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Alan Cargile replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Has anyone tried the Godin Guitar Polish? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hello Barry. I really like that Godin cleaner. It is very light. I've never tried linseed oil. I'll have to look into it. I like the Dunlap 65 on my Electric guitars."
13 minutes ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Get well mike. Yikes broken wrist. That's why I do the penguin shuffle even though I look stupid. I too have not played much. And i take only my 000 x1 guitar. I leave the rest in the case."
15 minutes ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Michael ... So sorry to hear bout your misfortune!  I never knew that you're left-handed, all your guitars are "righty" ...  "
1 hour ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Exactly Ron.  I haven't even tried to strum.  The downstairs is open to the rest of the house by a doorway without a door, and the furnace sucks air from that room.  I can't win.  Don't most people have wet…"
1 hour ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Get well dave. Time to finger pick so that there is less wrist action. My humidity goes to 40%. If less, I run humidifier and vaporizer. It has been a snowey dry winter."
2 hours ago
Stephen Leigh commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Michael -- Aargh! on the broken wrist.  May it heal quickly and well!  And David -- same for you with the sprain.  Having something bad happen to hands is something all guitar players fear; let's hope this isn't a trend!…"
2 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have enough Seagulls!  5 I think.  I'm itching to get the Maritime dread & Maritime Folk out to change the strings and play them.  The best I can get the humidity downstairs is 37%, a little low, it's usually around…"
3 hours ago
Alan Edmunds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"As per previous... I highly recommend GAS as a balm for the injured wrist - what new Seagull was it you had your eye on??? Recover fast but don't rush it.....wrists can be brutes to fully heal. best regards...Alan"
3 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"A couple of days ago I sprained my right wrist (right handed) when the snowblower went over the hidden curb.  It isn't too bad and I can play OK.  I can't lift much without pain though.  Have to be careful that I don't…"
3 hours ago
Alan Edmunds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"OUCH!!!! Does that mean there's a fire-sale on 12-strings? LOL...LOL Cheer up good buddy, there's lots of great music just dying to be listened to. I highly recommend GAS as a remedy - what new 12 was it you had your…"
3 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"having guitars don't do any good if you can't play them!! Fell on the ice last night and broke my right wrist...good news is I'm left handed. I'm out of action for at least 4 weeks."
3 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Tab ... Here's the link to and EARLIER DISCUSSION on this topic."
4 hours ago
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Tab Smith commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud, Ping would be fine, I couldn't find anything locally, tried Guitar Center, they had inline machine heads and wanted me to drill holes in my guitar for the new pegs..... I looked at Seagull's website and found lots of stuff but not…"
4 hours ago
Scott Wayne Hollingsworth posted a status
"I'm looking for tabs of worship music in DADGAD. I often play instrumentals at our church. DADGAD tabs for church songs are few."
5 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Added Seagull headstock image to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headstock#Signature_headstock_outlines Why isn't Godin stepping up?"
6 hours ago
Joe Allen replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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15 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That's a good one!!  "
15 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That does have a certain undeniable appeal ... :-)"
15 hours ago
Jim Swalley replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud,  I like rex Edmonds "Skinny Dip Road."   It fits to the fun of the song and lets one's imagination . . .imagine!"
15 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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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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PLZ Help! Girl need advices on what guitar she should buy. (Seagull, S&P) 22 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 MIchael yesterday.

Story of One Year 9 Replies

OK, I am totally new to the guitar.  Bought my first guitar at the age of 41 (earlier this month - February, 2015).I enjoy the practice sessions I have, and try to get a minimum of 30 minutes per…Continue

Started by Matt McBride in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Monday.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 49 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 Avalon angler on Sunday.

Senior Newb 2 Replies

By means of "Colloquial vernacular""How are ye now me li'l  buddies?"Greetings from the rocky cragged shores of Newfoundland... Canada eh!I usually answer to the name of Andrew but Pop and other…Continue

Started by Avalon angler in Uncategorized. Last reply by Avalon angler on Sunday.

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 Feb 24.

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 Feb 23.

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 Feb 23.

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 Feb 21.

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.



 
 
 

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