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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: yesterday

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

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Comment by Dave Fengler on June 29, 2015 at 6:35pm

Here's one of the earliest Seagull guitars made!  Serial number 224.

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Acoustic-Seagull-Guitar---Mode...

Comment by Jud Hair on June 29, 2015 at 6:34pm

Apparently some iterations of the D-15 have a center support strip and some of them don't ... the ones with the label don't seem to have the support strip.

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 29, 2015 at 6:13pm

I was going by a comparison of top and bottom edges in the HEEL picture..

and the Label, which says Mahogany 'TOP'..

Comment by Jud Hair on June 29, 2015 at 2:45pm

Robert ... If you feel it's a laminate, then it's definitely not a real D-15 ... to the very best of my knowledge, there have never been any laminate Martin D-15 models. Looking at your photos again, it does look as if the wood grain behind the label is that of a laminate veneer rather than solid wood.

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 29, 2015 at 2:37pm

wish i had those notes Jud, before i went back

i need to redo the block pic.. damn Nexus still unlocks focus went you want it locked.

my pic of the tuners, was useless.. so another redo

but i got car all week.. so i can look again

for me, seeing as it's a laminate (real 3 layer? or taylor-like veneer on poplar? ),,,and a dread..and 40$ more than I had thought...

Tony.. 2002 D-15 here  , http://www.sheltonsguitars.com/2009/6-24-09/martin-d-15-6-24-09.htm...

Comment by Stephen Leigh on June 29, 2015 at 1:52pm

Robert -- FWIW, looking on eBay, all the used D15 mahogany models I see are going for about twice as much (or more).  If this one's genuine and in decent shape, it's a bargain!

Comment by Jud Hair on June 29, 2015 at 1:01pm

Robert ... Is there a serial number burned into the block?  If so, Martin can verify the authenticity with a phone call ... also do the tuners say "Martin" or are they blank?  If there is a legit serial number and the tuners are "Martin" tuners then I think it has to be real.  Besides ... and I'm just guessing here ... I would find it curious that someone would go to the trouble to "fake" a Martin D-15.  Not that the D-15 is cheap, but if any faking is to be done, it usually is in the form of replicating one of the fancier higher-end models that might command more money from someone who is taken in by the ruse.

Comment by Tony K. on June 29, 2015 at 12:46pm

Just looked at the present D15M.  I don't know if this means your pawn shop one is fake or that they just changed some things, but here's the diffs I notice right off the bat:  The rosette is different.  The compensation angle of the saddle looks different (it's more drastic on the present real Martin).  The present Martin D15M does not have a paper label inside the sound hole.  Finally, the present Martin D15M is labeled as a D15M, (the M signifying that it's all mahogany model).

So, again, don't know what that means exactly.  They could have just changed some things, or it could be fake.  I wish I could see it in real life and play it as I just went through a ton of Martins and all their mahogany models so how they feel and play and look are still fresh in my head.

Also, the deep truss rod nut does apply to HPLs as mine is an HPL and has the deep truss rod nut.  Maybe not all of them, but most for sure.

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 29, 2015 at 11:58am

are the offset 12th fret markers, poor workmanship? or simply fake?

If it was any shape other than dread. I'd probably be much less reluctant to take  a chance on it.

I notice price is 399, not 349..CDN

that's  322$USD

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 29, 2015 at 11:27am

got some pix.

 
 
 

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