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Signature Model Lap Steel from Fouke Industrial Guitars. Endorsing
artist Dan Walsh plays with Canadian artists Brock Zeman, Romi
Mayes, Fred Eaglesmith, does session work, and is also a solo
artist. You can check out some sound samples of various Industrial
lap steels (including this model) on my website
www.industrialguitar.com under the Artist Endorsements - MP3's
link, Dan Walsh section.
I've had great success with using the bent heavy tube frames
in these models, as well as some of my other instruments. It helps
in achieving great sustain, tone, and a surprising amount of
acoustic volume due to the "tuning-fork" type reaction the bent
frames give, even on the narrow dimensioned lap steels I also make.
I combined this approach with the smaller pan shape that Dan
requested back when this model was first introduced.
This lap steel features a black, alnico magnet, PAF style humbucking
pickup. These are outstanding p/ups for clean, or overdriven
applications, feature the warmer alnico magnet tone, and are of a
high quality construction. Also included is a mini coil cut switch for more tonal options.
Retail on this model with the included
options & gig bag is normally $680.00. Once again on this
instrument, the bent tube framework provides a surprising amount of
acoustic volume, and is plenty loud for enjoyable practice when
This instrument comes equipped with the same removable rubber
feet on the back plate that I provide on many of my current models.
It also features a removable control access panel on the back. With
the removable rubber feet on the back, they can easily be used on a
desk or table without fear of scratching the furniture (if you
prefer to play your steel somewhere other than sitting on your
lap). Allowing the rear plate of the instrument to resonate freely
when used in this manner, also provides an additional dimension to
the tone these produce.
This lap steel also comes with a high quality USA made gig
Here are the specs on this particular instrument:
6 string electric/acoustic lap steel
Nickel steel, USA MADE, Ducks Deluxe string set, gauges
16-56, currently tuned to open E or open G
Aluminum top and back plates, brushed silver finish
Heavy gauge aluminum body plate PRO mods & heavy wall
bent tube hollow frame
Single, black Alnico, PAF style humbucker
1 Volume, 1 Tone control, RETRO Black knobs
Removable/re-usable rubber feet on back plate of instrument
Chrome Grover Rotomatic model 102c tuners
22.22" scale length
Headstock hole for wall display/storage
Aproximate Dimensions: 32" L x 8.0" W @ pan x 3.25" w@
headstock (not including tuners) x 2" total body depth (including
height of tuner knobs, etc). Weight = aprox. 10.0 lbs.
Check my feedback, there are many happy lap steel owners out
Buyer pays insured shipping of $40.00 to USA
locations. International locations are usually $100.00.
I accept Paypal, Google Checkout and Money orders.
Payment must be received within 7 days.
If payment isn't received in 7 days, the item will be
International shipment by Express Mail International (EMS).
I only ship EMS internationally now for my protection and yours.
EMS is trackable, insured & reliable, and proof of delivery is
never a question. Lap steels are listed on Customs forms as
"merchandise", and declared for the value of the sale (less
shipping fees). NO EXCEPTIONS. It is the buyers responsibility to
determine what charges/duties, if any, their Customs Service
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