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Tony K. replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The only thing you stated in your OP regarding any sort of guitar center was the words "most shops."  So, sorry, didn't know you were commenting on the guitar center itself. And yes, the wild cherry is always laminated, but at…"
11 minutes ago
Andrew Van Atta replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Note to Godin, if you're reading. Spend just a little more time/effort on the neck and final set-up. Get ivory colored Tusk and tuning knobs. Get better representation in the U.S. Turn the Seagull on the headstock to be upright when played.…"
23 minutes ago
Tony K. replied to Thomas Picker's discussion About a hand made acoustic guitar (project, back and sides, scale lenght, etc.)
"This is NOT to advise or tell you what to get, this is just what "I'd" get.  8-D I would go with the Honduran Mahogany (I've always like the warmth and balance of mahogany).  Also, I can't find ANYTHING on the…"
24 minutes ago
Andrew Van Atta replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"and by the way, that's laminated wild cherry on the S6 back and sides I believe..."
37 minutes ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome to the forum and the flock of Gulls, Andrew. Like Robert, I live in Canada but further west in Calgary and there are 2 shops I go to that usually have a few Artist models including the Artist Peppino (try that nut width on a 6 string!).…"
53 minutes ago
Andrew Van Atta replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Wow, I was talking about The Guitar Center mostly, they didn't have much inventory at the time. I guess I was mostly interested in the cost of the thing, which Godin seems to have got down pat for the value. Tried Breedloves, Martins, Gibsons…"
1 hour ago
Tony K. replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I stay away from the shops that just carry the cheaper models.  Not that the cheaper models aren't still great guitars though, but it just shows that the dealer doesn't care about the customers having a good selection and just wants…"
1 hour ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ron there is one shop Ive been to for a while.. They are a Normal dealer...no Seagulls. Might drop buy tomorrow..they do sell equipment and guitars on consignment..sooo....checking charge on prepaid......"
1 hour ago
Robert Williamson replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Every store that Ive been in that carries Seagull had at least 2 Artists on the wall usually some combination of Artist Dread and either Artist Peppino or Concert Hall. You should mention where you are located. Your profile says Oregon. Is it all…"
1 hour ago
Jud Hair replied to Andrew Van Atta's discussion Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome to the Seagull Forum Andrew!  Most of us agree that finding high-end Gulls to try out can be a fruitless experience."
2 hours ago
Andrew Van Atta added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Thinking of buying a seagull? Some things you should know...

Good luck finding a higher end Gull to play and check out. Most shops have the lower end models that they can sell a lot of. There is a huge difference between an Artist Studio and an S6 Original and everything in between. Spruce vs cedar top, ebony vs rosewood fingerboard, solid rosewood vs laminated maple back and sides, mahogany neck vs maple etc,. Just about the only way to get a higher end Gull is to order one sight unseen/unplayed, which I did (Artist Studio $1450). 10 days online order…See More
2 hours ago
Antonio Cotichini commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Don't worry, you speak italian better than many italians. I told you about that friend of mine who often comes in Ireland. He has some friends in a town not far from Belfast. A few years ago, when he was leaving to visit them, I recommended him…"
3 hours ago
Robert Alan Kershaw commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Antonio, Yes, I live in Northern Ireland. The Avalon factory is about twenty minutes from my home. George Lowden's factory at Downpatrick is less than an hour away. I regret that Millie's only sister has been married for forty years and is…"
4 hours ago
Gary J. Toth posted a discussion

Another new guy

My turn, I reckon:Name's Gary in Louisville, Kentucky. I'm 68 and been playing for about a year after a 20+ year "time out" due to a lawn mower taking the tips of my middle and ring finger on my fretting hand. Played for 30+ years before that. After I found out about Gorilla Tips, I picked up a 12-string Martin that promptly gave me trigger thumb so I had to lay off yet AGAIN for a few months. I currently have a Martin DRS-2 and a Fender CG-290SCE-12 (neither of which have affected any of my…See More
5 hours ago
Jeff T. replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I agree. and have informed the seller. Time for me to move on and see how the one in Ad 2 looks and sounds. Thanks for the help"
5 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Good catch!  I thought something looked odd with the first one.  It is a dread!!  The seller is totally off with the name in the ad.  I doubt the seller knows if the neck is epoxied or not.  The serial number says it was…"
5 hours ago
Blackback Gull replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Ad 1 looks like a S6 dread - the Folk has a much deeper waist. My S6+ Folk is clearly described as such on the label. Ad1 also says it has the integrated set neck - that's the epoxied setup, meaning it carries no warranty for used buyers. Ad 2…"
5 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"They are definitely both not Coastlines.  They both are the same model.  The only questions are what condition are they in and how to they sound."
6 hours ago
Ron Khoo replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You can compare the pic in ad1 with the pic Dave posted to see the differences."
6 hours ago
Ron Khoo replied to Jeff T.'s discussion S6 Folk vs Coastline Cedar Folk in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The guitar in ad1 looks like the regular s6 and not coastline.  The body binding is black and not white like in coastline. Also the back and sides seem to be more natural cherry rather than a stained darker brown. The label says s6 and not as…"
6 hours ago

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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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About a hand made acoustic guitar (project, back and sides, scale lenght, etc.) 1 Reply

Hello,A luthier told me he could build an acoustic guitar with:- an OM “Taylor” body,- an alpine spruce top,- honduran mahogany or santos rosewood back and sides,- a honduran mahogany neck with a…Continue

Started by Thomas Picker in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. 24 minutes ago.

Another new guy

My turn, I reckon:Name's Gary in Louisville, Kentucky. I'm 68 and been playing for about a year after a 20+ year "time out" due to a lawn mower taking the tips of my middle and ring finger on my…Continue

Started by Gary J. Toth in Uncategorized 5 hours ago.

Questions about the aspect of a D-28 Standard Martin top

Hello, I am wondering if I should buy this D-28 Martin Standard guitar (first pic).You can see under my finger that the wood of the sitka top has a different aspect (second pic). First, you can…Continue

Started by Thomas Picker in Gear 7 hours ago.

Is this a good guitar? 2 Replies

Im looking at a Fender DG-22S Ebony NAT on Craig's List. I don't know anything about guitars but I have heard of Fender. This is for a friend of mine who plays, just a hobby- for his own happiness.…Continue

Started by MariNY in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Friday.

GRAMMER G-10 2 Replies

I HAVE A 1969 G-10  IS THERE ANY ONE OUT THERE THAT KNOWS ABOUT PUTTING ON A WIDER NECK?  PLAYING OVER 47YRS     AND THE HANDS  DON,T MOVE    LIKE THEY USED TO  THANK YOU ALL FOR ANY INFO.  JEFF …Continue

Started by jeff skinner in Gear. Last reply by jeff skinner Jul 13.

Trouble with c chord 10 Replies

I am needing help with the making of the c chord. I have fatty hands especially in the callus pad area and every time I try to make the c chord I end up deadening the e string. I have my arch right…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 12.

Callouses ... care and maintenance ... any suggestions ?? 22 Replies

Finger callouses ... This is a topic I haven't see discussed here much, if at all.  But, it's certainly an important issue for everyone who plays guitar.  Especially steel string acoustic. We all…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 12.

I finally bought a Gibson SG

After a decade of waiting I finally bought a Gibson SG from bestshop-usa.com. It's a great guitar with excellent sound. There was a superb opportunity to buy and deliver my purchase at a low price so…Continue

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Started by Aaron Ober in Gear Jul 10.

Japan made Concorde mark series guitars 20 Replies

Hey guys and girls does anyone know the history on Concorde mark 33 series guitars I have one that looks like a Martin d35 with a spruce top and Brazilian sides and back with abalone trim also split…Continue

Started by homer keys in Gear. Last reply by Dave Fengler Jul 10.

Developing Rhythm 12 Replies

Hello Everyone.I have been playing just over a year and it has come to my attention that I am rhythmically challenged. I have been practicing with a metronome for the last few months and while I am…Continue

Started by Brian in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi Jul 6.



 
 
 

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