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The eternal question...what strings to use..

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The last year has been an experimentation in the use of many different brands of strings. I find this useful because I have five different resos with each one sounding unique because of the cones installed in them , among other factors. Recently, I installed a set of so called 'boutique' strings made by Curt Mangan out of Cortez Colorado (866-463-2878) on one of my resos which has a legend cone in it. This guitar came alive with sparkling highs, brilliant mids and punchy lows ! If you get the chance, when deciding to change srtings, give these a try. You will not be disappointed. Curt Mangan.com...

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Press/Media Release..

Saturday, December 31, 2016 Add Comment

Press release.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 20 comments

A Demonstration...

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5 comments

Nora Collins update..

Sunday, June 7, 2015 5 comments

Rotation 101...

Monday, May 25, 2015 Add Comment

An update on gigs ...

Sunday, May 17, 2015 Add Comment

Pick ups....

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4 comments

Time Marches On ...

Friday, April 24, 2015 4 comments

The fourth resonator...

Sunday, April 19, 2015 1 comment

The Fishman JD Aura pedal..

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 5 comments

Resonator guitar #3..

Saturday, April 4, 2015 3 comments

My Second Dobro

Sunday, March 15, 2015 2 comments

My first Dobro..

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1 comment

Interesting....

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1 comment

Update from February 6th 2015...

Saturday, February 7, 2015 4 comments

A new beginning...

Saturday, January 31, 2015 2 comments

The bars I use...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 2 comments

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Playing Since: 1949
Experience Level: Expert/Professional

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Occupation: Retired

Gender: Male
Age: 82

My Instruments:
1935 REGAL/Dobro 6 string..2016 SlideKing pedal dobro
1982 Dobro 10 string custom built
2012 Tut Taylor Tennesean custom built ...2014 Appalachian curly maple

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Jerry Douglas Buck Graves..Jimmy Heffernan..Troy Brettingmeyer...Randy Kohrs
Mike Auldrich ! Lloyd Green, Steve Thorpe Mike Witcher Gaven Largent
Stacey Phillips..Andy Hall,Pete Kirby, Elmore James,Shot Jackson Rob Ickes Greg Booth, Howard Parker Cindy Cashdollar

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Created 6/13/2012
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I am also on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my blogs on my home page.. Been playing Dobro since 1951..Stage,Radio, Television,Recording Studio Specialist...country,blues...folk,..rock. ..also pedal steel guitarist with 2 Sho-Bud heavily modified pedal steel guitars...one single neck (3X8)..one OPRY Steel ( 10X8)..I.always reply to e-mails...at tom165mph@yahoo.com. ...numerous recordings on private labels...since 1965 . 4 different dobros..1934,1982 2012..2014... Have not played pedal steel in over a year. Burned out after 55 years of playing it. Now concentrating on getting the best sound with my four resos...And how different cones react to different strings. Curly maple VS mahogany VS all others... This could take a lifetime !! Did Opry touring package shows in 1966-1967..

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