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Peter Pauer replied to Craig Fowler's discussion What are the Most Useful Guitar Related Websites You Have Found? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Doug Young's pickup tests Just loved the Seymour Duncan MagMic tests! Another high priced item I probably should not be looking at, when my wallet says go woodie. And the woodie test did not sound bad either! "
46 minutes ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks. NAH!!  I'll be home for a few days with her.  I'll probably spend some time downstairs with the guitars."
3 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave, Best wishes and speedy recovery for your wife. Hobbies can go on hiatus."
4 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"VERY cool, Phil. Let us know how it goes. I'd say the 12 string is a GREAT addition for you. "
4 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks everyone.   Banjo for a 12 string sounds like a great deal to me!"
5 hours ago
Marty replied to Jack Slotterback's discussion NGD- Back in the flock with my Maritime SWS Rosewood Q1T in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congrats on the new guitar. Would love to see a pic..."
5 hours ago
Phil Manuel commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hoping to meet up with an old band mate for a jam, and possibly trade him my banjo for a 12-string. I'm not playing the banjo very much, it actually causes me some pain in my arms when I play it. I've always wanted a 12-string. When I was…"
5 hours ago
Phil Manuel commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave, wishing you well, and prayers that all goes well for you and your wife."
7 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave ... Thoughts and prayers to you and your wife ... "
7 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks.  She'll be out of work for 1 to 2 months.  That's going to kill us financially, and eliminate getting any more guitars to fix.  But I already have enough to work on, I just can't afford some of the tools I need."
8 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Craig Fowler's discussion What are the Most Useful Guitar Related Websites You Have Found? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've seen a few of his video's before.  He's funny, must be Canadian humor.  I'll watch some more when I have more time."
8 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave: I'm sure we all send healing thoughts to your Wife and Family!! "
8 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I was looking at the 12 string Silk & Steel set.  My wife is having major surgery in 2 days, the strings aren't very important."
8 hours ago
Jack Slotterback replied to Jack Slotterback's discussion NGD- Back in the flock with my Maritime SWS Rosewood Q1T in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yes, I think you are right about rosewood and fingerpicking.  I'm not much of a fingerpicker, but I do tend to play a lot of flat picking, cross picking kinds of individual notes, so I think the rosewood should work well for this as well,…"
9 hours ago
Jack Slotterback replied to Jack Slotterback's discussion NGD- Back in the flock with my Maritime SWS Rosewood Q1T in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks George.  I"m liking the d'Addario's too right now."
9 hours ago
Iain Brennan shared Jud Hair's group on Facebook
9 hours ago
Iain Brennan replied to Steve McCoy's discussion What Guilds do you have? in the group Guild Owners
"I've got a D-44 and a F-412, both were made in 1973, I've only had them around a year, wouldn't part with them,both have played-in tones that are priceless, both came with their original battered,travel-worn cases, the only concern I…"
9 hours ago
Kevin McCornack aka Dr. Moreau replied to Luis Motta da Silva's discussion What's inside a Portuguese guitar? in the group Guitar Makers
"That's gorgeous!  I love how every little detail is so carefully thought out.  The mystique of lutherie meets carpenters' common sense.  Splendid!"
16 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"An extra-light 12 string set might have the gauges you seek..."
17 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

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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Schertler dyn-g pickup 4 Replies

Thinking of taking my new guitar out to do a few local gigs but I don't want to star drilling holes in it so thought I might try a stick on pickup.Does anyone out there have any experience with a…Continue

Started by Mick Jones in Gear. Last reply by Mick Jones yesterday.

Concerter Acoustic Guitars

Hello all,This is my first post on here and I need some answers please.First off, I am learning the guitar, I am 63 years old and I live in Ireland.  I`m having great fun with the learning!  Not…Continue

Started by Emmanuel Clancy in Gear on Saturday.

RENT A GOYA 3 Replies

Hello My name is Erin Finnegan and I am a Prop master for a theatre in Fort Worth. We are doing The Sound of Music. I know this sounds like an odd question, but do any of you know of any place or…Continue

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Started by Erin Finnegan in Uncategorized. Last reply by FloridaGull on Thursday.

Homemade line arrays

This summer's project was to build a set of line array speakers for our bluegrass band that would encompass a wider frequency range than my previously built set. If you are unfamiliar with line array…Continue

Started by DrGuitar in Gear on Wednesday.

Adirondack vs Sitka - Guitar luthiers/factory/shop workers input request 8 Replies

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 Tony K. Aug 23.

Air Travel with Your Guitar 36 Replies

The April 2010 issue of Acoustic Guitar features an article on flying with a guitar, written by bluesman Chris Smither (click…Continue

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Started by Teja Gerken, Senior Editor in Gear. Last reply by Keith Beck Aug 21.

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

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Started by Phil Manuel in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Craig B Aug 18.

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 Aug 17.

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

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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.



 
 
 

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