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Janine Vincent replied to Henk Don's discussion ToneWoodAmp in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Glad you like the vid...yes, she's terrific & still going strong! I heard about the ToneWoodAmp a few months ago, & have been really tempted to check one out. Very interesting concept. It's so hard to get a good amplified sound…"
12 seconds ago
Janine Vincent replied to Janine Vincent's discussion Sweetwater Has Super Sale On Maritime SWS Q1 Mahogany - $499 - Just Ordered One! :) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Haha...I have way too many already! But the Martin was really tempting...just around the price point I had been looking at...I don't need a really high end one...I'm not worthy! lol (I'm also not made out of money! lol) I don't…"
18 minutes ago
Janine Vincent replied to Janine Vincent's discussion Sweetwater Has Super Sale On Maritime SWS Q1 Mahogany - $499 - Just Ordered One! :) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Jim...so glad you got one too! Yes, amazing guitar...we really lucked out, didn't we?!! I really like to have a pick guard on all of my guitars, but on this one I'm debating what color I want. The one that came with it its nice...a…"
26 minutes ago
Dan Furmanik commented on Jim Caudill's video
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Danny Boy

"Jim, you have always been & will absolutely be one of finest guitar players I have encounter...smooth & melodic...with an ability to arrange your performances around chord progressions that are truly beautiful. Thank you for sending this to…"
7 hours ago
Cibby replied to Jud Hair's discussion Nut width ... how big a factor in chosing your guitars?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've owned more than a few acoustic's over the years mostly before retiring. Most of the Martins I owned had 1.68 nut width which now is to narrow for me. One reason I like the D18 so much is since 2012 Martin changed the nut width from…"
10 hours ago
Stephen Leigh replied to Bryan DeLoach's discussion Seagull Artist Portrait owners! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I don't personally care for the sound of the current Performer models -- too bright-sounding for my taste, though I'll bet they cut through nicely in a band situation.  Build quality seems to be pretty consistent (and good) across the…"
11 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Janine Vincent's discussion Sweetwater Has Super Sale On Maritime SWS Q1 Mahogany - $499 - Just Ordered One! :) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Jim First welcome to the group. Second congratulations on your, great new guitar. Hope you get many years of enjoyment and fun from the new Maritime."
12 hours ago
Kurt Chandler posted a photo

FG170

1974 Yamaha FG170 Solid spruce top, laminated mahogany back and sides. I gave one like this to a missionary in Palau in 1995 so decided to get another like the one I had.
13 hours ago
Bryan DeLoach replied to Bryan DeLoach's discussion Seagull Artist Portrait owners! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Awesome, thanks for the info guys! How does the Artist compare to the Performer in terms of feel/quality? Does it feel worth the extra money? I'm thinking I'm pretty close to pulling the trigger! "
13 hours ago
Robert Williamson replied to Jud Hair's discussion Archived stream of my show on WHUP-FM "Pass the Hat" 2/12/16 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud, just bluetoothed your show to phone so i can listen to rest in the car. :)"
14 hours ago
Jim Martin replied to Janine Vincent's discussion Sweetwater Has Super Sale On Maritime SWS Q1 Mahogany - $499 - Just Ordered One! :) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hey Janine, I ordered the same deal from Sweetwater on Tuesday. It arrived on Thursday evening and I let it acclimate overnight before opening.  What a beautiful instrument. I'm undecided about installing the pickguard; however, I know…"
14 hours ago
Janine Vincent replied to James Baxter Bain's discussion Seagull Excursion Folk NG Solid Cedar top???? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well, it is hard to keep up with all the models available, so you never know, but I'm wondering if he's reading Entourage, but thinking it's Excursion? I've confused the two at times myself! lol Let us know!"
14 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Jud Hair's discussion Archived stream of my show on WHUP-FM "Pass the Hat" 2/12/16 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Jud Just been listening to the show. Really enjoyed well done."
15 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud did you get a chance to check out the EADEAE tuning i spoke of in your tuning discussion? "
15 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"i misread damn lcd meters it was 23c above the guitars and 24c below guitar. I only took a quick look. Better to look at least 3 meters, and take an average. The room is actually unheated except for computer equipment. Reading in the room in no way…"
15 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Robert, 27* inside your house in winter? I don't even like that temp outside in summer unless I'm in the shade or on a golf course with cold beer nearby. My guitars are kept in their cases in a basement office and hover around 40-45%…"
17 hours ago
Tony K. commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"  .....  Good golly!!  Did someone mess with the thermostat on the sun today?!  It's -25C out.  (-13 F).   Brrrrrr!!  Where are my knitted wool slippers, my toezees are freezin'.   "
19 hours ago
Craig Wheatley replied to Terry Dean's discussion 150 free guitar charts on Acoustic Coffee Covers
"Great page. Thanks for sharing."
19 hours ago
Stephen Leigh replied to Bryan DeLoach's discussion Seagull Artist Portrait owners! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hey, Bryan -- I own an Artist Studio (spruce top & rosewood back/sides).  I love the guitar, which sounds fantastic either acoustic or plugged-in (mine is a 2013 model, so it has the QII electronics -- I can't speak to the new…"
20 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"It was pleasant when walked into my guitar room this morning. It was 27c/47% and a faint odor of leather and wood and hot coffee permeated the air. I'd like a car air freshener with that combo, please. :)"
20 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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150 free guitar charts on Acoustic Coffee Covers 1 Reply

Facebook ... "like us" to stay in touch https://www.facebook.com/AcousticCoffeeCovers Website…Continue

Started by Terry Dean in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Craig Wheatley 19 hours ago.

Peculiar versions of the Rock Classics

For those who know, we are bringing you 25 versions of the Rock Classics by Joseph Ferrante. This collection is called ¨Peculiar versions of the Rock Classics¨. Why is it called like that? because in…Continue

Started by Robert Davis in Players yesterday.

Looking for Gurian Owners 205 Replies

Hello there, AGies! I'm new to the community, but have been playing guitar way longer than my abilities suggest.. going on 45 years.. but just acquired a dream guitar from my "youth"... a mint Gurian…Continue

Started by Regan Mulligan in Gear. Last reply by Mike Flores on Friday.

passive mic 4 Replies

greetings everyone, i need a passive mic for my D-28 to record and maybe play live with. i've had a dean markley for years and it seems ok.i have a real problem using batteries in guitars so it must…Continue

Started by joey pinter in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Feb 1.

What would you buy? 13 Replies

I have been blessed by my dear wife and mother-in-law with a generous gift for my recent 65th birthday. Between the two they ponied up $3K for me to buy a new guitar!I already have a very nice Martin…Continue

Started by Terry Angelli in Gear. Last reply by Paco Giral Feb 1.

an email spammer has joined us 3 Replies

I got a spam email from an Augustin Aziankou this morning, here it is:Good day,I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have…Continue

Started by Charles Soles in Uncategorized. Last reply by Charles Soles Jan 30.

Question about "MiJam.Co.Uk"

Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone knows if the website http://mijam.co.uk is still up and running? My son, who loves Pink Floyd, wanted to learn Wish You Were…Continue

Started by Wesley C Wilkins in Beginners Jan 25.

Puzzle over maker's logo 2 Replies

I recently acquired this guitar and wondered if anyone recognised the logo. It has a solid spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, maple neck. Abalone bindings and good quality tuners.I don't think…Continue

Started by David Thomas Hosie in Gear. Last reply by David Thomas Hosie Jan 22.

Nylon Strings 21 Replies

I always struggle knowing what strings to buy for my nylon archtop (Daniel Slaman's Dome). I am a jazz player and play mostly a steel strung acoustic or regular jazz box, so want to keep as close to…Continue

Started by Victor Saumarez in Gear. Last reply by Victor Saumarez Jan 22.

Most underrated and overrated "Acoustic guitar" manufacturers 13 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 Steve Reed Jan 22.



 
 
 

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