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Dan Halbert replied to Harold Hensley's discussion Neck reset in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"This will work if it's an older model (pre-2006 or so). On newer models, the neck is epoxied to the body and is also thicker and inset. I did a neck reset on such an older model. I tried the "flossing" technique. It was very tedious…"
Feb 2
Dan Halbert replied to zeontestpilot's discussion Interested in Seagull... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The mini-jumbo is very close in size to the Taylor GA (xx4) body size. The lower bout is wide but the waist is narrow, so it sits lower on your leg."
Feb 1
Dan Halbert replied to James Baxter Bain's discussion String height in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
Jan 23
Dan Halbert replied to James Baxter Bain's discussion String height in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I would say that's a wee bit high, but if there's plenty of saddle left it should not be a problem. I usually aim for 6/64" action on the low E and 5/64" or so on the high e. To lower the string height by 1/64" at the 12th,…"
Jan 22
Dan Halbert replied to Blackback Gull's discussion Need a Quick Favour in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
Dec 20, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to Blackback Gull's discussion Need a Quick Favour in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud, where is your comment to Robert? I don't see it on the general comments "wall"."
Dec 20, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to Blackback Gull's discussion Need a Quick Favour in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Replying."
Dec 19, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to Marty's discussion My new Alvarez AP70 in the group Alvarez Guitars
"I've had one for a couple of years and really like it. It's my everyday guitar. The neck seemed a little low to me due to the small body size, so I use it with a NeckUp guitar support."
Nov 14, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to Tony K.'s discussion What's Godin's best selling guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Michel Bélanger is a good person to know about. He's Godin Customer Support, the person at the other end of info@godinguitars.com. He answers questions cheerfully and quickly. For instance, he helped identify and date the Seagull…"
Oct 31, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Now there's yet another new special: S6 Mahogany for $288, with a number of price drops in the past few days. See chart here: http://camelcamelcamel.com/Godin-Guitars-38916-Acoustic-Electric-Guitar/product/B00H9L7TZM. There's also an…"
Aug 31, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I did replace the Cleartone strings this evening, and the EJ16's (sameare much more comfortable. Tone sounds better too, but it's a bit early to say how it will turn out. I was confused at first when I took off the old strings, because…"
Aug 25, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Mine is perfect. It does not have an "SF" or "FS" serial number, which would indicate a factory second. This appears to be a stock-reduction sale."
Aug 25, 2015
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Aug 24, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FYI, Paul and others: I've been playing this on and off, and the action felt difficult, as if the factory Cleartone strings were stiff or something. I rechecked the action, which was fine. I adjusted a couple of nut slots very slightly, but the…"
Aug 24, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Another new special is http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DTWG6V8/, an Entourage Grand with a couple of accessories. The description says acoustic-electric, but I'm not sure I believe that. CamelCamelCamel shows it went as low as $219 a few…"
Aug 21, 2015
Dan Halbert replied to NCgull's discussion Walnut Excursion Mini Jumbo $220.18 right now. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I did pay about $11 for shipping, instead of taking the free shipping. I was a little worried about it sitting around in a hot truck over the weekend, or it going by some lower-cost carrier. My impression is that the commencement of free shipping is…"
Aug 21, 2015

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
Less than 1 year
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Yamaha FS700S, JR1
Seagull Deluxe Spruce
Alvarez AP70
What type of music do you like to play?
folk
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