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joey pinter posted a discussion

ernie ball strings

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 coast of America called Manhattan. when one would buy strings from just about all the companies you would get and EXTRA E and B (1&2)they don't believe me. who is old enough to remember that? See More
2 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings
"I try to keep an open mind too. At 59 my mind don't open as far as it used to. lol It's so easy for me to get in a rut of using the same old thing when there is a lot of fun in trying new gear. Sometimes my practice gets like that.…"
4 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Michael Shaw's discussion What kind of/maker of pick do you like best?
"I use Jim Dunlop and Brain picks for the same reason Jan mentioned.  They come with raised grippy stuff for my fingers to latch on to.  I also prefer the flexibility and sound you get from that good ol' nylon material. I've tried…"
5 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Stephen Leigh's discussion Taking Acoustic Guitar on Plane in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I would second be VERY careful.  Use a case that is airtravel rated.  Meaning, it can withstand the cold and pressure change.  Usually described as air tight or temperature resistant etc. Like Alan said, loosen the strings a bit, wrap…"
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds 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)
"Identical....and likely an identically mellow-but-clean sound as well. I say that because sometimes mellow is not far from muddy. No saddle issues here. We have ultra-light Silk 'n Steels on Gail's Performer and it's tuned down a half…"
5 hours ago
Tony K. 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)
"Bought my first Seagull (the Seagull Artist Mosaic Folk QII) because I wanted a decent guitar for playing on stage.  The Tak I was using at the time was sounding really kinda weak. The all solid wood, hog back and sides and cedar top sound of…"
5 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings
"Ya, it was really weird.  I don't go around saying E B strings are crap or anything, just that I'm done with them cuz of 2 sets going like that.  Just that ol' "once bitten, twice shy" thing.  lol. Back in the…"
5 hours ago
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Stephen Leigh 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)
"Alan -- yep.  Cedar top and wild cherry back and sides, rather than the Spruce top and maple side/back on the current line of Performers (and QII electronics rather than the Qi in the current crop).  Great sound (though I sanded sown the…"
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Stephen Leigh's discussion Taking Acoustic Guitar on Plane in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Potential kindling issues aside... Remove humidifiers. Loosen strings considerably. Wrap it up inside the case with towels as best you can. Lock the case if you can. Whether regular checked or gate-checked, it will likely be subjected to very…"
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds 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)
"Hey Stephen, Does it look like ours? "
6 hours ago
Richard Rambler replied to Stephen Leigh's discussion Taking Acoustic Guitar on Plane in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"DON'T DO IT! Odds are that you'll wind up with very expensive kindling."
6 hours ago
Stephen Leigh 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)
"For me, why did I buy a Seagull is an easy question to answer:  the sound.  In 2005, wanting an acoustic to play around the house, I went to my local store and played lots of guitars, including a few that were out of my price range.…"
6 hours ago
Stephen Leigh added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Taking Acoustic Guitar on Plane

Over the New Years, I'm going to be traveling by plane and I'd like to take along my Seagull Performer in order to play some music -- however, I've never traveled by plane with an instrument, much less an acoustic guitar.  It seems to qualify as "carry-on" by the airline's standard, but I'm expecting they're going to insist on gate-checking it since it'll be a small jet with limited overhead space.  It's not in a Trik case, but in a solid hard case (Tour Grade).  Any problems that people have…See More
6 hours ago
Alan Edmunds 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)
"Yes, daughters and others don't realize that while we love them dearly, we don't only them love them dearly. Yep, Guitarworks...the older one just off one of the main drags, and the new one - fantastic store. No, no Normans were…"
6 hours ago
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Bron Yr Aur

"Beautifully played. Love this tune."
6 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen 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)
"Great story Alan, especially your daughter busting you for being "unusually happy to see her". My family had been out of town for a weekend except for one daughter who had to stay home. I was really missing playing my Gull and when we got…"
7 hours ago
Jan Vigne replied to Michael Shaw's discussion What kind of/maker of pick do you like best?
"To paraphrase The Most Interesting Man in the World; I don't always use picks, but when I do I use Cool picks. I find a pick to be totally useless when it's laying on the floor a few feet in front of me.  The texture on the Cool…"
7 hours ago
Alan Edmunds 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)
"My foray into Seagull/Godin guitars began in the fall of 2011, although I did not know it at the time. In early October, I was diagnosed with osteo-arthritis in all joints in both hands and wrists. I wasn't playing my Ibenez 6-string (spruce…"
8 hours ago
David Burch 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)
"The first time I played the 1.8"-nut neck, I was sold. I had a little Takamine that I really liked, except for the way-too-narrow neck. Sold the Tak, got one Gull, then another. Found a really good deal on an S&P folk, love the sound, but I…"
13 hours ago

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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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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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ernie ball strings

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 2 hours ago.

Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings 7 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 4 hours ago.

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. 5 hours ago.

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 yesterday.

2 in 1 question about beginner playing chords & first guitar 9 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 Tony K. yesterday.

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 yesterday.

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 yesterday.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 2 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 Tony K. yesterday.

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 on Monday.

TefView for Android (FREE)

TefView for Android devices is now out of Beta testing (as at 15th November 2014) and is available for FREE from the Google Play Store.This file player will display and play tabs from TablEdit files…Continue

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