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Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Swannanoa Gathering Diary in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"BTW ... I absolutely love getting to see and hear songwriters doing their own spare, raw, un-plugged, un orchestrated versions of their own great songs. In most cases, they're not known for their voices (particularly) and their songs often make…"
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Jonah. Wow! ... a Koa back and sides S6 ... sweet looking ... :-)"
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paul stokes commented on Marlene Hutchinson's blog post Thursday "tip"
"totally agree. "
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Jonah Lake commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Jonah Lake commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Jonah Lake commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Marlene Hutchinson posted a blog post

Thursday "tip"

Play your guitar to increase brain activity and happiness. Studies have shown that the brain's reward center responds to music -- a brain structure called the striatum releases the chemical dopamine, which is associated with happiness and pleasure ~ so play your guitar and get happy, a.k.a. Guitar Therapy!Play on...MarleneMarlene's Musicwww.marlenesmusic.comAs Seen On PBS, CBS, NBC, AcousticGuitar.com2014 Player's Choice Award nomineeSee More
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Tony K. replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I love the Tric cases and agree.  But I like that extra pocket on the one you got so that's the only reason I'd like to check if it's available.  I'm a big fan of pockets to put stuff in.  8-)"
21 hours ago
Peter Pauer replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yep,  I just picked up a case for my Coastline Folk gull Got a classical size case by Yorkville fits the guitar like a glove http://accessories.yorkville.com/includes/tppPopup.php?prodcode=YCC-6H&catlv2=93&catlv3=97 Went with the…"
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Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Swannanoa Gathering Diary in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Another concert last night and another great group of live performances by worl-class singer/songwriters .... we don't get to video performances (sadly) so I have to substitute one's already on youtube, but here's Cliff Eberhardt…"
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Elton Bloye commented on FloridaGull's group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
"Anyone played a Guild 130RCE? Seems like a worth competitor to the Walden CO2000."
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FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I tried it in the 5th Avenue case - well, it fit (with a lot of leftover room), so a no-go..."
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FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Quite frankly, and IMHO, if you have a Godin product and are looking for a lightweight case, the TRIC would be best.  BTW, the Godin "Folk" body is based on that of a classical guitar (probably saves on total manufacturing costs, when…"
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Phil Manuel commented on Ash Nadler's blog post Guitar Withdrawal
"Yes, just recently went to Bluegrass festival without my guitar. I was worried about the weather, really hot, and how to store it, while going to the concert area. It was only 3 days, but it felt like a month."
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Tony K. replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That seems like a fantastic case.  Very nice. And nice price too.  I should check and see if they have any of these at my local Long and McQuade. I'd love to have one of these for my new mini jumbo. (I don't like ordering most…"
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FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I think I'm going to try the one I found above - http://www.skbcases.com/music/products/proddetail.php?f=&id=222&o=&c=83&s= - here's a pic: $76.99 at Amazon - free shipping!  If I don't like it, I'll send it…"
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Tony K. replied to FloridaGull's discussion Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I'm not 100% on the size of an OM guitar.  It sounds like it's a bit bigger than a "folk size" (as Godin calls them) and maybe a bit smaller than a mini jumbo.  Is that correct? But ya, that's the only thing with…"
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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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Framus Falcon 12 Questions

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 on Wednesday.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 115 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 Maurice Condie on Wednesday.

Amplification? Acoustic Amp or Powered PA Speaker w/small mixer EQ and Reverb? 35 Replies

I recently posted a question about which acoustic amp should be considered (see What's the best acoustic amp for under $500?). I got a few responses, which I appreciated greatly. Thanks to those of…Continue

Tags: EQ, mixing, amps, amplification

Started by Stephen Park in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel on Sunday.

Structural Integrity of Acoustic Guitar 8 Replies

Hello friends!Well, I'm getting a nice deal on an Acoustic Guitar that has Solid Spruce Top, Solid Mahagony Back, and Laminate Sides, Rosewood Fret-board, and Grover Tuners with Black Knobs. But the…Continue

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Started by Shant Sharma in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 24.

What is the method of learning that is working best for you? 3 Replies

Hello all!I Have been practicing every day and learning to play guitar for the first time in my life. I am 52 years old and have always wanted to learn to play. I am very curious about the methods…Continue

Started by Scott L Ritchie in Beginners. Last reply by Scott L Ritchie Jul 22.

Vintage Guitar restoration 4 Replies

Hey Everybody, I have a old Martin D-18 that belonged to my Grandpa.  He purchased this brand new after he got out of the war (somwhere around 1948?).  This guitar was his one and only guitar that he…Continue

Started by Chad Clifton in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel Jul 21.

Kragenbrink out of business?

Several years ago I order three Kragenbrink guitars: 6, 12, baritone.  They were due to be completed in 2010.  Lance ran into a few business bumps along the way, so things ran late.  Finally he…Continue

Started by John Bjorkman in Gear Jul 20.

useful apps for iphone? 2 Replies

just traded my old flip phone for an iphone. wondering what apps people like, especially for music - tuners, recorders, whatever is out there. totally new to the "app" world. thanks in advance!craigContinue

Started by Craig MC in Gear. Last reply by Terry Angelli Jul 20.

Open Mikes 20 Replies

The other night I attended a world famous open mike.  It was well run and most of the entertainment was good. 90% of the performers and their friends left after their “performance” leaving by the…Continue

Started by Daryl Kosinski in Uncategorized. Last reply by Mark C Jul 19.

I.D. an old archtop- Wilson? 1 Reply

So I've had this old archtop hanging on the wall in my tv room for well over 15 years. Think I paid 40 bucks for it back in the mid 90's.  Neck was falling apart, and it was spitting out frets like…Continue

Started by Ryan in Gear. Last reply by Ryan Jul 17.



 
 
 

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