"I started out on a beautiful 3 pickup 335 style electric.Years later I scored a really sweet sounding Sovreign I used until someone broke the headstock while I was on the road. By the time I got around to having it fixed it had been tossed.…"
"Is there a certain model for banjo or is it a model that fits all...I am going to look into as we use banjo on a few songs, like Old Man by Neil Young and You Ain't Going Nowhere by Dylan and I need to replace the small lav mic I have taped…"
I got a Dtar pickup for my banjo and it is probably the best sounding pickup I've ever had on an instrument. I'm thinking about trying one on my reso and replacing my Lace. Anyone have any experience with Dtar placement?
A place to discuss lap steel/slide guitar and other incarnations of the instrument ala pedal steel guitar and non-pedal steel guitar. Feel free to discuss building, learning, playing, tunings, maintainance, of new and vintage instruments.See More
There is a parts company called First Quality Music Service (FQMS.com) and they can engrave a new one you. They can engrave just a name or some decorations or both! Very cool! This way you can take the one that came with the mando and…"
"Ed- Is that your mando in the picture? Did you put that Baggs Radius on? I just got a new Kelly oval hole and a Raduis but was going to put it inside for cosmetic porpuses, but that looks pretty sweet painted black"
I'm thinking about having a name engraved on my oval hole's truss cover. Anyone know how I go about that? I could also just have a small plate made, but I don't know where to go. Jeweler, trophy maker. etc? Any thoughts?
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Breedlove Pro, Breedlove ADRS, McPherson D9CE, Dean Traditional Reso (Style 0), Recording King Tricone, Goldtone Maple Magic Banjo, Stradolin A style mando (1930), Mike Kelley Dragonfly mando, Trinity Bouzouki, no name Koa tenor uke, and lots of other stringed toys. I also use Yamaha, Kurzwiel, and Roland keyboards.
Kerry--Let me know when you're gigging once it starts to warm up--Kenosha's only a couple of hours from where I am (depends on construction on I-94). Any suggestions for a good beginner's mandolin? I've been listening to way too much Grisman/Garcia.