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Greg Ballantyne
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  • Westminster, MD
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Jud Hair replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Cool ... !"
Wednesday
Dave Fengler replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"AWESOME!!!  "
Wednesday
michael schwartz replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Speaking of autographed books, I just got my Martin Masterpieces(which I bought from Amazon), back after it was signed by both Dick Boak and CFMartin IV !!! They weren't in the day we went to the factory, and the folks there volunteered to have…"
Wednesday
Dave Fengler replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Excellent!  Now all I have to do is get the book.  I want to get the new Martin guitar book too.  The prices of stuff at the Martin company store were nearly double of what you'd pay through Amazon.  Maybe I'll order…"
Wednesday
Jud Hair replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Just tell him you bought the book and he will send you a hand written note and signature on a custom "Kalamazoo Gals" sticker you apply to the fly leaf on your book."
Wednesday
Dave Fengler replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"How did you get it signed?"
Wednesday
Jud Hair replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I do have an autographed copy of "Kalamazoo Gals" ... great read, and John Thomas seems to be a very nice fellow."
Wednesday
Dave Fengler replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The author of Kalamazoo Gals is a law teacher at Yale University in the same town I work.  I've conversed a few times with him through email.  I follow him on Facebook.  Jud I hope you do also, he's visited some great places…"
Wednesday
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion What 10 songs would you choose for video or slide montage of your life? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I could not stay as low as 10... Nice list, Sandor."
Tuesday
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I had actually put new strings on it about a year ago. I gave it to a friend who expressed the desire to learn to play guitar, and had bought some sort of $49 "beginners package". His foray into learning guitar proved short lived, and the…"
Nov 16
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion What 10 songs would you choose for video or slide montage of your life? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"After posting this last night I did a "preview", listening to the list in order. Aside from not have a couple of the selections readily available for the preview, I was surprised by a couple of things. First, it took longer than I…"
Nov 16
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion What 10 songs would you choose for video or slide montage of your life? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I can identify with Peter, Paul & Mary starting the list - my folks were into the late 50's early 60's folk music, and that was the music I heard as a youngster. But I'll cut to the chase, and explain later if at all... Cruel War…"
Nov 15
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"FG you got me to thinking about my old Aria - I played it for about an hour this evening. I may have to take it out of its case and keep it a little more ready at hand. Thanks for the nudge...."
Nov 14
Greg Ballantyne replied to Jud Hair's discussion What 10 songs would you choose for video or slide montage of your life? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"10 might be too low a number - or at least a low enough number to require a fair time to consider...... I've been listening to a lot of Jack Bruce lately, a sort of rememberance thing I guess. It does lead in a certain direction - I really like…"
Nov 14
Greg Ballantyne replied to Marty's discussion 2 questions, 2 guitars...some input gladly accepted in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Marty you can't go wrong with either one in my opinion. Its only a matter of time until you want them both, or at least guitars with different tone woods. For many years I had one guitar, but for the last several years I've had three to…"
Nov 14
Greg Ballantyne replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Vintage Guitars and Vintage Players in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Guys - if there is a threshold for being considered a vintage player 50 sure sounds like a serious candidate. I'm 57, and some days I feel more "vintage" than others, but the vintage days are slowly gaining ground..... Maybe to be a…"
Nov 14

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
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.
Seagull Maritime SWS HG spruce & mahogany dred
Seagull Natural Elements cedar & cherry dred
Aria six string spruce top dred - old Japanese acoustic flat top guitar from 30 years ago
Large selection of harmonicas
What type of music do you like to play?
Variety of rock, acoustic rock, folk
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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At 3:53pm on December 11, 2013, FloridaGull said…

What kind of Aria is it?  I had an LW-15 - nice, but I think it had a 1 5/8" nut!  Ouch (compared to the Seagull)

 
 
 

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