Monthly Archives: May 2011

Steel guitar tone

Hello fellow players, In the last newsletter I covered materials that are used in steel guitars, namely the exotic woods. Everyone agrees that maple, well dried makes about the best sounding body that can be built. Well dried maple from … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sho-Buds, Value of old steel guitars, Ralph Mooney

Hello fellow players, First of all, I would like to thank all of you for the tremendous response I’m getting from you for the articles on players and their guitars. Being in Nashville through the golden days of Sho-Bud was … Continue reading

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Hal Rugg and Sho-Bud experimental guitars

Hello fellow players, I started a couple weeks ago doing the history of some of the players of steel guitar. One interesting player in Nashville that has left us now was the great Hal Rugg. Hal was a very competitive … Continue reading

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