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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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Location: Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill area of North Carolina
Members: 434
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Discussion Forum

Sweetwater Has Super Sale On Maritime SWS Q1 Mahogany - $499 - Just Ordered One! :) 6 Replies

Hi folks! I've been lurking here for quite some time, but this is my first post. Thanks so much for all of  great info here!I have several Seagulls & just ordered this one tonight. Just wanted to…Continue

Started by Janine Vincent. Last reply by Robert Williamson 9 hours ago.

S8 Hardshell Case 3 Replies

I was going to try to convert a violin travel case for the S8, but it would have required cutting the walls of the case. So i dropped that idea.I picked up a Steve's in-store  mandolin case. It was…Continue

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

Smilies! 20 Replies

Here are some "smilies" that I stole from "another forum"...I made it a discussion so it won't go away...                                                                               …Continue

Started by FloridaGull. Last reply by Tony K. yesterday.

Nut width ... how big a factor in chosing your guitars?? 47 Replies

The standard nutwidth on Seagull guitars is 1.8 inches.     This is wider that practically any other manufacturer.  A few Seagull models (The Entourage and the S-6 Original "slim" feature a 1.72 inch…Continue

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Greg Ballantyne on Tuesday.

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Comment by Robert Williamson on March 15, 2015 at 6:30pm

I've been auditioning the cherry/cedar NE mini-jumbo every time i go to the shop. It has been ambivalent-- one day its sweet-- another day it's dry. So the money earmarked to buy it is still sitting on prepaid card.

It is  hard to get used to the tone of new cedar compared to 17 yr old S6. And i'm thinking it may not the same species of cedar.

Maybe i should give  S&P NE a shot.

I've also been auditioning the NE Folk cherry/cedar.. find the neck out of proportion to body. Am i the only one the finds Seagull's Folk necks too thick for Folk body??

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on March 15, 2015 at 3:12pm

Speaking of the cherry/cedar combos in the Natural Elements line, my NE cherry/cedar dread has managed to push itself into the position of being my favorite guitar. And while the Coastline Folk I got last year is a very nice little guitar, also cherry/cedar,  I almost wish I had picked the walnut/spruce mini jumbo instead.....

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on March 15, 2015 at 3:00pm

I bought the Coastline Folk last year, right after the shop in town had gotten in a new shipment of Seagulls. I gotta believe it was made fairly recently. I'll have a closer look at it when I get back to Va. tomorrow evening.

Comment by Robert Williamson on March 15, 2015 at 2:53pm

@ Martin :) It seemed appropriate.

Simon & Patrick Natural Elements CW MiniJumbo SG AC1.5T

They have one at my dealer, Cherry/Cedar..seems exactly same (including price) as the Seagull one, except for headstock.  Tonewoods are exactly same as Seagull NE options.

Don't see the point, if the only diff here is the headstock, might as well make headstock style an OPTION on all Godin acoustics ;)

Comment by Jud Hair on March 15, 2015 at 10:22am

Noon Sunday ... no reply as yet from the Craiglist seller on the AMI ... 

Comment by Martin van Dooremalen on March 15, 2015 at 10:18am

Wait a minute, what's going on here........FloridaGull is the being the voice of reason and restraint rather than the voice of enabling? The planets must be out of alignment or something.     (JK FG)

@ Robert - "...... and the Fender 12 string for ranting about" - I almost had a coffee accident on my keyboard when I read that.

Comment by Robert Williamson on March 15, 2015 at 8:43am

one can always find a purpose for another guitar.. my new Martin seems to becoming my folktune guitar, the Amber Trails for more modern tunes and my arrangments of older stuff, the  S6 for alternate tunings fingerstyle,.... and the Fender 12 string for ranting about.

Comment by Jud Hair on March 15, 2015 at 8:24am

Floridagull ... probably very little play if I'm honest.  But, I can probably flip it for a $50 profit.  Meanwhile, I'm taking a 5-day slide guitar class this summer and I thought that maybe the Ami might work for that purpose if I get interested after the class.

Comment by Alan Edmunds on March 15, 2015 at 7:45am

The French word "ami" means friend, meaning it would get along great with all guitars, but especially your other Godin products.

At a cool $100 (or less) it would make a great friend.

Comment by FloridaGull on March 15, 2015 at 7:41am
Greg - do you have an older S6 Folk - like, before 2008 - or with something other than the most-recent, oval label? If so, you could have a 1.75" nut...

Jud - price is good, but do you want another 1.72" nut? You have the S&P Folk - how much play time does it get?

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