"Hi Marty. I have a seagull sws maritime folk also. Love the sound. I took it into a guitar center to have a strap button installed. The attendant wouldn't do, apps aid he wasn't qualified. (Appreciated the honesty.) but he asked if he…"
"That looks hideous. My newly purchased Rustic Mini Jumbo is inlaid. I don't get too caught up in fancy decorative stuff, but I'm glad my Entourage doesn't have a piece of decorative rubber glued to it. I'd opt…"
"Entourage models for the last couple of years at least have had regular rosettes. I believe that the Entourage changed the rosette from rubber applique pretty early on. The Art & Lutherie line still uses the rubber rossette…"
"I've seen several people mention that the Entourage guitars have a rubbery rosette. Mine (the Rustic dread) has an inlaid wood rosette. I purchased mine last summer. All of the other Rustic Entourage guitars I've looked…"
"Just received a reply back from seagull (Michele Balanger). He was on vacation but replied as soon as he returned. He said that all there rosettes are wood inlaid. I assume he was taking about the guitars I had listed. (folk maritime sws, LaPatrie…"
"That would depend ... the Artists have higher level appointments than the Entourage models. For confirmation, e-mail Michel Belanger at email@example.com and ask. He usually replies within two buisness days."
"Jud I got a really nice maritime folk on eBay. Paid about $200.00 less than the prices you might see at guitar center, for a new one. Mine looks new, the only change I made was to change strings to .011(high E). Rick"
"Jud, the texture on the underside of the strap is rougher. My strap does not slip but I have mine attached to a button on the bottom side of the base of the neck of my guitar. Although the strap is designed to also tie onto the top of the neck of…"