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by Big D.
August 21st, 2007, 1:07 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Essential licks and songs
Replies: 12
Views: 3388

For electric slide i'd always try & recommend 'Statesboro Blues' from the 'Allman Brothers Live at Fillmore East' C.D., or anything recorded live by Duane Allman - he took electric slide to another level :wink: For acoustic slide i'd take a listen to anything by Mike Dowling or the late & much-misse...
by Big D.
July 16th, 2007, 11:25 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Looking for Diffrent Kinds Of Things To Use As Slides
Replies: 5
Views: 2727

And you're all very welcome to peruse our workshops anytime - it'll be a pleasure to meet all of you guy's in person :D ! We've suffered quite badly over the last few years due to cheap Eastern European imports of glass coming into our shores - most of our original glass-making factories are long go...
by Big D.
March 24th, 2007, 1:59 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Does anybody here make their own slides?
Replies: 13
Views: 5014

Thanks for those recommendations for our slidin' glassware on the previous thread - much appreciated guys :D The 'definitive thread' considered by all slide-makers to contain just about every known method of separating neck from bottle is here:- http://www.guitarseminars.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000604.h...
by Big D.
February 19th, 2007, 1:53 pm
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: My cheapo Strat-o-Slider
Replies: 62
Views: 18226

......many apologies for this one guy's, but Ric's posting got me thinkin'...."Sweet Home Arendal" :lol:

No problem Steinar - perfect specifications for us :wink:

Slide On!

Ian.

http://www.diamondbottlenecks.com 8)
by Big D.
February 19th, 2007, 6:29 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: My cheapo Strat-o-Slider
Replies: 62
Views: 18226

.......The Norseman 'ROCKS' :wink: !! Got your e-mail Steinar & i'm on the case :D

Slide On!

Ian.

http://www.diamondbottlenecks.com 8)
by Big D.
January 2nd, 2007, 7:25 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: New Red Diamond
Replies: 10
Views: 3182

Many thanks for posting the picture of your new slide Rico - it looks way cool sitting atop your Johnson :lol: Hi also to the good Steinar, and yes - i reckon between ourselves we'll sort out the 'ideal glass bar' quest one day soon :wink: Happy New Year to all & Slide On!! Ian. http://www.diamondbo...
by Big D.
May 10th, 2006, 2:04 pm
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: How much pressure to put on the slide
Replies: 16
Views: 7268

Thanks Rico.... :wink:

Slide On!

Ian.
by Big D.
May 10th, 2006, 1:07 pm
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: How much pressure to put on the slide
Replies: 16
Views: 7268

S A S is a wunnerful thing - just don't ever stop :mrgreen:

Well done with the bottleneck :wink:

Slide On!

Ian.

http://www.diamondbottlenecks.com
by Big D.
February 11th, 2006, 3:22 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Shameless self promo; New CD available soon, listen here....
Replies: 24
Views: 7660

Steinar - shame on you for this 'shameless self promotion'!!! :lol: ...and certainly put me down for a copy please, mate! - well done, i'm really looking forward to hearing your beautiful music :D I'll be in touch....

Slide On!

Ian.

http://www.diamondbottlenecks.com
by Big D.
January 26th, 2006, 5:59 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: What type of slide??
Replies: 19
Views: 8581

Thanks for the commendations Steinar & Greybeard - much appreciated :wink: Here's a great thread to try for all the 'slide-a-holics' out there who have a desire to collect all things slide-shaped! A big thanks must go to my good friend & fellow slide collector Barry Weber of N.Y.C. for collating thi...
by Big D.
November 19th, 2005, 2:38 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Anyone tried "Rock Slide" slides?
Replies: 22
Views: 8276

We have a couple of Rockslide's in our glass-shop collection - they're very nicely made, but I.M.O. a Craftsman socket does exactly the same job. I alternate between a glass bottleneck & Craftsman socket for my own playing to achieve different tones ( Rico's correct when he say's you can't have enou...
by Big D.
October 5th, 2005, 1:22 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: making your own slide
Replies: 8
Views: 3464

Many thanks Graham - it was great talking with you too & i'm really pleased you like the slide! :D And you're also a hive of great information too, so if anyone on here needs some pointers regarding getting 'that' tone for recording and gigging - Greybeard is the man to ask :wink: Happy Slidin' Big ...
by Big D.
September 20th, 2005, 11:11 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: making your own slide
Replies: 8
Views: 3464

Thanks Ric :lol: ...i'm pleased to say we're getting better with practice! :wink:

Happy Slidin'

Big D.

http://www.diamondbottlenecks.com

P.S.....Hey Ric - i need to chat to you soon about something totally non-musical - expect a P.M. in the next few days buddy :wink:
by Big D.
September 20th, 2005, 1:19 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: making your own slide
Replies: 8
Views: 3464

Here you go haggardslider - make yourself comfortable with a large drink & check out all these ideas.....there are pretty much EVERY conceivable method of making your own bottleneck listed on the link below - and if you ever get tired of tryin'....we can possibly help :wink: Good Luck!! http://www.g...
by Big D.
September 13th, 2005, 12:37 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Buying a slide
Replies: 14
Views: 4475

:mrgreen: Thanks Ric!....Hey c'mon - how can you put the blame on the poor old dears in the cafeteria for your used wine bottle stocks!! :lol: I tip my hat to all the slide players out there who make their own bottlenecks - a slide made and used by the owner always has some extra special 'Mojo' in m...