View Full Version : Any 'Steelers' on here?

01-04-2013, 12:52 PM
I can't realllllly call myself one... but I have been wrestling with playing the pedal steel for 3 years now. I play a Carter S-10 with 3 pedals and 5 knee levers. Not well, but I play 'em.

Anyone else???

01-04-2013, 12:59 PM
No, but I'm fascinated by people who do.

01-04-2013, 05:50 PM
I play a GFI expo 3 pedals 4 knee levers.My tuning is 10-E 9-B 8-E 7-E 6-G# 5-B 4-E 3-G# 2-D 1-F#.Inspired by sacred steelers.Im also a not well, but I play 'em kinda player :).Have an old Supro lapteel too.

01-04-2013, 07:28 PM
That's an interesting tuning Swede... I don't know a whole lot about the sacred steelers. Mine in a standard Emmons format... what's your copedant?

01-04-2013, 08:09 PM
My copedant is
P1 as usual
P2 as usual
P3 lowers 8-E to D and 2-D to C#
LKL raise 7-E to F and 4-E to F
LKR raise 7-E to F# and 2-D to D# i call this my normal E9 kneelever :)
RKL lowers 8-E to D# and 4-E to D#
RKR lowers 6-G# to G and 3-G# to G my minor kneelever

01-04-2013, 08:10 PM


01-04-2013, 08:12 PM
Check out Chuck Campbell excellent "Learn the Pedal Steel of Chuck Campbell" DVD