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Re: Roland VG8 and PEDAL STEEL SOUND
Real lap steels are pretty cheap. Just FYI.
On Feb 2, 2006, at 10:56 AM, Ariel Rzezak wrote:
> that's some piece of information. Hey! im about to do it!
> The electric cheapo' i have right now i am using it but as soon as
> i leave
> work i am going to buy one.. REEAAAL cheap. Do you have any
> on the body? I dont know.. les paul type? strato? sg?
> The tunning? E9? Do you know what string to buy?
> Lots of thanks!!
> Ariel Rzezak
> Buenos Aires, Argentina
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Kevin [mailto:kevin@TheNettles.com]
> Enviado el: Jueves, 02 de Febrero de 2006 01:28 p.m.
> Para: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Asunto: RE: Roland VG8 and PEDAL STEEL SOUND
> --- Ariel Rzezak <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Anybody knows of other effects processors emulating
>> pedal steel sounds
>> besides the vg8?
> A cheap instrument with a pedal steel sound could be a fretless
> guitar. Take a cheap old electric guitar, pull the frets with
> pliers, fill in the grooves with epoxy or wood putting, sand it and
> restring with flatwound strings. Even cheaper would be to put a nut
> raiser on the guitar, raise the bridge and get yourself a steel bar
> like the lap steel players use. Now you have your very own lap
> steel. Be sure to tune it like a lap steel. If you want the pedal
> steel bending sound, leave the whammy bar on the guitar.
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