Acoustic Guitar Community

Welcome to the Acoustic Guitar Community.

Mark Desmond
  • Male
  • Shallotte, NC
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Mark Desmond's Friends

  • Jud Hair

Mark Desmond's Groups

 

Mark Desmond's Page

Latest Activity

Mark Desmond replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Received to following from Godin today:  Godin Guitars (OFFICIAL) wrote: "Hi Mark, the 5th Avenue Composer GT is now available to order! It has a suggested US List Price of $1395.00. All the best to you!" "
Oct 22, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Maybe Robert Godin hangs out in the Haight?  ;-) That's a natural one - nice...$200 more than the Kingpin CW..."
Oct 19, 2012
Mark Desmond replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I don't know if Haight Ashbury has changed much since the 60's but this house clams to have the Composer for sale…"
Oct 19, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Oh, and they still may have a burgandy Kingpin II at their TN store: http://www.gbase.com/gear/godin-5th-avenue-cw-kingpin-ii-2010-burgundy-2# a 2010 model - $699 "
Oct 14, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Also consider Eastman archtops - http://www.eastmanguitars.com/archtop-guitars/ - not to get you away from the Godins (I own a Kingpin II, for God's sake!), but the Eastmans are very nice - here's one at Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter,…"
Oct 14, 2012
Craig MC replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Two of us here crossed that line and bought Chinese-made Waldens for our kids as first guitars. First, the Waldens are very nice instruments, and are built in a company owned factory, apparently with a solid sense of ethics regarding their workers.…"
Oct 14, 2012
Mark Desmond replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"No not the Uptown but the Jazz.  Thanks for the info on the laminate.  I'm thinking about getting the Jazz but, $$$$, also considering the Kingpin II.  The Uptown has too much stuff stapled to the box for my liking, and I have no…"
Oct 14, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I assume you are talking about the Jazz or Uptown GT?  The laminate guitars Godin makes are a 3-ply laminate of "real hard woods - never pressboard", as Godin says on their website.  The Kingpin models are a 3-ply laminate of…"
Oct 14, 2012
Mark Desmond replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The Composer looks closer to the Kingpin II than the Jazz.  The Kingpin II has the P-90's pickups the Composer has a Humbucker.  The Composer has the Jazz's pick-guard.  It may be something in between the Kingpin II and the…"
Oct 14, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Mark Desmond's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"First, a pic so we can all see: Now, given the specs (http://www.godinguitars.com/godin5thavenuecomposerp.htm),  it seems to be a 5th Avenue CW Kingpin (used to be called the Kingpin II) with 1 humbucker rather than 2 P90's and a gloss…"
Oct 14, 2012
Mark Desmond added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
Thumbnail

Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT

Dose anyone know anything about this guitar: http://www.godinguitars.com/godin5thavenuecomposerp.htmhttp://I have been searching for a price, but alas nothing can be found. See More
Oct 14, 2012
Mark Desmond replied to John Robinson's discussion Added a Pickup in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Sounds like it worked out for you.  Could you tell me what settings you use on your Mustang I amp. for your seagull?"
Aug 16, 2012
Mark Desmond joined Jud Hair's group
Thumbnail

"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
Jul 2, 2012
Jud Hair left a comment for Mark Desmond
"Hello Mark ...I notice that you play a SEAGULL and I hope you'll take a moment to visit and join our chat forum devoted especially to owners and fans of Seagull and the other Godin guitar brands.  Check us out at:…"
Jul 2, 2012
Mark Desmond is now a member of Acoustic Guitar Community
Jul 2, 2012

Profile Information

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?
Less than 1 year
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Yamaha
Seagull
Epiphone
What type of music do you like to play?
blues, rock, folk
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Acoustic Guitar Community to add comments!

Join Acoustic Guitar Community

At 7:34pm on July 2, 2012, Jud Hair said…

Hello Mark ...I notice that you play a SEAGULL and I hope you'll take a moment to visit and join our chat forum devoted especially to owners and fans of Seagull and the other Godin guitar brands.  Check us out at: http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/group/SeagullAficionados

 
 
 

Check Out the Latest in Acoustic Guitar

Free e-newsletter!

Sign up for Acoustic Guitar Weekly—the weekly e-mail newsletter that delivers coverage of players and gear, lessons and technique tips, and advice about performing and recording. Get it now!

Badge

Loading…

FOLLOW US!

Be alerted to the latest articles on AcousticGuitar.com, including lessons, CD, guitar, and gear reviews, how-to tips, and player profiles.

© 2014   Created by Acoustic Guitar.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service