Where to buy stuff for your lap steel?

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Niklas
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Where to buy stuff for your lap steel?

Post by Niklas » May 14th, 2014, 1:48 am

Hello,

I got a lap steel Christmas 2012, but have used it very little. The problem was I had it in my lap(!) which makes everything much harder than it needs to be. So yesterday I tried putting it on my keyboard stand and playing standing up instead and what a difference! Now I can't stop playing, it's so much fun just jamming along to some backing tracks.

But the keyboard stand is only a temporarily solution, it's not very stable. So if anyone knows where to get a stand for lap steel that would be much appreciated. Because it's not a very popular instrument here in Sweden I given up finding one in a local store, but if someone knows a reliable website that has them with international shipping that would be great.

Also, I'm thinking about changing the pickup in it being very cheap electronics. So where would I be able to find a P90 pickup for lap steel string spacing? (Must also ship to Sweden of course).
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Re: Where to buy stuff for your lap steel?

Post by dogbite » May 19th, 2014, 3:30 pm

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessor ... 0425861187

http://www.lollarguitars.com/mm5/mercha ... ar-pickups

A keyboard stand works when the legs are doubled. I like Jason Lollar pickups. ex-pensive, but excellent.

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