"Being a creature of habit, I always use the non-coated strings. Martin sent me a free set of Lifespans recently and I may try them on the Seagull when the time comes to change the strings. Do you find there's any significant difference in the…"
"I stick with the phosphor bronze, which was what both of my Martin's came equipped with originally. If I'm not mistaken, the strings on the new Seagull are pb also. I prefer the Martin SPs as opposed to the coated Lifespan…"
"I saw James and Carol live about 3 years ago at the old Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh. It was the last show there before they tore it down. Maybe one of the best shows I ever saw (I'm 54). The body gets old but musical talent apparently does…"
"I hear ya, Phil. It's not chump change to me either, believe me. Guitars are a major purchase and a luxury item for most of us, no matter what the price. You have the right to expect them to be as perfect as possible when you shell out money…"
"Well actually when I said "reasonable price" I was referring to the $699.00 retail. I meant that I thought the retail price was pretty fair as compared to retail for other solid wood guitars made in North America. My local GC did not have…"
"Hi Jud. Yes I bought I bought it new at Guitar Center. It's just the heel, the rest of the neck is fine. Playability is not affected. Guitar Center seems to have a new tech every week so it's hard to gauge their competence…"
"I'm a new Seagull owner. Just picked up a new Maritime SWS mini jumbo 3 days ago. I was (and still am) very happy to get such a nice, all solid instrument for a relatively low price. However after reading this discussion, I realize I have made…"
"Hi All. I have been lurking here on AGC for about a year now. I have read with interest many of the topics discussed in your group and have been intrigued by your enthusiasm for Godin guitars and Seagulls in particular. I confess that prior to…"