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Dave Fengler replied to Dave Fengler's discussion Recording King ROS-16 in the group 12 Fret Guitars
"I have a spreadsheet that I keep of all my guitars.  It has 31 listed and I know there's probably a few stragglers missing, so maybe 33.  Some of them are rescues to be repaired, including 2 old tenors.  That doesn't include…"
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jdjango replied to Dave Fengler's discussion Recording King ROS-16 in the group 12 Fret Guitars
"Still looks good with/without headstock bling!  How many acoustics do you currently have?"
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william troy cornett updated their profile
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Epiphone Owners Group

If you own an Epiphone instrument, old or new, this group is for you!
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Blackback Gull replied to Diamond Dave's discussion Does Godin view laminates differently? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Godin's Wild Cherry laminate is an excellent tonewood in its own right, in my opinion. My S6 and my S6+ Folk, with the cherry back and sides,  are both lovely instruments, and the all-lam AMI sounds way better to my ears than my Crafter…"
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Robert Williamson replied to Diamond Dave's discussion Does Godin view laminates differently? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Just found this while thinking about Seagull's custom Koa build. I've always considered 3 ply tone wood laminate to be intrinsically superior to a tone wood veneers on god knows what 'filler'. Ive also not seen the point of all…"
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Martin van Dooremalen replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Following His lead in the group Worship Leaders
"Hi Elton, what a wonderful sense of fulfillment you must feel, not in what you have done but what God has done through you, to go from one sort of folk trio to three full teams and now He is leading you to another position that He wants to work…"
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Michael McGrath commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I should be able to make this too."
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Tom Lamson commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I can make it on the 31st."
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Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Sonny Estrella updated their profile
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Doug Young commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"The boss says I can host, tho it doesn't sound like we have a quorum yet?"
22 hours ago
Bob Furia replied to Bob Furia's discussion Just found this group in the group Guild Owners
"Not many pictures around Ed, and the ones you might pull up are usually of the same one. I first caught a glimpse of one in a video about the old Westerly plant. It was about a 3 second shot of it, and I can remember running the clip over and over…"
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Mike Nepper commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Well, Doug and I are willing but not hearing a host yet? Anybody? Lisa, Tom, Ken, Roger, Jon, Aaron?"
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Look! Someone claims to have actually purchased a Seagull Concert Hall model ... check it out ... apparently ---> THEY DO EXIST !!"
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I consider the S-6 Original to be a "Slope Shouldered Dreadnought""
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Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Sonny Estrella posted a status
"Love of Music!"
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Edward Sparks replied to Bob Furia's discussion Just found this group in the group Guild Owners
"Wow that is different!  I saw a picture of one of these before but forgot where! "
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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 — 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

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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Tanglewood Roadster SFce (WARNING)

Please be aware that this guitar although advertised as a 43 mm NUT is actually barely over 41mm.... Tanglewood have not replied after 4 days and 4 emails to them... So take your little steel rule…Continue

Started by Paul Haldane in Gear yesterday.

Most underrated and overrated "Acoustic guitar" manufacturers 5 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 Alan Kershaw on Sunday.

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 on Sunday.

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. on Sunday.

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 May 18.

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.



 
 
 

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