, the Jacksons plan to still be building steels in 20 years...and more. Good Lord willing and the creek don't rise.
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Roger Crawford


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McDonough, GA USA
Post  Posted 6 Aug 2019 6:51 am    
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The Mullen crew is in the hands of some young builders. They should be making great guitars for a long time to come.
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Donny Hinson

 

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Glen Burnie, Md. U.S.A.
Post  Posted 7 Aug 2019 12:11 pm    
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I think it's safe to say that there will always be somebody building them. I can't think of a single instrument that isn't still being made. Be it a harpsichord, a tipple, a theremin, a harmonium, a vielle, or a hurry-gurdy...someone will always be out there recreating them.

As long as somebody's playing, someone else will be building. Winking
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Larry Jamieson


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Walton, NY USA
Post  Posted 9 Aug 2019 5:37 am    
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I don't think anybody is building C Melody saxophones...
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Barry Blackwood


Post  Posted 9 Aug 2019 7:59 am    
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I can't think of a single instrument that isn't still being made. Be it a harpsichord, a tipple, a theremin, a harmonium, a vielle, or a hurry-gurdy...someone will always be out there recreating them.

Lest we forget. - the Swinette! Shocked
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Donny Hinson

 

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Post  Posted 9 Aug 2019 8:15 am    
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Larry Jamieson wrote:
I don't think anybody is building C Melody saxophones...


Check here: Mr. Green

https://www.sax.co.uk/sakkusu-c-melody-saxophone-gold-lacquer.ir
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Andy DePaule


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Post  Posted 9 Aug 2019 7:07 pm     Amazon, naturally....
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Larry Jamieson wrote:
I don't think anybody is building C Melody saxophones...


Amazon, naturally.... Laughing Very Happy
https://www.amazon.com/FidgetKute-Professional-Coffee-saxophone-engraving/dp/B07QS1T3G3/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=C+melody+saxophone&qid=1565406318&s=gateway&sr=8-5
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Karen Sarkisian


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Post  Posted 10 Aug 2019 11:19 am    
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Dawn Jackson wrote:
Yes, the Jacksons plan to still be building steels in 20 years...and more. Good Lord willing and the creek don't rise.


God willing and the crick don’t rise ! 😉😂
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Lyle Clary

 

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Post  Posted 11 Aug 2019 6:45 am     Swinette
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Please Barry, share with us what a Swinette is.
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Barry Blackwood


Post  Posted 11 Aug 2019 2:37 pm    
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http://www.markfair.com/wanted.html. Smile
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Steve Spitz

 

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New Orleans, LA, USA
Post  Posted 12 Aug 2019 2:51 pm    
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Another thought, how much longer will the builder that built my steel still be in the steel business ?

Something to consider ? Of course someone could likely provide what you need in the future, but it would be an added benefit if you knew parts and service were going to continue to be available from the original source.

Just sayin...
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