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Robert Williamson replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DSNRA0O/ref=s9_dcbhz_bw_g267_i4_sh Price: $193.31 Godin Guitars Excursion Natural Folk SG Acoustic Guitar Godin Guitars Excursion Natural Folk...(2) $435.00 $193.31 "
3 minutes ago
Dave Fengler replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion Any try or use Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze .010-.047 yet? If so, opinions? in the group 12-String Guitar
"I'm in the same boat.  I can't fin the PB 12 string set locally.  I'd rather have a little more warmth than the bright 80/20 jangle."
7 minutes ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"was it this one? Why not report it to Michel at info@seagullguitars.com ? im sure he'll forward your concerns to the proper people. Include a picture or two of the poor quality bag."
8 minutes ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I guess it doesn't take much to bag a Gull these days!"
1 hour ago
Sal Pisciotta replied to ra harris's discussion Guild m120 - MINT! $399.00 w/ OHSC in the group Guild Owners
"Thanks!  Always nice to have the extra reassurance!"
7 hours ago
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Now there's yet another new special: S6 Mahogany for $288, with a number of price drops in the past few days. See chart here: http://camelcamelcamel.com/Godin-Guitars-38916-Acoustic-Electric-Guitar/product/B00H9L7TZM. There's also an…"
8 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Poor quality Seagull Gig Bag?   I ordered a Seagull Gig Bag from Amazon for $30 thinking that the quality is like my other Seagull Gig Bags.  The image on the Amazon site looks like my Seagull Gig Bag but in black.  I just got it…"
8 hours ago
Duffy replied to Perils of Pauline's discussion My first new guitar--what to buy? Seagull, LAG, Ibanez, or ...?
"My ancestors and relatives were from Canada.  I have travelled extensively in Canada for many years. I think you can spend your money more effectively and get more bang for your buck by purchasing a product manufactured in one of many other…"
12 hours ago
Duffy replied to Perils of Pauline's discussion My first new guitar--what to buy? Seagull, LAG, Ibanez, or ...?
"Oh yeah? Their form of capitalism is supported by the communist state - the government pays to build and outfit entire factories and then turns them over to management. The Chinese government is one of the most powerful and repressive governments…"
12 hours ago
Terry Angelli replied to Perils of Pauline's discussion My first new guitar--what to buy? Seagull, LAG, Ibanez, or ...?
"Wow you got a lot of excellent responses from your inquiry! Not much for me to add except your ears and the feel of the guitar should be your guide. There are so many choices it's ridiculous! That's why when I wanted to buy my…"
12 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion Help!! What are some good "Almost Rhymes ?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Everyone should experience the "Slamming Hammer Jam" at a great Panoramic vista near you... (He now returns to smoking his pipe and contemplating all things tie-dye...)"
13 hours ago
Dave Fengler replied to Jud Hair's discussion Help!! What are some good "Almost Rhymes ?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You say that like you've experience it!"
13 hours ago
Stephanie Jackson posted a status
"Just moved to the Shreveport, LA area. Looking for other musicians and opportunities to play around town!"
13 hours ago
Stephanie Jackson updated their profile
13 hours ago
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
15 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to ra harris's discussion Guild m120 - MINT! $399.00 w/ OHSC in the group Guild Owners
"Sal -  Just so you know, I bought a 2011 Guild GAD F212 12-string from Robert awhile ago - his descriptions are accurate, the guitar will be in the shape he describes, it will be packed well for shipping, and you will receive a great…"
15 hours ago
FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion Help!! What are some good "Almost Rhymes ?? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Panorama - slammer - hammer - jammer"
15 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Life's a Beach!"
16 hours ago
ra harris replied to ra harris's discussion Guild m120 - MINT! $399.00 w/ OHSC in the group Guild Owners
"Please use:raharris@yahoo.com Thanks -- "
16 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Last one...this is not quite as unfortunate, IMHO, depending upon your point of view... ;-) "
17 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 — 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

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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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My first new guitar--what to buy? Seagull, LAG, Ibanez, or ...? 16 Replies

Hi! I am new to this site and new to buying a new guitar. Would love some opinions from more experienced guitarists.Right now my son & I have two Yamahas that we got used (one cheap, the other…Continue

Tags: Artcore, LAG, Ibanez, Mini-Jumbo, Entourage

Started by Perils of Pauline in Gear. Last reply by Duffy 12 hours ago.

Foot Rest or No Foot Rest 4 Replies

Hey everybody, we are new here and we wanted to let you know about our awesome new guitar foot rest by O'Flaherty For Guitars. Please check it out if you are interested and we are happy to be here…Continue

Tags: solid, wood, custom, ozite, black

Started by Leah Novello in Gear. Last reply by Leah Novello yesterday.

Norwwod guitar

i am trying to find info for a friend who has a Norwood Artist archtop guitar. probably made in the 30's or maybe even earlier. any help would be appreciated. thanks.i will upload photos shortly.…Continue

Started by steve murphy in Gear on Wednesday.

Aria Help. 5 Replies

Hello everyone just joined this site and its very enjoyable. I was wondering if anyone could help me identify my guitar as I've trawled the internet but have had no joy. I bought the guitar in…Continue

Started by Barrie in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Aug 19.

Learn movable chord technique 2 Replies

<This is what I do when I learn new chords. Placing my fingers according to the chord formula, without any forcing, but lightly align my fingers 'this way my fingers will not gethurt'.I start…Continue

Started by Angela Huan Vuong in Beginners. Last reply by Angela Huan Vuong Aug 17.

The Girls 4 Replies

I realize these aren't cork-sniffer material, but *I* like 'em and I'm the one that I play for. :D…Continue

Started by Gary J. Toth in Uncategorized. Last reply by Gary J. Toth Aug 14.

Dead spot or spots on a guitar question and experience or Thoughts? 12 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. Aug 3.

About a hand made acoustic guitar (project, back and sides, scale lenght, etc.) 3 Replies

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 Thomas Picker Jul 31.

Differences between Martin HD-28 and Standard D-28 12 Replies

I am interested in some guidance on Martin D-28.  I am looking for a new "Dread" and am interested in some guidance from those that have some experience with these two models.  I understand that the…Continue

Started by Kenneth Barber in Gear. Last reply by Omer Pineau Jul 30.

Question about calluses 9 Replies

Hi, I am having trouble keeping my calluses hard. I am a beginner but I have been playing 4-5 days a week for at least 45 minutes for the last 6 months. The few calluses I did get eventually pulled…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Gary J. Toth Jul 30.



 
 
 

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