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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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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: 413
Latest Activity: 17 minutes ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

Can We STAND Another String Discussion? 11 Replies

I almost resurrected Alan's string discussion from Jan., but the 5 pages made me think.... but in there somewhere was a recommendation for Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings. I had been thinking…Continue

Started by Greg Ballantyne. Last reply by Greg Ballantyne on Friday.

Coated vs Non-coated 36 Replies

Hey allI'm up for some new strings. I'll go the Elixir PB 12 route. But just wondered on the merits of coated vs non coated. Its something I have never really thought about. Any advice on longevity,…Continue

Started by Elton Bloye. Last reply by Alan Cargile on Friday.

A Humidity Question 30 Replies

Do any of you have a set humidity value, high and low, where you just will not get your guitars out of their case. I'm talking mostly solid wood guitars. I guess laminates aren't as susceptible to…Continue

Started by Alan Cargile. Last reply by Alan Cargile on Wednesday.

Thumb pick or not. 34 Replies

HiBeen finger picking very bad for many years.Got an attack of sore thumb.So sent off for some, Fred Kelly Delrin Slick Thumb Picks.Do any of you use a thumb pick, if so are they good, bad, easy to…Continue

Started by Derick Chatfield. Last reply by DJ Mar 23.

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Comment by Derick Chatfield yesterday

Hi Alan

Can we hear the recording you made at Ryman Records of Nashville.

Come on Alan, come on Alan, come on Alan.

Comment by Jud Hair yesterday

Ian Miller passed along this cool Seagull player video ... enjoy!

Comment by Martin van Dooremalen yesterday

Hi Rick and welcome!

Yes, the S6 will have the 1.8" nut vs the Entourage's 1.72". This would probably be a noticeable difference to you. The S6 seems to be the workhorse of the Seagull line up, and tonally I would expect them to pretty similar being constructed of the same woods - cedar top and wild cherry back and sides. While all Seagull tops are "Select pressure tested" the S6 may have a better top visually as it is clear finished compared to the colored burst-like finish of the Entourage. The impact of the cutaway on your Entourage to the non-cutaway S6 will be negligible, IMHO.

Comment by Rick Holmes yesterday

Hi, I am kind of new to this group but I have a question. I have an Entourage Rustic cutaway that I enjoy playing very much but I am having trouble adjusting to the narrow nut width. I have been thinking about getting an S6 which I think has a wider nut. Is that true and if so how do the two compare.

Comment by Jud Hair yesterday

That sounds really fun Alan ... I agree with Stephen ... give us a listen.

Comment by Stephen Leigh yesterday

Alan -- so do we get to hear the recording?

Comment by Alan Edmunds yesterday

In Nashville for 5 days - Today I went to the Ryman, site of the Grand Ol' Opry for decades, and paid $25 to lay down, Hands Together, one of my original songs. You get one engineered/recorded original for the $25. You play one dry run, do one live take, and hear one listen-back in your 15 minutes. Unless you make major mistakes, you get what you lay down. Thankfully, except for a few buzzed strings, I was near perfect. But, I sure had the heebie-jeebies with my wife and the sound engineer in the same booth so close I could touch them - it's a very small space. The engineer was a great guy.

I got to play a great Martin 000x1 - a little small in feel and sound compared to my Artist, but very good nonetheless.

I can now say I was recorded by Ryman Records of Nashville. I highly recommend the experience.

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on Friday

Of course the body size difference is another set of issues - but then sometimes I have a tendency to over analyze. I'm going to try a strap and a thinner pick first.

Comment by Greg Ballantyne on Friday

All of the above, with one or two other differences... the strings seem to pluck differently, so I'm thinking about changing from my standard pick for that guitar. Finding the right string at the right time with the pick is also different, but that may be one of the group of things the sitting vs. standing item actually represents. Now I am home for the weekend, and my dread playing seems to suffer a little from my getting used to the folk. I think I'll put astrap on it and try it standing....

Comment by Martin van Dooremalen on Thursday

Greg, you've said you're a dread guy, as am I, so I'm curious as to what it is you're finding taking the most adjustment to get used to:?

1) The size of folk vs. dread

2) The perceived neck difference

3) Seated vs. standing playing

4) All of the above or something else different?


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