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Charlie Christian P/U's in a Tele! (topic)
I've been wanting, for many years, to put together an electric that would play like an acoustic, with a really large neck.After accumulating all the parts over the past year, I had John Monteleone shoot a finish on the body & neck,...
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Howard M Emerson

07/23/17 5:14 PM
Re: Republic guitars - made in USA?  (reply)
I'll bring this zombie thread back once again....I have a Republic Resolian, model #805 on the inbound.Got it through A&G Music Center in Drexel Hill, Pa., just outside of Philly. The owner, Frank, handled the transaction personally....
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jscio

07/22/17 8:44 PM
Re: Water Off A Duck's Back on the radio! (reply)
Very nice groove Howard.I enjoyed the very brief cameo vocal by Donald Duck and the tone of the lead slide playng, especially during the last minute.Mark
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Stringasaurus Rex

07/03/17 10:22 PM
Re: Lap Steel Lessons or any help at all (reply)
Haven't been on here for a while, don't know if you received any recommendations But try: lessonswithtroy.com Troy Brenningmeyer  he has video lessons on Lap SteelGood Luck
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gtrnglf

06/01/17 4:21 PM
Water Off A Duck's Back on the radio! (topic)
Hi all,Last night my new CD, The Wall Talks, got air time on WPWL, on a show called Pork Chop's Blues Time with Paul Toscano.He premiered my lone vocal track, Water Off A Duck's Back, that I wrote long ago about our daughter, Nicole,...
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Howard Emerson

05/29/17 12:54 PM
Re: National Reso-Phonic - Show Us Yours and Discuss! (reply)
My National family is happily growing,I hope to add one day an early duolian, a baritone of some sort and a 12 string
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paoli

05/26/17 11:06 AM
Re: My arrangement of Fever on Nat'l Resolectric (reply)
Very well done ....I to enjoyed this...rts....
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rockytwoshivers

05/23/17 9:37 PM
Re: My arrangement of Fever on Nat'l Resolectric (reply)
Howard, that was great - really enjoyed it!
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MarkinSonoma

05/23/17 8:30 PM
My arrangement of Fever on Nat'l Resolectric (topic)
Hi all,This track is from my new CD, The Wall Talks. It's my take on the famous Little Willie John recording of Fever.I'm tuned to C'Vestapol (open D down a whole step, or C), and percussionist Mauro Refosco backs me on conga &...
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Howard M Emerson

05/07/17 7:04 PM
Ben Harper' Monteleone lap steel (topic)
I was fortunate to be invited to John's shop a couple of weeks ago when Ben Harper would be picking up his one-of-a-kind Monteleone Archtop lap steel, and a few days later Ben was interviewed by Jason Verlinde for the Fretboard Journal...
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Howard M Emerson

04/29/17 8:51 PM
Re: Medium strings on National M1 tricone (reply)
Thanks John They gave me the ok for the 13's,no problems so far
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paoli

04/22/17 3:55 PM
Re: Medium strings on National M1 tricone (reply)
I just recently bought strings from National and was told they switched to .12's across the board. Didn't think to ask why. Their FAQ page still says that standard guitars get .13's. I think you are safe switching but if you are still...
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John Simpson

04/15/17 11:30 PM
Re: NRP: one of a kind (reply)
Is that you playing Laurent? It says Aron, so I'm confused. Nice Ry licks either way!
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JodyK

03/05/17 12:44 PM
1934 Duolian (rare gold color) (reply)
its awesome !!!
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replacs

02/09/17 1:57 PM
Re: National Reso-Phonic - Show Us Yours and Discuss! (reply)
Here are my Polychrome and M1 tricones. The polychrome is much heavier but I find it more comfortable to play,once on my lap much more stable,because its weight then the M1.
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paoli

02/08/17 1:50 PM
Re: Lap Steel Lessons or any help at all (reply)
Howard's suggestion of Open G, GBDGBD low-to-high is a great one. This is also the most popular dobro tuning. I have played lap steel/dobro in my church band for many years, and the style of many Contemporary Christian songs, though they...
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MarkinSonoma

01/26/17 10:51 PM
Re: Medium strings on National M1 tricone (reply)
thanks Jim,I've fitted 0.13 ths on my polychrome tricone that is steel bodied,the M1 is wooden and so much lighter,that is why I worry a bit
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paoli

01/19/17 7:34 PM
Re: Medium strings on National M1 tricone (reply)
I have used mediums on my '34 National Style O round-neck for years, 0 problems. Like you I find it preferable for slide work. I also sub a .022P or .024P for the wound G - again, better [imho] for slide. I realize single-cones &...
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Jim Behnke

01/19/17 7:10 PM
Medium strings on National M1 tricone (topic)
Hello everyone! I've just received delivery of a M1 and It came with 0.12 light strings,would it damage the guitar change the 0.12 to a medium 0.13 gauge?That's what i got on my polychrome tricone and I much prefer that for slide work.
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paoli

01/19/17 4:01 PM
Re: 1930 L-5 bottled in D (reply)
Great tone too!
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Jim Behnke

01/13/17 4:00 AM
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