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  • Goderich, Ontario
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Classical Guitar Soundhole Cover?

Started Apr 2, 2011

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Angela Zaragoza Oct 5, 2010.


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Mike Crocker replied to joey pinter's discussion hi
"You bend the ball end slightly to make it clear the end of the pin more easily and seat against the bridge plate better, that's about it. I generally round over the end of the pins slightly too when I first get a guitar, though some come this…"
Aug 15, 2012
Mike Crocker joined Jamie Marie Andreas's group

The Student Advocate

For the struggling guitar student. Students having trouble learning guitar, or getting better, are invited to share their problems and experiences. Insight and solutions will be given by master teacher and player Jamie Andreas.See More
Aug 15, 2012
Mike Crocker 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
Apr 19, 2012
Mike Crocker replied to Terry Angelli's discussion Another revenue stream? in the group Teachers
"No rental instruments. I have certainly considered it, and may start later this year. I have a couple of loaners though, for when a student instrument is in for service. Besides the revenue stream generated by instruction, there are repairs,…"
Apr 10, 2011
Mike Crocker posted a discussion

Classical Guitar Soundhole Cover?

Does anyone know of a commercially available soundhole cover small enough for a LaPatrie classical guitar? A fairly exhaustive search of the web has turned up dozens of covers for larger holes, but nothing for a classical guitar. I could make my own, but the convenience of buying one saves me time and effort. I use my classical in church, amplified through a Traynor AM150T (with a notch filter). I've tried a modified (it was too big) Planet Waves O Port but it was a tone suck (both acoustically…See More
Apr 2, 2011
Jay david Sims replied to Mike Crocker's discussion Metal in the group Teachers
"You have a very legitimate concern, and I've faced it too many times myself,  I personally like the older Metal, so I'm at home with knowledge I can give students regarding the genre.  However, when a student is locked into one…"
Mar 3, 2011
John Michael Meehan replied to Mike Crocker's discussion What guitar are you using for gypsy jazz? in the group Gypsy Jazz
"I use a Shelly Park model Monmarte.  It is a Favino style body, a little larger than the Maccaferri. It is a petite bouche and is a real canon. I also use a D hole Maccaferri style by Saga/Gitane occasionally for rhythm backup. In order to get…"
Feb 9, 2011
Mike Crocker replied to Andy Tulenko's discussion Do you teach Electric? in the group Teachers
"My passion is for guitar and other stringed instruments and I don't have a preference, so I teach both electric and acoustic. I prefer steel and nylon acoustic guitars in the hands of students, and music that suits the instrument, but there is…"
Dec 18, 2010

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Music teacher, Gigging and/or professional 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, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Lap-style slide guitar, Banjo, Bass guitar, Ukulele
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I purchase copies at newsstands/bookstores

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At 5:07pm on February 28, 2010, Avery Dawn Cyr said…
Okay, thanks. :)

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