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FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thank you, sir! The 2005-2011 GAD series Guilds are really beautiful...and sound great, too! :-) After 2012, they are merely good-looking - but still sound great!"
11 minutes ago
Harris Coe commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Nice looking guitar you got there, Florida."
16 minutes ago
FloridaGull replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"A Walden D552 - http://www.waldenguitars.com/D552.html - has a solid spruce top with laminate mahogany back and sides... I've sent you a message regarding the G1012EQ-SH...  ;-)"
1 hour ago
Elton Bloye replied to Ray's discussion Cell Phone Apps in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I use a Reverse chord finder on a droid based phone. Its called "Reverse Chord Finder Free". Its absolutely brilliant when you're just playing to be creative and suddenly stumble across a chord that sounds great. I use it often. Heres…"
1 hour ago
Elton Bloye replied to Joe Brancato's discussion Lions and Tigers....and Richlite!...Oh My! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"NO, but that's a good point. I'm not ready to buy just yet. Still looking and playing around with some other electrics quite a bit. Thanks.  "
1 hour ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"Hi FloGull, The 2 Guild dealers I know of in town have only had the GAD series 6 strings. The 1512E is out of my price range but the 125-12 is in the ball park, but I would have to add a pick up and that will put it to the upper limits of my range.…"
1 hour ago
Old Man posted a video

Passing Through Guitar Cover Earl Scruggs Revue

Acoustic guitar cover of Passing Through 1975 Earl Scruggs Revue. Written-By -- R. Blakeslee / Arranged By -- Leonard Cohen Vocal: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Joan B...
2 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"NOT a Seagull or Godin product alert! I just received this Guild GAD 30R:     Here are her specs: http://65.110.72.19/guild/index.php/small-body/specs/GAD-30R1/ Probably much like an Orchestra sized Seagull Maritme SWS would be, if…"
2 hours ago
Marty replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"Beautiful creation!!"
2 hours ago
Jan Vigne posted a discussion
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Scott L Ritchie replied to Jamie Marie Andreas's discussion Problems, problems, what's your problem? in the group The Student Advocate
"Can you give me some advice on finger care? I am retired and have almost unlimited time to practice. (Only had a guitar for a few months now) As a result of many hours of practice/playing my fingers are pretty well protected as it relates…"
4 hours ago
Scott L Ritchie updated their profile
4 hours ago
Robert Williamson replied to Ray's discussion Cell Phone Apps in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Probably, iPhone "versions" of Android apps seem to be lacking, Some just use same name and are not written by same authors. My kid's iPad air is way too big to use as a tuner. Nexus 5 is perfect for me."
5 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"i suppose this means i need another 12, to keep in concert...:)"
5 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"@FloridaGull I just hit that  point when playing 12 string for the first time in 30 years feels like i never stopped. I did the tune down.. and still was not entirely comfortable with the close set strings.. though the sound was fuller. The…"
6 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"I went through your previous discussions regarding this - did you ever get to see a Guild GAD series 12 string?  Here are links to the 2 current…"
6 hours ago
Šandor Gion replied to Ray's discussion Cell Phone Apps in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"On  Windows Phone there`s Airyware Tuner Lite. For me, better tuner  than Pitchlab."
11 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"Hi Harry - thanks for those comparisons. Playing environments are my basement office/music room and church so no wild environment swings. Aren't the 100 series Taylors made in Mexico like the X series Martins? I thought so but could be…"
12 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"Thanks for the endorsement Thom, every owner's review I've read has been positive and usually people tend to use reviews to complain about things. Martin"
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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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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Today I Added To My Quiver….. 2 Replies

Quiver of guitars a Martin 00-28VS L.So…..the family of guitars is 1994 Martin D41L, Martin OM28 L and the latest member the 00-28VS L. I like the sound of other guitars but comparing then side by…Continue

Started by wayne heath in Gear. Last reply by wayne heath yesterday.

Newbie fro Italy 4 Replies

Hi,I just joined this forum after purchasing my Seagull S6 Cedar.I actually play guitar (electric and acustic) since 2008.I'm fascitaning by the sound of acustic guitar, so when I heard a Seagull…Continue

Tags: S6, Seagull, My

Started by stefano riva in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne yesterday.

Taylor vs. Martin 56 Replies

I was browsing in Guitar Center yesterday and decided to pickup some higher end guitars.I picked up a Taylor Grand  Auditorium (can't remember the model #), and started to play a bit.  I was SHOCKED…Continue

Started by blake wright in Gear. Last reply by Eddie Charles on Wednesday.

Good acoustic amp for a Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE? 20 Replies

Hey everyone, I've been playing a Takamine Jasmine S-35 for about a year now and figured it was time to upgrade. I've decided I'll be getting a Epiphone Masterbilt with the e-Sonic2 preamp here in…Continue

Started by Andrew in Gear. Last reply by Scott L Ritchie Apr 9.

First Slothead 12 Fretter is Awesome!!! 3 Replies

A few weeks ago the same luthier who built my new Adi/maple OM sent me a size 0 reproduction of the iconic Martin 1930's guitar so many of the old bluesmen are seen holding in old black and white…Continue

Started by David Kellems in Gear. Last reply by David Kellems Apr 7.

Looking for Gurian Owners 203 Replies

Hello there, AGies! I'm new to the community, but have been playing guitar way longer than my abilities suggest.. going on 45 years.. but just acquired a dream guitar from my "youth"... a mint Gurian…Continue

Started by Regan Mulligan in Gear. Last reply by Bill Stetar Apr 6.

50+ free acoustic fingerstyle arrangements of well-known songs 1 Reply

Hey all! For the past few months, I've been coming up with arrangements of songs for solo acoustic/classical guitar; everything from punk to pop to classic rock to indie to country to oldies to to…Continue

Started by C R in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Peter Warmington Apr 6.

Yamaki acoustic guitars 34 Replies

I have a Yamaki six string guitar and cannot find any information about it. Serial AY374.  Any info would be a help.  I bought it brand new in 75 and still use this beauty for gigs.It has the Buffalo…Continue

Started by Kerry Burnett in Gear. Last reply by Martin Vincent aka Marvin Player Apr 5.

Robbie Williams Angels

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 Apr 3.



 
 
 

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