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Project explores vintage Gibson guitars made by women during World War II
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An interesting article on how women secretly made Gibson guitars during WWII.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Fengler May 10, 2012.

 

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Dave Fengler added a discussion to the group Yamaha Guitars
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Another 1973 Yamaha FG-200

The FG-200 is said to be just as good as the famed FG-180, without the red label and the high prices.I found this on OfferUp.com.  He was asking $125.  Said it was only played a few times.  I offered $100, he accepted.  He's in college in Boston so I went to his house 35 minutes away, his Father would be there.  His son only played it a few times but it doesn't look like anyone had played this guitar much.  Very minty, You'd never know it's 43 years old.  EXCEPT, the neck projects 1/8" below…See More
yesterday
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
yesterday
Dave Fengler replied to Harold Hensley's discussion Neck reset in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I've done neck resets on 4 pre-2007 Seagulls.  I tried the removing the bolts, leave the fretboard attached, bend the neck forward, and shove & pull sandpaper in & out of the gap method for the first 2.  I both cases after a…"
Wednesday
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I think I emailed that person months ago more or less telling him it's firewood.   I've seen a few good deals on guitars in NYC but I'm not going to venture there, even if it's only 1.5 hours.  Not worth the risk.…"
Wednesday
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud - I've seen that one on there before.  A few months ago they wanted $175.  Someone "attempted" to repair all the cracks, including on either side of the neck.  That would have caused the neck to plunge into the top…"
Tuesday
Dave Fengler commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Jim - I wound the 1st & 6th strings to the outside to have a straighter pull at the nut.  It made sense to me.  Normally I can't stand guitars that have the strings would backwards like that.  I see stock pictures of the…"
Jan 28
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"There's actually up to date news on the Seagull Facebook page!!!!!"
Jan 22
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I just got my Strings & Beyond order!"
Jan 21
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"There is an S6 Slim (neck)."
Jan 14
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome Wesley!  2 Gulls up here in CT.  Thousands of real one!!"
Jan 12
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FG- "Born to be run over by someones Grandmother"."
Jan 11
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"We've had a very warm winter so far.  But we're expecting to get back to normal this week, 30's & 40's.  Only 1 minor snow even so far but we're expecting an inch or 2 tomorrow.  Somehow I'm sure…"
Jan 11
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Spread the guitars around. What's all that green stuff?  We don't have any of that up north."
Jan 11
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Good point!!!   Godin should hire this group as PR consultants."
Jan 11
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Our 18 year old son has a decent violin, he's never used.  I have 2 cheap ukes.  I've messed around with the uke a little.  The chords aren't too bad."
Jan 8
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Smilies work!"
Jan 5

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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?
2-5 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Travel guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
1977 Yamaha FG-350W
1978 Yamaha FG-770S
2010 Seagull Maritime SWS SG
2010 Seagull Maritime SWS Folk HG
2010 Seagull S6 Original
2004 Seagull S6 Coastline Cedar Folk
2002 Seagull S6+CW
1994 Seagull S6 Original
1998 Yamaha FG-412L (left hand)
2010 Alvarez RD20S12 12 String Acoustic
2010 Walden D710
1999 Epiphone Les Paul Limited Edition Blue Quilt Top
1962 Gibson ES-125T
1993 Peavey Predator
What type of music do you like to play?
Folk, pop, country
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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At 6:05pm on March 10, 2015, Terry Angelli said…
For a guy with only 2 - 5 years playing experience you have an impressive list of guitars! I'm jealous since I only have five guitars, but I'm catching up! :)

Thanks for joining the Mentors group and please let me know what I can do for you.
At 12:24pm on September 2, 2014, michael schwartz said…

WHOA!!! for a Guy who has played under 5 years, have one helluva collection going on!!

All the Best to your Wife,

Michael

At 5:27pm on May 16, 2012, John Culver said…

Beautiful guitars!

 
 
 

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