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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: 417
Latest Activity: 1 hour ago

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Comment by Jonah Lake on August 18, 2014 at 8:18am

Sounds better than everything I've played when it comes to finger picking :)

Comment by Jud Hair on August 18, 2014 at 8:17am

Elton ... One of the disadvantages for me re the 100-200 level Taylor's is the narrow (1 11/16) nut width.  It's a deal breaker for me.  This was and continues to be probably the thing I like most about Seagull's ... the 1.8 inch nut is pretty unique in the acoustic world and in dreadnought's particularly.  I've passed over a great many really nice guitars because they didn't feature at least a 1 3/4 inch nut.  This is just my personal bias ... I know many people who are adamant that it's not a big deal to them. 

Comment by Tony K. on August 18, 2014 at 7:43am

Thank you very much Florida!  Now I can live again  (I'm pretty sure I have some cat dna in me, so I was gettin' REALLY worried there for a bit,  ;-P  ).

I have gone through just under a dozen guitars in the last 5 years to find that perfect trinity of guitars that are perfect "for me."  I don't know if that constitutes a greater or lesser degree of GAS, but it has been a fun (and sometimes frustrating) ride. 

Now let's see how my old model-T brain handles actually remembering those acronyms.  8-D

Comment by Elton Bloye on August 18, 2014 at 3:57am

Speaking of Taylor's, I had some extended time on the 214ce this weekend. I was very very impressed with the tone of this Mexican machine, and far preferred it to the solid wood 314ce (Sorry Jud!). In the upper register, it sounded very nice. 

Comment by FloridaGull on August 17, 2014 at 9:26am
GAS is Guitar Acquisition Syndrome - from which we all suffer, to a greater or lesser extent...
YMMV is your mileage may vary...
Comment by Tony K. on August 17, 2014 at 9:23am

Ok, I gotta ask, the curiosity is killing me:  What does "GAS" and "YMMV" stand for?  lol.  8-0.

The only modern one I know is YOLO.  LOL.

Comment by Chuck Hydrick on August 16, 2014 at 8:03pm

Played a Taylor 812ce today (among various others). In retrospect, I shouldn't have even picked it up. Really, really liked that guitar. Sounded and played wonderfully. Very comfortable and inspiring. I could do without all the "800-series bling", but I think that rosewood body has a lot to do with the great tone I was hearing. Kinda doubt I'll ever lay out that much moola on a geetar. Briefly picked up a T5z. Didn't plug in, but definitely a great feeling and smooth playing instrument.

Fun to spend time perusing the merchandise. But then the GAS pangs hit. Ouch.

Comment by Tony K. on August 16, 2014 at 8:43am

I think if I wanted a guitar with these capabilities, I'd save some money and go with the Godin A6 Ultra.  To me, is sounds better, especially on the acoustic side of things.  And, the guitar has 2 outputs to boot, so no need for an ABY box which really rocks.  It may not have that second electric pickup, but if I want all those electric capabilities, then I'd grab an electric. The preamp on the A6 gives you much more flexibility to make up for the lack of that 2nd pickup anyways. 

So, Go Go Godin I say!  : P

Comment by Martin van Dooremalen on August 15, 2014 at 8:50pm
Acoustically the T5 sounds rather anemic and dismal, but the tones you could achieve with the various pick-up configurations provided a lot of options from straight electric sound to a pretty fair acoustic tone IMHO. I think it would be a great gigging instrument but for an at home or small group acoustic jammer you're better off with a full acoustic. As they say, YMMV.
Comment by Jud Hair on August 15, 2014 at 7:18pm

Phil ... I'm sure you're right. To me, the T-5 is an interesting instrument, sort of like the Godin Multiac.  But, just not my cup of tea.  Honestly, I wasn't paying a lot of attention to the explanation during the demo because I was there mainly to get my hands on all the super nice acoustics they put at your disposal during what they call "The Petting Zoo" ... The T-5 was what they were pushing last year, but this year it was the new 800 series acoustics :-)

 
 
 

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