Steel Guitar S-12 Universal Rodding Chart

Pedal / Knee Lever String #(s) Connect Rod as Pitch Change
P-1  5 PB-1 R-1 +1
9 PB-1 R-2 1
P-2
{Geardown **}
3 PB-2 R-1 +
GD PB-2 GD-4 +
6 PB-1 R-1 +
10 PB-1 R-1 +
P-3 4 PB-2 R-1 +1
5 PB-1 R-2 +1
P-4 9 PB-1 R-3 +
11 PB-2 L-1 -
12 PB-4 L-1 -1
P-5 7 PB-4 L-1 -
11 PB-1 R-1 +
12 PB-1 R-1 +1
P-6 4 PB-1 R-2 +
8 PB-3 L-2 -1
P-7 5 PB-1 R-3 +1
6 PB-1 R-2 +1
K N E E  L E V E R S : 4 PB-4 L-1 -
  8 PB-4 L-1 -
  2 PB-5 L-1 -1
  4 PB-1 R-3 +
  8 & 11 PB-1 R-2 +
  5 PB-4 L-1 -
  2 PB-2 L-2 -
  9 PB-3 R-1 +1
  1 PB-2 R-1 +
  1 PB-3 R-1 +1
  6 PB-4 L-1 -1
{Split} 6 PB-1 R-3 - {when used with P-2}
  7 PB-1 R-1 +
  7 PB-2 R-1 +1
** NOTE: G E A R D O W N :  (GD) is an extra Cross-Shaft and Pull Bar from which the connections to Strings 6 and 10 (G#'s) allow three (3) G#'s to start and stop at the same time.