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Don Thompson
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  • Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Canada
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Hi, from Protection Island, British Columbia

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Don Thompson replied to Pacer's discussion Safe Guitar Stand for Gull Nitrocellulose Finish? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I use a Hercules stand that looks a lot like that one but mine has a little flip out support near the bottom that the back rests against. My guitar seems to like it and it's Black Lab proof to boot."
May 27, 2012
Don Thompson replied to Alan Williams's discussion What is the longest any of you have ever had to put down the guitar? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I lost the tip of my little finger on my fretting hand and it took 3 years before I could use it again. I also had the opportunity to donate a kidney to my brother a few years ago and as I recall it was a month before I could stand the guitar…"
Apr 25, 2012
Don Thompson replied to Craig Fowler's discussion Guitar Costs!!! No strings attached. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I like to change my strings on a regular basis and I'm finding my favorite D'Addarrio EXPs are going up and up. I'm thinking of trying an online store and I'm wondering if anyone has had experience good or bad. "
Apr 8, 2012
Don Thompson replied to Harry Lindahl's discussion Frail nails in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi, I use a thumb pick and 3 acrylic nails which I have used for about 4 years now. When I broached the subject at a local nail salon I was told they do a few guitarists so I knew I was on the right track.They put them on extra thick and top coat…"
Apr 8, 2012
Don Thompson replied to Jud Hair's discussion Tuning difficulties ... in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Humidity has a big effect on acoustics. The large flat wood surfaces change size and shape according to temperature and humidity. During a long dry stretch in the summer I noticed my frets felt rough along the side of the neck but this disappeared…"
Dec 7, 2011
Jud Hair left a comment for Don Thompson
"Ooops ... Not Dave ... Don!  :-)"
Dec 3, 2011
Jud Hair left a comment for Don Thompson
"Hi Dave ... welcome to the Seagull/Godin forum.  Glad to have you with us!"
Dec 3, 2011
Don Thompson joined Jud Hair's group

"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…See More
Dec 3, 2011

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Music teacher, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
5-7 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Takamine cutaway, Art and Lutherie parlour, Fender strat, Dean Resophonic
What type of music do you like to play?
fingerstyle, blues, classical
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I subscribe

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At 8:52am on December 3, 2011, Jud Hair said…

Ooops ... Not Dave ... Don!  :-)

At 8:52am on December 3, 2011, Jud Hair said…

Hi Dave ... welcome to the Seagull/Godin forum.  Glad to have you with us!

At 7:28am on November 29, 2011, Jud Hair said…

Hey Don!  Saw your comments about Art & Lutherie Ami's ... hope you'll consider joining our chat forum here that is dedicated to discussing Godin instruments.  check us out:


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