Melobar Guitars Inc.

Melobar Lap Steels / SteelGitr

The Smith Family have been building their unique Melobar Lap Steels and Stand-up Steels for over 30 years. Introducing this year a double neck with the Pat. Melobar neck on the bottom and a Lic. Fender neck on top, play Steel-Standard and now even a Dobroism effect all in the same guitar, Ala Junior Brown style. See also the Enhancr for acoustic guitars and a specialized on-line store for the unique as well as used Martins etc.

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10 string

I have inherited a 10 string that has never been played. Everything is brand new, shoulder strap, 2-slide tubes I have no idea what its worth. Can someone help me in what it might be worth????

Thanks,
Marla

10 string 70's Mel-O-Bar

I got a somewhat hacked up 10 string that I'm restoring. It has the Naugahyde body ("The Tone is in the Foam"). It has the six string setup on the treble side with a four string setup on the bass side. I'm not sure of the original intent. At this point, I'm tempted to make an evenly spaced bridge/nut and do a 10 string C6 tuning across the neck, but am intrigued by the original setup. It came with a "Memory Bar" to separate the two sets of strings, but without knowing the purpose and tuning it doesn't make sense to me.

Any guidance/info would be very much appreciated!

Thanks!

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Melobars

I have a 70s melobar for sale in new condition 6 set up as a six string but has a 10 peg head, little used.
Haddon Salt

Re: Melobars

: I have a 70s melobar for sale in new condition 6 set up as a six string but has a 10 peg head, little used.
: Haddon Salt

Is the Melobar still available?
If yes, what is your asking price?
If no, how much did it sell for?

Sincerely, Rob Lippman

2 Melobars

I've seen two old Melobars, and bought them both. The first one was a 9-string on a Mosrite body w/ playing card markers(hearts,clubs,diamonds, and spades) on the fretboard. It has two pick-ups and can really scream when turned up. My second was a 10-string model with tuning instructions on the fretboard, it also has a great sound. I'm not sure who made the body on the second model. Anyway, I think the design was a great idea, having stand-up, strap-on slide guitar w/ a slanted neck allows you to really rock & roll.

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