Vintage tone bar slides?

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Vintage tone bar slides?

Postby (8mileshigher) » Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:18 pm

admin wrote:Thanks to John Hall for this great bit of tone bar history. :)

+1 on this ....
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Re: Vintage tone bar slides?

Postby (johnhall) » Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:53 pm

rshatz wrote:
johnhall wrote:Would you mind comparing the tone of the red ones versus the green? I've heard so many people say the red ones have a hotter sound.


My collection is currently in storage while I move into a new house. As I remember it, the red bars are coated metal and the green bars are Bakelite with lead centers.The green bars are definitely more mellow sounding.


No need to dig your collection up- I was being facetious but that's not always obvious in written text!

I also had the same thoughts about these as some of the other guys but thought better of saying anything. Still, I think Manley Labs should make their own version of these.
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Re: Vintage tone bar slides?

Postby (libratune) » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:18 pm

johnhall wrote:
rshatz wrote: Still, I think Manley Labs should make their own version of these.


It appears they do make their own version, they have just repurposed them. :mrgreen:

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Re: Vintage tone bar slides?

Postby (jps) » Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:43 pm

Gotta love that Manley woman, eh? 8)

What are you driving with that, Ron?
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