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Šandor Gion replied to Šandor Gion's discussion My new Norman B20HG in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Šandor Gion replied to Šandor Gion's discussion My new Norman B20HG in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Šandor Gion replied to Šandor Gion's discussion My new Norman B20HG in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
1 hour ago
Šandor Gion replied to Šandor Gion's discussion My new Norman B20HG in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Šandor Gion replied to Šandor Gion's discussion My new Norman B20HG in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Elton Bloye commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I'll be praying Flo. Strength to you at this time."
3 hours ago
Mike Nepper commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Well, another jewel of a Fingig at Doug's with 7 of us this afternoon. Thanks everyone and thanks Doug for hosting and sending me pictures. A great capper to a fun and busy weekend for me."
3 hours ago
Paul J Openshaw replied to Paul J Openshaw's discussion Normandy (It Could Have Been Me) in the group Songwriters
"Thank you Walt. I like your ideas about the bugle and the military drum. I take on board what you say about the title line. That is very helpful. I hope you are well. All the best. Paul  "
4 hours ago
paul stokes posted a status
"New album out soon from my band The Straw Men. Will put links up here when ready."
6 hours ago
paul stokes replied to Jud Hair's discussion Unwanted Accompaniment ... how best to handle? in the group Coffee House Players
"Thats a great compromise. Is he any good on the spoons though?"
6 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Changed Strings in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I hope not also! Those amounts are just astronomical to a southerner like me. Stay warm my friend."
7 hours ago
David Mitchell replied to David Mitchell's discussion Cleaning your guitat in the group Acoustic Newb
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Dave Fengler replied to David Mitchell's discussion Cleaning your guitat in the group Acoustic Newb
"Here it is.  http://www.guitarspecialist.com/   http://www.guitarspecialist.com/q&a.htm#Properly treating rosewood fingerboards - 2/27/00 I also use naptha for cleaning. I use Dunlop 65 which has lemon oil it it, probably very…"
8 hours ago
Terry Angelli replied to David Mitchell's discussion Cleaning your guitat in the group Acoustic Newb
"Oooops! Wrong web address for the guitar specialist. Here's the correct one: http://www.guitarspecialist.com/frontdoor.htm"
9 hours ago
Terry Angelli replied to David Mitchell's discussion Cleaning your guitat in the group Acoustic Newb
"If you're seeking to clean and polish the body most brands are similar. I haven't used the Virtuoso Edward mentioned below but will check it out. I like the fact that it has a cleaner and polish in separate containers vs. combined. If…"
9 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Changed Strings in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, I'm feeling back to normal.  Back to fixing guitars. We had 36" a couple of years ago.  Only the second time since the blizzard of '78, rarely see over 12" in a storm.  I figured I'd never see that…"
9 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Changed Strings in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I hope you enjoy the EB's. I hate to hear that you've been sick though. I hope you are doing better now. Please take care in the Blizzard!"
9 hours ago
Thorell Guitars posted a blog post

Adam Miller - Australian Fingerstyle Guitar Virtuoso

Adam is in the U.S. for the NAMM Show in California this weekend.Thorell Guitars invited him for two concerts in Utah next weekend. Salt Lake City - Friday, January 30, 2015Logan - Saturday, January 31, 2015 Fun Facebook video of Adam Miller I took last July.Entitled: “TWO COOL CATS AND ONE…See More
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Rob Griffiths replied to Jim Yates's discussion Crazing or checking on finish in the group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"It's not just common to Levin/Goya guitars, it's common to any vintage guitar with a nitro cellulose finish, just look at Gibsons and Martins of the same era. I have two Levins from the early 60s and they both have this…"
11 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Changed Strings in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I finally got to install the EB Aluminum Bronze strings on my 1977 Yamaha FG-350W.  I had a delay of nearly a week after last Monday I deciding to crown my very low flat frets.  They are so low I couldn't use a fret crowning file.…"
12 hours ago

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New Acoustic Guitar Website!

We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…

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Posted by Acoustic Guitar on March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Return of The Banjo Killer, the final chapter. . .

Bryan Sutton and "Banjo Killer"; Medley: The Original Waltz/Old Lake. from Bourgeois Guitars on Vimeo.

The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

Day 16: The Banjo Killer slays again!

This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Day 15: The end is near. I can smell it.

Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look.  Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 12, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The Acoustic Guitar Community is a social network created by the publishers of Acoustic Guitar. Here, you can join fellow players at all levels and of every style by creating your personal profile, sharing videos or MP3s of your playing, and uploading photos of yourself and your guitars and gear. Then post gigs, events, and concerts in the Community calendar, and start discussions in the forum. We’ll keep you up-to-date about happenings at Acoustic Guitar through the Community blog. This is your space, and you’re surrounded by like-minded guitarists. So make yourself comfortable, and welcome to the Community!

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2015 NAMM Martin Guitars Compliation Video

Here is the sneak preview of the videos I shot on Thursday of the NAMM 2015 Martin Guitar offerings. A full-length video of each model will appear with the exclusive written review at…Continue

Started by Spoon Phillips in Gear 18 hours ago.

Acoustic Guitar Compressor Pedals - Overview

I am a performing acoustic guitarist, and have recently been doing a lot of research on pro-level dynamic-range compressor pedals compatible with acoustic-electric guitars (aka standard 0 to -10dBV…Continue

Tags: Compressors, Guitar, Acoustic

Started by Joe Baldwin in Gear on Saturday.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 124 Replies

What would you choose and why?  Money is no obstacle for this discussion! Remember, just one ... for the rest of your life.  Period.PS:  I know it's a hard question, LOL.  But, that's why it make an…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Gear. Last reply by Derick Chatfield on Friday.

By design...or not 30 Replies

Music theory is man made, the long continuous tone from low to high being divided into identifiable segments. Physics is not, it is fundamental to the universe and is discovered rather than invented…Continue

Started by Ronald Harris in Playing Guitar. Last reply by FloridaGull on Friday.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 32 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Derick Chatfield on Friday.

Replacing Single Strings 2 Replies

When I replace the strings on my guitar, it's usually after the old ones are starting to wear, and I replace all six strings. But occasionally, it's just one string that breaks or keeps going out of…Continue

Started by Rosemary j. Lambin in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Tuesday.

Newbie 26 Replies

Hello everyone. I am learning to play acoustic guitar and have only been using YouTube but will have my first 1 on 1 lesson Saturday. I'm very excited but nervous as well. It's quite a challenge…Continue

Started by Teo in Beginners. Last reply by Teo Jan 18.

A New Album of All Acoustic Guitar & Vocals

Hey everyone! Sorry I've been away again for a bit. I just finished recording a 12 song album on bandcamp of all original songs. The whole thing is just one guitar and one voice, no overdubs,…Continue

Started by Lance Eads in Players Jan 15.

I have a set of strings I'll give you. 4 Replies

I recently responded to an online thing and recieved a new set of D'Addario Strings. They are coated Phosphor Bronze EXP16, the gauge is 12-53 and they say NY Steel on them. I don't use D'Addario…Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile Jan 15.

Mystery guitar

I Recenly inherited a guitar and I am trying to figure out what it is. It is an accoustic guitar, probably between 20 and 30 years old. The only markings on it is a label on the inside which sayes…Continue

Started by Donald Lewis in Gear Jan 13.



 
 
 

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