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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"
22 minutes ago
FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"I guess I'm a Guild/Seagull-Godin/Walden guy now...I have 2 of each... ;-)"
43 minutes ago
FloridaGull replied to Steve McCoy's discussion What Guilds do you have? in the group Guild Owners
"Guild GAD F212, Guild GAD 30R...both keepers!"
1 hour ago
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"It seems that most of us here in this community are, in general, who or what we present ourselves to be. I've participated in 4 transactions with 4 different individuals now - 2 purchases by me, 1 sold by me, and 1 sold by a community member to…"
1 hour ago
FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"I recently purchased a Zoom Q2-HD..."
1 hour ago
Harry Smith 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
"Here’s my 2 cents worth: the most important criteria is the sound quality the guitar naturally generates. The second most important thing is the ease of playing it; the neck shape, the string spacing (nut width, etc.). The third most important…"
1 hour ago
Edward Sparks replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"Absolutely beautiful!!!  I remember playing an original J30 type 12 string GAD and being blown away! maybe you can post a video so we get to hear it!  "
2 hours ago
Susan Palmer of Lead Cat Press posted a video
3 hours ago
Mike replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"I figured you could use the hat more than me. That was my only Guild. I've kind of become a Taylor guy.  "
3 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"My fingerstyle may never get too loud, but I'll play her as long as the good Lord lets me... :-)"
4 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"Thank you! They are both keepers... I found a nice Guild hat inside the guitar case - a bonus! Thanks Mike!"
4 hours ago
Steve Zawacki joined Michael S. Jackson's group
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Veterans

For those who won't forget, whether or not you served, and who find joy and healing in the guitar.
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Steve Zawacki joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group
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Mandolin Players

Pick mandolin-family instruments as well as guitar? Share tips, tunes, and techniques in the mandolin group.
5 hours ago
Ted James Popp left a comment for Mike
"Mike, glad to be connected. I am on my way to worship practice. More later."
5 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen added a discussion to the group 12-String Guitar
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A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues

A few weeks ago I had almost closed a deal on a brand new 2014 Breedlove Studio 12. I was getting pretty pumped but the Breedlove artist/dealer I was dealing with didn't have the 2014 price list, so when he gave me the updated price coupled with the downturn in CDN vs. US currency and duty/brokerage fees it put it out of reach for me. I was disappointed to say the least - so close yet so far - but there is still a possibility to salvage the deal as I will be visiting the US this summer and may…See More
6 hours ago
kevin replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"i do miss my GAD F212 as well as the GAD 30 i had--you have a couple wonderful guitars there!   play them in good health  :)"
6 hours ago
Ted James Popp commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"how fitting for you both! "
7 hours ago
Mike commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"I've never really sold a guitar before. Did a little trading at a local shop, but never sold one to someone online. I'd like to say that Florida Gull made the process effortless. I'm really pleased that he could give the GAD-30R a…"
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Mike updated their profile
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Mike replied to FloridaGull's discussion NGD! 2010 Guild GAD 30R... in the group Guild Owners
"Glad you liked it and it made the journey safely!"
7 hours ago

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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 — 6 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

Connect with guitarists here at the Acoustic Guitar Community!

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.

gurian owner

After traveling the west coast and into Canada for an acoustic guitar in 1976, I found my Gurian in my hometown of Portland.  Special ordered Model JB3H, with beautiful 3 piece back Brazillian…Continue

Started by Brian Wood in Gear Apr 2.



 
 
 

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