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"Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)


"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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 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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Location: Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill area of North Carolina
Members: 416
Latest Activity: 11 hours ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

Another rescue - a Seagull S12+ 19 Replies

Yesterday for $25 (thank your CraigsList!) I bought the worst example of an under humidified guitar I've ever seen.  A 2000 S12+.  I've always wanted a Seagull 12 string.  Yea, they action is a…Continue

Started by Dave Fengler. Last reply by Dave Fengler 11 hours ago.

Does Godin view laminates differently? 30 Replies

I posted this on the Acoustic Guitar Forum but wanted to see what you all thought:A lot of people, rightly or wrongly, view laminates as inferior for a variety of reasons. Without having THAT…Continue

Started by Diamond Dave. Last reply by Blackback Gull yesterday.

Decisions, decisions. 20 Replies

Hi everyone.One of my favorite guitars is the, Simon and Patrick, Woodland Pro folk guitar, sunburst finish, with slotted headstock.So I have just ordered one from my local guitar shop, should get it…Continue

Started by Derick Chatfield. Last reply by Derick Chatfield on Tuesday.

Non-traditional FingerPick Designs 22 Replies

Although I've been a bare fingerstyle player for more than a few years now, my recent purchases of a 12 string and a resonator (and plans to  get a 5-string)  make me see the need of something to…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson. Last reply by Robert Williamson on Saturday.

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Comment by Robert Williamson on June 14, 2014 at 3:10pm

specs for Godin A12

can't find anything much for the Seagull version.

SA12 at Elderly

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on June 14, 2014 at 3:07pm

Jud - Will Stratton sounds good, the Seagull 12 sounds good, and he ain't strummin'.....I didn't see that when you posted it before. Since you had a Taylor 12 and played Seagull 12, did the Seagull match up well with the Taylor with regard to playability? That is where I see the Taylor 12 I've played really excelling. By the way, its a GREAT sounding guitar as well....

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 14, 2014 at 1:17pm

Umm guys.. I posted  pic thursday.... How did you all miss it?  I blame BestBuy :)

Seagull S A12 Acoustic-electric Natural
specs of 6 string versions cane be found here:
Comment by Robert Williamson on Thursday
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on sale used of course at a Guitar Shop not near me. They have no online presence and would not give me a price on phone.

Here is an A12 with a Godin headstock.

FloridaGull, your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to find out all you can about the history of these two guitars.

Comment by Jud Hair on June 14, 2014 at 12:01pm

I posted this clip a while back, but it seems that it fits in well with the current 12-string discussion, so here it is again. How does a Seagull 12 sound? Is it just for strumming?  Answers both questions at once ... Enjoy!

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on June 14, 2014 at 11:19am

The Taylor 12 string my buddy has is the kind of guitar that makes me want to try new things. Intersting to hear that I think of it I believe I've seen Joe Bonamassa play 12 string guitars in a manner which would not be called strumming.

Comment by michael schwartz on June 14, 2014 at 11:03am

@Greg...I almost always finger pick my 12's. If you look at my videos(which are not so good), you'll  hear it.

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on June 14, 2014 at 10:42am

I have never played a Seagull 12 string, and I traded the only 12 string I've owned (a Washburn) on my Maritime. I think of myself as a 6 string player. But when I p!ayed my buddy's Taylor 12 string (don't have the model) I discovered that it honestly "plays like a 6 string". I don't know how that would go with my flatpicking style, I think of a 12 string as a strumming guitar. If I had that Taylor I'd find out.....

Comment by Jud Hair on June 14, 2014 at 10:05am

Just FYI ... Any "lefties" out there been looking for a 12-string?  Here's a new Norman with deluxe TRIC for $300 on Craigslist.  I think this may be a dealer.  I dunno.

Comment by michael schwartz on June 14, 2014 at 9:50am

not sure of what this means :" the old semi-solid Seagull 12 " . Robert: are you describing an S12? If so,it's a wonderful guitar at the price point. It's my camping guitar now. I also have an older M12 which is a much brighter sound. I know nothing of the new Excursion.

Comment by Jud Hair on June 14, 2014 at 8:53am

Robert ... Seagull Coastline Cedar 12 is a great guitar.  I see them frequently on CraigsList here for $350 or so.  I played several a year or so ago before I sprang for my Taylor GA3-12 (for 3 times the price, which I subsequently sold for a loss) ... wish I'd have addressed my 12-string impulse with a Seagull instead.


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