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DJ replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"When I say lower end I mean in cost only. I have played many a fine NE's. It's just think that the more production line build in most guitars means less attention to details. Devils in the details."
6 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've found differences in the sound of the SAME Seagull guitar several times. The only one I have that sounded the same after I got it home as it did in the shop was my Maritime. Both the NE and the Coastline Folk sounded better with a change…"
7 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"DJ - NEs ain't the lower end - more into the upper half of the lineup"
7 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Joe - check the strings on those NEs in the shop - mine came with Cleartones - had to pout EJ16s on it to hear the true good sound. Made a huge difference"
7 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"When I was a younger man.....hell, any number of statements could follow that...but anyhow I used to break a lot of strings - usually the B, but many times the high E. Now I can't remember the last time I broke one. I used to drink more, maybe…"
7 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"broke a string on the Martin, 1st day, replaced with a Daddario. No way i putting a new set on so soon. "
8 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Steve - nah, just change the string that broke... ;-)"
10 hours ago
DJ replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I will never buy a guitar I can't play first again. I am pretty lucky because the guy who owns 1 of the 2 music stores in town is a Seagull fan and a long time friend. So when he gets new 'gulls, I get a call. I have played hundreds(I…"
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15 hours ago
Lance Eads posted a status
"Here's an Easter song I wrote: https://lance-eads.bandcamp.com/track/the-pelican-in-her-piety Download the album & the money goes to charity"
15 hours ago
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Joe Allen updated their profile
23 hours ago
Stephen Leigh replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome to the flock, Norman, and glad the guitar survived those months of neglect!  Now keep playing it!"
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Joe Allen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I am going to keep looking for more to try. Everyone else has good ones so I will find one!"
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Steve Byrne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Joe, sorry your experience with the NE was less than stellar. I have the cedar/cherry NE in a minijumbo. Love that guitar. Sounds good, but is amazingly easy to play. That is the one I have sitting out in my basement guitar room. On the way to bed…"
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Derick Chatfield replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Norman and welcome aboard. Glad the guitar is fine, but don't let it stand for another seven months, get playing and enjoy."
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Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You must have tried the wrong NE, Joe - the one I got, a cedar top dread, has more sound in it than 70% of the 12 string guitars made (real scientific claim there, by the way......)"
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Norman Hummel replied to Denny Baer's discussion Difference in sound within the same model Seagull in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I'm a newbie Seagull owner because I did a load of reading and research before I took out my checkbook. This is because of folks like you who took time out to talk about your experience, and I still messed up by ordering online instead of hand…"
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Norman Hummel joined Jud Hair's group
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"Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)

By far the most active brand-dedicated group in the AGM online community!!  For those who own, play and love their Seagull Guitars ... (or any other Godin acoustic) wonderful, top-quality instruments made in Canada, Seagulls (as well as Godin, Simon & Patrick, Norman, Art & Lutherie, La Patrie, and Richmond) are ideal choices for anyone who wants a first-rate guitar for a reasonable…See More
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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 — 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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jld bridge doctor?? 1 Reply

I've ordered one of these that I plan on installing in my acoustic just for a life long insurance policy. Anyone have any pros or cons or experience with installing these? Thanks

Started by Eli in Players. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith yesterday.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 9 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 Eli on Monday.

John Renbourn RIP 1 Reply

I was saddened to learn of the passing of one of my favorite guitarists, John Renbourn.He was a big influence on me personally, and many others I'm sure. He will be missed.Here's an obit:…Continue

Started by Tom Greene in Players. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith on Sunday.

Email problems? 3 Replies

Anyone else have problems getting notices when people post reply's etc. here? For some reason a with few of the groups I belong to I never receive them even though I have NOT checked the "do not…Continue

Started by Terry Angelli in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith Mar 25.

New Video! (Percussive Guitar/Fingerstyle)

Hello! Check out my new recording and let me know what you think! :) It would mean a lot if you subscribed to my youtube channel or shared my video. …Continue

Started by Stewart Youngblutt in Playing Guitar Mar 22.

hello everyone, new to the forum. 10 Replies

I've been playing poorly for about 40 years now but what the hell I love it anyway. I own a Gibson dobro, Ibanez aes, Ibanez AEG, Mitchell MX 420 (my favorite), Gitano acoustic, Gitano acoustic Bass,…Continue

Started by eddie arndt in Uncategorized. Last reply by eddie arndt Mar 21.

Finger Style/Percussive Acoustic Guitar 4 Replies

Hello from Australia! I'm new to the forum and wanting to say hello and share some of my videos. I'm a finger style acoustic guitarist and have been experimenting with percussive elements inspired by…Continue

Tags: Antoine, Dufour, ackee, andy, guitar

Started by Stewart Youngblutt in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Stewart Youngblutt Mar 19.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 53 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 eddie arndt Mar 18.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 129 Replies

What would you choose and why?  Money is no obstacle for this discussion! Remember, just one ... for the rest of your life.  Period.PS:  I know it's a hard question, LOL.  But, that's why it make an…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Gear. Last reply by jerry Shadrick Mar 13.

PLZ Help! Girl need advices on what guitar she should buy. (Seagull, S&P) 23 Replies

Hello, It is the first time I post. I am a beginner on Guitar. I am thinking of buying a guitar and I have read a lots of materials online. I have narrowed my choice to Seagull, S&P. The guitars…Continue

Tags: Elements, Natural, Simon, Seagull, Patrick

Started by Carol in Gear. Last reply by jerry Shadrick Mar 13.



 
 
 

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