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Greg Ballantyne replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Mom - How about a Coastline Grand? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I think I like the finish on the coastline top better also, but I've just been looking at websites. I called my mom the other day to discuss options, and she said she wants a guitar and directed me to go and get one. I think she must be feeling…"
1 hour ago
Mark Barrett commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FG, in reality the two version are only a 1/2 step off. I play it G-F-C with capo 1."
1 hour ago
Lisa Chupity commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Hey, Josep and Ken, I PM'd you both directions to the house.  See you Sunday!"
2 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"The SJ-400S looks nice!"
3 hours ago
Stan replied to Stan's discussion SM6 question in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I am going to go with bone saddle and bone pins.  I am sending them to Bob Colosi to match.  Thank you taking the time to answer my question.  It was helpful. Definitely worth more than 8 cents. :D"
3 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Stan's discussion SM6 question in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Just my 2 cents and this is all an "educated guess" kind of input. Having said that, firstly, I don't think you need to worry about the pin size.  Even though Seagull switched to Tusq, I don't think the "size"…"
4 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Elton Bloye's discussion If you had one acoustic guitar to use for worship.... in the group Worship Leaders
"I'm enjoying this thread.  I checked out those Petros guitars.  Wow.  Amazing and would love to have one but.....most the them cost more than I paid for my car!  LOL!  So, like Martin said, unless God…"
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Mike Bishop replied to Mike Bishop's discussion Time for a Change in the group Martin Owners
"That OM is the smaller body version of what I got with the Fishman Analog electronics instead of the Aura F1+. Probably what I should have bought and saved myself some money. But I am sure you will like it a lot. The neck is (to me) much more…"
6 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to Diamond Dave's discussion I'm out! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Enjoy the time with the kids Dave. That's something money cant buy. As fort Canadian solid wood guitars, I think they will be making those for a long time.  "
6 hours ago
Mike Bishop replied to Mike Bishop's discussion Time for a Change in the group Martin Owners
"They didn't have much of a selection and nothing in the used category so I coughed up $200 for an Acoustic AG30 (see link). I haven't used an amp in like forever so it will take me a while to get to know it, what it does and how to set it…"
6 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Lots of room for adjustment! ;-) Here's an interesting project: http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Super-CoolUn-Vanished-Acoustic-Guitar-17335638.html Currently $6 - 12 days left - $15 shipping... This could also be painted blue...or…"
7 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"21 Yamahas currently on…"
8 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That is one tall saddle on that little A&L ... "
8 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"A blue Art & Lutherie AMI on Goodwill: http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Art--Lutherie-AMI-Blue-Acoustic-Guitar-17292022.html Currently $66.05 - 3 days left - $43 shipping! Did I mention it is BLUE? ;-)"
8 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
""the direction our world is headed" is to hell in a handbasket... :-("
8 hours ago
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Phil Manuel commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I wonder about the direction our world is headed... Now, the latest story about a brother musician that just grates my…"
9 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to Elton Bloye's discussion If you had one acoustic guitar to use for worship.... in the group Worship Leaders
"Mmmmm - Just as I suspected. ;) So far we have had the following ideals - Guild D55 - Cole Clark FL3 (Bunya / Blackwood) - Petros (Crown of Thorns) - Taylor 856ce 12 string 4 completely different options for the "perfect" worship tool. We…"
10 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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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 13 hours ago.

Amplification? Acoustic Amp or Powered PA Speaker w/small mixer EQ and Reverb? 29 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 alex francese 17 hours ago.

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 21 hours ago.

Kragenbrink out of business?

Several years ago I order three Kragenbrink guitars: 6, 12, baritone.  They were due to be completed in 2010.  Lance ran into a few business bumps along the way, so things ran late.  Finally he…Continue

Started by John Bjorkman in Gear on Sunday.

useful apps for iphone? 2 Replies

just traded my old flip phone for an iphone. wondering what apps people like, especially for music - tuners, recorders, whatever is out there. totally new to the "app" world. thanks in advance!craigContinue

Started by Craig MC in Gear. Last reply by Terry Angelli on Sunday.

Open Mikes 20 Replies

The other night I attended a world famous open mike.  It was well run and most of the entertainment was good. 90% of the performers and their friends left after their “performance” leaving by the…Continue

Started by Daryl Kosinski in Uncategorized. Last reply by Mark C on Sunday.

I.D. an old archtop- Wilson? 1 Reply

So I've had this old archtop hanging on the wall in my tv room for well over 15 years. Think I paid 40 bucks for it back in the mid 90's.  Neck was falling apart, and it was spitting out frets like…Continue

Started by Ryan in Gear. Last reply by Ryan on Friday.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 113 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. on Thursday.

Playing at meetup events 4 Replies

I'm usually the last one to find things out, but about six months ago I joined a meetup group here in NJ, and I have to say that it has been great. A bunch of guys (every once in while a woman will…Continue

Started by Michael Fragnito in Players. Last reply by VCartier Jul 10.

Going out and performing 13 Replies

Hey there!I'm not sure if this has been covered before? But anyway!I've been playing guitar for nearly two years now and playing alone in my bedroom is great, but getting samey (for want of a better…Continue

Started by Menna Azulay in Uncategorized. Last reply by Daryl Kosinski Jul 10.



 
 
 

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