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Some Theory and Tech Stuff

 

Here are some "Notes" that I wrote when I was trying to make sense of all this Steel Guitar Stuff ....

 

Number System & Basic Theory

 

Tuning Up via Just Intonation

 

Slantin' in Just Intonation

 

Slantin' Theory

 

The 2nd, 5th & 6th Just Intonation "Issue"

 

Church Modes in C6

 

Vibrato - Characteristics

 

 

Also some Technical stuff ....

 

Adjustin' the Non-Adjustable Ricky Pickups

 

Settin' the String Height on Ricky Pickups

 

String Tensions for C6/A7 Tunin'

 

Removing Fender Boxcar and/or Trap Magnets

 

Removing Ricky Horseshoes w/o Distrurbing the Wiring

 

Reinstalling Ricky Horseshoes after a Remag

 

NIBro Installation and Safety

 

Wiring Schemes for Rickys over the Years 

 

Noisy Prewar Bakelites

 

These are "RTF" files ... they will open on PCs or Macs .