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Paul Stoddard commented on Jim Handsfield's group Taylor Owners
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Mark Chalupsky replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks in the group Taylor Owners
"Taylor's top line straps have a larger hole cut for this purpose.  I have two of them."
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Tony K. replied to Joe Baldwin's discussion Nylon String Transducer Replacement Suggestions
"LR Baggs has a great rep.  I've personally never used one, but know people who have and are very happy with them.  Of course, this is all on steel string acoustics though. I would just offer to maybe check out the B-Band…"
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Dan Halbert replied to CaliGull's discussion The Merlin. Anyone got one? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Right. The two closely-spaced strings are tuned to the same pitch."
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Tony K. replied to brian petersen's discussion new to site plus beginner student
"Welcome to the site Brian.  Congrats and making headway on one of the most beautiful instruments imho.  8-). If you have budget restrictions as far as learning guitar goes, maybe try youtube?  If you know specifically what you want to…"
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Tony K. replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Always ready to help a brother in need!  Here, maybe this will help!  ;-P "
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Tony K. replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Done it again. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Derick.  8-).  I put new strings on it the other night and boy, I have to say again, I'm SO glad you made this thread!  Talk about falling in love all over again.  You have no idea the incredible favor you did…"
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Michael McBride commented on Jim Handsfield's group Taylor Owners
"Congrats! Great choice. I've heard excellent things about the new Taylor 150 12-string. Thanks for posting your experience."
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Tony K. replied to Peter Pauer's discussion Removable clear pickguards in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have some experience in removing existing pick guards and making my own custom engraved pick guards.  I'll let you know what I've learned from that, but I've never bought a pick guard made by someone else. First thing I would…"
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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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Nylon String Transducer Replacement Suggestions 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Tony K. 5 hours ago.

new to site plus beginner student 2 Replies

Hi All. I am pretty much a beginner in my playing skills but have been interested for a long time and have made some half hearted attempts in the past. this time around however things are starting to…Continue

Started by brian petersen in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. 5 hours ago.

Fingerpick shopping 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Jan Vigne 17 hours ago.

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 yesterday.

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.

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

Tags: Rent, Goya

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



 
 
 

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