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Paul Haldane replied to Paul Haldane's discussion Fret Width
"Cheers Tony.. Was doing something similar..Just thought it would be easier barre chording everything but your right .. further down past 8th they do sound weak especially fingerpicked.."
2 hours ago
Paul Haldane replied to Paul Haldane's discussion Fret Width
"Really lots of thanx... That has explained everything I needed to know... I mostly fingerpick so will check out all of the above.. Just felt I was cheating somehow if I only used certain strings from the full fingering Now I will check out all your…"
2 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Decisions, decisions. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well Tony That reply was very touching. Just a little thought, I have seen all your excelent videos on You Tube, may be a duet with your wife on ukulele would be fun, you may become famous, you never know."
4 hours ago
Christie Donnelly posted songs
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Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Decisions, decisions. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Elton."
4 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have a few things the drive a guitar purchase for me. The first but not deciding is aesthetics... Does the guitar call to me and seduce me into picking it up. and second, Now that i have picked it up, does it feel like it belongs in my arms. Is it…"
10 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion Decisions, decisions. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I'll second that!  The only reason I learned guitar in the first place was to sing to girls and to hopefully be able to play for my future wife (if I were ever blessed enough to find her!).  Everything else I do now is just extra…"
10 hours ago
Tony K. commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I agree that Walnut MJ is a beauty.  Looks AND sound wise.  Played one twice now.  If I had the room and money for an "extra", superfluous guitar, that'd be my first choice I thinkst.  8-)"
10 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Tony K.'s discussion Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts?
"Oh great, and here I thought mahogany guitars were immune to this.  lol.  Just going to have to be diligent in playing any guitars I buy in the future to make sure they don't have this problem."
10 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Paul Haldane's discussion Fret Width
"Jan is giving excellent info here.  I personally don't play any barre chords past the 7th fret.  I'll play inversions past the 7th fret where I'm not using the 5th or 6th strings, but not barre chords.  For two reasons:…"
10 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"If I got to eat my words about the pins after trying the snakewoods, you all will be the first to know"
10 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Changed strings on two guitars tonight - both Seagulls. Put d'Addario EJ16s on both, officially ending my excursion into EB ABs. Not that the EBs are bad strings, but they're not for me. My Maritime really appreciated the change of…"
10 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That walnut mini jumbo was the one I nearly took home last year. The one I played was a very nice sounding and playing guitar. If are serious, playing one will seal the deal. Insread, I got the S6 Coastline Folk, because it was for my mom. Now…"
10 hours ago
Jan Vigne replied to Paul Haldane's discussion Fret Width
"Well, I suppose I don't exactly understand your problem.  I'm assuming you are saying that as you move up the neck with a barred chord shape, after about the eighth fret barre, your fingers get mushed together. So, in other words,…"
11 hours ago
Robert Williamson posted a video

Arabic Version - Hotel California -

Arabic Version - Hotel California -
13 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"While trying out banjo's during the week, it came back to me why i didn't keep mine back in the day. I declare, It is,  the most gawdawful,  uncomfortable, instrument to try to hold in your lap. If i ever get one it would end up…"
13 hours ago
Robert Williamson replied to Robert Williamson's discussion Non-traditional FingerPick Designs in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Perfect Touch Finger style picks, intended for banjo.10-12U$D  each.."
13 hours ago
Stu Frazier commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Have plans for tomorrow and will be at Bottle Rock on the 31st to see my nephew Matt play!  Should be fun... "
13 hours ago
Dave Twigg replied to Tony K.'s discussion Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts?
"Tony, it was a recent all mahogany -15. One of the semi customs out of LA Guitars. Dave"
14 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The lack of binding is an eye catching feature on both.."
16 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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Fret Width 6 Replies

Hi all... The problem is that I cant get my 3 fingers inbetween the frets after C barre chords..though I also have to finger a normal A chord differently too..My question is this.... Are there any…Continue

Started by Paul Haldane in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Paul Haldane 2 hours ago.

Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts? 11 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 Tony K. 10 hours ago.

Most underrated and overrated "Acoustic guitar" manufacturers 4 Replies

I saw a link to a similar thread on another guitar forum site, but the question was targeted at any guitar manufacturer.  Considering where we are here, I thought it would be interesting to hear…Continue

Tags: opinion, review, experience, manufacturer, guitar

Started by Tony K. in Gear. Last reply by Robert Williamson 16 hours ago.

Sam Koontz Vintage Guitar? 31 Replies

I was wondering if anyone new of Sam Koontz or where I may be able to get info on him and his guitars. I own one of his guitars and know nothing of it or him. I have no Idea of its value etc. I am…Continue

Started by Richie Hunley in Gear. Last reply by Wayne Wesley Johnson on Tuesday.

The now mythical power switch 11 Replies

Am I the only person tired of unplugging cables to turn off guitar pre-amps, pedals and whatever else the manufacture thinks this idea a convenience? ?Today i received my Boss RC 30 looper and the…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson in Gear. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 13.

Identify Guitar Logo 3 Replies

Can anyone identify this guitar logo?Continue

Started by Terry Flaningam in Uncategorized. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 11.

How's the Taylor Baritone 8 string guitar? Fascinated to try one. 15 Replies

I play a Taylor 410 ce and am in love with it. Am fascinated by the Taylor baritone. What are they like? I haven't seen one on a shop in London yet. We get everything late over here!CheersConorContinue

Tags: string, 8, baritone, Taylor

Started by Conor Doherty in Gear. Last reply by James St. Clair May 5.

Colour The Mundane, for fans of Nick Drake

Hey! Just became a member here. Thought I'd share some of my music. Hope you like it! https://youtu.be/ok_ArpPynbsContinue

Tags: bridges, fingerstyle, singer-songwriter, mundane, the

Started by Patrik Andersson in Playing Guitar May 4.

Sigma guitars 1 Reply

Does anyone have expertise?

Started by Jfever in Gear. Last reply by Blackback Gull Apr 30.

Silk/steel strings....... 8 Replies

I just bought a Fender CP100 yesterday which had been played only twice; the owner was a piano teacher, but couldn't get the hang of guitar.  Her friend in the store had changed the strings to make…Continue

Started by James Baxter Bain in Gear. Last reply by GuitarBud Apr 27.



 
 
 

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