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Jan Vigne replied to gregory waits's discussion Where does this Yamaha fit in the scheme of things? Post Dynamic?
"I still have my G120, more for sentimental reasons than anything related to the quality of the guitar.  IMO there are several ways to look at early Yamaha guitars.  One, if they are from the earliest days of Yamaha in the US, they were…"
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Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congrats on the new Coastline S12 Robert! Glad everything worked out for you in getting rid of the cat from hell Fender and acquiring a 12er. Looking forward to the picture(s) of your updated guitar room."
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Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Seems there are NINE versions of TRIC case now. Of course Godin TRIC web site was never…"
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Stu Frazier commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I won't be able to make either Sunday.  Too much going on right now..."
3 hours ago
Robert Williamson posted a discussion

Guitar Case Storage

Just got 2 new guitars today, and one new case, but will probably get a case for the resonator also.At the moment I have 5 cases, and 6 guitars. As I have Guitar wall hangers and a humidity-controled room, i never use the cases, they are piled in the closet of another room.A Google search for Case racks shows dozens of floor models which take up a lot of floor space and completely waste the space above. There are also some two tired racks, and…See More
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Robert Williamson replied to Robert Williamson's discussion Rosettes in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I used the magnifying glass tool on my phone to examine the Coastline rosette, Unfortunately that tool does not take pictures.. As I mentioned earlier, I can feel this rosette, it is not flat. However, I do not think it is a inlay, I see no cut wood…"
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michael schwartz commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"CONGRATS...you've had one helluva day!! Good one!!"
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Lyred Nosnhoj replied to Archie S. McLeod III's discussion Anyone Have Any Experience with an Alvarez RD20S ?
"Alvarez is making some fantastic sounding acoustics. I don't hve knowledge of that particular model, but I just bought a Grateful Dead Artist Series Guitar. for only $400 it gives my $2400 Gibson Advanced Jumbo a run for it money. Alvarez i…"
5 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Zach Stevenson's group Fender the Forgotten Acoustics
"R.I.P Fender Armstrong Mahogany Hellcat 12 "
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Robert Williamson commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"The Gretsch Resonator is getting its action lowered for me, hope to pick it up monday."
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Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"i woke up with a smile on my face, and a song in my heart (Mr Tambourine Man) I didn't mention how taken aback the staff at Steve's was... they has just unpacked, tuned and hung the Coastline less than 10 mins. before I walked in and…"
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Derick Chatfield commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Congratulations on your new guitars. The coastline 12, looks beautiful. As far a the Concert Hall models go, I think they are figment of the imagination, here in England."
7 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Paul Walters's discussion S&P Pro Folk (not Woodland) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Nice guitar, looks in excellent condition. I can almost hear the, blues been finger picked, wafting through the air. If you have not tried, I would recomend tuning down to open D, probably the nicest, sweetest acoustic guitar tuning in the…"
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Massimo joined John Michael Meehan's group
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Baritone Guitar

A group for the discussion of playing the baritone guitar in its various tunngs.
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Jud Hair replied to Robert Williamson's discussion Rosettes in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"This is a photo what Michel is referring to when he talks about the now abandoned "raised" rosette.  On Art & Lutherie guitars, the rosette was a puffy raised stick on thing that could be easily peeled off (which a lot of owners…"
12 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion "Skinny Dip Road" a new original song ! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Rex ... please let me know if you didn't receive the PDF chord/lyric sheets with my e-mail.  I can re-send them."
12 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion "Skinny Dip Road" a new original song ! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Dave ... it's a Taylor GA-3 (Grand Auditorium 300 Level)  It's a similar size to a Seagull mini-jumbo. "
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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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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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Where does this Yamaha fit in the scheme of things? Post Dynamic? 1 Reply

From photos and articles online, I've come to the conclusion that the old (1966) nylon string Yamaha acoustic I have is not a dynamic model. But it is pre-FG.What is known about this model? It reads…Continue

Started by gregory waits in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne 51 minutes ago.

Guitar Case Storage

Just got 2 new guitars today, and one new case, but will probably get a case for the resonator also.At the moment I have 5 cases, and 6 guitars. As I have Guitar wall hangers and a humidity-controled…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson in Gear 3 hours ago.

Anyone Have Any Experience with an Alvarez RD20S ? 9 Replies

I have always wanted an Alvarez Acoustic.  Played one once in Petersburg, Va. and fell in love with this very big sounding dreadnought which was very articulate and clean.  I Always wanted one of the…Continue

Started by Archie S. McLeod III in Gear. Last reply by Lyred Nosnhoj 5 hours ago.

What was your first acoustic guitar?? 167 Replies

I learned how to play on an old nylon string that my mom owned when I was 14 but the first steel string guitar I ever owned was an Ovation. I think it was a Balladeer but I honestly don't know for…Continue

Started by Gary Dupuis in Gear. Last reply by John Ansink yesterday.

Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts? 5 Replies

Ok, so I just got this new guitar.  I did not notice until the next day, playing it at home that it had a "dead spot" on it.  I've never experienced this on a guitar before.  Ok, it's not completely…Continue

Tags: single, fret, note, decay., frequency

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Robert Williamson on Thursday.

Yamaha FG-450 S [need info]

Can someone give specs on this guitar? The one I mean was built in 1985I guess it has solid spruce top but what about the back and sides? I read somewhere that it had  Ovangkol  but not sure if it is…Continue

Started by John Ansink in Gear on Wednesday.

Guild F412 12 string 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Bill Martens on Monday.

Takamine N-15

A neighbor gave me an N-15 about twenty five years ago, which I added to my repretiore of guitars. I never looked into it's value or provenance since I had no intentions of selling it. I have been…Continue

Started by Gary in Gear on Monday.

New album "In two pieces"

Hi Folks, I have a new album from my band The Straw Men called "In two pieces". Its 30 minutes long exactly so I guess you could call it a mini album.It would be fantastic to get some feedback from…Continue

Tags: promotion, album, original, bouzouki, acoustic

Started by paul stokes in Uncategorized Apr 11.

Playing at meetup events 5 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 Randy Lee Hano Apr 10.



 
 
 

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