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Björn Ljung joined Edward Sparks's group
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Picks, Picks, Picks

Flatpicks, fingerpicks...pics of your favorite picks and why!See More
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michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"@Jud...I don't think that would have been legal North of the Mason-Dixon Line...ha @Martin..you're right..ha. Seriously tho..Congrats!! We just had our 12th in July Its the BEST to have your best Friend as your Wife and Life Partner!!!"
1 hour ago
Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"It was a milestone for me and my missus last week as well - 25 years. I definitely got the better end of the deal.... Then...... And now..... "
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Mick Jones is now a member of Acoustic Guitar Community
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Björn Ljung joined Jud Hair's group
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"Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)

By far the most active brand-dedicated group in the AGM online community!!  For those who own, play and love their Seagull Guitars ... (or any other Godin acoustic) wonderful, top-quality instruments made in Canada, Seagulls (as well as Godin, Simon & Patrick, Norman, Art & Lutherie, La Patrie, and Richmond) are ideal choices for anyone who wants a first-rate guitar for a reasonable…See More
2 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave I was an ancient 20 ... she was only 17 ... so yes!  "
3 hours ago
Jan Vigne replied to Tony K.'s discussion Adirondack vs Sitka - Guitar luthiers/factory/shop workers input request
"I'm probably not the person you want to depend on for an answer if anything more than a beer rides on the response.  However, I think your discussion must have been rather late at night and possibly accompanied by some Grateful Dead…"
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Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congrats Jud!  It looks like you robbed the cradle!"
3 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FlaGull ... Love the photo ... love the shirts!   44 years for us last week!   "
4 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congrats FG!!!   My Gullmate and I have been married 22 years last month.  She likes the guitars and puts up with my disappearing after work many days to play with or fix them."
4 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on FloridaGull's group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
"Congrats FG!!!   My Gullmate and I have been married 22 years last month.  She likes the guitars and puts up with my disappearing after work many days to play with or fix them."
4 hours ago
Paul Race commented on Will Becker's group 6-String Banjo Group
"A friend has sent this note to the Creek Don't Rise forums: My 6 string banjo. (temporarily strung righty) specs: Washburn electric neck. Shortened at the peghead (I totally regret that now) and at the screwed end for better placement of the…"
4 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"@FG....aren't you two all too cute!!!  Seriously tho, CONGRATS...you're off to a good start!! Have a GREAT weekend, Amigos"
4 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on FloridaGull's group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
"Elton - if you mean the Guild GAD F130RCE, yes I have - it is a very nice guitar.  I own a 2010 Guild GAD 30R, and I love it.  It would be interesting to put a Walden CO2000 and a Guild GAD F130 to a comparison test! :-)"
4 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on FloridaGull's group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
"The Gulls have been married for 10 years today!  Happy Anniversary to my wonderful wife, who appreciates my music and my passion for guitars - and my passion for her... ;-) Here is a commemorative pic, which is relevant to this day because: It…"
4 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The Gulls have been married for 10 years today!  Happy Anniversary to my wonderful wife, who appreciates my music and my passion for guitars - and my passion for her... ;-) Here is a commemorative pic, which is relevant to this day because: It…"
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Becaye Aw updated their profile
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Paul Jannone commented on Paul Jannone's video
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Is there anybody out there? Pink Floyd

"Thanks David, Here's a link to learning the song on youtube, Hope it helps, http://youtu.be/ijvTT7yr-ec"
10 hours ago
David VanderMolen commented on Paul Jannone's video
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Is there anybody out there? Pink Floyd

"Paul, Nice work! Where did you find the music/tabs?; would like to give it a try on my Guild Standard F-30R. Thanks in advance, David"
18 hours ago
Björn Ljung updated their profile
21 hours ago

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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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Adirondack vs Sitka - Guitar luthiers/factory/shop workers input request 1 Reply

So a friend of mine and I were discussing the ups and downs etc. of Adirondack bracing vs. Sitka bracing.One thing we both don't know exactly though is this:  How much more does it cost to use and…Continue

Tags: cost, difference, sound, quality, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne 3 hours ago.

Songs To Play 20 Replies

Adding a section here to share links to tabs and videos of songs that are really nice to play on acoustic guitar. If you have some to share just add to this discussion.  I really don't have a lot of…Continue

Tags: and, Garfunkel, Simon, Play, to

Started by Phil Manuel in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Craig B on Tuesday.

John Lenon Epiphone EJ-160E 2 Replies

Hello!I recently got a John Lenon Epiphone EJ-160E. I just need a rod plate for this guitar. Can anyone help me by telling me the exact plate I need and where I can buy one from? I tried my Epiphone…Continue

Started by Jack in Gear. Last reply by Judgestone on Sunday.

Framus Falcon 12 Questions 3 Replies

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

Tags: Framus

Started by Kris Hancock in Gear. Last reply by Robert Alan Kershaw Aug 6.

Buying a Godin 5th Avenue 5 Replies

I'm about ready to buy a Godin acoustic archtop.  Should I buy it online, or bite the bullet and go to Guitar Center?Continue

Started by wick morgan in Gear. Last reply by wick morgan Aug 5.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 117 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 Tony K. Aug 1.

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 Jul 27.

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

Tags: Guitar Spots

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.



 
 
 

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