"That lovely herringbone graces both my Artist series guitars and I do prefer it to the new pattern. The new pattern would be fine, except that they overuse it. It's in the purfling, at the joins in in the sides and back. There's just too…"
Seagull Artist Portrait CW
Seagull Artist Mahogany Folk
1980's vintage Fender F-200 (someone gave it to me to resurrect; reglued bridge, new saddle and pins lots of new experience gained)
The Fender is for sale, BTW. ;-)"
"There is also a thing called a left handed drill bit. It twists in the opposite direction as a normal right handed bit, so if you were to begin drilling the broken screw out, it may bite and turn it out for you. But I think it's also quite…"
"Elton, I think the plan to fill the existing hole and place a new pin elsewhere is a good one. Correct placement of the pin should be as described in this PDF from the FAQ on the Seagull Guitars web…"
"After reading FG's link (and doing some Google-ing myself) this guitar is becoming more intriguing to me except for a few things. Looking at the pictures the ding in the binding is in a spot that I would see all the time while…"
"Don't ask, don't tell ... ;-) Seriously, I don't know and have no definitive way to tell ... so I suppose it's all solid. Supposedly the presence or lack of vertical side braces would be an indicator, but who knows…"
"It must be an after-market pick-up installed in it as well as there don't appear to be any outside controls, and the seller's specs also say nut width of 1.8" which seems odd.
(I just checked Seagull's spec…"
"Wayne ... Someone should probably do it ... Michel may be tired of hearing from me after I bent his ear over the "broken guitars on E-bay issue" recently, LOL.
The head stock serial number indicates that the guitar was manufactured…"
"Well, it's clearly a 12 string neck and headstock and it does have the Artist inlay on it. The sticker also clearly says "Artist Burst 12" or something to that effect. Is it worth relaying the link to Michel at Seagull for…"
Spam got to a lot of us - prompted Jud Hair to start the "Seagull" group here. He was "Blackville" over there - I'm still me - seagullS6 is here - Dave Clarke here was "SuperiorGull" over there - even the mod - "ksdaddy" over there - is now here - he's Scott Englund...there's probably others - welcome!