Rich's Bad Guitar Lessons: Fake Pedal Steel Sound on a Fender Stratocaster
Note on the above: It's a long video. Almost 24 minutes. However it's worth your time to check it out because if you were wondering how I got that pedal steel sound out of a Stratocaster, the above video will show you exactly how it's done.
There are a few things mentioned in the video, and here are the links to them:
I have an article explaning in detail the difference between staggered and flat pole pieces in pickups here.
The guitar being played in the video is the Fender Modern Player Stratocaster HSS.
I strings I mentioned are D'Addario EXL120.
The compressor pedal I briefly mentioned is the BOSS CS-3; a favorite of many guitar players.