Resonators!

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by Flaneur, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. Flaneur

    Flaneur Friend of Leo's

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    Don't think this has been done for a while.......... biscuit or spider, wood, brass or steel, any make or model.

    here's mine........ an '04 Nashville Hound Dog and an '03 National VS Delphi Deluxe.
     

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  2. Alamo

    Alamo Doctor of Teleocity

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    My Johnson JM-998 biscuit (Mmmmmm cookies) bridge

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  3. Sollophonic

    Sollophonic Friend of Leo's

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    Yep, heres mine

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  4. twintwelve

    twintwelve Tele-Afflicted

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    1988 OMI Dobro Duolian

    Here's mine.
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  5. Oakville Dave

    Oakville Dave Friend of Leo's

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    Setting the Neck

    I have a cheapy Jay Turser electric resonator that I replaced the neck on, but there's still a HUGE gap at the lower frets compared to the 1st postion frets. How do I go about setting the action to be consistent and closer - but obviously a bit higher - to a standard electric setup??
     
  6. stevieboy

    stevieboy Poster Extraordinaire

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    National Vintage Steel Reso Rocket. Relatively new model, vintage steel is the name of the finish.

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    El Trovador. I love this guitar.
     
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  7. tap4154

    tap4154 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Regal Triolian w/biscuit bridge in open G: DGDGBD

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    Older Regal squareneck Dobro w/spider bridge in the other open G: GBDGBD

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  8. twintwelve

    twintwelve Tele-Afflicted

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    @stevieboy-Man, I love both of those-I have immense Tri-cone lust! What's the story on the El Trovador? Is that pickup setup stock from National, or ????.
     
  9. stevieboy

    stevieboy Poster Extraordinaire

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    The pickup setup is a National product called a hot plate. I think my El Trovador was at NAMM a year ago, then went to the dealer I bought it from. The hot plate was already installed, and didn't seem to cost any more than the El T's are without it, I lucked out. They are 400 bucks and fit most single cone Nationals and many others too with no modification to the guitar needed. Lollar tele pickup, electronics are all self contained. http://store.nationalguitars.com/hot-plate.aspx

    Both those guitars are single cone, btw, biscuit bridge. The pattern on the sound holes on the reso rocket does make it look like the tricones. It's loud!
     
  10. twintwelve

    twintwelve Tele-Afflicted

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    Thanks for the info, Steve. I'll look into it, maybe I'd play the Duolian more.
     
  11. stevieboy

    stevieboy Poster Extraordinaire

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    National demo video by Mike Dowling



    Warning--way more talkin' than playin', which is too bad because he's a great player!
     
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  12. Alamo

    Alamo Doctor of Teleocity

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  13. djphelan01

    djphelan01 Tele-Holic

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    I'm in, heres my Square neck Paul Beard Gold Tone I recently bought.[​IMG]
     
  14. Kevyn

    Kevyn TDPRI Member

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    Here's the Republic and National O that reside in my living room.

    Have to admit I'm jonsin' for another National...

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  15. Alamo

    Alamo Doctor of Teleocity

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    The little one is mighty cute.
    is that the Republic?
     
  16. Kevyn

    Kevyn TDPRI Member

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    Why, yes, it is a Republic!

    And thanks to J. Gravity Strings, it's quite playable.
     
  17. PennyCentury

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    I'd like a Pogreba, with a Nash hubcap plate, please.
     
  18. devnulljp

    devnulljp Tele-Meister

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    This is my round neck Beard Gold Tone spider bridge, which I snagged for next to nothing due to a large ugly ding in the body (which I glued and covered in Gaffa tape ... call it a relic: )

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  19. P Thought

    P Thought Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    I'm a Takamine nut, so I bought this:

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    I think Takamine made just a few of these, I think in the mid-'80s. I'm just starting to learn to play it. Having fun, but I wouldn't do it to an audience yet.
     
  20. drjordan

    drjordan Tele-Meister

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    Here's my Beard Vintage R:

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