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Get inside the sounds of one of the most revered slide players on the planet as he goes deep on lap steels, his philosophy on tone, and his mythical Dumbles.

Here’s Ben Harper’s signature model lap steel that he designed along with Bill Asher. Harper describes it as “If a Les Paul and a Weissenborn had a baby and it morphed into a lap steel.” He uses a pair of Seymour Duncan Antiquity pickups to give a nod to the classic Les Paul tones that filled his childhood.

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