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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: 442
Latest Activity: 40 minutes ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

Q1 T wiring information required 3 Replies

The B band pre amp on my Amber Trail failed, so I went to Long & McQuade to look for a replacement.The salesman suggested I try the Q1 T and I agreed. The unit arrived a week later and I had…Continue

Started by Henk Don. Last reply by Robert Williamson 40 minutes ago.

SURVEY: How many Seagull guitars do you own right now? How many have you owned overall? Please list :-) 22 Replies

For me right now, it's a total of one (1) .... I now have only the Seagull Artist Mosaic (And the Simon & Patrick Cedar Folk)Overall I've owned three Seagulls:- S-6 Original- M6 Gloss- Artist…Continue

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Robert Williamson yesterday.

Artist Mosaic Folk CW QII - Used Price? 19 Replies

Hey gang!I just came across a used Artist Mosaic Folk CW QII for $650 (with the TRIC case).  I know that new ones are available on Amazon (and maybe some local stores) for $1100-1200, and the brand…Continue

Started by NorCal Gull. Last reply by Elton Bloye yesterday.

Maritime SWS Mini Jumbo Price Lowered Again - Now $440 At Guitar Center! Why Is It So Cheap & Why Should I Not Buy This?! Lol 16 Replies

OK...this guitar is normally $749 so the sale price is more than $308 off! Anyone know why this Seagull model is being so heavily discounted? This is even cheaper than Musician's Friend had it for…Continue

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

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Comment by Martin van Dooremalen yesterday

Robert & Tony - do the L&M's by you stock many/any Seagull guitars? There are 3 in Calgary but the one closest to me where I get my lunch time guitar therapy usually only has used Seagulls and usually Artist or Maritime only, probably taken on trade. They do stock some S&P's but generally not many.

My shop of choice, Guitar Works, is a local company (I think, according to what I can find on the interwebs) with 4 locations in the city, one of those being an "acoustic only" store and one in an outlet mall, go figure, but at least I have a place to go when my wife wants to shop there. They always have a huge selection of Godin products - minimum 30+ assorted A&L, S&P and Seagull (but no Norman) in the acoustic room.

Both places are good at leaving me alone to play when I go for a "therapy" session after a tough morning at work.

Comment by Tony K. yesterday

So far, the 2 L&Ms that I have gone to on occasion have never had any used or consignment stuff available. The exception being of previously rented stuff that was their product to begin with. Those products, once they're done renting them, get sold for half price or somewhere around there usually.  That's how I got my Traynor AC50 2 channel acoustic amp.  Mint condition (surprisingly seeing as it was a piece of rental equipment) at half price; can't complain about that.

I don't really have any complaints about the L&Ms here except for the one glaring problem with them and that's their staff.  They just don't seem to care about anything most of the time.  The customer service and care I get at the other 2 indy shops I go to smokes L&M by miles.

Comment by Robert Williamson on Tuesday

As far as i know there is only one guitar store chain in Canada. Long and McQuaid who are also a major distributor to other guitar stores. They own Yorkville  (accessories, stands, cases etc..) and other brands.

Archambeault has abou 15 stores in Qiebec, but is a Music Department store, not a Musical Instrument store. In addtinto intrsuments, It sells books, movies and cd's and gift/stationary much like Chapters/Indigo  (a 'book' store chain)

Steve's Music has 5 stores, 3 in the Montreal Area and 1 each in Toronto and Ottawa. Since a Steve's or former affiliate MusicCircle has been near my home for more that 20 years, that's where _I_ shop.

L&Q only recently came to Quebec and took over some stores of much smaller 2-3 store chains.  The two around me are too far away to go visit based upon what their website shows me. The Quebec stores don't seem to carry used at all.

I think Tony K has experience with the more liberal L&Q Ontario stores who don't have the overhead of operating in Quebec (language, packaging and consumer laws).

Comment by Jud Hair on Tuesday

If found that Guitar Center franchises vary a great deal in the size and quality of their inventory.  In Raleigh, NC we have one of the better examples with perhaps 50 higher-end Martins,Taylors and Gibsons etc. in their smaller humidified acoustic room.  However, they never have any Seagull above the Maritime SWS Dread QI w/Cutaway, which by the way is (or was) a Guitar Center Exclusive model made just to sell through for GC when they came out a few years ago.

There is an absolutely fabulous GC in Atlanta, GA with maybe 200 high end acoustics and a large selection of used high-end stuff that you don't see very often ... I love stopping in that store whenever I'm down there.

But, conversely just 20 miles from the very nice Raleigh, NC store is a rather pitiful example in Durham, NC which has virtually no high-end inventory of any kind and their Seagulls begin and end at the Entourage level.

The one great thing about all the Guitar Center's I've been in is that you can play pretty much anything they have for as long as you want to without someone standing over your shoulder trying to sell it to you.

Comment by Stephen Leigh on Tuesday

Comment by Ron Khoo on Tuesday

My local GC has less stock than usual and not many good guitars.  They have 1 Seagull S6, a few lower range Martins and maybe a D28 or 2.  Ditto for Taylor.  When they first opened, they had a better selection.  

I did think of getting a Custom D MMV but changed my mind and later got my D35.  The 000 MMV is nice, but the sharp frets suggest that that particular guitar has been laying around somewhere for a long time drying out.

Comment by Robert Williamson on Monday

My Seagull Collection

Janine's Collection :)

Comment by Robert Williamson on Monday

I fear you are right...

Comment by Jud Hair on Monday

Robert ... I don't believe they will do that any more. I certainly stand to be corrected if wrong, but I was thinking that they won't even build you a lefty version of a guitar on special request or give you a wider or narrower nut width. As I say, this has been my impression, but I could be wrong.

Comment by Robert Williamson on Monday

By custon, read variation of what we already do...they won't make you a Jumbo.

 
 
 

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