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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: 370
Latest Activity: 3 hours ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

Aluminum....not just for siding and TV-dinners anymore!

Well, I bought a couple of sets of the new Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings after reading the reviews; got the medium-light (12-54) set. Usually play w/ the D'Addario EJ16's on my Maritime MJ,…Continue

Started by Joe Brancato 15 hours ago.

Godin/Seagull policy on selling broken and damaged guitars 32 Replies

Okay ... so color me a bit disenchanted. For several years now, I have been highly critical of online dealers like "Slightly Touched" and "Sounds Cheap" guitars because they listed scratched,…Continue

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Martin van Dooremalen 20 hours ago.

Lions and Tigers....and Richlite!...Oh My! 8 Replies

As if that discussion about B-stock and C-stock wasn't enough, I inadvertently learned that Godin is using Richlite to replace ebony for the fingerboards on several guitars, such as the ACS. As…Continue

Started by Joe Brancato. Last reply by Marty yesterday.

Anyone ever sell a 'gull and buy another one like it later? 9 Replies

Well I did.  I became 'gull-less for several months, selling off my SWS folk, my cedar folk, and my S6.  Too many guitars, not enough play.  Despite my denial, the S6 was just too unwieldy, as are my…Continue

Started by CaliGull. Last reply by Šandor Gion on Sunday.

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Comment by Dave Fengler 3 hours ago

I live in Connecticut about an hour from the Ovation factory.  I wonder if they do factory tours???  It might be interesting to see.

I'm no fan of the low end Ovation guitars.  I've had (2) of the low end thin body plastic bowl AE 128's.  1 my wife bought (I had told her not to) and 1 was given to me for our kids schools music program (I've been collecting donated acoustic guitars).  Both of them where unplayable because the action was way high due to the neck being pulled forward by the string tension.  I'm guessing the plastic bowl body isn't strong enough to keep the neck in place.

Comment by Robert Williamson 14 hours ago

no more american-made  Ovations and possibly fewer Guilds (some were made in same factory)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-bus...

Fender strikes again :( Buys brands and ends up using them for imports.

Comment by John Zemler 16 hours ago

Steve, sorry the images would not open.  I just sent them as attachments to your email.

Semper Pax, John

Comment by Steve Byrne 16 hours ago

John, I couldn't open your images, but that is what I was hoping for. I think most of the seagull gig bags of that size are actually made for the S6, since that is their big seller. Would you mind going to all the trouble of emailing the pics to me at prstevehildreth at frontiernet dot net? I would appreciate it. Thanks again, John. Are you satisfied with the fit?

Comment by Robert Williamson 16 hours ago

lets see.. 2 Seagulls (Quebec), 2 Fenders (1 China), 1 Epiphone (China)

i feel a need to catch up with FloridaGull

Comment by John Zemler 16 hours ago

Hey Steve,

Here is an image of my Entourage Mini Jumbo Rustic Q1 and its Seagull case.  The dealer said the padded case that went with is for an S6.

And here it is inside the case.

Hopefully, this image stuff not only worked, but might also be useful to you.

Semper Pax, John

Comment by Robert Williamson 16 hours ago

and another reply disappeared before i finished typing it!

what is going on..

I love Charis

so pretty, you want to get dressed up to date it.

after my near-death experiance playing a $10,000 Matsuda

i could easily buy a Charis. and then hang it in a bulletproof case on the wall.

id be too scared to play

Comment by Robert Williamson 16 hours ago

@Steve i use the Tric Deluxe case for my mini-jumbo.. I added a neck rest to keep it from shifting around.

It site serach actually worked , I would link you to my review of the case.

found it: http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/group/SeagullAficionados/for...

Comment by Steve Byrne 17 hours ago

Thanks, Robert and Florida, for your help on the rustic mini jumbo/case issue. I have two dreads from Godin, a Seagull and a Simon Patrick, both with the heavily padded gig bags which I like. I will probably just try them in those when I get it and if it fits, I will order one of the ones they have on sale at Mus Friend. If anyone has the rustic minijumbo and uses one of the seagull cases for it, I would appreciate hearing from you. Thanks. Neat forum.

Steve

Comment by FloridaGull 18 hours ago

I have 2 Godin products (Canada), 2 Walden products (China), and 2 Guild GAD's (China) - obviously, I am not concerned with "cachet"... ;-)

I would suggest you have someone like Jay Lichty (he's in this community, and makes beautiful guitars) make a custom for you...

There is a Charis Small Jumbo at Wolfe Guitars:

http://www.gbase.com/gear/charis-performance-series-small-2011

Englemann spruce top - Michigan Black Walnut back and sides...

 

They're asking $3750...

 

This one is a dread, but really nice...

http://www.gbase.com/gear/a-j-david-dr-64c-2011

 

They are asking $2750...

 

Finally, a Breedlove Focus Jumbo:

http://www.gbase.com/gear/breedlove-focus-jumbo-2013

They are askling $2585 for this one...

Hope you find these interesting... :-)

 
 
 

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