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David Taylor replied to David Taylor's discussion Levin Goliath in the group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Rob I have not taken up the offer of the tuners from Mel so you are welcome to ask him Dave "
2 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"re the stained grain in the Concert Hall. My dealer agrees it is not the nicest looking thing  that Godin has done. He pointed out they are doing it in the S6 Original now too."
10 hours ago
Lance Allen posted a blog post

Lots going on for Lance Allen

Lots of new youtube fingerstyle guitar videos and blob post on my site. Hi Everyone! I hope you're enjoying the first week of July. Here in Nashville, it's raining and thunderstorms everywhere. So I've been busy uploading videos and wanted to show them to you. Especially if you're not a youtube subscriber. These are all finger style guitar songs. And you'll notice that I have tabs for sale for a few of them. First, is my song Us Together. It's a lovely song inspired by just hanging out with…See More
11 hours ago
GummoJoe replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thank you all for the information, I got ahold of Michel and asked him aswell Yes I Did win the Guitar Doesn't come with Case(Goodwill ticket said it will be shipped in ''Durable'' box) Scare's me to think of its Ride…"
12 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I got a reply back from Godin about this guitar. Hi, That's a 1982 Seagull 6. It has a solid cedar top, laminated wild cherry back and sides, a maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Regards, Michel Bélanger"
13 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"i think what bugs me about cutaway dreads is that the cutaway looks too parallel to the bottom...making it more box like."
14 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Robert ... Just looked at your photos ... GCPA5K  Grand Performance, Cut-away, Performing Artist, Level 5, with Koa HPL ... the cut-away looks fine on that size and model. I had a DCPA4 a couple of years ago.  Gave it to my…"
15 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"A few days ago I posted pictures of it in the regular Seagull thread."
17 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Rex Edmonds's discussion Appropriate songs for a wedding rehersal. (My Daughter) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Good choice."
17 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I obviously did not grasp the significance of the number 224. That really sounds interesting. "
19 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Joe First welcome to the site, I'm sure you will enjoy it here. Not to sure Joe, about when the Seagull logo was first introduced, but sometime after guitar 224. Did you by any chance buy, guitar 224."
Ron Khoo replied to Ron Lane's discussion What's in a name? DX1 ? in the group Martin Owners
"There were japanese guitars with the name pro martin that were not martins. Also, fake Martins are not Martins. Anything from Nazareth or from Martin's Mexico factory are true martins."
Randy Lee Hano posted photos
Scott Simon updated their profile
Scott Simon posted songs
Dave Fengler replied to GummoJoe's discussion Seagull 224? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That Seagull was the 224th guitar they ever made.  I forget when they started building guitars, early 80's?  That was a very early one, I've never seen another like it.  If I had an extra $250 laying around it would have…"
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"A friend of mine has an older S6 cutaway, dread of course - I'm not a cutaway guy in any case, but that S6 (I think is 10 or 12 years old) is a sweet sounding guitar. It's the guitar that made me look for and buy a cedar top, a Seagull…"
Greg Ballantyne replied to Denny Baer's discussion And the winning choice is......!!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"This will be a lone opinion..... keep the strap tied off on the headstock. That's the only way I've played guitars for the last 40 years, plus or minus.....makes you feel a little like a 60'small folk singer"
Greg Ballantyne replied to Dave Collins's discussion First Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congrats Dave on the S6 You'll certainly find yourself in like minded company here, with perhaps the occasional dissenting opinion.... I ran across a Maritime 5 years ago, had never heard of Seagull at the time - now I've got three of…"
GummoJoe added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)

Seagull 224?

New to Seagull'sI Was browsing goodwill website and ran across one of them, wonder whats the history? and reason for no headstock logo.See More





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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 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…


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…


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…


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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Question about calluses 8 Replies

Hi, I am having trouble keeping my calluses hard. I am a beginner but I have been playing 4-5 days a week for at least 45 minutes for the last 6 months. The few calluses I did get eventually pulled…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi on Wednesday.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 10 Replies

Am thinking about a Clayton wood pick for a more natural tone.  What do y'all use?Continue

Started by Michael Shaw in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi on Tuesday.

why do picks turn in your hand as you play? 18 Replies

Hi im michael and last month i started playing guitar. But every few minutes i have to stop and turn my pick round again as it turns as i play. I use dunlop gel picks in light gauge and tusq A1's.…Continue

Started by michael medex in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi on Tuesday.

Hulon Stringer Guitars

I'm hoping to find anyone that owns/plays a Hulon Stringer acoustic guitar. He was a luthier from Bolivar, Tennessee, and he doesn't really have any online presence in regards to his guitars. I'd…Continue

Started by Trương thanh in Playing Guitar on Monday.

New guy here......hello to all 11 Replies

Greetings from Houston everyone. My name is Joe and I've been doinking around on a guitar for almost 40 years now. I'm an intermediate player who as a hobbyist, probably spent way too much time…Continue

Started by Joe Romere in Uncategorized. Last reply by Joe Romere on Sunday.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 131 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 Randy Lee Hano Jun 23.

2400 guitar Chords Photos & Tabs 1 Reply

Hello friends,Wishing you all a happy Father day. God bless you all. I just want to share with you my new creation and hope you like it.Continue

Started by Angela Huan Vuong in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Jun 22.

Easy arrangement for How insensitive by Tom Jobim 2 Replies

Hi there,What do you think about this kind of arrangement? Too simple?Thanks.

Started by Renato Candro in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Renato Candro Jun 19.

What was your first acoustic guitar?? 170 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 Joe Romere Jun 17.


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