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dogbite
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I have been practicing in the studio today and paired up two vintage s. the amp is my 1958 Gibsonette. it has an on/off switch and a volume knob. the original 10" Jensen sounds great. it is perfect for a six string guitar or harp, as the tone of the amp is warm and breaks up easily. classic blues.
the lap steel I am practicing today is a 1936 Richenbacher model 59. it's tuned to C6. through the Gibson the steel sounds a bit harsh and has no head room before it breaks up.I usually play it through my Fender with reverb turned up. the lap steel because of the horseshoe magnet has a beautiful full and round sound.
the two sitting on the floor looked so nice together I thought to take a pic.
now I am on break from woodshedding, so I'd share.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


   
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tinsmith
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Nice dogbite....


   
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EzraplaysEzra
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I always dug those horseshoe pickups. Nice setup. Pretty anyway.


   
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s1120
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I always dug those horseshoe pickups. Nice setup. Pretty anyway.

Ive heard a lot about them, but never heard them before. Ill have to do some Youtube searching!! When I have asked for pickup advice for the Lap Steel I made, a lot of people have told me about them.

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kpheard
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Thanks for the pic. That is pretty fine. Would love to hear them. You should do a quick youtube video.

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dogbite
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http://www.soundclick.com/player/single_player.cfm?songid=5338975&q=hi&newref=1

here is a soundclick link of a test recording I made when I first got this steel. it is pretty rough, I made it years ago, first clean tones then with an overdrive.
the advantage of a horseshoe pickup is the tonal balance from low string to thin high string.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


   
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MinorKey
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Nice pairing there! Looks like a Weissenbourne!

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dogbite
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Nice pairing there! Looks like a Weissenbourne!
it is a circa 1936 Rickenbacher.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


   
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MinorKey
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Nice pairing there! Looks like a Weissenbourne!
it is a circa 1936 Rickenbacher.
Having listened to it on headphones last night I have to say it sounds fabulous! Nice playing!

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dogbite
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thanks. I have it tuned C6. low to high, CEGACE.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


   
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