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A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.

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Squareneck Journal intro video 3 Replies

1 min video intro for my blog which is dedicated to squareneck resonator and Weissenborn guitars. Includes interviews with top players and builders, tips on musicianship, guitar, gear and CD…Continue

Started by Rob Anderlik. Last reply by Rob Anderlik Apr 11.

Resonator Tunings 10 Replies

What tunings do you like? What does that particular tuning lend itself to?

Tags: tuning, resonator

Started by David Shade. Last reply by Michael McGrath Aug 13, 2014.

Round neck reso capos 3 Replies

Hi Folks - I found the one I was searching for - Dobro DM-75 "LILY OF THE VALLEY" round neck reso guitar. The sound is amazing! I'm looking for the best capo - my Kyser and Schubb do not accommodate…Continue

Started by Peg Andrae. Last reply by Tim Quarry Mar 3, 2014.

National Hot plate, anyone got one?? 5 Replies

I own a National style O, & would like to get some sort of pick -up for it. I'm currently using a SM57 through my P.A.@ gigs, but it's not loud enough when i've got the bass & drum comes in.…Continue

Tags: gigs, steel, guitar, resonator, pick-ups

Started by jimmy fong. Last reply by Patrick May 9, 2013.

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Comment by Rusty Luthe on April 19, 2011 at 9:40pm
National Tri-cone 1.5 Spanish style. Standard tuning plus G, D, Dmin, DADGAD, C. I'm looking for a bit of Hawaiian info. You'd think that since I live in Hawaii that I'd find it.
Comment by Toby Walker on April 19, 2011 at 4:45pm
Hi Ed, Dave and all. Yes, I'm looking forward to taking part in some of the discussions.
Comment by Edward Sparks on April 19, 2011 at 3:38pm
Welcome Toby!  Check out our discussions...Edward
Comment by Edward Sparks on April 19, 2011 at 3:37pm
The Milk Man Blues...I can "relate" to that!  Get it...bad joke, I am full of them!  Edward
Comment by David Shade on April 19, 2011 at 3:17pm
Welcome Toby Walker.  I have enjoyed many of your videos and am glad you joined us.
Comment by Patrick on March 22, 2011 at 10:08pm
That would be just like me....made in 1950 and one of a kind. My pappy told me it was b'cause I was the milk man's.....still gotta write me a song called  "the milk man blues".
Comment by Edward Sparks on March 22, 2011 at 6:02pm

Hey, Check this out, a 7 string Gibson resophonic guitar made in 1950, one of a kind!

Comment by Patrick on February 3, 2011 at 10:24am
I play square with the bluegrass circles. I have a Dobro and keep mostly in dobro tuning. My higher passion is with the Nationals that are round neck and live in standard, open G, and open D and only sing Broonzy, Keb Mo etc.
Comment by Rob Anderlik on February 3, 2011 at 9:55am
How many of Y'all are square-neck players here?
Comment by Rob Anderlik on January 30, 2011 at 12:57pm
Thanks Ted. You know, you're right, with that Spanish phyrgian modal stuff going on I should probably change the name of the tune to Senor Rama P. Jama!

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