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Mick Jones posted a discussion

Schertler dyn-g pickup

Thinking of taking my new guitar out to do a few local gigs but I don't want to star drilling holes in it so thought I might try a stick on pickup.Does anyone out there have any experience with a Scherler? I would appreciate some advice before I buy as they are quite expensiveSee More
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Mick Jones updated their profile
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Mick Jones replied to Mick Jones's discussion Seagull v Lowden in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hey, thanks for that and all your comments. I'll have to learn how to post pictures i guess"
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Mick Jones replied to Mick Jones's discussion Seagull v Lowden in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Tony I have to say I was really stretching my budget when I bought the Lowden and as I wasn't intending to gig with it I didn't opt for a custom pick up. I think Lowden use Fishman pickups over the sound hole. You can use under saddle…"
4 hours ago
Emmanuel Clancy posted a discussion

Concerter Acoustic Guitars

Hello all,This is my first post on here and I need some answers please.First off, I am learning the guitar, I am 63 years old and I live in Ireland.  I`m having great fun with the learning!  Not losing the will to live either!Now I have 3 acoustics, 1. Hohner Arbour 400LN about 29 years old and looking fresh as new. 2. Takamine G Series EG320C don`t know how old that is but it sounds great plugged or unplugged. 3.  Eppiphone Hummingbird Pro, bought just last month, July, it is about 9 months…See More
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Tony K. replied to Lennie Schoonover's discussion Do Strings go bad if you don't play them? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"My bro has a Seagull Coastline (S6) 12 string that shipped with Elixers.  It's now almost 10 months later, he's bin playing it non stop and it still sounds great.  I can hear that it's getting close to new string time soon,…"
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Paul joined Ted Hechtman's group
12 hours ago
Paul replied to Steve McCoy's discussion What Guilds do you have? in the group Guild Owners
"Hello everyone! First post here.... I have a 1970 D-50 and a 1981 D-46. Love them both! "
12 hours ago
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Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I got the blue China Backpacker copy. About what I expected. Extra finish here and there. The action is very high but so are the nut & bridge. The neck relief isn't bad so I should be able to sand the bottom of the nut lower and make a new…"
15 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Martin ... it doesn't take much of a "push" for me, LOL. "
15 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Good luck with the negotiations Jud! Glad we were able to enable you. ;-)"
15 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"News Update:  I sold my Fishman Loudbox Mini today so I have some seed money.  My lovely wife (who is always supportive!) gave me the green light to make an offer on the nice Seagull Maritime SWS Folk HG on sale locally on CL.  He…"
16 hours ago
Jay Lichty posted a video

Lichty Guitar Building Workshop August 2014

http://www.lichtyguitars.com - It takes 4 students, one luthier and12 days in the shop at Lichty Guitars to build 4 dream guitars. Congratulations to Karina ...
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Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ron - Frets can be filed.  As long as I can adjust the truss rod, sand the saddle/bridge or flatten the top, I can fix it.  It all depends on how bad the neck is.  You should have seen some of the junk I've made…"
17 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"But Ron - Dave will fix those bad things...  ;-)"
18 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave, That Rogue has bad and sharp frets.  It is not a good guitar for a beginner but it is a good guitar to build up finger power.  It is not buttery smooth to play."
18 hours ago
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Goya and Levin Guitar Owners

A group for those of us who own and appreciate or don't own and just appreciate Goya and Levin Guitars made in Goteborg Sweden for over 70 years!
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Ilya Kogan updated their profile
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FloridaGull replied to Elton Bloye's discussion I am passing up a G3000 - Am I mad? in the group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
20 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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Schertler dyn-g pickup

Thinking of taking my new guitar out to do a few local gigs but I don't want to star drilling holes in it so thought I might try a stick on pickup.Does anyone out there have any experience with a…Continue

Started by Mick Jones in Gear 4 hours ago.

Concerter Acoustic Guitars

Hello all,This is my first post on here and I need some answers please.First off, I am learning the guitar, I am 63 years old and I live in Ireland.  I`m having great fun with the learning!  Not…Continue

Started by Emmanuel Clancy in Gear 5 hours ago.

RENT A GOYA 3 Replies

Hello My name is Erin Finnegan and I am a Prop master for a theatre in Fort Worth. We are doing The Sound of Music. I know this sounds like an odd question, but do any of you know of any place or…Continue

Tags: Rent, Goya

Started by Erin Finnegan in Uncategorized. Last reply by FloridaGull yesterday.

Homemade line arrays

This summer's project was to build a set of line array speakers for our bluegrass band that would encompass a wider frequency range than my previously built set. If you are unfamiliar with line array…Continue

Started by DrGuitar in Gear on Wednesday.

Adirondack vs Sitka - Guitar luthiers/factory/shop workers input request 8 Replies

So a friend of mine and I were discussing the ups and downs etc. of Adirondack bracing vs. Sitka bracing.One thing we both don't know exactly though is this:  How much more does it cost to use and…Continue

Tags: cost, difference, sound, quality, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. Aug 23.

Air Travel with Your Guitar 36 Replies

The April 2010 issue of Acoustic Guitar features an article on flying with a guitar, written by bluesman Chris Smither (click…Continue

Tags: chris, smither, scott, nygaard, on

Started by Teja Gerken, Senior Editor in Gear. Last reply by Keith Beck Aug 21.

Songs To Play 20 Replies

Adding a section here to share links to tabs and videos of songs that are really nice to play on acoustic guitar. If you have some to share just add to this discussion.  I really don't have a lot of…Continue

Tags: and, Garfunkel, Simon, Play, to

Started by Phil Manuel in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Craig B Aug 18.

John Lenon Epiphone EJ-160E 2 Replies

Hello!I recently got a John Lenon Epiphone EJ-160E. I just need a rod plate for this guitar. Can anyone help me by telling me the exact plate I need and where I can buy one from? I tried my Epiphone…Continue

Started by Jack in Gear. Last reply by Judgestone Aug 17.

Framus Falcon 12 Questions 3 Replies

Hi Everyone,I am new to the forum, and have a few questions about a Framus Falcon 12 that i just purchased. From the little information I could find it seems like a rare guitar. Would anyone be able…Continue

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Started by Kris Hancock in Gear. Last reply by Robert Alan Kershaw Aug 6.

Buying a Godin 5th Avenue 5 Replies

I'm about ready to buy a Godin acoustic archtop.  Should I buy it online, or bite the bullet and go to Guitar Center?Continue

Started by wick morgan in Gear. Last reply by wick morgan Aug 5.



 
 
 

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