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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 investment.

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WE GULLS DO LOVE TO TALK! 

Click HERE to see ALL past discussions by members of "Seagull Spoken Here" ... don't hesitate to add a comment to any topic, new or old!

To start your own discussion topic, click HERE

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Check them all out at: Website Links for Godin Companies

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 VIDEO SECTION: The really good stuff!!

Check out the newest VIDEO on Seagull! Click here:  New Seagull Video

Learn how Seagulls are made from start to finish!  Fascinating and educational!  Click here: Seagull Factory Tour

Robert Godin explains why your Seagull acoustic actually gets better the more you play it!  Science explained in layman's terms!  Click here for The Robert' Report'

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Got a question about Seagulls or other Godins?  E-mail Customer Service at: info@seagullguitars.com  They will usually get back to you within 48 hours!

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 Try this link to compare and contrast all the different current Seagull models quickly and easily: The Entire Seagull Model Line-up

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To post a Youtube video on this site: While viewing the Youtube, click on "share", then click on "embed" ... next right click on the "embed code" and click "copy" to save it.  Go to the third icon on the light blue banner in the reply box called "Media" and paste the embed code there.  Click "save" then click "add reply"

 

 

Location: Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill area of North Carolina
Members: 391
Latest Activity: 21 hours ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

I think I’m becoming a Seagull 1.8” nut width snob and the beginnings of GAS….. 14 Replies

This past Saturday my wife and I had to do some shopping in the area where my favorite guitar shop is so I asked if she minded if we stop in and look around. “Sure” she said without hesitation. I…Continue

Started by Martin van Dooremalen. Last reply by Greg Ballantyne yesterday.

Taking Acoustic Guitar on Plane 9 Replies

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…Continue

Started by Stephen Leigh. Last reply by Craig B on Wednesday.

2 questions, 2 guitars...some input gladly accepted 22 Replies

Hello Folks. I am interested in 2 guitars.1: Seagull Maritime SWS Folk Hi Gloss Q1 natural, I tried one locally and was quite impressed, great looking and sounding. I can get it cheaper on line (I…Continue

Started by Marty. Last reply by Elton Bloye on Wednesday.

The Frustrated Gull squawking his concerns ... opinions/comments welcome 22 Replies

Gull Darn It!  Having squirreled away around $1,400 from my summer gigs, I'm debating my Christmas present to myself.  Of course it will be a guitar (duh!) ... but which guitar?Once again, my Seagull…Continue

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Elton Bloye on Tuesday.

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Comment by Phil Manuel on February 27, 2012 at 3:10pm

Rob,

Thanks for the info.  I found the Podium's site, and that's on my 'must visit' list.  I'll be sure to check out the folks you mentioned.  Love to hear local acoustic players, so Coffee Grounds sounds interesting, too.

Comment by Rob Hanesworth on February 27, 2012 at 1:41pm

I have a couple of friends who is are actives players in the Twin Cities. By looking at their web sites you can find some venues where they play.

 

Bill Hammond

 

Bill hosts an open mike at Coffee Grounds and plays at other venues.

 

Lonnie Knight

 

Lonnie plays all over the Twin Cities area and beyond.

 

For guitar stores, visit The Podium and I am sure there are others, but I don't know them.

Comment by Phil Manuel on February 27, 2012 at 10:37am

I'm planning a visit to the Twin Cities around May/June.  Anyone from up that way, got recommendations on happenings, acoustic-wise, clubs, coffee-houses, or nice guitar shops?

Comment by Jud Hair on February 27, 2012 at 7:34am

@ Gord Mitchell ... just got an e-mail alert that you had "joined" the group, but you aren't showing up anywhere on Seagull group or even Acoustic Guitar online right now.  You may not even see this, but as far as I can tell, you're currently in some sort of cyber limbo.  Since you were already a member of long standing, I'm not sure what may have happened, but suggest that maybe contacting AGM directly might help with resolution.  Welcome back, as soon as you get here! :-)

Comment by FloridaGull on February 26, 2012 at 12:42pm

12-string GAS is a terrible thing... :-)

Comment by FloridaGull on February 26, 2012 at 12:41pm

I always knew you were a folk/grand auditorium/OM sort of guy...for a "smaller" guitar... ;-)

Comment by michael schwartz on February 26, 2012 at 11:08am

Jud:

That's what happened with me and the Maritime Gloss 12!!! I had my eye on it before I played the S12, and kept going back to it until it "followed" me home last week. A nice, bright sound; not like the cedar/cherry combo on the S12. Now my local shop can get a new Gull for his store.

Comment by Jud Hair on February 26, 2012 at 9:51am

Update:  Did not end up trading my 2011 S-6 for the little use Coastline Parlor as possibility I had mentioned Friday.  The shop owner was hot to make the trade and the idea seemed reasonable to me on the surface, but once I got the diminutive parlor in my hands, I just couldn't do it.  This flirtation has to stop.  I'm not a parlor guitar kinda guy.  I'm ready to face the facts.  I have a bunch of dreadnoughts for a reason, LOL.  GAS for parlors effectively squelched ... time to move on.  The shop DID have a nice "new, but been around for a while" Seagull 12-string on the wall for only $465 ... hmmm.

Comment by Kirk Mathew Gatzka on February 24, 2012 at 2:21pm

Craig,

Thanks for the advice! I do want "safe" to keep my guitar for as long as I can have it! I always wipe off the fretboard, strings and neck after I play with a soft cloth, strings last a bit longer that way and it gets rid of any grime from playing.

Kirk

Comment by Craig MC on February 24, 2012 at 2:03pm

Kirk, the fretboard conditioning question will get you a LOT of opinions. I use Dunlop 02 deep conditioner a couple times a year (on the bridge, too). Never use anything on the body that has wax as it will gradually build up. Just a soft cloth is really all you need, but if there is grime or fingerprints, try one of the guitar polishes by Dunlop or Martin. Probably overpriced for what you get, but they are safe for guitar bodies.

 
 
 

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