Well.....I've had it a couple of weeks. Peters Instruments (Muncie Ind.) Solid slab of Walnut. I replaced the Humbucker with a Lollar Chicago Steel, it can be clean and it can get nasty! It came with B and G benders but I took them off for now until I get more proficient. I have it tuned Open D. Soooo much fun to play!! Right now I'm running it through a Quilter Toneblock 200 and a 2x12 Cab with a delay pedal. My research tells that Lap/Pedal steel players mostly use SS amps now. It sounds great with the Quilter but I have other amps to mess with too. Was looking at Old Fender Champions, etc... but decided on this...for now because it's unique. I'm old now and sit most of the time. Might look around for players that want a lap steel background after I get better.