Show us your steel guitar

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  1. L_Totti

    L_Totti Member

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    Nice! That Supro looks quite a lot like mine and I also tune it to C6 , but I use ECGACE instead of CEGACE...

    How do you like the Lace pickup? I need a way to amplify my squareneck and I'm kinda confused with all the options. I'm interested in the Goldtone Mic System(http://www.goldtone.com/products/de...-Resonator-Guitar-Microphone-System-Condenser) but the Lace pickup is also interesting.
     
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    Couple of Fenders
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    I've had a brown 50's Rickenbacker like this since 1970. A friend in Junior High gave it to me. His older brothers bass player had "borrowed" the pickup. I put a 60's Teisco/DeArmond pickup in it sometime around 1980. Sounds awesome. Does anyone know where I can get new tuners or have the tips replaced? They're falling apart. Thanks, PTV
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    What's great about that Lace Sensor is that I don't have any problems with feedback, even on louder stages - but the tone is not 100% pure acoustic resonator guitar, it's kinda half way between a reso and a lap steel tone (which works for me, since I'm not playing traditional bluegrass, but alt.country).
     
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    Sherwood... probably circa late '40s
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  7. Bhodie

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    Not a Pomona.. that is Tom's hand built guitar "Angel" with a dusenberg bender.. more of Tom's beautiful work can be seen here:

    http://s302.photobucket.com/albums/nn87/tompettingill/
     
  8. Neer

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    I've got a few and have had many--just about all the great ones ever made, even a few great pedal steels. But my Clinesmith is my favorite. I'm having another built this year.

    I no longer own the one standing upright, but I had it commissioned--it's a replica of the original Rickenbacher Fry
    Pan prototype. The triple neck is an early 1951 Fender, the other is my Clinesmith.


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    There have been many, many others.
     
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    Wow, some beautiful steels so far! Makes mine look so plain

    Chander RH-2 Lap Steel (strung for C6 tuning)
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    Some really beautiful guitars in this thread. Here's my '39 Gibson EH-185:

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    :drool

    How do you like the Fry Pan? The one I played felt a bit uncomfortable... Maybe the body was too small for me.
     
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    I've seen/played his bluegrass dobros, but did not know he made electric steel guitars too. Nice; Bigsby-esque!!
     
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    EPIC thread.

    Angels don't stroke harps, they chicken-pick pedal steels.
     
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    Where did you get that multibender? I've been (very passively) looking for one so I can teach myself how to play faux lap steel
     
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    Here's an old National Lap Steel I just recently got and had repaired (input jack installed instead of the broken cord). Initially the tech thought the pickup might be dead, but I was stoked when he was able to get it working. It actually sounds marvelous!

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    Those are made by Dusenberg and a real nice little unit. I've been ordering them out of Germany from Rockinger. It depends on the conversion rate, but generally they are around $300 shipped. You can get them from Dusenberg USA, but for some reason they want $582 for one.

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    Is it hard to play or you just got to get used to it?
     
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    What model is that?
     
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    Supro Supreme. c. 1956.
     

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