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Joe Allen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I am glad you founor d it for the right price. Are you a long way from the border to the states? Can one of us send you something without all the exchange rate at the border. I have a friend in Windsor and he comes down here and picks up old hot…"
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Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"remember that $44USD K&M capo from B&HPhoto becomes $79cdn found it today for $23 on shipping. After ordering it from amazon,  I informed B&H Photo of the price. methinks B&HPhoto may be jacking prices because…"
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ra harris added a discussion to the group Guild Owners

Guild m120 - MINT! $399.00 w/ OHSC

Guild M120The classic Guild M20 was one of the engines of the folk revival of the 1950s and 60s! And this isn't it; it's a later version Guild can sell for a quarter the price of the M20. It is Concert-sized, that is, roughly equivalent to the Martin 0- line. I has plenty of volume for a small guitar; in y experience volume comes from the player as much or more as from the instrument. This is a great instrument with a good balance between the treble and the bass. I bought it in order to have an…See More
15 hours ago
Larry Kriegbaum commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Doug, you really delivered with guitar night.  You and your guests were entertaining and impressive. Sorry I had to duck out a bit early.  Even old retired guys like me sometimes have pressing matters.  Thanks again for a good time."
17 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Edward Sparks's group Capo Users Group
"Found the K&M for 23 on, ordered.. also order this strange plastic looking lock lever design FACILLA® Quick Change Tune Clamp Key Capo $4.29"
19 hours ago
James St. Clair replied to Conor Doherty's discussion How's the Taylor Baritone 8 string guitar? Fascinated to try one.
"Well, I took the plunge and bought a Taylor baritone 8 string mahogany - due in a week.  I'll post something after I've played it a bit."
19 hours ago
Antonio Cotichini replied to Antonio Cotichini's discussion Holes and corks... in the group Guild Owners
"Ok... problem solved! I did my first prototype for my 98mmGuild hole. Wood (with some inlay... just for fun!), a thin layer of felt (just to avoid direct contact of the wood), and a synthetic kind of rubber called EVA. It fits perfectly.  Now…"
20 hours ago
Patrik Andersson posted a discussion

Colour The Mundane, for fans of Nick Drake

Hey! Just became a member here. Thought I'd share some of my music. Hope you like it! More
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Robert Williamson replied to Jud Hair's discussion Humidity topic contributed by new member Robert Williamson in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The new Bionaire De-Humidifier arrived. It is small enough that i do not have to find a place to store the Honeywell Humidifier. But, is it too small for the room? or is the the reservoir so small that it may require emptying more that once a day?…"
Ryan replied to Ryan's discussion My old seagulls in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"And the verdict is....   all good.  Had it clamped and gluing a couple hours after I got it apart, so thursday at 2pm or so.  Pulled the clamps off friday night and had a look, seemed like  it would be ok, so I popped in a…"
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Larry Kriegbaum commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I plan to come from Pleasanton tonight if I can swing it.  Looking forward to hearing you do your magic on the strings!"
Henk Don commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I stopped my weekly trips over the border last September. Now I only buy items which cannot be found in Canada and have them shipped to my US mailbox. With exchange at 20% and the chance of getting nicked with the HST, 13%, I have to make sure that…"
Roger B commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Woot! I am definitely coming. Cool!"





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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…


Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm — 1 Comment

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). …


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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How's the Taylor Baritone 8 string guitar? Fascinated to try one. 15 Replies

I play a Taylor 410 ce and am in love with it. Am fascinated by the Taylor baritone. What are they like? I haven't seen one on a shop in London yet. We get everything late over here!CheersConorContinue

Tags: string, 8, baritone, Taylor

Started by Conor Doherty in Gear. Last reply by James St. Clair 19 hours ago.

Colour The Mundane, for fans of Nick Drake

Hey! Just became a member here. Thought I'd share some of my music. Hope you like it!

Tags: bridges, fingerstyle, singer-songwriter, mundane, the

Started by Patrik Andersson in Playing Guitar yesterday.

Sigma guitars 1 Reply

Does anyone have expertise?

Started by Jfever in Gear. Last reply by Blackback Gull on Thursday.

Silk/steel strings....... 8 Replies

I just bought a Fender CP100 yesterday which had been played only twice; the owner was a piano teacher, but couldn't get the hang of guitar.  Her friend in the store had changed the strings to make…Continue

Started by James Baxter Bain in Gear. Last reply by GuitarBud Apr 27.

What was your first acoustic guitar?? 168 Replies

I learned how to play on an old nylon string that my mom owned when I was 14 but the first steel string guitar I ever owned was an Ovation. I think it was a Balladeer but I honestly don't know for…Continue

Started by Gary Dupuis in Gear. Last reply by Terry Angelli Apr 26.

Guitar Case Storage 3 Replies

Just got 2 new guitars today, and one new case, but will probably get a case for the resonator also.At the moment I have 5 cases, and 6 guitars. As I have Guitar wall hangers and a humidity-controled…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson in Gear. Last reply by Robert Williamson Apr 24.

Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts? 6 Replies

Ok, so I just got this new guitar.  I did not notice until the next day, playing it at home that it had a "dead spot" on it.  I've never experienced this on a guitar before.  Ok, it's not completely…Continue

Tags: single, fret, note, decay., frequency

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

High end guitars 32 Replies

I had an experience several weeks ago so I need to set this up a bit. We had a cowboy gospel singer, Barry Ward, give a concert in church. He started out with about a 30 second guitar solo before…Continue

Started by Charles Long in Gear. Last reply by James St. Clair Apr 23.

Vintage Yairi DM78 built 1977

I bought a Yairi 6 string DM78 in 1979 new but it was built in '77.  It was pretty tight (non resonant) for oh, a decade, but has really opened up over its 38 years and is still in beautiful…Continue

Tags: Vintage, DM78, Yairi

Started by James St. Clair in Gear Apr 23.

Greetings from Oregon! Free Guitar Lessons (advanced and intermediate)

Hey Im new to all this forum business, thanks for having this amazing outlet!These lessons feature American and Old World musical traditions, from songs and performances, which I love!  These are the…Continue

Started by Dan Sherrill in Playing Guitar Apr 22.


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