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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FlaGull ... I can do a great Bruno Mars imitation!"
5 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Michael ... I was on a similar program on WCOM-FM in Chapel Hill, NC last year."
5 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"EADEAE"
7 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion Nut width ... how big a factor in chosing your guitars?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"natural elements has a cedar top 1.8" nut dread - at keast I goit that combo a couple of years ago when I git mine. I sure love the guitar - special voice, great player"
9 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion Nut width ... how big a factor in chosing your guitars?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"As some of you all know, I recently bought a new guitar - a Taylor this time. Its a Grand Orchestra body, nut width 1.75". I am also one for whom the 1.8" nut on the Seagulls is a significant plus. The Taylor, although sporting a slightly…"
9 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on David Susman's group Alvarez Guitars
"D'Addario distributes Alvarez in Canada?"
10 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion Smilies! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Bump..."
12 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I think that was another station/program... We need to do something about getting you on TV...maybe the Super Bowl next year?"
12 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Bob Tylka's photo
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Giannini Craviola AWKS6

"Cool pickguard! My 12-string version has none..."
12 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Bob Tylka's photo
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Tacoma Koa Chief

"Cool! Love the soundhole..."
12 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"@Jud...weren't on this once a few years ago?"
13 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FlaGull ... yes sir."
13 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud - Friday, February 12th?"
14 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Robert Williamson's blog post Inlay Stickers (Good, Bad or Ugly?)
"Well.. jockomo refunded me $20, NOT the resolution i was hoping for. His accompanying note was in reply to my eMail: Hello, Thank you for your suggestion. First of all, I issued refund USD20.00 for Tree Of Life through PayPal. Currently, We…"
17 hours ago
Jim Yates commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Mandolin Players
"Does anyone understand the Eastman serial numbers?Mine is the 605, A5 style mandolin made in 2005 with a serial number of 120.My friend David has a 614, F4 style Eastman with a serial number of 64.I'm pretty sure they'd made more than 64…"
18 hours ago
Bob Tylka commented on Bob Tylka's photo
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Parlor Guitar (unknown brand/wood)

"Yes, no labels or imprints..."
yesterday
Robert Williamson commented on Bob Tylka's photo
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Parlor Guitar (unknown brand/wood)

"Did you check interior face of heel block? "
yesterday
Robert Williamson replied to Jud Hair's discussion Here's a cool "alternative" tuning that's easy to learn and fun to play ... give it a try! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I am luvin` this tunin` been playing for more than 2 hrs on my AVN3 capoed at 4th fret. Working on motor memory,,trills chord formations.sub progressions etc.. I could not get into DADGAD but EADEAE speaks to me.. one can do amazing harp like trills…"
yesterday
Bob Tylka posted photos
yesterday
Robert Williamson replied to Jud Hair's discussion Nut width ... how big a factor in chosing your guitars?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"wife says My start point is "how many free wall hooks do i have left...""
yesterday

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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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passive mic 4 Replies

greetings everyone, i need a passive mic for my D-28 to record and maybe play live with. i've had a dean markley for years and it seems ok.i have a real problem using batteries in guitars so it must…Continue

Started by joey pinter in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Feb 1.

What would you buy? 13 Replies

I have been blessed by my dear wife and mother-in-law with a generous gift for my recent 65th birthday. Between the two they ponied up $3K for me to buy a new guitar!I already have a very nice Martin…Continue

Started by Terry Angelli in Gear. Last reply by Paco Giral Feb 1.

an email spammer has joined us 3 Replies

I got a spam email from an Augustin Aziankou this morning, here it is:Good day,I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have…Continue

Started by Charles Soles in Uncategorized. Last reply by Charles Soles Jan 30.

Question about "MiJam.Co.Uk"

Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone knows if the website http://mijam.co.uk is still up and running? My son, who loves Pink Floyd, wanted to learn Wish You Were…Continue

Started by Wesley C Wilkins in Beginners Jan 25.

150 free guitar charts on Acoustic Coffee Covers

Facebook ... "like us" to stay in touch https://www.facebook.com/AcousticCoffeeCovers Website…Continue

Started by Terry Dean in Playing Guitar Jan 24.

Puzzle over maker's logo 2 Replies

I recently acquired this guitar and wondered if anyone recognised the logo. It has a solid spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, maple neck. Abalone bindings and good quality tuners.I don't think…Continue

Started by David Thomas Hosie in Gear. Last reply by David Thomas Hosie Jan 22.

Nylon Strings 21 Replies

I always struggle knowing what strings to buy for my nylon archtop (Daniel Slaman's Dome). I am a jazz player and play mostly a steel strung acoustic or regular jazz box, so want to keep as close to…Continue

Started by Victor Saumarez in Gear. Last reply by Victor Saumarez Jan 22.

Most underrated and overrated "Acoustic guitar" manufacturers 13 Replies

I saw a link to a similar thread on another guitar forum site, but the question was targeted at any guitar manufacturer.  Considering where we are here, I thought it would be interesting to hear…Continue

Tags: opinion, review, experience, manufacturer, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Steve Reed Jan 22.

1974 Takamine 2 Replies

I was given a 6 string Takamine guitar in 1974.  F370. I don't play guitar so this wouldn't have had an hours playing time.  It is in immaculate as new condition.  A beautiful sound that gives me…Continue

Started by Di in Gear. Last reply by Steve Reed Jan 22.

Trouble with c chord 18 Replies

I am needing help with the making of the c chord. I have fatty hands especially in the callus pad area and every time I try to make the c chord I end up deadening the e string. I have my arch right…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Wesley C Wilkins Jan 21.



 
 
 

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