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Martin van Dooremalen replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"In that case (or rather not in that case) since you're leaving it out I think the Excursion Folk would be the ticket for you."
11 minutes ago
Steve Byrne replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yes, Robert. That is my unspoken dilemma. I absolutely love the cedar/cherry combination. Keep thinking I might be better off going that way for a few more bucks and taking a chance on the humidity factor. Decisions. Decisions."
14 minutes ago
Steve Byrne replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, Gull. Glad you like the AMI. Sounds like you got a good one and it is good to know that your lam top doesn't detract."
16 minutes ago
Robert Williamson replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"get a cedar  model"
20 minutes ago
Blackback Gull replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"If the office guitar isn't to be used for major performances or recording, the laminate top should make very little difference... I have and play an Art&Lutherie AMI Wild Cherry parlour, all laminate, that's a fine little guitar -…"
42 minutes ago
Steve Byrne replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, Martin. Yeah, this guitar is one I would not case, but leave out. I think that is a little harder on a guitar in low humidity than casing them. I have only had one guitar where the top cracked. It was pilot error. I put it in a closet and…"
44 minutes ago
Brockton Gates posted a blog post

Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Documentary Kickstarter - Now Live!

Hey everyone - I'm a member of the team that's trying to Kickstart the first and only Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Documentary.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1849878622/acoustic-fingerstyle-guitar-a-documentarySome of the most technically talented guitarists in the world aren't the one's shredding gut-busting, mind-melting, electric guitar solos in a 9-piece band in front of millions of…See More
46 minutes ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I should also add that I have always "cased" my guitars when I'm done playing them including the B20. I've never felt the need (or had the space) to leave them out for "close at hand" moments of inspiration."
51 minutes ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I'm 6' 3" as well but have at least 20lbs on you (which I'm trying to work at reducing). I'm not so much concerned about how others think I look, I just know I look kind of silly with a parlour guitar; it looks…"
1 hour ago
Gary McNaughton left a comment for Gary Burnett
"Hi Gary! Thank-you for all that info and music from Robert Wilkins excellent! Also your " Down at the crossroads" website is Brilliant! I'm glad your book is taking off well (and so it should?) I'd like to hear your resonator…"
1 hour ago
Steve Byrne replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, Martin. I share your love for Dreads. I am 6 ft 3 inches tall at 230, but I am also old and don't really care how I look any more. More interested in comfort these days and not so much about image. Just wait. It might happen to you.…"
1 hour ago
Steve Byrne replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, Derick. I have several Seagulls and really like the sound and the way they play. Mini Jumbos are the most comfortable for me. Entourage, NE cedar/cherry, and the Walnut/Solid top excursion. Favorite is the entourage for sitting and playing…"
1 hour ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Steve, I have a 1975 Norman B20 which is an all laminate model. It was my first guitar bought new in 1975 so it's pushing almost 40 years old. I have never done anything humidity-wise to it since day one and it is fine to this day…"
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Derick Chatfield replied to Steve Byrne's discussion What about the Seagull Folk Excursion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Steve I had the Seagull folk Excursion, here in the UK, it has a solid spruce top. Yes I liked it, liked the sound and thought the size was just right. Traded it in, but will get another folk size in the future, maybe the Simon and Patrick…"
3 hours ago
Steve Byrne added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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What about the Seagull Folk Excursion?

I am thinking about getting a smaller sized (than dread) to keep at my office at the church. The humidity in my office gets so low in the winter (low 20%'s) that I bring all my solid tops home until Spring. Since the Excursion has a laminated top, back, and sides, does that make it less susceptible to damage in low humidity situations?Also... I do not have any guitar shop within 200 miles at least that carries the Excursion models, so  I have never played one. Any one out there have one or…See More
3 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"umm my reply last night to Martin is gone.. This is happening too often to me. No Martin, I'm very fed up. I do not want to be stuck with it in warranty limbo. I've left the guitar on consignment;if I get 1/2 of what I paid, I'll…"
10 hours ago
Doug Young commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I was there :-)  Nice evening, smaller turnout, especially after last months Vicki Van blowout, but Mark played some really great tunes, and  Quinn was a very nice discovery. For those who weren't there, we're doing something…"
17 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on GNuck's group Small Body Guitars
"Robert Glad you like the feel of the stratabond neck.  I guess I have to play my 000 martin more even though it is basically my go to guitar now as I do not want to use my better Martin or Taylor with the dry conditions.."
19 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on GNuck's group Small Body Guitars
"Ron i like the neck, and this neck is thicker than Seagull's. I want Godin to replace all their Seagull maple necks with it! I like the feel, i like the immediate tactile indication of the angle of your hand during fingering sequences. I love…"
20 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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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.

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 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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