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TheValleyGirl commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Well, in August we had a 6.0 earthquake in Napa. A bookcase fell on my 2010 Gibson Hummingbird 12 string breaking its neck. Since it was the ONLY HB 12 made that year, a 'one of a kind' I just sent it off to Gibson Repair and Restoration.…"
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Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Happy Halloween everyone"
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FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Silvertone?  Harmony? Anyway - wasn't sure where to put this - so I'll put it here - 6 Bedell USA guitars at Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter,…"
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FloridaGull commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"I never said they were immaculate... ;-)"
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michael schwartz commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"my FG 230 is in WAAAY better shape!! Happily I might say. Let me know what it goes for,OK?"
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FloridaGull commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
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FloridaGull commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
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Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud & FG --- great costumes for your Halloween gigs you guys are wearing there..... ;-)"
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FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion The Alvarez LJ60 - a GS Mini size with a 1 3/4" nut? in the group Small Body Guitars
"This has a 23.625" scale - the Taylor GS Mini, 23.5" - the Walden T550, 24.2"... The lower bout on the Alvarez is about 1" wider than the GS Mini and the Walden - the Walden is still a bit deeper than both..."
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The Alvarez LJ60 - a GS Mini size with a 1 3/4" nut?

The Alvarez LJ60 - http://alvarezguitars.com/guitar/lj60/ - which I have not seen in person - seems to have the attributes of a Taylor GS Mini with the important distinction of a 1 3/4" nut... http://alvarezguitars.com/alvarez-lj...travel-guitar/ Enjoy and discuss - particularly if you have seen/tried one of these... See More
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FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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FloridaGull replied to Jack Slotterback's discussion Want to Trade My Maritime SWS Rosewood Q1 for S6+ some cash in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Is the 1.72" nut of your Maritime vs. the 1.8" nut of your former S6 an issue - or did you have an S6 Slim?"
9 hours ago
Robert DeLong commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I actually brought my Martins to NEw Zealand from Seattle 20 years ago. They are very expensive here. Maton out of Australia holds the market. I do have a custom electric guitar made here in NEw Zealand. it is beautiful. made of thousands of years…"
17 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Nicolas Celle's discussion I'm selling my Seagull Excursion natural folk Isys+ - $289 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"And also sorry if I sound opinionated - I'm the sort of fool who is addicted to the big box sound, I have nothing but dreads and jumbo bodies......"
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Greg Ballantyne replied to Nicolas Celle's discussion I'm selling my Seagull Excursion natural folk Isys+ - $289 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
" I'll have to say, the sound of the grand body is quite different from the folk body. My sister in law bought an Excursion grand, based on my suggestion that a Seagull would be the best value for the dollar. Her Excursion was the first one…"
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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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Costly repairs, neck resets, etc. 10 Replies

A reputable luthier wants $525 (also informing me it, "could be more" depending on what they get into) for a neck reset.  They want another $525 for a re-fret and fretboard levelling.  I also need…Continue

Started by Tom Drummonds in Gear. Last reply by Prankie Hardy on Wednesday.

Interactive decorative inlay 1 Reply

I'm hoping you might like to hear about our unusual research project at the University of Nottingham in the UK. We've been creating an acoustic guitar with highly decorative inlay that you can scan…Continue

Tags: Guitar, Carolan

Started by Carolan Guitar in Gear. Last reply by Carolan Guitar on Sunday.

I'm looking for info before selling my '89 Yamaha FG-450SA Acoustic Guitar 7 Replies

Hello Everyone!   *New Member*I searched throughout the forum to see if anyone else had a similar post, but to no avail...When I was 15 in '89 my Gran gifted me with a brand new Acoustic Yamaha…Continue

Tags: FG-450SA, Acoustic, Yamaha

Started by Michelle Louise in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Oct 23.

How many guitars do you need?? 14 Replies

There's a nice interview with Tom Petty a few years ago in which he says they have about 144 guitars, but you only need one.  I have a good acoustic, a good electric, and something for the campfire…Continue

Started by tom blegen in Gear. Last reply by Jeff Hatcher Oct 21.

Restoring an old 1960s guitar? Advice needed 1 Reply

Hey all So I bought a guitar today for R100 (say about $10) and I intend to restore it and return it to full working condition. The guitar I believe is a 1960s Bellini acoustic, they were…Continue

Started by Shahir in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Oct 19.

Hand size and finger reach issues we`ve all had or still have. 19 Replies

I think this is a good place to ask about hand size and finger reach for the people who have smaller/bony fingers. If this is a reduntant thread, please redirect me to any former post.I`ve been…Continue

Started by Coe Franklin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 18.

Robbie Williams Angels 2 Replies

New member hoping for for help in regards to Robbie Williams Angels.  Its my 15 year anniversary coming up, the wedding song was Angels and I wanted to learn how to play it as a part of the…Continue

Started by Graeme Mitchell in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Oct 13.

Brazilian guitar 2 Replies

Hi there,Anyone here likes to play Brazilian music on the guitar? I'm asking because I'm starting a project to teach Brazilian guitar to English speakers and I'd like to know what people think about…Continue

Started by Renato Candro in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Renato Candro Oct 13.

Melody and Chords Together? 15 Replies

Hi. I wondered if it is possible to combine melody and chords in the same song. I am using a beginner guitar book, and for some of the songs, you play the melody, with single notes, no chords. For…Continue

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Started by Rosemary j. Lambin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 12.

Stella Kwale scam? 3 Replies

I just joined AGC. I received a personal email from MrsStellaKwale. I did not reply thinking this is Troll or scam.

Started by Dan Stankard in Gear. Last reply by Simon Candy Oct 12.



 
 
 

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