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David Burch replied to Peter Pauer's discussion Removable clear pickguards in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yeah, there's a seller on eBay who has a good and inexpensive version that's ready to use, and sells larger pieces of material so you can cut a pickguard yourself. I have them on my Natural Elements and S&P folk models. They have…"
1 hour ago
Elton Bloye replied to Peter Pauer's discussion Removable clear pickguards in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"A friend on mine put one onto his Webber Slope D. Very unobtrusive - you could hardly see it. He played the guitar for 6 months, but was not convinced he would keep it.  Turned out he preferred something with a little more headroom, and so he…"
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Dave Fengler replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Very true Chuck!"
2 hours ago
michael schwartz left a comment for Ron Khoo
"GREAT choices on your martins! Does your D16 have the aged toner top? Wish mine did! I have a D12-16RGTC that is #166 of 200 that has satin rosewood back and sides with a couple of other tweaks that was commissioned by Guitar Center in 2001.…"
2 hours ago
Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Hi Jim, I have heard of these as well, although I have never seen one. Given the known quality issues Martin were having around this time the chances are the LD-18s were superior to the D-18s made at that time. I am speaking as an owner of both…"
5 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Tony Nice photo of a buitifull guitar. Yes the hogs have a great tone and they don't look bad either. Glad you got your guitar back and hope it gives you many years of pleasure. Saw your vidio on YouTube playing this guitar, you made it…"
5 hours ago
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Francisco Espinosa replied to Francisco Espinosa's discussion Hello y'all, newbie about care of the guitar (seagull s6 orig)
"You guys are GREAT. Thanks a ton, and sorry for the delay in my reply. I will definitely keep your suggestions in mind. Actually I bought a humidifier as some of you suggested, together with one of the hard cases I posted at the beginning, so I will…"
7 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks guys. That's actually very helpful. Chuck, I'm glad you re becoming schooled in my native currency ;) I like the Bigsby on the Uptown model. And what you say about the humbuckers makes sense - I will definitely consider…"
7 hours ago
Peter Pauer added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Removable clear pickguards

Anyone have any experience with these removable clear pickguardsTaylor pickguard static universalI found several manufacturers out there not just Taylor.My Coastline Folk gull is without protection at the moment.Also found some pickguards with adhesive at…See More
9 hours ago
Peter Pauer commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome to the flock Sammy! The S6 is a great choice, a hard working good sounding instrument!"
9 hours ago
Tony K. commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome to the group and this site Sammy!  You couldn't ask for a bunch of nicer people to hang with, especially of course regarding all things acousticy guitarishy.  8-D  I love the community here.  They've been…"
10 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave, ya, in retrospect I don't quite really know what got into my head about selling this thing.  It may have been a combo of being nit-picky about the nut width, and stuff going on at work making me worry (needlessly) about a bit of…"
10 hours ago
Chuck Hydrick replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Elton, I would love (love, love, love) to have an Uptown GT. Also, I second Tony's opinion that the humbuckers are a bit more versatile and "sweeter" sounding than the P-90s. Another thing to consider is that with standard size…"
10 hours ago
Chuck Hydrick replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Awesome!"
11 hours ago
Chuck Hydrick replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Sounds like Dave is running a bit of a "Hotel California" for wayward guitars. LOL"
11 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome sammy. Enjoy the spruce top gull."
11 hours ago
Chuck Hydrick commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Sammy, and welcome! Good to have an additional member of the fairer sex join the group. Your S6 is an excellent choice for a first instrument. (Heck - it's an excellent choice for a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th instrument.) ;-)"
11 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome Sammy!  I "rescued" a 1996 Seagull S6 Dlx spruce top.  It was very well played, the top has much wear around the sound hole, cracks in the top,  the fingerboard and frets were full of divots, the bridge was bolted…"
12 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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Hello y'all, newbie about care of the guitar (seagull s6 orig) 5 Replies

Hello dear forum fellas, I'm new both in this forum and as a guitar owner. Thanks for letting me join this great community. I really like this forum's "atmosphere".I have recently bought a Seagull S6…Continue

Started by Francisco Espinosa in Beginners. Last reply by Francisco Espinosa 7 hours ago.

Fingerpick shopping

Greetings and salutations. First post.  I am getting back into it after a long time out (like a generation),I expected to find retail fingerpick shopping as easy and varied as shopping for nails or…Continue

Tags: Fingerpicks

Started by Mark Gruber in Gear 15 hours ago.

Homemade line arrays 9 Replies

This summer's project was to build a set of line array speakers for our bluegrass band that would encompass a wider frequency range than my previously built set. If you are unfamiliar with line array…Continue

Started by DrGuitar in Gear. Last reply by DrGuitar on Sunday.

Songs To Play 21 Replies

Adding a section here to share links to tabs and videos of songs that are really nice to play on acoustic guitar. If you have some to share just add to this discussion.  I really don't have a lot of…Continue

Tags: and, Garfunkel, Simon, Play, to

Started by Phil Manuel in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Marty on Friday.

Nylon String Transducer Replacement Suggestions

I have the predecessor to the Takamine Hirade TH90,   but the stock palathetic pickup (Takamine proprietary 6-element pickup) has finally bit the dust.  However, there appears to be a…Continue

Tags: Takamine, Pickup, Tranducer, String, Nylon

Started by Joe Baldwin in Gear on Friday.

Schertler dyn-g pickup 5 Replies

Thinking of taking my new guitar out to do a few local gigs but I don't want to star drilling holes in it so thought I might try a stick on pickup.Does anyone out there have any experience with a…Continue

Started by Mick Jones in Gear. Last reply by Judgestone Sep 7.

Landola Guitars? Can anyone help 16 Replies

I found this guitar at a pawn shop. Well made, for a reasonable price. Of course I bought it. I'd never heard of the company before, but the label says hand crafted, quality guaranteed. and for $300…Continue

Started by Corey Sechrest in Gear. Last reply by Rocky Sep 4.

Concerter Acoustic Guitars

Hello all,This is my first post on here and I need some answers please.First off, I am learning the guitar, I am 63 years old and I live in Ireland.  I`m having great fun with the learning!  Not…Continue

Started by Emmanuel Clancy in Gear Aug 30.

RENT A GOYA 3 Replies

Hello My name is Erin Finnegan and I am a Prop master for a theatre in Fort Worth. We are doing The Sound of Music. I know this sounds like an odd question, but do any of you know of any place or…Continue

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Started by Erin Finnegan in Uncategorized. Last reply by FloridaGull Aug 28.

Adirondack vs Sitka - Guitar luthiers/factory/shop workers input request 8 Replies

So a friend of mine and I were discussing the ups and downs etc. of Adirondack bracing vs. Sitka bracing.One thing we both don't know exactly though is this:  How much more does it cost to use and…Continue

Tags: cost, difference, sound, quality, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. Aug 23.



 
 
 

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