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Dobrowolski Leona posted events
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Harlan Ryan posted events
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Jim Yates commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I think it's over $3000 at George's Guitars in Cobourg, Ontario.  The original tuners are still in the case."
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Jack Slotterback replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Derick, Congrats!  I've never played one of these but from everything I hear they're fantastic. I have the Rosewood Maritime model and I'm very happy with that as well. So best of luck with your new acts, Love to see some…"
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Greg Ballantyne replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I started buying strings online - reduces the likelyhood of the same happening again. Somehow I get drawn into the shop in town from time to time anyway. I believe there is some kind of phenomenon at work that defies simple explanation. The last…"
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Rob Griffiths replied to Erin Finnegan's discussion RENT A GOYA URGENT in the group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
">My director wants that exact type because it was in the movie In all my life I've never heard anything more ridiculous. I go to the theatre a lot, my eyes even in my 50's are pretty good, but even if I was in the front row of a…"
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Dobrowolski Leona posted a status
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Harlan Ryan posted a status
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Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Greg, thanks for the message. I have the Simon and Patrick Natural Elements mini jumbo, again pure acoustic, also an excellent guitar. We shall have to stop buying new strings its an expensive exercise."
2 hours ago
Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"You can find LaBella at http://www.labella.com/ Try a set, especially if you play fingerstyle."
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Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi FloridaGull, just looked on the internet, the Cort looks a fab guitar, I had a Cort guitar a few years back. Good well made guitar for the money. Looks like the hogs are getting very popular."
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Greg Ballantyne replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Derick  I don't have the all mahogany Maritime either, but I had a similar thing happen about 4 years ago - I went to town for new strings, plkayed a Maritime HG spruce top guitar, and came home with the new strings that were strung on the…"
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Dobrowolski Leona posted blog posts
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Harlan Ryan posted blog posts
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FloridaGull replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have played one - but didn't buy one. They are very nice! I succombed to all-mahogany GAS the weekend before Father's Day, when I purchased a Cort L450-O - it spoke to me, and I loved the tone..."
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FloridaGull left a comment for Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher
"Please delete Shubham Verma - spammer!"
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Dave Fengler commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I didn't notice the ugly tuners.  They need to go.  Quickly!"
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Mike Raeburn commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Shame about the tuners, still original style should not be too difficult to source. Which store and how much??(Ohhhh temptation, get Thee behind me!!!)"
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Dobrowolski Leona posted a status
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Harlan Ryan posted a status
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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

Connect with guitarists here at the Acoustic Guitar Community!

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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Homemade line arrays 9 Replies

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. Last reply by DrGuitar 12 hours ago.

Hello y'all, newbie about care of the guitar (seagull s6 orig) 4 Replies

Hello dear forum fellas, I'm new both in this forum and as a guitar owner. Thanks for letting me join this great community. I really like this forum's "atmosphere".I have recently bought a Seagull S6…Continue

Started by Francisco Espinosa in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. yesterday.

Songs To Play 21 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 Marty on Friday.

Nylon String Transducer Replacement Suggestions

I have the predecessor to the Takamine Hirade TH90,   but the stock palathetic pickup (Takamine proprietary 6-element pickup) has finally bit the dust.  However, there appears to be a…Continue

Tags: Takamine, Pickup, Tranducer, String, Nylon

Started by Joe Baldwin in Gear on Friday.

Schertler dyn-g pickup 5 Replies

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. Last reply by Judgestone Sep 7.

Landola Guitars? Can anyone help 16 Replies

I found this guitar at a pawn shop. Well made, for a reasonable price. Of course I bought it. I'd never heard of the company before, but the label says hand crafted, quality guaranteed. and for $300…Continue

Started by Corey Sechrest in Gear. Last reply by Rocky Sep 4.

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 Aug 30.

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 Aug 28.

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.



 
 
 

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