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Doug Young commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"The boss says I can host, tho it doesn't sound like we have a quorum yet?"
2 hours ago
Bob Furia replied to Bob Furia's discussion Just found this group in the group Guild Owners
"Not many pictures around Ed, and the ones you might pull up are usually of the same one. I first caught a glimpse of one in a video about the old Westerly plant. It was about a 3 second shot of it, and I can remember running the clip over and over…"
3 hours ago
Mike Nepper commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Well, Doug and I are willing but not hearing a host yet? Anybody? Lisa, Tom, Ken, Roger, Jon, Aaron?"
3 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Look! Someone claims to have actually purchased a Seagull Concert Hall model ... check it out ... apparently ---> THEY DO EXIST !!"
4 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I consider the S-6 Original to be a "Slope Shouldered Dreadnought""
4 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
4 hours ago
Sonny Estrella posted a status
"Love of Music!"
5 hours ago
Sonny Estrella posted a photo
5 hours ago
Edward Sparks replied to Bob Furia's discussion Just found this group in the group Guild Owners
"Wow that is different!  I saw a picture of one of these before but forgot where! "
6 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"One more..disturbing video from 2014!!! Music Zoo Exclusive Seagull S6 Koa Guitar With Robert Godin Published on Jul 31, 2014 We recently made a trip to Montreal to visit our good friends at Godin/Seagull. They have been hard at work crafting an…"
8 hours ago
Bob Furia added a discussion to the group Guild Owners
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Just found this group

Love my Guild guitars, especially this rare bird from the Gruhn era at Westerly.- #12 of 30 ever made.(Guild Studio 24)Best,MLBobSee More
8 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"liked the Mahogany Coastline.. re. the S6 is not a dreadnaught; that, i have heard, is 'Shape 6.' the sixth modification of the dreadnaught shape. No idea if that is fluff or true. But I have always considered S6 as the name of the…"
8 hours ago
Bob Furia joined Ted Hechtman's group
8 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud you made me LOL IRL :)"
8 hours ago
Derick Chatfield commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congratulations to Robert Godin, for receiving an, Honorary Degree from, Mc Gill University."
8 hours ago
Derick Chatfield commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Robert. Thanks for taking the time to put all the Seagull video's up. I have just watched all of them."
8 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"He also said that the S-6 Original is not a dreadnought and that Seagull was founded in 1970 ... he must be responsible for the Seagull web site maintenance."
9 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Did that Seagull rep claim the Excursion Walnut is an exclusive to UK model? ! ! !"
10 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Blame Jud, his video made me go looking for S6 Concert Hall again..found the videos  from the UK below instead... \-) This is the kind of promotion Godin should be doing."
10 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
" Seagull Guitars 2015 - Entourage Series"
10 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 — 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). …

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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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Tanglewood Roadster SFce (WARNING)

Please be aware that this guitar although advertised as a 43 mm NUT is actually barely over 41mm.... Tanglewood have not replied after 4 days and 4 emails to them... So take your little steel rule…Continue

Started by Paul Haldane in Gear 11 hours ago.

Most underrated and overrated "Acoustic guitar" manufacturers 5 Replies

I saw a link to a similar thread on another guitar forum site, but the question was targeted at any guitar manufacturer.  Considering where we are here, I thought it would be interesting to hear…Continue

Tags: opinion, review, experience, manufacturer, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Robert Alan Kershaw on Sunday.

Fret Width 6 Replies

Hi all... The problem is that I cant get my 3 fingers inbetween the frets after C barre chords..though I also have to finger a normal A chord differently too..My question is this.... Are there any…Continue

Started by Paul Haldane in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Paul Haldane on Sunday.

Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts? 11 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. on Sunday.

Sam Koontz Vintage Guitar? 31 Replies

I was wondering if anyone new of Sam Koontz or where I may be able to get info on him and his guitars. I own one of his guitars and know nothing of it or him. I have no Idea of its value etc. I am…Continue

Started by Richie Hunley in Gear. Last reply by Wayne Wesley Johnson May 18.

The now mythical power switch 11 Replies

Am I the only person tired of unplugging cables to turn off guitar pre-amps, pedals and whatever else the manufacture thinks this idea a convenience? ?Today i received my Boss RC 30 looper and the…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson in Gear. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 13.

Identify Guitar Logo 3 Replies

Can anyone identify this guitar logo?Continue

Started by Terry Flaningam in Uncategorized. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 11.

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 May 5.

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! https://youtu.be/ok_ArpPynbsContinue

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

Started by Patrik Andersson in Playing Guitar May 4.

Sigma guitars 1 Reply

Does anyone have expertise?

Started by Jfever in Gear. Last reply by Blackback Gull Apr 30.



 
 
 

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