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FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well, its the Haight, you know - people and things sometimes end up "hanging out" there for awhile... Might be worth a call to see if they still have it, and might want to move it for a good NOS price..."
1 hour ago
FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well, one could always call and see what Dave might have "in stock"... ;-) A discussion with Tim might bear some fruit - although a custom build won't likely be ready by Christmas..."
2 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You know, the idea of having commissioning one from Tim has crossed my mind for sure. It's an intriguing idea."
2 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"W!ow ... that's an old one ... they haven't made a non-cutaway version in several years. "
2 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
3 hours ago
Gary McNaughton added a discussion to the group Delta Blues
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charley Patton!

Hi every one! Is there any fans of Charley Patton out there? (I'm one for sure)..It took me a while to get acclimatised to his music and then one day I heared the stunning masterpiece "mississippi Boweavil Blues" followed by "A SpoonfullBlues"The that was it I was a fan please let me know if there are any other fans out there or am I on my own?Regards Gary :-)See More
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FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thoughts: Have you thought of asking Tim Benware to make a guitar for you? I'm sure there is an Artist Studio out there - there's one by Martin - that can be had by Christmas... There are a few Walden guitars that you might ask Dave Word…"
3 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've played about 5 or 6 of them. They are awesome guitars! Webber's Engleman/Rosewood OM and sitka/quilted Mahogany drednought models are amazing."
4 hours ago
Gary Wilson commented on Jay Lichty's blog post Build Your Dream Guitar in 2015!
"Wow, Great Information for that people who want to make their own dream guitar from their own hands also great to know more about guitars too. ......................................................... best acoustic guitars"
9 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've got my eye on a really nice Eastman OM-20 at Soundpure in Durham, NC that's a demo from Eastman booth at the recent Intl. Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) festival in Raleigh.  It carries full new guitar warranty ...…"
10 hours ago
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Martin van Dooremalen replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud, do you think you can find another new, all solid wood guitar with spruce top and rosewood back/sides for your budget amount? You're obviously aware of the value you get in a Seagull for the money. Perhaps another Eastman? Or…"
11 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Great story!  I've heard great things about David Webber guitars. "
12 hours ago
Ian Miller replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"There's some very deep thought going into these replies, makes for great reading! My last bout of GAS occurred about a year ago when I realized I was about to turn 60 the following June and my thoughts immediately turned to a shiny new guitar…"
15 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to tom blegen's discussion How many guitars do you need??
"I have one acoustic and three electrics. I want to get one more acoustic and I'll be fine there. I think. lol"
16 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well I do still have the little Simon & Patrick Cedar Folk still on my wall to keep the Artist Mosaic company and to help maintain blood lines, and I have visitation rights to the Seagull M6 Gloss I bought and gave to my son ... :-) "
16 hours ago
Robert Williamson replied to Jud Hair's discussion SURVEY: Why did YOU buy a SEAGULL ?? (or other Godin instrument) in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"remembering back 16 or more years is hard but... I cant speak of playability or nut width, because when I started looking, I hadn't played or owned an acoustic for  25 years or more. I only tried 2 or 3 in the shop.. and it was the sustain…"
17 hours ago
Walt Pilcher replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I can't compete with that! Hope you find it soon."
17 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Jud Hair's discussion The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud, you better be careful if you try and add another non-Gull to the flock. Sure, in the animal world you hear the cute stories of how different species adopt another species when it's parent either abandons it or is somehow otherwise lost…"
17 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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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

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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How many guitars do you need?? 18 Replies

There's a nice interview with Tom Petty a few years ago in which he says they have about 144 guitars, but you only need one.  I have a good acoustic, a good electric, and something for the campfire…Continue

Started by tom blegen in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile 16 hours ago.

ernie ball strings 5 Replies

I have a question for ya. I told this to some of my younger pals in LA and they look at me like i'm nuts. anywho, what I told them was once, long ago, in a land far away, a small island off the east…Continue

Started by joey pinter in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile 19 hours ago.

2 in 1 question about beginner playing chords & first guitar 10 Replies

Hi all,I'm an experienced player, but very new to teaching. I'm helping a friend at church learn to play acoustic (the goal is for him to be able to play worship songs). I'm a female with very small…Continue

Started by Janet M House in Gear. Last reply by Mike Conjuay 23 hours ago.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 7 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Terry Angelli yesterday.

Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings 10 Replies

Hello everyone. I am new here. I know that the Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings have been discussed but I would like to give my opinion. I've read varied reviews of them as you do any guitar gear…Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile yesterday.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 4 Replies

Am thinking about a Clayton wood pick for a more natural tone.  What do y'all use?Continue

Started by Michael Shaw in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. on Friday.

Guitar of Robert Johnson 2 Replies

Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Presents:…Continue

Tags: Feldmann, Tom, Johnson, Robert

Started by SGGW in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Jeff Hatcher on Thursday.

WTS: Pioneer cdj-2000

We are Registered and Legitmate electronics company based in the United State,we are one of the leading company here in our company deal in sales anddistributing electronics products,equipment and…Continue

Started by JIM MOORE in Gear on Thursday.

WTS: Pioneer cdj-2000

We are Registered and Legitmate electronics company based in the United State,we are one of the leading company here in our company deal in sales anddistributing electronics products,equipment and…Continue

Started by JIM MOORE in Gear on Thursday.

This Cordoba really sings ! 8 Replies

While I'm waiting for a weekly slot to open up for lessons, I'm just playing with myself :DI figured I'd better learn some strumming patterns. Once I got going - hey! this Cordoba really SINGS ! I'm…Continue

Tags: harmonics, progressions, strumming, ukulele, cordoba

Started by Steve Driscoll in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne Nov 17.



 
 
 

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