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Fall 2014 Gallinaro Aqustica Headstock Trophy.

Just a gadget to celebrate my job.
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Buckeye Pickers

for those of us from, or with connections to Ohio.
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Ian Miller replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ok, that's what I figured!"
7 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ian ... It's an expression for being in a favorable situation. When you work all day out in the cotton fields and you have the "call of nature" you want some tall cotton in which to answer the call, because short cotton provides too…"
7 hours ago
Ian Miller replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Please explain the background of the expression "Sh*tting in  tall Cotton"! Being from the "Out back" on Vancouver Island......"
8 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yep ... it's pretty sweet.  "
9 hours ago
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Terry Angelli replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ah ha, now I see. Tell your photographer to frame you a little better next time. $200.00? For a farmers market? Plus tips? Wow your sh*tting in tall cotton as they say down your way (at least that's the saying in Houston where I lived for 14…"
10 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Terry ... it's the big time!!  Farmer's Market that is held in a big old almost dead shopping mall ... Everybody sing along!  "They Say the Neon Lights are Bright at Big Lots ... ""
10 hours ago
Terry Angelli replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ok Jud, I have to ask: where are you playing out by the dumpster? :) I see the back entry to a store, the gas meters and the bollard to your left! Although I currently don't play out acoustically, I will be in the near future once the band…"
10 hours ago
Karl Young posted blog posts
15 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Best wishes back at all of you! My friend in Boynton is my left-handed friend who gave me 5 left-handed guitars in early 2011 because he could not play anymore due to hand issues. He is the reason I got actively back into guitar..."
16 hours ago
Alan Edmunds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FG - Very sorry about your friend and mother. Going through similar events ourselves. We send our best wishes and joyful musical thoughts."
16 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yes ... hot, humid, sweaty, outdoor playing in the summer is definitely hard on strings!"
17 hours ago
FloridaGull left a comment for Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher
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Jeff Hatcher left a comment for Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher
"Can we get rid of Karl Young and his porn-spam please?  Guitar porn only!"
17 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jeff Hatcher's status
"I usually send a message and/or a comment to Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher - http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/profile/DanGabel?xg_source=profiles_memberList - and have done so already in this case.  Please send him another…"
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Jeff Hatcher posted a status
"Does this page have any mods that can block nimrods like Karl Young from posting their crap?"
18 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Tips can pay for strings!"
18 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Stubble is no problem ... I don't even have to work at it ... "
18 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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I'm looking for info before selling my '89 Yamaha FG-450SA Acoustic Guitar 7 Replies

Hello Everyone!   *New Member*I searched throughout the forum to see if anyone else had a similar post, but to no avail...When I was 15 in '89 my Gran gifted me with a brand new Acoustic Yamaha…Continue

Tags: FG-450SA, Acoustic, Yamaha

Started by Michelle Louise in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne yesterday.

How many guitars do you need?? 14 Replies

There's a nice interview with Tom Petty a few years ago in which he says they have about 144 guitars, but you only need one.  I have a good acoustic, a good electric, and something for the campfire…Continue

Started by tom blegen in Gear. Last reply by Jeff Hatcher on Tuesday.

Restoring an old 1960s guitar? Advice needed 1 Reply

Hey all So I bought a guitar today for R100 (say about $10) and I intend to restore it and return it to full working condition. The guitar I believe is a 1960s Bellini acoustic, they were…Continue

Started by Shahir in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Sunday.

Hand size and finger reach issues we`ve all had or still have. 19 Replies

I think this is a good place to ask about hand size and finger reach for the people who have smaller/bony fingers. If this is a reduntant thread, please redirect me to any former post.I`ve been…Continue

Started by Coe Franklin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 18.

Robbie Williams Angels 2 Replies

New member hoping for for help in regards to Robbie Williams Angels.  Its my 15 year anniversary coming up, the wedding song was Angels and I wanted to learn how to play it as a part of the…Continue

Started by Graeme Mitchell in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Oct 13.

Brazilian guitar 2 Replies

Hi there,Anyone here likes to play Brazilian music on the guitar? I'm asking because I'm starting a project to teach Brazilian guitar to English speakers and I'd like to know what people think about…Continue

Started by Renato Candro in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Renato Candro Oct 13.

Melody and Chords Together? 15 Replies

Hi. I wondered if it is possible to combine melody and chords in the same song. I am using a beginner guitar book, and for some of the songs, you play the melody, with single notes, no chords. For…Continue

Tags: songs, melody, chords

Started by Rosemary j. Lambin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 12.

Stella Kwale scam? 3 Replies

I just joined AGC. I received a personal email from MrsStellaKwale. I did not reply thinking this is Troll or scam.

Started by Dan Stankard in Gear. Last reply by Simon Candy Oct 12.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 122 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 Hoosier Picker Oct 10.

Clean Slate 1 Reply

Hello everyone. My name is Eric Paul and I’m totally new to this group and resonator guitars as well.  In about a month or less I’ll be ordering the Gretsch Boxcar Dobro.  Predominately, the reviews…Continue

Started by Eric Paul in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Oct 9.



 
 
 

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