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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: 419
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago

Three Gulls Roasting by an open fire ....

Discussion Forum

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Spent 1-1/2 hours at the music store this afternoon after work. As suggested I played the S6, that I've been eying up for a couple years now and the Entourage Rustic. Went back and fourth several…Continue

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First Seagull 14 Replies

Hi all,I walked into my local music store with intent to buy a Yamaha fg700 or fg730 even though I had always liked the tone of Seagull's. I played the Yamaha's and then played a Seagull S6 and WOW!…Continue

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Comment by Robert Williamson 5 hours ago

re the stained grain in the Concert Hall. My dealer agrees it is not the nicest looking thing  that Godin has done. He pointed out they are doing it in the S6 Original now too.

Comment by Robert Williamson 8 hours ago

i think what bugs me about cutaway dreads is that the cutaway looks too parallel to the bottom...making it more box like.

Comment by Jud Hair 10 hours ago

Robert ... Just looked at your photos ... GCPA5K  Grand Performance, Cut-away, Performing Artist, Level 5, with Koa HPL ... the cut-away looks fine on that size and model.

I had a DCPA4 a couple of years ago.  Gave it to my son for Christmas.  It was a dreadnought with a cut-away and I didn't fancy the look and had bought it mainly for the 1 3/4 inch nut which all Martin PA models have.

Comment by Greg Ballantyne yesterday

A friend of mine has an older S6 cutaway, dread of course - I'm not a cutaway guy in any case, but that S6 (I think is 10 or 12 years old) is a sweet sounding guitar. It's the guitar that made me look for and buy a cedar top, a Seagull NE.

Proud to say the NE is the better sounding of the two though, in my opinion....

Comment by Robert Williamson yesterday

Jud. nope.. Martin calls it 'Grand Performance' body , I call it a Mini-jumbo with a flattened bottom.

Comment by Jud Hair yesterday

Robert ... Isn't your Martin a cut-away dread?

Comment by Robert Williamson yesterday

sorry, I did not say dreads were ugly..

I said seagull dreads with cutaway are ugly..

Folk are ok with cutaway

Mini-jumbos are beautiful with cutaway.

That being said, if someone wants to gift me an Artist Peppino I would NOT be stubborn and refuse it. :)

Martin. I honestly did not notice the nut width when i tried the Peppino some years ago. I probably would now.

..mmm Mini-Jumbo 12? why go halfway?.. Seagull needs a Jumbo 12!!

Comment by Ron Khoo yesterday

Robert, it looks like your gibson sg custom has fretboard binding and the binding should cover the fret ends.

All my acoustics are not cutaways. I don't like the esthetics of cutaways.

Comment by Martin van Dooremalen yesterday

I've played the Artist Peppino model at a shop here and the 1.9" nut feels a little odd and large without the second course of strings. Just removing the second course of strings on an S12 wouldn't feel the same unless you had a new nut cut for spacing, and then there's the bridge end and which pin holes to use......

I'm with Stephen; I like dreads and I like cutaways; even though I don't play up there they're just aesthetically pleasing to my eye. If Seagull had made a Maritime Mini-Jumbo 12 string with cutaway (even without) and QI in either spruce/mahogany or spruce/rosewood  I probably would have bought that instead of my 150e because it probably would have cost the same or less.

Comment by Stephen Leigh yesterday

Different strokes. I don't think of dreads as ugly.  I *love* dreads for the big sound and prefer cutaways for the reach they allow -- and I want the guitar to have electronics so that I can plug in at need and still be heard without having to stay in front of a microphone.

Maybe that comes as a result of having played in bands all of my adult life.  :-)

 
 
 

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