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Rex Edmonds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Great info. Thanks Jud."
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Here's a really good information article on ACOUSTIC GUITAR SIZES and OTHER STUFF by C.F. Martin & Co. historian Dick Boak ... "
55 minutes ago
Fred Parczewski replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ok, so this is what I got from Archambault; ironically, Seagulls are made here in Quebec, but the largest markets gets the new models first, go figure! Makes business sense though. The fellow told me that they usually get the new models around 2 to…"
1 hour ago
Rick Ruskin commented on Rick Ruskin's event Rick Ruskin in California - March 2015
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Rick Ruskin posted an event

Rick Ruskin in California - March 2015 at California

March 21, 2015 at 6pm to March 29, 2015 at 7pm
My Annual California Tour.  See Graphic for individual places, dates, and times.See More
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Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion New guitar very soon. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Marty Got the S&P woodland pro parlour guitar, with sunburst finish, about two weeks ago. Very pleased with it, played it for at least two hours every day since I got it. Real good fun to play, very good tone and volume for a parlour guitar,…"
3 hours ago
Fred Parczewski replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi guys... On. My way to our biggest retailer in Montreal of Godin products, Archambault. gonna get the lowdown from them and get back to ya with whatever info they have."
3 hours ago
Marlene Hutchinson posted events
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Marty replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion New guitar very soon. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"WoW Derick. Nice one coming your way for sure and deffinetaly sweet looking. I cant seem to get my hands on an S&P where I live. Always wanted to try one."
4 hours ago
Marty replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Wow!!! Looks sweet. Hope they make it to my neck of the woods....solid woods.....Sorry, couldn't resist that"
4 hours ago
Margaret Galbraith commented on Marlene Hutchinson's blog post Thursday "tip"
"Totally agree on writing on music but it is strange now I'm a lot order I have to change where the capo went and some tuning?"
4 hours ago
Margaret Galbraith 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
5 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen left a comment for Fred Parczewski
"No, I haven't seen any of the concert hall models in Calgary yet. I asked my favorite shop about them at the time NAMM was going on but the clerk didn't know and said any new NAMM product usually took a month or more to start…"
6 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to Alan Cargile's discussion I wrote a new song. in the group Worship Leaders
"Greetings Elton. Man I think your recording sounds good. I like the song and you did a great job on it. Your leads sounded good to me. I have a hard time with leads on acoustic since I played electric for so long so anytime someone plays lead well…"
6 hours ago
Gary Ellis replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
7 hours ago
Marlene Hutchinson posted a blog post

Thursday "tip"

Try playing your guitar first thing in the morning.  Starting your day out with a song is likely to set you up for a positive day and it's kind of fun to just grab your guitar and play whatever comes to your mind ~ music mornings = marvelous days!Play on...MarleneMarlene's Musicwww.marlenesmusic.comAs Seen On PBS, CBS, NBC2014 Player's Choice Award nominee See More
7 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Here's that video "
22 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Fred --- there was a video posted from NAMM where Mario from Godin is talking about the new Artist Concert Hall and he says something to the effect of it having a smaller nut width like many people have requested; presumably that would be the…"
22 hours ago
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23 hours ago
Fred Parczewski added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall

Hey Folks,Anyone out there have the full (or partial ) specs on this new beauty from our friends in Quebec?All I've seen so far are pictures from NAMM.  Sure looks like something I'd be interested in if only I knew what nut size they've gone to.  I've seen 1 3/4  and 1 11/16...Thanks, FredSee More
23 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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Looking for a Vox Folk Twelve Electric

Hi :-)I am looking to buy a Vox Folk Twelve Electric. Preferably in great shape.I have been searching, but I haven´t found the right one.Any help would be greatly appreciated!Best regardsNiklas…Continue

Started by Niklas Schneidermann in Gear on Tuesday.

Cole Clark acoustic guitars 9 Replies

My son has been using my guitar for now but his fingers are too long for the narrow neck on mine. He plays electric bass And has a couple of Waricks and an Ibenez. Also plays keyboard but wants to…Continue

Started by Margaret Galbraith in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith on Tuesday.

PLZ Help! Girl need advices on what guitar she should buy. (Seagull, S&P) 21 Replies

Hello, It is the first time I post. I am a beginner on Guitar. I am thinking of buying a guitar and I have read a lots of materials online. I have narrowed my choice to Seagull, S&P. The guitars…Continue

Tags: Elements, Natural, Simon, Seagull, Patrick

Started by Carol in Gear. Last reply by ian hopkins on Tuesday.

African Fingerstyle 7 Replies

Hi. I am preparing free online courses in African Fingerstyle for Beginners and Advanced. I'd be very glad to share with you. As a guitarist you might not need to take the lessons on Basics which…Continue

Started by Becaye Aw in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Becaye Aw on Monday.

All-Solid wood Mahogany 000 or OM guitar recommendations... 4 Replies

Hi all,I am in the market for the above axe with an ebony or rosewood fretboard. I am willing to pay the Collings or Santa Cruz price (cringe)! but would rather stay within the $1500 to $2500 range.…Continue

Started by David VanderMolen in Gear. Last reply by David VanderMolen on Saturday.

Guild F412 12 string

I have a 2005 Guild F412 jumbo 12 finished with rosewood sides & back , not the flamed maple as most are. Can anyone shed some light, maybe a  special or F512 with wrong label..... thanksContinue

Started by Graham Thompson in Gear Feb 19.

Ultra light gauge strings 10 Replies

I have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia but trying to get back into playing. I play folk finger-picking style. Any suggestions on strings if you have a similar problem. Playing does help but…Continue

Started by Margaret Galbraith in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith Feb 18.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 47 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Phil Manuel Feb 14.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 128 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 Eddie Charles Feb 13.

Miced or buit in pick-up. 14 Replies

Hi everyone. When you are thinking about a new guitar do you prefer one with electronics or one without?Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by Eddie Charles Feb 9.



 
 
 

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